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The Brooks Fund History Project

The Brooks Fund History Project is a diverse multimedia record of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) life in Middle Tennessee, which will be archived in Nashville Public Library’s Special Collections Division: Oral History Collections. This collection will be accessible to the public and provides a record of an earlier generation that struggled for acceptance with themselves, their family and community. Since spring 2009, multiple interviews have been conducted chronicling the lives of gay, transgender and bisexual residents, reflecting on life in Middle Tennessee before 1970, and how homosexuality was viewed in the larger community.

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CFMT to host The Big Payback training on February 3

Middle Tennessee nonprofits, religious institutions, and schools are invited to participate in The Big Payback on May 5, 2015. Organizations registered (or still considering to register) in this community-wide, 24 hour, online giving event, are encouraged to join us for an information session addressing key topics and sharing tips for effective marketing. The training will be held on Tuesday, February 3 at Maxwell House Hotel.

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Charitable giving becomes convenient and cost effective again

Whether streamlining your annual charitable giving process or helping employees struck by disaster, The Community Foundation can facilitate a broad range of charitable goals to create a corporate philanthropy program. Our Corporate Charitable Fund program can cut costs and increase the scope and effectiveness of your giving. We’ll tailor a solution that works for you.

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GivingMatters.com relaunches with new features

After months of planning and developing, we are excited to announce the new GivingMatters.com! With this refresh, we set out to enhance user experience and provide more meaningful content. The new GivingMatters.com is the same powerful tool to inform, empower and enrich charitable giving in Middle Tennessee - benefiting donors, nonprofits and the community-at-large. We hope you'll take the time to explore all that it has to offer.

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Middle Tennessee

  • Population: 2.58 M
  • Counties: 40
  • Nonprofits: 1450+ in GivingMatters.com
  • Dollars Given: CFMT cumulative grants $726 M