Business leader, philanthropist, & CFMT co-founder, Richard Eskind dies at age 93

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Year-End Giving Deadlines and Holiday Hours

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A Kindness Calendar: Countdown to GivingTuesday

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Funds Continue to be Disbursed to those affected by Covenant Shooting

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Dozens of Community Organizations Aim to House 100 Families in 100 Days

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Connecting Generosity With Need® since 1991
The Community Foundation exists to promote and facilitate giving in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee and beyond. We do this by accepting gifts of any size from anyone at any time and by empowering individuals, families, companies, nonprofits, and communities to respond to needs and opportunities that matter.

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The Community Foundation empowers donors to make a lasting impact. Whether you envision supporting a beloved nonprofit or finding innovative solutions to urgent challenges, we provide the platform to bring your aspirations to life. Our donors / fundholders include individuals, families, companies, civic groups, and nonprofit organizations.

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The Middle Tennessee community is caring, resilient, resourceful, and the reason we exist. This region consistently ranks among the most generous in the nation and is made up of a colorful tapestry of volunteers, leaders, and workers. Collectively, the Community informs us, inspires us, and drives us to be a part of the greater good happening each day in the region.

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Nonprofit partners play a vital role in enhancing our community, and the Community Foundation further supports that impactful work through its grantmaking. Our grantee partners provide boots on the ground, local knowledge, community connections, and additional resources that enable the Foundation to make a real, lasting impact on the community.

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The partnership between professional advisors and community foundations holds immense potential for creating positive change in communities. By leveraging our respective expertise, these collaborations can help individuals and families achieve their philanthropic goals, strengthen communities, and make a lasting impact on the nonprofits serving our region.

Together, we have the power to shape a better future for generations to come.



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