Sharing the good news of your grant helps you publicize your organization and its good work; recognizes the Community Foundation and its donors; and promotes philanthropy in Middle Tennessee.

Please include an acknowledgement of the Foundation’s funding of your projects in your press releases, website, newsletters, brochures, annual reports or other promotional materials related to the project. To help you communicate the impact of your work, we have created a Grantee Press Toolkit.

The following documents are intended to assist you in communicating your grant from Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.


Sample Community Impact Grants Application

Prepare yourself for success by reviewing our sample Community Impact grant application. 

Sample Newsletter Article (Word)

Feature the grant award in newsletters, e-newsletters, donor update letters and on your website. Include a compelling photo of the project or the residents you are serving.

Sample Press Release (Word)

Issue a press release announcing your CFMT grant award.

Social Media Messaging (Word)

Announce your grant on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Use the hashtag #CFMTgrantee.

Photo / Video Release Form

A direct link to grant permission to Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee representatives, to take and use: photographs and/or digital images of me for use in news releases and/or educational materials.

CF Middle Tennessee Logo CF Dickson County Logo CF Rutherford County Logo The Sports Fund Logo The Women's Fund Logo The Tomorrow Fund Logo

Materials are expected to have CFMT, fund and affiliate logos clearly visible. Please include the proper logo and URL link on your website.

  • CFMT logo is a registered trademark.
  • Do not alter the logo in any manner, including color changes, adding/removing elements of the logo or changing the aspect ratio.
  • Do not display the logo in a manner that implies sponsorship or endorsement without explicit permission from CFMT. Usage of the logo is limited to acknowledging your grant from  CFMT.

Contact Information

Franklin Thurlow

Franklin Thurlow

Communications Associate

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