For Women. For Generations.

The Women’s Fund was established within The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee in 1994 by a committee of community leaders who wanted to invest in long-term solutions for transforming the lives of women and girls, improving the well-being of our entire community.

Our grants support programs promoting:

  • Economic self-sufficiency for women
  • Prevention of violence against women and girls
  • Promotion of health well-being and talent of women and girls

Explore the links below to learn more about The Women’s Fund, annual educational and fundraising events, and our Girls Give and Women Will initiatives.

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The Women’s Fund is working to become Middle Tennessee’s leading resource for identifying and supporting the needs of women and girls. As the only endowed fund of this kind...

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Power of the Purse®

The Power of the Purse® luncheon  is a gathering of Nashville’s most influential women and farsighted philanthropic leaders coming together to share stories and ideas...

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The Women's Fund Board

The Women’s Fund Advisory Board is composed of community leaders who believe deeply in ensuring that the needs of women and girls in Middle Tennessee...

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The Women's Fund Forum

The Women’s Fund always considered opportunities to engage and educate the community about issues affecting women and girls. It was an opportunity for the Board...

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Girls Give

The Girls Give initiative was born after members of the Women’s Fund board felt it imperative to develop a program introducing their daughters and other...

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Thanks to its generous supporters and volunteers, The Women’s Fund has made grants of more than $1.6 million to 132 unique nonprofit organizations supporting women...

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Women Will

The Community Foundation has been blessed and, in turn has been able to bless others. But few remember how easy it is to give what...

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