Additional Funding Opportunities this year:

These funding opportunities are for restricted program and project support and will be open for submission on August 1, 2024.

The Women’s Fund

The Women’s Fund, an endowment fund within the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is dedicated to fund long-term solutions to transform the lives of women and girls in Middle Tennessee.

Funding Goals:

  • Increase Economic self-sufficiency for women;
  • Improve strategies for the prevention of violence against women and girls;
  • Promotion of health, well-being, and talent of women and girls.


Animal Welfare

CFMT will continue to support organizations that provide the necessary care and resources to care for animals across Middle Tennessee.

Funding Goals:

  • Increase free or low-cost spay/neuter services and educational programming on the effects of pet overpopulation
  • Sponsor retention programs that would help keep pets in low-income homes.
  • Provide a safe and healthy home for a pet available for adoption
  • Promote education and the humane treatment of animals through animal adoptions, injured animal rescue, and the use of animals for therapeutic services for people.

Contact Information

Adnan Karim

Adnan Karim

Vice President of Community Impact

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Laundrea Lewis

Laundrea Lewis

Senior Grants Manager

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Nicole Rose

Nicole Rose Manager

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Hayley Sulfridge

Hayley Sulfridge Associate

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