Charitable Grants to Nonprofits

The Tomorrow Fund Grants Committee accepts and reviews grant applications every year through The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The grant amount of money for distribution is based on an average quarterly balance of the Fund for the prior year times the current spending rate. Grant applications to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee are due August 1st of each year. Learn About Applying for Grants

2016
Book’em — To provide pre-literacy skills training for 100 low-income, Pre-K children to prepare them for kindergarten and beyond.

The Well Outreach — To provide supplemental meals for 500 children/youth during the scheduled academic breaks to provide coverage throughout the 2016-2017 school year.

2015
Global Education Center — To offer nutrition education, healthy cooking classes with recipe modifications and active lifestyle opportunities to 80 pre-K students and families.

Mother to Mother — To provide a safe sleeping environment for low-income, vulnerable infants in Nashville and surrounding areas.

Nashville International Center for Empowerment — To provide standard school attire for 50 low-income refugee children who recently arrived in the United States.

Salama Urban Ministries — To provide daily, year-round academic support with a literacy emphasis for up to 75 underserved youth, primarily K-8th grade.

2014
Nashville Dolphins — To expand programming that builds swim skills, promotes social skills, and supports physical health for individuals with disabilities.

Girls on the Run — To provide girls with the opportunity to participate in a life-changing character development program.

Assistance League of Nashville — To provide new standard school attire toMetropolitan Nashville Public Schools elementary students during the 2014-2015 school year.

Community Care Fellowship — To offer educational services for children living in poverty through an after-school program and a summer enrichment program.

2013
Backfield in Motion — To provide tutoring after school for 150 urban boys at-risk of academic failure, and adult basic education.

Hands on Nashville — To support 300 youth in making healthy lifestyle choices as a result of a free, curriculum-based, summer camp.

McNeilly Center for Children — To provide classroom books and manipulatives to create and enhance quality early education classroom environments.

2012
East Nashville Hope Exchange — 
To improve reading ability and character development of at-risk children.

Project for Neighborhood AftercareTo provide homework and tutoring services for students.

2011
A.B.L.E. Youth, Inc. — To teach independent living skills to 35 youth who use wheelchairs.

Foundation for Tennessee Chess — To provide chess classes for 35 underserved youth, ages 5 to 12, at a local community center.

IKE Services — To provide summer academic tutoring, hot meals, and transportation services to 30 children, grades kindergarten through 4.

In Full Motion, Inc. — To improve ACT scores and graduation rates of students attending Pearl-Cohn, Whites Creek, Stratford and Maplewood high schools.

Our Kids — To underwrite the cost of post exposure prophylaxis medication to prevent patients from contracting HIV.

2010
Nashville Assistance League — 
To provide new school attire to economically disadvantage elementary school students in Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools.

Friends of Tennessee School for the Blind — To purchase specialized exercise equipment for youth with disabilities.

2009
Global Ministries — 
Earthquake relief for children in Haiti.

Nashville Peacemakers — Funding to expand Peacemakers program for students with a history of suspension and/or juvenile court involvement.

2008
The Next Door — 
Funding for children in The Next Door’s Freedom in Recovery program.

2007
Rejoice Ministries — 
Funding for mentoring and personal development program for economically disadvantaged adolescent girls.

2006
First Steps — 
The purchase of an indoor therapy playground for children with special needs.

2005
KIPP Academy — 
Books for the KIPP Academy library.

King’s Daughters Day Home — Purchased books, CDs, and videos for the development of  the school curriculum.

Save the Children — Asian Tsunami relief.

2004
Reading is Fundamental — 
To supplement the purchase of 8,500 new paperback books for 1,600 at-risk children.

2003
Hands with a Heart Foundation — 
Materials for hearing impaired classrooms, home use, and camping trips.

2002
Preston Taylor Ministries

2001
American Red Cross

Fannie Battle Day Home for Children

2000
Project Reflect