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  • Our scholarship program supports individuals from various backgrounds and communities seeking funding for educational opportunities.

    Our scholarship program supports individuals from various backgrounds and communities seeking funding for educational opportunities.

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  • Planned giving can achieve multiple goals, and do good forever.

    Planned giving can achieve multiple goals, and do good forever.

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  • Find stories of people that have given back to their community through the work of The Community Foundation.

    Find stories of people that have given back to their community through the work of The Community Foundation.

    What Unites Us

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  • The Community Foundation gives you smart, effective, personal philanthropy.

    The Community Foundation gives you smart, effective, personal philanthropy.

    Make your charitable dreams a reality.

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The Community Foundation Scholarship Application is Live

Whether pursuing education in law or horticulture; planning a career in criminal justice or teaching; or studying at a technical school or four-year university, The Community Foundation’s scholarship program supports individuals from various backgrounds and communities seeking funding for educational opportunities. Students may be eligible for multiple scholarships and only need to complete one application to be considered for any scholarship for which they are eligible.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

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Our Report to the Community

What unites us is our generosity;
love of community;
Our desire to make
the place we call home, better.
Despite our differences;
What unites us is a common thread
and a common bond.

Inside these pages you will find stories of people that have given back to their community through the work of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

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Public Charities, Schools, & Religious Institutions: Register for The Big Payback

The countdown is on for Middle Tennessee’s largest online giving day, The Big Payback. Last year, more than 14,435 donors came together in a big way to “pay back” the nonprofits raising more than $2.6 million for the community in 24 hours. In 2016, let’s show everyone just how generous Middle Tennessee residents are when we support each other.

Middle Tennessee public charities, schools, and tax-exempt religious institutions are eligible to participate on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Register your nonprofit organizations today. Click below for more information, including important deadline dates.

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Middle Tennessee

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