Connecting Generosity with Need®

When you come to The Community Foundation with a charitable dream or idea, we help ensure you meet your goals efficiently, effectively and with meaning.

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has served as a leader in philanthropy for more than 25 years, bringing good people and good causes together in 43 counties in Middle Tennessee and Kentucky. Our donors come from every corner of the community to achieve their charitable goals and impact a broad range of needs. We ensure the excellent stewardship of lasting charitable funds and support nonprofits that are doing great work that matters for their communities.

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee works with people who have great hearts, whether or not they have great wealth, to craft solutions that reflect their intentions and goals.

As you explore everything we offer, you may want to read Our Story, learn how to Create your Fund or Give to a Fund.



2017 Report to the Community: Faces of Philanthropy

Who are the faces of philanthropy?

The faces of philanthropy are architects and athletes, songwriters and speech therapists, clergy members and carpenters. They are landscapers and librarians, students and celebrities, truck drivers and medical techs.

The faces of philanthropy work in factories and financial offices, courthouses and synagogues, hospitals and hotels. They are radiologists and retirees, farmers and financial analysts, business owners and bartenders.

The faces of philanthropy are chefs and schoolteachers, homemakers and dental hygienists, musicians and mechanics.

The faces of philanthropy are you and me.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of The Foundation, responsible for administrative policy and the authorization of all grants. Each of the members...

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The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee is a local nonprofit working to bring good people and good causes together by ensuring the excellent stewardship of...

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Our Financials

Although funds of $250,000 or more can be managed on a segregated basis to accommodate our donors’ range of preferences, our commingled investments continue to...

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Our History

Created by a group of civic leaders in 1991, The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee was founded on the belief that a foundation for the...

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Our Team

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Who We Serve

(click image for larger view) We are positioned to understand issues facing our communities through our unique lens, with the ability to scan the 40...

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