Cassandra Brown

Cassandra Brown

ChildcareTennessee Senior Grant Manager

  • cbrown@cfmt.org
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Cassandra leads and manages the ChildcareTennessee initiative’s grant contracts with the Tennessee Department of Human Services. These grants are for increasing capacity, strengthening quality and/or promoting compliance with licensing standards that support improved child outcomes in early childhood education and enhance child care programs.

Before joining The Community Foundation’s ChildcareTennessee initiative, she worked in nonprofit for nearly 16 years managing federal and state-funded programs to assist underserved communities with economic self-sufficiency through education, health, financial stability, and employment strategies.

A native of Mississippi, Cassandra built her career in West Tennessee before relocating to Nashville with her family in 2021.

Outside of The Foundation, Cassandra enjoys traveling, exploring the local food scene, and cheering on the Mississippi State Bulldogs.


Team Members

Melissa Anderson

Melissa Anderson

Staff Accountant

  • manderson@cfmt.org
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Daphne Billingsley

Daphne Billingsley

ChildcareTennessee, Regional Coordinator West

  • dbillingsley@cfmt.org
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Debbie Bone

Debbie Bone

Grants Associate

  • dbone@cfmt.org
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