CFMT announces $2,664,888 in grants to 439 local nonprofit organizations as part of the 2021 annual grantmaking cycle.

The grants will benefit nonprofits in 32 area counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lincoln, Macon, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Warren, White, Williamson and Wilson counties.

The top awards categories were: Human Services (Children & Youth/Women & Men/Seniors/Emergency Needs) (24 percent of the grants), Arts and Humanities (17 percent), Education (15 percent), and Animal Welfare (12 percent).

“The Community Foundation is honored to connect generosity with need through these annual grants and through other avenues throughout the year, but we couldn’t have the impact we do without the many nonprofits offering solutions to our community’s needs and vital services to our neighbors,” said Ellen Lehman, president of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. “Thanks to the generous support of our donors, and the work of dedicated and talented nonprofits, we are able to fund solutions that address Middle Tennessee’s emerging needs and opportunities.”

The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants annually from its unrestricted and field-of-interest funds to Middle Tennessee nonprofits. Grants are awarded through an open application process for organizations addressing community needs and benefiting the well-being of citizens through valuable programs and innovative service

To learn about more than 1,900 of Middle Tennessee’s nonprofits and the wonderful work they do, go to the CFMT initiative

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BedfordCommunity Clinic of Shelbyville and Bedford Co. Inc.To provide financial support for 43 low-income and uninsured adults (Ages 18-59) from Bedford County.
BedfordCommunity Development CenterTo provide six lift chairs for seniors with physical needs through an equipment loan program, increasing independence and mobility.
BedfordGovernor's Early Literacy Foundation on behalf of Imagination Library of Bedford Co.To provide one free age-appropriate book per month to children ages birth to five in Bedford County through Imagination Library.
BedfordMiddle Tennessee Spay and Neuter ClinicTo provide free spay and neuter surgeries for 350 feral and community cats in Middle Tennessee.
BedfordShelbyville-Bedford Co. Humane AssociationTo provide rehoming of 50 pets from low income, elderly, or disabled persons no longer able to keep their pets
CannonCASA of Cannon Co.CASA will recruit and train volunteers to represent, advocate for, and promote the best interest of abused and neglected children.
CannonThe Arts Center of Cannon Co.To bring theatre class to Cannon County High School and the 6 elementary schools - there are currently no programs available..
CheathamPegram Fine Arts Elementary SchoolTo provide enriching fine art experiences for elementary school students in a low funded school district.
CheathamSafe Haven Cheatham Co.Provide abuse survivors confidence, training, financial skills, and clothing to be prepared to interview for jobs to lead to independence.
CheathamThe Ark Community Resource CenterTo enable seniors to age in place by providing five meals per week to 30+ homebound seniors.
CoffeeBel-Aire Elementary SchoolBel-Aire wishes to provide fifth graders with Junior Achievement’s free-enterprise educational program, culminating with participation in JA BizTown.
CoffeeCASA Works, Inc.To train 5 volunteers using the revised National CASA approved curriculum to advocate for 20 youth.
CoffeeCoffee Co. Children's Advocacy CenterTo provide trauma-focused therapy to children who have experienced severe abuse in Coffee County.
CoffeeCoffee Co. Humane SocietyWe want to assist low income families with vet care expense when pet has severe illness or injury.
CoffeeCoffee Co. School District Family Resource CenterThe purpose shall be to supply and help with basic needs for the students in our school district
CoffeeDeerfield Elementary Backpack ProgramTo provide food ,coats, shoes, and school supplies for our Deerfield Students that are in need.
CoffeeEast Middle SchoolEast Middle School's purpose is to offer a program that will assist in meeting the needs of economically disadvantaged students.
CoffeeHaven of Hope, IncTo provide enhanced domestic and sexual violence victim services in undeserved rural counties through case management, counseling, and emergency assistance.
CoffeeImagination Library of Coffee Co.To provide one high quality, age appropriate, Imagination Library book each month to 700 children birth-5 in Coffee County.
CoffeeManchester City SchoolsManchester City Schools will offer 4th-8th grade students the opportunity to participate in archery education.
CoffeePartners for HealingTo provide care coordination services to patients that will connect them with local services to help improve their overall health.
CoffeeRobert E Lee Elementary SchoolAllow students the opportunity to attend BizTown.
CoffeeSportsmen and Professional Men of Coffee Co. Inc.To provide basic services and items such as vision, dental, and healthcare, hygiene supplies, clothing, shoes and food for children.
CoffeeTullahoma City SchoolsTo equip schools with water refill stations encouraging a healthy drink choice, reducing plastic waste and the spreading of germs
CoffeeTullahoma Day Care CenterTo ready TDCC children for success in school by providing assessment tools, supplementing curriculum, with listening technology and individual workbooks
CoffeeTullahoma South Jackson Civic Center4 workshops provided for TEACH (Homeschool Program) as Arts Curriculum. 3 in-house with professionals, 1 at teaching theater in NYC.
CoffeeWest Middle SchoolTo provide economically disadvantage students with clothing and school supplies if they are unable to provide them for themselves.
CumberlandArt Guild at Fairfield GladeTo provide art instruction classes to Cumberland County seniors at venues including Fair Park Senior Center and Art Circle Library.
CumberlandAvalon CenterTo provide 50 Welcome Home Baskets to residents of our shelter who are moving into their own permanent housing.
CumberlandCumberland Co. Imagination LibraryTo inspire a love of reading by gifting books free of charge to children from birth to age five.
CumberlandRoane State Community CollegeProvide professional development training in STEM technologies to 32 middle school teachers to enhance technical skills and student engagement.
CumberlandStone Memorial High School FFATo modify areas in our school's agricultural barn to make them usable for classroom instruction and training.
CumberlandWags and Whiskers Pet Rescue; Inc.To provide financial assistance for spay/neuter of community dogs and cats.
Davidson100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee Inc.100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee, Inc. provides resources to further the academic and social development of black male students
DavidsonA Step Ahead Foundation of Middle TennesseeTo enhance the client experience for 300 women accessing free, long-acting reversible contraception.
DavidsonabrasiveMediaProject Awake is a theatrical assembly program that helps students prevent bullying, sexual assault, violence, and self-harm in their schools.
DavidsonActors Bridge EnsembleTo train 5 emerging theater directors of color in a 10-month professional training program that culminates in a public showcase.
DavidsonAdvocates for Women's and Kids' Equality (AWAKE) TennesseeTo provide evidence-based education to at-risk youth and women on self-advocacy, leadership, and creating change in their own communities.
DavidsonAGAPETo provide funds for emergency expenses for domestic violence victims
DavidsonAgape Animal RescueTo prepare 80 abandoned dogs for adoption through the provision of vaccinations, preventative medications and spay/neuter surgery (if needed).
DavidsonAgeWell Middle TNTo provide trusted community resource information, personalized phone assistance and scam prevention shredding service for 5,700 older adults and caregivers.
DavidsonALIAS Chamber EnsembleTo fund the ALIAS in the Community program (AIC), which presents classical music and educational programming to schools/community organizations.
DavidsonAlive HospiceTo highlight the importance of advance directives and provide a tool that increases comfort around end-of-life conversations.
DavidsonALS Association Tennessee ChapterThe General Grant Program provides $500 grants to help defray the cost of eligible expenses associated with living with ALS.
DavidsonAmerican Red CrossTo help at least 300 families in Middle Tennessee receive the help they need to recover from home fires.
DavidsonAmputee Blade RunnersTo provide free sports prosthetics and support services to 12 amputees seeking to engage in an active lifestyle.
DavidsonAN Sports Club d/b/a Achilles International - NashvilleTo cover the costs for five Achilles Athletes and their Volunteer guides to participate in local and out-of-town races
DavidsonAndrew Jackson Police Youth CampProvide 6 weeks free camp for at risk youth 8 - 12 years (summer) Shopping at Christmas for same.
DavidsonAphesis House, Inc.To provide emergency support for 22 ex-offenders returning to the community and assist them on their crime-free path to self-sufficiency.
DavidsonArts & Business Council of Greater NashvilleTo provide education programs that empower artists and creative organizations with entrepreneurial skills and resources to build thriving, sustainable businesses.
DavidsonAscension Saint Thomas Health FoundationTo bring lifesaving screening mammography to 72 uninsured/underserved women in Bedford, Macon, and Davidson Counties through a mobile mammography outreach.
DavidsonAssistance League of NashvilleTo provide new Standard School Attire to 3500 economically disadvantaged elementary students attending Metro Nashville Public Schools(MNPS).
DavidsonAutism TennesseeThis program will offer a single location for individuals with ASD to find PreEmployment, Autism-Ready Employers, and Independent Living Supports.
DavidsonBackfield in MotionContinued support adding additional students, especially targeting female enrollment, serving at-risk students from some of the lowest performing MNPS schools.
DavidsonBellevue Middle School Edible Learning Lab, Inc.Our Hydroponics Healthy Harvest initiative seeks to equip middle-school students and families to build and maintain their own hydroponics systems.
DavidsonBelmont UniversityWatkins Community Education provides instruction in art and design disciplines to enhance participant understanding of human expression.
DavidsonBethany Christian ServicesSafe Families for Children provides temporary safe homes for children during times of crisis for vulnerable families.
DavidsonBethlehem Centers of NashvilleTo provide healthy produce to 40 Seniors participating in the Active Seniors Club as well as meals at session activities.
DavidsonBig Brothers Big Sisters of Middle TennesseeIncreasing access to and depth of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee’s youth mentoring services.
DavidsonBlind and Charity Fund Downtown Nashville Lions ClubTo provide new eyeglasses to those in financial need in Davidson County through a eyeglasses hotline and written application process.
DavidsonBook'emAt-risk elementary students will participate in book clubs to build literacy skills and home libraries
DavidsonBoys and Girls Clubs of Middle TennesseeTo develop healthy attitudes and skills for adolescents (8-18) through Boys & Girls Clubs’ SMART Girls and Passport to Manhood.
DavidsonBridges for the Deaf and Hard of HearingSupport language (ASL and English) and social/emotional development in Deaf/HH children from birth through school age.
DavidsonBuilding Lives FoundationTo provide housing and rehabilitation to 17 veterans suffering from or at-risk of homelessness due to addiction or mental illness.
DavidsonCASA NashvilleTo recruit, train, and supervise volunteers to advocate in court for the safe, permanent placement of abused and neglected children.
DavidsonCatholic Charities of TennesseeTo assist seniors in living independently at home by providing case management, transportation, healthy food, and supplemental healthcare needs.
DavidsonCentennial Park ConservancyTo support over 150 free artist performances at Musicians Corner, an equitable, family-friendly concert series in Nashville’s historical Centennial Park.
DavidsonCenterstoneExpand existing therapeutic groups focused on suicide prevention to care for adults, adolescents and LGBTQI clients who experience suicidal ideation.
DavidsonCharis Ministries, IncTo deliver 600 boxes of food provisions to households unable to buy food or access a food bank.
DavidsonChristian Cooperative MinistryTo provide healthy and nutritional food, water and hygiene products for an average of 325 homeless people per month.
DavidsonChristian Womens Job Corps Of Middle Tennessee dba Begin AnewTo provide healthy meals to 70 adult learners and children bi-weekly for 43 weeks and transition childcare to children's programming.
DavidsonCommunities In Schools of TennesseeProviding wrap-around or integrated students supports to ensure that students at-risk of failure can be successful in school
DavidsonCommunity Resource CenterTo provide basic hygiene kits to 1000 families experiencing barriers to access
DavidsonConexion AmericasTo provide college access programming and case management for 195 immigrant and refugee high school students in Southeast Nashville.
DavidsonCorner to CornerScript to Screen takes students through the process of making a movie - from writing their script to filming it!
DavidsonCountry Music Foundation, Inc. Words & Music is a curriculum-based lyric-writing program that creates opportunities for teachers and students to collaborate with Nashville songwriters.
DavidsonCreatiVetsTo empower disabled veterans to heal through free community-based art and music programs, workshops, and classes.
DavidsonCrossroads CampusTo provide urgent veterinary care for dogs and cats in our shelter program.
DavidsonCumberland Region TomorrowFacilitate conversations between residents and regional leaders on issues related to growth, development, and quality of life in the region.
DavidsonCumberland River CompactTo support food security through the planting of 72 trees with certified River Friendly Farms, and host educational community events
DavidsonDay 7 IncTo provide affordable self-care and mental health resources (a customized self-care plan) to 20 nonprofit staff for 3-6 months time.
DavidsonDismas House of NashvilleProvide Welcome Backpacks and meals for 150 new residents upon arrival which contain an initial supply of clothing and toiletries.
DavidsonDiverse Learners CooperativeIntensives equip teachers with best practices and a strong professional network in order to better serve their diverse learners.
DavidsonEast Nashville Hope Exchange, Inc.To strengthen the literacy of at-risk children in East Nashville and beyond (Davidson County).
DavidsonEating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee (DBA "Renewed")To continue to provide life-changing programs and support groups for those who are impacted by eating disorders in our community.
DavidsonEdgehill Neighborhood PartnershipTo provide leadership development and job skills training for 20 adolescent girls in the Edgehill community.
DavidsonEducation Equal Opportunity GroupAssist 250 at-risk teenagers in breaking the cycle of poverty by exposing them to new career possibilities at local colleges.
DavidsonElmahaba CenterTo fund and empower bilingual translators to support our community programming (i.e. livestreams, legal clinics, pop-up clinics) in South Nashville.
DavidsonEnd Slavery TennesseeTo provide holistic, long-term, trauma-informed, comprehensive aftercare to trafficking victims, aiding them in healing and transforming into survivors.
DavidsonFaith Family Medical CenterTo address health disparities facing low-income people of color, by providing medical and wellness services for 1,300 patients.
DavidsonFamily & Children's ServiceThe Relative Caregiver Program provides support to relatives caring for children of parents unable or unwilling to care for them.
DavidsonFamily Reconciliation Center, Inc.Expand awareness of FRC as a resource for visitation to incarcerated prisoners, increase the number and diversity of clients served.
DavidsonFannie Battle Day HomeTo provide family empowerment and case management services to 27 low-income families enrolled at Fannie Battle Day Home
DavidsonFirst StepsProvide high-quality, professional language interpretation services to 70+ families in the First Steps Community Outreach Program in the 2021-22 year.
DavidsonFoundation for Tennessee ChessTo fund the cost for Chess for Children classes at Glencliff Elementary School for two semesters.
DavidsonFriends Life CommunityStudio Zoom for 30 individuals a subprogram of Advocacy Through the Arts: Empowering individuals with disabilities to tell their story.
DavidsonFriends of Metro DanceTo provide a free, accessible movement class for people with Parkinson's to enhance mobility and strengthen social connections.
DavidsonFriends of Shelby Park and BottomsTo build a volunteer program that improves the park and connects community members with each other and the park.
DavidsonFrist Art MuseumFrist Art Museum will offer teen programs to Middle Tennessee youth that nurture creativity, develop leadership skills, and promote community.
DavidsonFrom Your Father Inc.To deliver 100 resource boxes to the doorsteps of fatherless children who are innocent victims of poverty.
DavidsonGalaxy Star Drug Awareness/Nashville PeacemakersTo provide trauma release activities and academic technology training for 10 girls & 10 boys in the NPM youth programs.
DavidsonGilda's Club Middle TennesseeTo provide free mental health support and counseling for those impacted by cancer in Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonGirls on the Run Middle TNGirls on the Run strengthens the social-emotional development of girls while engaging in physical exercise, character, and confidence building.
DavidsonGirls Write NashvilleGirls Write Nashville Writers Guilds empower teen artists through curriculum-based songwriting, production, mentorship and longterm positive community building.
DavidsonGlobal Education CenterTo support educational dance conference exploring the history and aesthetics of Black Dance in America, from Africa to The Americas
DavidsonGOAL CollectiveImprove adult education in Davidson County through collective work of 14 agencies, prioritizing learner engagement and internal & external communications.
DavidsonGoodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc,To provide Goodwill Retail employees vocational assessments, leadership and financial skills training to improve their opportunities for career advancement.
DavidsonGuardianship And TrustsOur program provides court ordered guardianship services for indigent, abused, neglected and exploited seniors in the Nashville area.
DavidsonHabitat for Humanity of Greater NashvilleTo build homes and provide homebuyer education and financial counseling to low-income families preparing to buy an interest-free Habitat home.
DavidsonHands On NashvilleHands On Nashville will train at least 30 disaster response volunteer leaders to assist in engaging service participants after disasters.
DavidsonHealing Arts Project Inc - HAPITo provide free art classes and exhibits to participating artists recovering from a mental illness or substance use disorder.
DavidsonHEAR NashvilleProvide hearing aids for ten low income adults and seniors in middle Tennessee
DavidsonHomework HotlineFunding will provide 790+ free, one-on-one tutoring sessions to students/parents from Middle TN counties supported by Community Foundation.
DavidsonHope Clinic for WomenProvide well-women, STD testing/Pap exams, birth control for 470 low-income, uninsured women who would otherwise not have access to care.
DavidsonHope for JusticeOur specialist investigators work closely with law enforcement to achieve the vision of a Tennessee free from human trafficking.
DavidsonHopeKids Middle TennesseeTo provide back-to-school backpacks and supplies for 100 children who are impacted by cancer or other life-threatening medical conditions.
DavidsonHorizons at USNTo provide 130 students caught in the achievement gap the tools and support to become successful and confident college-bound students.
DavidsonHumanities TennesseeTo provide books, discussion guides, and author appearances with book signing opportunities at Title 1 schools in Middle TN.
DavidsonInsight Counseling CentersProvide seven free mental health webinars for the public on depression, anxiety, grief, addiction, aging issues, and Adverse Childhood Experiences.
DavidsonInspiritus, Inc. To provide access to art therapy that promotes social-emotional learning and healthy coping skills for 150 children in distressed communities.
DavidsonInternational Outreach Ministries, Inc.To provide food, clothing, and educational programs for at-risk Nashvillians and at-risk international partners.
DavidsonIntersectionTo support the Lullaby Project, pairing 20 new or expecting mothers with professional artists to create their own personal lullabies.
DavidsonJazz EmpowersTo support the jazz programs at 5 underserved schools in Middle Tennessee by bringing in additional teaching artists.
DavidsonJDRF TennesseeTo support JDRF's Bag of Hope Program, which provides resources to children and families newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
DavidsonJewish Family Service of Nashville and Middle TNOperating support for conducting adoption home studies, assisting with child placement and conducting post-placement supervision visits for the LGBTQ+ community
DavidsonJordan Thomas Foundation Inc.Providing support for children living with limb differences including access to prostheses, social/emotional support and mentorship opportunities.
DavidsonJunior Achievement of Middle TennesseeTo prepare and inspire1,060 Title I, 5th grade students with the skills and confidence to lead healthy, financial lives.
DavidsonJustice IndustriesTo create a matching savings account incentive program for our employees to build a personal emergency fund.
DavidsonKings Daughters Child Development CenterTo cultivate developmentally appropriate skills within 100 children (age 2 months to 5 years) of diverse socio-economic backgrounds.
DavidsonLearning Matters, Inc.To provide 2600 hours interventional tutoring to under-resourced students with learning disabilities, predominantly Dyslexia.
DavidsonLes Dames D'Escoffier NashvilleA series of three educational presentations and dialogues to help increase diversity, inclusion and equity to the Nashville hospitality industry.
DavidsonLove Helps, inc.To impact 3,000-plus Nashville School children through a school-based program to help establish foundational elements for success--positive character, education, literacy.
DavidsonLuke 14:12To provide 10,500 free, hot, nutritional, dinner-style meals to Nashville’s hungry, homeless and working poor.
DavidsonMake Music NashvilleTo provide musical activities and education for children and their families in the Nashville area through unique interactive performances.
DavidsonMDHA Housing Trust CorporationTo empower 20 entry-level maintenance technicians with a high-demand skilled trade through on-the-job and classroom training for potential advancement.
DavidsonMedical Foundation of Nashvilleto expand language access through translated materials for charity care patients and direct assistance with prescriptions and medical equipment
DavidsonMeharry Medical CollegeTo provide free high-quality medical and dental care to economically disadvantaged individuals and train the next generation of healthcare providers..
DavidsonMending Hearts, Inc.Provide individual/group therapy to facilitate relapse management and coping strategies for 200 women in recovery in Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).
DavidsonMental Health America of the MidSouthTo support expanded staff capacity and case management for vulnerable youth affected by human trafficking in MHA’s Multi-Cultural Outreach Program.
DavidsonMetro Nashville Chorus/Sweet Adelines InternationalShare the joy of 4-part a cappella harmony in the barbershop style with young women in Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonMid-Cumberland Human Resource AgencyAniMeals provides pet food to the pets of homebound senior citizens to offset the costs of pet ownership.
DavidsonMiddle Tennessee Council, Boy Scouts of AmericaProvide at-risk, inner-city youth with access to life-changing Scouting programs that build self-confidence and leadership skills.
DavidsonMiddle Tennessee Guitar AllianceTo present four free concerts by world-renowned classical guitarists in 2022.
DavidsonMonroe Harding, IncTo support 12 young adults earning high school diploma or equivalent, or other defined progress in preparation toward job/career plan.
DavidsonMother to MotherTo provide essential health and safety items to low income babies and children in rural areas of Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonMoves & GroovesTo support youth in our programming to build focus, foster character and leadership, and gain the confidence.
DavidsonMusic for SeniorsDeliver 120 on-location live music Outreach programs with senior groups comprised primarily of individuals at high risk for social isolation.
DavidsonMusicians On CallIncrease the accessibility of live-music programs across 8 Middle Tennessee hospitals and deliver positive interpersonal experiences to 7,000 hospitalized individuals.
DavidsonNashville Adult Literacy CouncilTo teach reading, writing, and English-speaking skills to adults in Nashville.
DavidsonNashville BalletTo provide anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion training to Nashville Ballet’s administrative staff, dancers, and board of directors.
DavidsonNashville Cat RescueTo spay or neuter 1,200 cats so that they may be put up for adoption.
DavidsonNashville Children's Alliance Inc.To reduce the trauma of child abuse by facilitating a multidisciplinary team to detect, investigate, prosecute and treat child abuse.
DavidsonNashville Civic Design CenterTo increase public health, connectivity and safety through community engagement, education and activation in creating successful public spaces throughout Nashville.
DavidsonNashville Coaching CoalitionThe Coaches' Leadership Academy equips coaches and educators to be better mentors/leaders and improve the mental/emotional health of kids.
DavidsonNashville Conflict Resolution CenterTo support free, restorative, and trauma-informed mediation services to stabilize Middle Tennesseans by preventing eviction and insolvency.
DavidsonNashville Diaper ConnectionThe "No Child Wet Behind" program provides baby diapers to moms that otherwise might not have them.
DavidsonNashville Film FestivalTo pair 15 underserved young women with entertainment professionals to write, record, and film an original song and music video.
DavidsonNashville General Hospital FoundationTo provide comprehensive, easy-to-understand, diabetic education to Nashville General Hospital patients who are at high risk for diabetic related complications..
DavidsonNashville Humane AssociationWe want to meet a community need that includes access to basic veterinary care. (Vaccines, Rabies, Microchips)
DavidsonNashville In HarmonyFunds support building community and promoting social change through music for our LGBTQ+ youth chorus, Major Minors.
DavidsonNashville Jazz WorkshopJazz AM will provide 11 immersive and interactive jazz performances free of charge for families with children ages 2-10.
DavidsonNashville Launch PadWe provide LGBTQ-affirming emergency shelter for young adults experiencing homelessness.
DavidsonNashville Opera AssociationTo support a continuing partnership between Nashville Opera and Tennessee State University that expands career pathways for Black artists
DavidsonNashville Public Education FoundationNPEF will fund College Access Champions Fellowship for teachers to serve as college access advocates within their spheres of influence.
DavidsonNashville Public Library FoundationNashville Public Library’s STUDIO NPL is a workforce development program for teens emphasizing hands-on, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math).
DavidsonNashville Public RadioTo launch a vital daily independent local news program reflecting the voices of all across Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonNashville Public Television"Aging Matters" will focus on the major issues facing older adults with two documentaries: "LGBTQI Aging” and “Women and Aging."
DavidsonNashville Repertory Theatre, IncProvide professional theatre arts education for youth ages 7-23 through youth impact programs in schools and throughout the community.
DavidsonNashville Shakespeare FestivalProvide affordable or free public and school performances of RICHARD III, with preparatory in-school student workshops, and free on-line guidebook.
DavidsonNashville Steam Preservation SocietyPreservation and rehabilitation of NC&StL steam locomotive No. 576's frame by media blasting and repainting.
DavidsonNashville Symphony AssociationTo provide free, high-quality instrument instruction and music education experiences to 7,000 students in Nashville.
DavidsonNashville Teacher ResidencyTo provide high quality coursework on culturally sustaining methods of instruction for diverse individuals who will become licensed teachers
DavidsonNashville Tools for SchoolsTo provide custom-made classroom furnishings at a deep discount to retail price for MNPS schools
DavidsonNashville Tree FoundationNorth Nashville Community Engagement and Tree Maintenance Fellowship and Internship Program
DavidsonNational Museum of African American MusicTo connect up to 1,500 Nashville youth and ~350 seniors with professional musician teaching artists to learn, perform, and engage.
DavidsonNations Ministry CenterTo provide citizenship support services for 100 immigrants applying for US citizenship.
DavidsonNative American Indian Association of TennesseeTo provide emergency housing, utility, food, and health care assistance to impoverished Native American citizens of Tennessee.
DavidsonNeedLink NashvilleTo provide emergency financial assistance for low-income single-parent households with young children, preventing eviction and homelessness.
DavidsonNeighbor 2 NeighborTo provide neighborhood leadership development training for 1,000 residents across Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County
DavidsonNeighborhood HealthTo create a food pharmacy at our Downtown clinic, to provide portable, shelf-stable and nutritious food to persons experiencing homelessness.
DavidsonNew Horizons CorporationEducational equipment for clients with intellectual and physical disabilities to use as a learning tool in New Horizons Day Center.
DavidsonNew Level CDCTo provide housing counseling to more than 200 families seeking to find stable homes and homeownership in Nashville.
DavidsonNotes for Notes, Inc.To provide music and social emotional education to youth so music may become a profoundly positive influence in their lives.
DavidsonNurses for Newborns of TennesseeTo prevent infant mortality, child abuse and neglect through home visitation by registered nurses.
DavidsonNurture the NextEvidence based home visiting and best practice parent coaching to vulnerable Davidson County families.
DavidsonOasis Center, Inc.To provide a spectrum of in-person and virtual programming, including clinical mental health services, for LGBTQ+ youth
DavidsonOld School FarmTo employ adults with disabilities in a supportive environment and provide families in need with nutritious, farm-fresh produce.
DavidsonOpen Table NashvilleTo provide outreach services and supplies to approximately 4,500 people experiencing homelessness
DavidsonOperation Stand Down TennesseeTo provide career services and transition assistance to Veterans, empowering and equipping them to gain and sustain purposeful employment.
DavidsonOur Place NashvilleTo recruit 40 older adults to live as companions with our residents with developmental disabilities in eight new Friendship Houses.
DavidsonOZ ArtsTo engage diverse Nashville artists in creating adventurous contemporary performances, premiered in a 2-week festival attended by 1,000 patrons.
DavidsonPalmer Home Family CareTo provide personal and baby essentials for 20 mothers reentering the community after prison release and/or reunifying with their child.
DavidsonPark Center, Inc.Provide bi-weekly art therapy sessions for 30 persons to move forward from mental illness, trauma, homelessness, and/or addiction.
DavidsonPass The BeautyTo provide needed services and support for 50 women who have experienced domestic abuse, violence, poverty, and lack positive resources.
DavidsonPENCILTo use PENCIL Connect to provide engaging career exploration and student-adult mentorship opportunities to MNPS high school youth.
DavidsonPeople Loving NashvilleProviding life-saving medicine to prevent drug overdose within Davidson Country's most vulnerable, unhoused community.
DavidsonPet Community CenterThe Community Cat Program will trap-neuter-return (TNR) 2,000 community cats in Davidson County.
DavidsonPriest Lake Community Baptist ChurchTo provide life skills recreation for community children ages 3 to 12 in a small safe environment during the summer.
DavidsonProject Return, Inc.To support the successful new beginnings of people returning from incarceration by providing employment opportunities and wraparound services.
DavidsonProject Transformation TennesseeTo provide an eight-week summer literacy program for more than 200 children in under-resourced neighborhoods across Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonProverbs 12:10 Animal RescueTo provide medication and vaccines for rescued dogs and cats prior to adoption.
DavidsonRebuilding Together NashvilleTo support home repairs and wraparound services for low-income homeowners in the Bordeaux area of Nashville.
DavidsonRejoice School of BalletRejoice Ballet mentors dancers from all socioeconomic and racial backgrounds through classical ballet instruction and positive youth development programs.
DavidsonRenewal House, Inc.To provide gender-specific intensive outpatient addiction treatment for 60 women of low income, including specialized pregnant and postpartum women's programming.
DavidsonRestore Small GroupsTo improve community health by providing high-quality, low-cost, peer to peer support groups focused on holistic well-being for 50 people.
DavidsonRocketown of Middle Tennessee, Inc.To provide mentoring to marginalized teens from low-income communities, helping them to find peace/purpose away from the influence of gangs/drugs.
DavidsonSafe Haven Family ShelterTo provide academic and social-emotional supports to children experiencing homelessness, reducing the negative impact of housing instability.
DavidsonSalama Urban MinistriesTo improve each child's life trajectory through academic enrichment, the performing arts, and character development.
DavidsonSecond Harvest Food Bank of Middle TennesseeTo provide equitable access to nutritious food for food-insecure children.
DavidsonSenior Ride NashvilleTo provide 2,800 trips via contract drivers for non-driving seniors, ensuring access to essential services regardless of volunteer availability.
DavidsonSexual Assault CenterTo provide specialized therapy, advocacy, and support to 30 low-income girls and women who have been sexually assaulted.
DavidsonShower The PeopleTo provide 250 mobile showers and loads of laundry to individuals living on the streets/in encampments throughout Davidson County.
DavidsonSiloam HealthTo provide 83 culturally-sensitive, affordable, medical visits to refugees in Middle Tennessee who have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.
DavidsonSmall World YogaSmall World Yoga will bring trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness to populations who are disadvantaged and systematically oppressed in Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonSociety of St. AndrewTo glean excess good food and share it with hungry Tennessee neighbors
DavidsonSoles4SoulsTo provide a new pair of athletic shoes to 500 children experiencing homelessness in Middle TN.
DavidsonSoutheast Community Capital dba Pathway LendingProvide classes to 400+ entrepreneurs to help strengthen and expand businesses, 24 businesses will receive access to capital.
DavidsonSouthern Alliance for People and Animal WelfareTo provide life saving spay/neuter, vaccinations, deworming & other wellness services to pet owners struggling with poverty, housed or homeless.
DavidsonSouthern Word Inc.Reach 860 youth participants out of school through virtual and in-person writing and music workshops.
DavidsonSpecial Olympics TennesseeYoung Athletes is an early childhood program for children with and without intellectual disabilities, ages 2 to 7 years old.
DavidsonSt. Luke's Community HouseTo deliver 18,000 healthy meals to 80 seniors living in our community over a 12 month period.
DavidsonStarlings NashvilleThe guiding concept of providing leadership opportunities for girls ages 10-18 regardless of their socioeconomic background.
DavidsonSTEM Preparatory AcademyOur mental health counseling program is designed to raise student achievement by addressing mental health barriers to learning and development.
DavidsonStreet Theatre CompanyTo provide free or low-cost youth theatre programming to the underserved through our Class Act Dramatics Program.
DavidsonStrick's GiftTo efficiently provide infant clothing to 600 babies born into poverty in Nashville in partnership with local hospital social workers.
DavidsonStronger Than My Father, Inc.Provide supplemental reading instruction to help restore lost skills during virtual learning for 100 children enrolled in our afterschool program.
DavidsonSurvivor Fitness FoundationProvide 175 rehabilitation sessions to low-income and minority cancer survivors, addressing adverse side effects of their cancer diagnosis and treatments.
DavidsonTeach for AmericaTo deliver a summer educational experience that provides quality educational learning hours for both MNPS students and TFA corps members.
DavidsonTennessee Arts Academy FoundationOur project will target arts teachers in rural areas that lack resources and awareness of TAA’s continuing education programs.
DavidsonTennessee Breast Cancer CoalitionOur program provides individual financial relief to breast cancer patients struggling with medical debt in the state of Tennessee.
DavidsonTennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual ViolenceFunds will assist with providing legal services/referrals to wrap around services for 15 immigrant sexual assault and trafficking survivors.
DavidsonTennessee CraftProvide free handcrafted arts activities serving over 2,000 children/families at our spring and fall Tennessee Craft Fairs' Kids' Tent, Nashville.
DavidsonTennessee Educators of Color AllianceTo provide leadership development for 18 teachers (9 Middle TN) from diverse backgrounds to address systemic inequities impacting vulnerable students.
DavidsonTennessee Environmental CouncilTo engage over 20,000 volunteers in planting 100,000 native tree seedlings across Tennessee, half of these in Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonTennessee Foreign Language Institute Fund, Inc.To provide free English Language Training to Tennessee's immigrant and refugee community through the ESL to Go program.
DavidsonTennessee Higher Education InitiativeServing our community through student success and re-entry services for currently and formerly incarcerated individuals.
DavidsonTennessee Historical SocietyTennessee History Day provides the opportunity for students and educators to participate in project-based learning in the humanities.
DavidsonTennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights CoalitionTIRRC’s citizenship program provides affordable assistance to eligible low-income immigrants with completing their naturalization applications to become U.S. citizens
DavidsonTennessee Innocence ProjectTo support wrongful conviction litigation for indigent Middle Tennesseans – ensuring justice for all means all.
DavidsonTennessee Justice for Our neighborsTNJFON provides humanitarian immigration legal services to survivors of violence, persecution, and poverty and informs the public about immigration matters.
DavidsonTennessee Kidney FoundationTo provide transportation to lifesaving dialysis treatments for 11 low-income, older adults with no other means to access medical care.
DavidsonTennessee Lions Charities, Inc.Our goal is to provide free vision screenings and follow-up to children (12-72 months) in the middle Tennessee area.
DavidsonTennessee Performing Arts CenterTo bring professional artist residencies to Pre-K classrooms: 30-minute sessions offered 2x/week for 6-7 weeks.
DavidsonTennessee Poison CenterTo educate parents and healthcare professionals about self-medicating practices in children and adolescents to prevent medication errors and poisonings.
DavidsonTennessee Voices for VictimsTo distribute 29 copies of "Acquaintance Rape: The Untold Truth" to Middle Tennessee middle and high schools.
DavidsonTennessee Youth Courts, Inc. To provide training, technical assistance to MNPS as they implement youth court programs in middle and high schools this year.
DavidsonThe Branch of NashvilleThe Branch helps culturally diverse, under-resourced families work toward self-sufficiency through food support so everyone can thrive.
DavidsonThe Bridge Ministry, IncTo bridge the gap & meet the need of the homeless, under-resourced individuals, families and students experiencing food insecurity issues.
DavidsonThe Build Up FoundationProvide Free tutoring/ACT Prep for Metro Nashville students who have fell behind due to Covid19/virtual learning in at risk communities
DavidsonThe Contributor, Inc.Support success of homeless clients in our C.O.V.E.R. housing program through acquiring a SOAR and Certified Peer Recovery Specialist.
DavidsonThe Educators' CooperativeProvide Professional Development for K-12 teachers on Antiracist Teaching, Learning and Leading practices for implementation in virtual and in-person classrooms.
DavidsonThe F.I.N.D. DesignTo build leaders that will inspire systematic change for 75 girls of color through healing circles, mentoring, engagement, and education.
DavidsonThe Family Center, Inc.Provide “Resources for Success” to encourage healthy parent/child interaction for 339 families, including books/games, translation/translator services and parent leadership opportunities.
DavidsonThe Healing NET FoundationDistribute 1,000 resource packets containing Healing NET’s neuroendocrine cancer (NET) specific publications to partner organizations; healthcare providers; patients and caregivers
DavidsonThe HELP CenterTo provide financial assistance to low-to-moderate families in need of emergency financial assistance.
DavidsonThe Nashville Food Project, Inc.Through our Meals program, TNFP prepares and shares from-scratch, nutritious meals to share with our children and youth-serving community partners.
DavidsonThe New Beginnings CenterProvide free and affordable personal training, nutritional education, and wellness tools to women with lower income levels across Davidson County.
DavidsonThe Next DoorTo provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services for 60 women with opioid and alcohol use disorders.
DavidsonThe Onsite FoundationA virtual training and support group for Black mental health professionals.
DavidsonThe Porch Writers' Collective"Immigrants Write" amplifies the literary voices of immigrants and refugees in Middle Tennessee by offering supportive/inclusive creative writing workshops.
DavidsonThe Theater BugTo engage 25 students in an original theater production addressing drug use, racism, and grief through the high school lens.
DavidsonThistle FarmsTo provide housing, healthcare, and job training to women survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addiction.
DavidsonTN State Parks ConservancyTo provide unique, immersive experiences in nature and increase literacy opportunities for for inner-city and rural youth living in poverty.
DavidsonTravellers Rest Historic House MuseumCommissioning a Ground Penetrating Radar survey and accompanying report on the historic landscape, which is essential for long term planning.
DavidsonTurnip Green Creative ReuseTo divert 500,000 lbs of materials from Nashville’s landfill and redirect them to 20,000 reusers.
DavidsonUnited Way of Middle Tennessee, Inc. Provide children, birth to five, with age-appropriate books to build a strong foundation for literacy proficiency and academic success.
DavidsonUpRise NashvillePost-graduation coaching for education and career development for UpRise Graduates who have launched careers and are emerging from financial poverty.
DavidsonUrban Green LabTo grow a culture of environmental justice learning in Nashville so all of us can thrive.
DavidsonVanderbilt UniversityTelling the Story of Nashville's Fort Negley through Storymaps
DavidsonW.O. Smith/Nashville Community Music SchoolTo provide a residential summer music camp for 60 W.O. Smith students.
DavidsonWalden's PuddleTo provide care/treatment to Tennessee wildlife in need, with the goal of returning the rehabilitated animals back to the wild.
DavidsonWalk/Bike Nashville IncOur Ambassador program will identify, train and support residents along Murfreesboro to advocate for better transportation for their community.
DavidsonWater WalkersTo provide a life-changing 12-month Leadership Training program for Edgehill neighborhood teens using work experiences and life skills workshops.
DavidsonWayne Reed Christian Childcare CenterTo cover the costs of toys and other learning materials to be used on our playground.
DavidsonWelcome Home MinistriesTo provide supported employment services for 110 clients seeking recovery in Welcome Home Ministries’ alcohol and drug recovery support program.
DavidsonWestminster Home ConnectionTo develop a group to do neighbor-helping-neighbor construction work for older adults to age-in-place.
DavidsonYMCA of Middle TennesseeTo purchase and implement a national, data-driven curriculum to promote the social-emotional learning of youth in YMCA elementary school programs.
DavidsonYou Have The Power...Know How to Use It, Inc.To provide victim impact education to incarcerated women or transitioning from incarceration.
DavidsonYoung Leaders Council, Inc.To replenish the Nashville volunteer leadership base and facilitate board training for young professionals seeking to make a lasting impact.
DavidsonYouth Empowerment through Arts and HumanitiesTo provide enriching experiences that help 525 youth build character and self-esteem through rigorous music education and frank conversation
DavidsonYouth VillagesTo provide critical needs and services for 20-25 youth aging out of foster care participating in Youth Villages’ LifeSet program.
DavidsonYWCA Nashville & Middle TennesseeTo provide emergency shelter and wrap-around supportive services to over 200 victims of domestic violence and 150 children.
DeKalbCannon Co. Community For AnimalsTo provide low cost spay and neuter to stray and neglected cats and dogs in Cannon County.
DeKalbDeKalb Co. Board of Education-Coordinated School HealthTo provide nonperishable food items on weekends and holiday breaks to approximately 200 DeKalb County students.
DeKalbTennessee Tech University Appalachian Center for CraftTo enable high school art educators to teach fine craft activities in their own classrooms and provide applicable resources.
DicksonCareNet Pregnancy Medical CenterThe purpose is to provide pregnancy education to clients and to communicate vital information to clients via cell phones.
DicksonCASA of Dickson Co.To provide library and equipment for required continuing education of Advocates and reimburrment for visiting children out of county.
DicksonCentennial Elementary SchoolTo incentivize attendance and positive behavior amongst students, as well as, provide opportunities to boost teacher morale.
DicksonCharlotte Fagan United Methodist ChurchTo provide affordable, choral music education and enrichment to children and adults of all ages in Dickson and surrounding counties.
DicksonCity of Dickson Police DepartmentUnifying Law Enforcement and our community in light of the racial, political and cultural divides that are prevalent and detrimental.
DicksonClement Railroad Hotel MuseumExpand educational resources for Dickson county and update the information around the museum on historically marginalized groups.
DicksonCreek Wood High SchoolTo provide training and experiences for students both girls and boys for tomorrow's workforce in and around our community.
DicksonCreek Wood WrestlingOur program is a non revenue sport with little help. We need a new wrestling mat.
DicksonDickson Co. Sheriff's OffficeHost Junior Sheriff's Academy for 20 middle-school students focusing on educating and encouraging strong relationships between youth and law enforcement.
DicksonDickson Community Clinic Dickson Community Clinic provides primary care, laboratory, imaging studies and referrals services for the uninsured of Dickson and surrounding counties.
DicksonDrug Free Dickson CoalitionTo reduce alcohol, tobacco and other drug use in Dickson County, especially among Dickson County youth.
DicksonHumane Society of Dickson Co.The Humane Society of Dickson County will continue to provide healthcare, spay/neuter for abandoned, lost, abused animals in Dickson County.
DicksonPromise Land Heritage AssociationTo present nationally recognized music artist in performance at the 2022 PLHA Music and Arts order to boost attendance.
DicksonStuart Burns Elementary SchoolTo provide 20 students in an inclusion kindergarten classroom with a Promethean InterACTIV Panel to increase literacy and math skills.
DicksonThe Quest Center for Art & Community Development, Inc.Provide affordable, year-round music education & youth development programs for over 1,100 children and teens living in rural, lower-income communities.
FentressBest Friends Sanctuary, Inc.To provide low income citizens of our county reduced cost spay neuter services in Fentress County.
FranklinFranklin Co. Humane Society, dba Animal HarborTo provide routine and specialty medical care (as needed) to 300 abandoned companion animals and place them in new homes.
FranklinFranklin Co. School DistrictTo create a collection of musical instruments which will be included in and described as a "Musical Petting Zoo."
FranklinGood Samaritan Ministries of Franklin Co., Inc.Our primary mission is to provide food boxes for the disadvantaged individuals and families living in Franklin County.
FranklinZiggy's Tree Wildlife Rehabilitation CenterTo provide care for Tennessee's orphaned, injured or displaced wildlife with the goal of returning them to their natural habitats.
HickmanHickman Humane Society IncTo provide spay/neuter services for dogs and cats owned by citizens of Hickman County with limited financial means.
HoustonBethesda Community Mission, Inc.We will assist approximately 245 households twice a year with $175.00 when the need arises, while funds are available.
HoustonCity of Tennessee Ridge Fire DepartmentTo purchase two sets of turnout gear (personal protective equipment) for volunteer firefighters serving our City.
HumphreysHumphreys Co. Humane SocietyProvide no cost spay or neuter and rabies vaccinations for senior citizens and low income residents for their owned pets.
JacksonGranville Museum-Historic GranvilleTo promote local musicians, artists/craftsmen, and aging citizens in sharing stories showcasing their talents to enhance community unity.
LincolnHumane Society of Lincoln Co.Spay/Neuter to reduce the unwanted pet population in Lincoln county.
LincolnJunior's House, Inc.To provide child abuse prevention education to over 1000 children in K-5th grades.
LincolnSouthern Alliance for Animal Welfare/Lincoln Co.To provide spay/neuter surgeries to dogs and cats belonging to low income families in Middle Tennessee
MaconMacon Spay Neuter AssistanceTo provide a spay neuter program for pets in Macon County which will decrease pet homelessness.
Maury431 MinistriesTo help shoulder the burdens of single mothers so that the generational cycle of single motherhood can be broken.
MauryBoys & Girls Clubs of South Central TennesseeProvide tutoring by certified teachers and intensive academic mentoring to 100 high drop-out risk youth to ensure high school graduation.
MauryCenter of HopeTo provide therapeutic counseling to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault to heal from trauma
MauryMaury Co. Senior Citizens, Inc.To address physical fitness and socialization needs of older adults in Maury County
MauryMaury Regional Healthcare FoundationTo bridge the gap for at-risk women battling breast cancer by providing the support and resources needed during treatment.
MauryWatershed Public TheatreProducing a stage adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel Pride & Prejudice as part of the "Summer Classics" series.
MontgomeryBig Brothers Big Sisters of ClarksvilleTo provide opportunities for family and child engagement as well as recruitment through Big Brothers Big Sisters Agency sponsored events.
MontgomeryGateway Chamber OrchestraTo stage a performance of Osvaldo Golijov's composition La Pasión según San Marcos for chamber orchestra, chorus, and soloists.
MontgomeryImagination Library of Montgomery Co.To mail one high-quality, age-appropriate book monthly to the homes of children enrolled, birth to age 5
MontgomeryLoaves and FishesTo provide food and equipment for a new warehouse distribution program to help the food insecure in our community.
MontgomeryManna Cafe MinistriesTo provide basic needs of hot showers, hygiene items, clothing, and refreshments to roughly 1,000 impoverished and homeless community members.
MontgomeryRoxy Productions, Inc.To support artistic salaries for the musical SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! at the Roxy Regional Theatre in January/February 2022.
MontgomeryYAIPak OutreachIdentify, support and assist homeless veterans to pursue and sustain permanent housing.
MooreMoore Co. Friends of AnimalsTo promote our spay and neuter program to the residents of Moore County, Tennessee through direct mailing.
MooreMotlow College FoundationTo provide textbook reserves available for check-out in campus libraries for underprivileged students who cannot afford the cost of textbooks.
OvertonSpay/Neuter Incentive Program - Overton Co.SNIP-OC is strictly for spay/neuter of companion pets of Overton Co.
PickettPAWS of Dale HollowTo provide spay/neuter financial assistance and to provide continuing funding for the feral cat trap, neuter and release program.
PutnamCookeville Regional Medical Center FoundationTo provide appropriate screening services to low-income, under-served Upper Cumberland residents with risk factors for cancer development.
PutnamHelping Hands of Putnam Co.Provide rental assistance to families who are experiencing emergencies.
PutnamHumane Society of Putnam Co. Inc.To provide spay/neuter assistance for 1,500 animals (150 with this request) to end euthanasia as a means of population control.
PutnamTennessee FFA Foundation, Inc.In the Tennessee FFA Agriscience Fair, students use scientific principles and emerging technologies to solve complex problems related to agriculture.
PutnamUpper Cumberland Broadcasting CouncilTo provide interactive, educational programming and print materials for children and parents in rural communities.
PutnamUpper Cumberland Habitat for HumanityTo provide weatherization, minor home repairs, and accessibility improvements for seniors living in Putnam County.
RobertsonThe Master's Table Soup Kitchen/GFCACTo sustain and expand the feeding capacity of the Master's Table Soup Kitchen in Springfield, Tennessee.
RutherfordAmelia's ClosetTo provide meaningful job training & placement for 40 adults experiencing employment obstacles by developing their potential and God-given gifts.
RutherfordAscension Saint Thomas Rutherford FoundationTo financially enable cancer patients the opportunity to participate in a 12-week Cancer Wellness Program from diagnosis through survivorship.
RutherfordBoys & Girls Clubs of Rutherford Co.We will provide 400 Club members the Youth for Unity program which will provide activities and events for all.
RutherfordCarpe Artista, Inc.To give 40 diverse and at risk students a positive, professional, musical theatre camp experience.
RutherfordCASA of Rutherford Co.To recruit, train, and administratively support volunteers in Juvenile Court who advocate for children who have experienced abuse or neglect.
RutherfordChildren's Museum Corporation of Rutherford Co. dba Discovery CenterTo provide a 3-month Artist-in-Residence program and corresponding public programming including an Arts in April free community event.
RutherfordCommunity Helpers, Inc. (The) to provide 1000 RC low-income households emergency assistance for rent, electric & medicine during financial crisis.
RutherfordDancing Through the CurriculumTo provide dance training and free academic support to 100+ girls residing in Rutherford County's urban communities.
RutherfordDomestic Violence ProgramProvide Sexual Assault Forensic Exams and free supportive services assisting adult victims of sexual assault find hope, healing, and recovery.
RutherfordDominion Financial Management, Inc.To help 30 families avoid homelessness though financial coaching and education to improve their housing situation following the pandemic.
RutherfordDoors of Hope, Inc.Our objective is to provide 30 clients with services such as shelter, food, case management and mental health counseling.
RutherfordElders First Adult Day Service dba Mindful CareTo preserve independence and prevent institutionalization for 19 cognitively impaired older adults, while providing support and respite for their caregivers.
RutherfordEndure Athletics FoundationProvide a safe after school program for 50 homeless children and youth.
RutherfordEthos Youth EnsembleEthos provides musically enriching opportunities for student musicians (grades 2-12), the community, and area schools through weekly instruction and concerts.
RutherfordFirst Shot FoundationFirst Shot STEM Academy has licensed teachers providing STEM education in after school and during school breaks.
RutherfordGreenhouse MinistriesGreenhouse Ministries is requesting partial funding for eight mobile food banks to be held in Rutherford County in 2022.
RutherfordJesse C Beesley Animal Humane FoundationTo promote care and kindness to animals through affordable spay/neuter services, vaccinations, preventative care and education about responsible pet ownership.
RutherfordJourneys In Community LivingTo provide supplemental rent for 14 residents in Journeys' Supported Living Program.
RutherfordMurfreesboro Cold PatrolHousing stabilization for individuals who have experienced chronic homelessness
RutherfordMurfreesboro Muslim Youth Inc.To engage youth in meeting emergency food, housing, and utilities needs for 80 or more Murfreesboro residents.
RutherfordNew Direction Community Development CorporationTo provide food boxes, food bank, FunCare Bags (food, hygiene, and toys), weekend meals, bulk food & supply outreach.
RutherfordNourish Food BankTo increase the reach and impact of our food delivery program to low-budget hotels and campgrounds for displaced families.
RutherfordPossibility PlaceTo provide art classes for the adults in our program to further develop self-esteem and confidence and improve mental health.
RutherfordPrevention Coalition for SuccessTo increase access to behavioral health services for persons with substance use disorder referred from a First Responder
RutherfordRead To SucceedFamily Literacy Nights provide reading time, a supervised literacy activities, a book and, dinner for the entire family.
RutherfordRenewed Life Ministries OutreachTo empower 25 RLMO students to eat in a nutritionally healthy manner promoting physical wholeness and continuing after graduation.
RutherfordRutherford Co. Area Habitat for HumanityTo provide doors for the construction of affordable and permanent homes for low – moderate income families in Rutherford County.
RutherfordSpecial Kids Therapy and Nursing CenterProvide life skills and field trips for youth with special needs, ages 6 through 25 years, through Camp Ability.
RutherfordStepping Stones Safe Haven, IncTo provide case management support to women and children experiencing homelessness, moving them to stability and wholeness.
RutherfordTennessee Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra Association IncTo educate students in the art of symphonic music through school visits and free concerts with professional musicians.
RutherfordThe Barnabas VisionProvide financial assistance for rent and utility bills on behalf of 330 clients to remain in stable housing.
RutherfordThe Center for the ArtsThe Center for the Arts (CFTA) provides year-round performing arts programs and performance opportunities for youth in Rutherford County.
RutherfordThe Hope Station, IncTo provide rental, utility assistance, and mental counseling to single mothers and their minor children in Rutherford and Davidson Counties.
RutherfordThe Journey HomeTo provide meals 7 days each week to the homeless and disadvantaged in Rutherford County through the Community Cafe.
RutherfordUnited Way of Rutherford and Cannon CountiesProvide books to children under age 5 each month to provide a foundation for learning in Rutherford and Cannon Counties.
RutherfordYou Can Make It Home Ownership Center, Inc.To provide housing stabilization counseling services to 20 families in the Nashville-Davidson-Rutherford MSA facing eviction or foreclosure.
SmithSmith Co. High School Speech and DramaTo provide on-stage acting and off-stage (technical, construction, lighting, etc.) training to 2nd-12th grade students in Smith County.
StewartHumane Society of Dover-Stewart Co.To rescue, spay/neuter, vaccinate, and re-home the stray and abandoned cats and kittens in Stewart and Houston Counties, Tennessee.
StewartStewart Co. Friends of the Public LibraryTo provide Dolly Parton's Imagination Library books free of charge to every registered child under the age of 5.
SumnerBorderless Arts TennesseeTo provide 15 young adults with disabilities exposure to masters in the art world and provide training in their styles.
SumnerCommunity Life BridgeTo enhance quality of life for mature adults in our community through affordable, assisted transportation.
SumnerGrace Place MinistryTo assist graduates transitioning into independent housing, including deposits, moving costs, household furnishings, and, when needed, utility and rent assistance.
SumnerHabitat for Humanity of Sumner Co.To provide home repairs to vulnerable communities in Sumner County
SumnerHome Bound Meals ProgramProvide friendship and a nutritional meal to those 60+ years of age unable to prepare a healthy meal for themselves.
SumnerMission DiscoveryTo help and encourage families in need by providing manpower, building supplies, and supervision to complete various repair projects.
SumnerMonthaven Arts and Cultural CenterEC:CO (Exhibition Connect: Community Outreach) Program support, offering FREE year-round art-making activities benefiting 3500+ underserved Middle TN youth and families.
SumnerSalvus Center, Inc.To initiate a “Care Book” program that will improve health literacy for Salvus Center patients
SumnerSumner Co. CASATo provide training and support for 30 community volunteers that will advocate for abused and neglected children in Sumner County.
SumnerSumner Spay Neuter AllianceTo provide spay/neuter to 400 families in need with a goal of keeping pets in homes and out of shelters.
TrousdaleCommunity Help Center of Trousdale Co.To assist with providing food and other necessities to underprivileged individuals and families within our service area.
TrousdaleWard School Community Preservation AssociationUpdate dance class environment to provide a better learning environment for painting walls and refurbishing restrooms.
WarrenHelping Animals of Warren Co. HAWCTo assist with the cost of spay/neuter of cats and dogs to low income in the Warren County area.
WarrenPauls Clinic, Inc.To sterilize 200 pets residing in low-income households.
WarrenWarren Arts FoundationProvide performing arts classes to Warren Co. Homeschool Groups followed by auditions and stage performance MTI Jr or Kids Musical.
WhiteWhite Co. Public Library FoundationTo prevent the "Summer Slide" in literacy skills, and to provide educational/entertaining summer activities to all ages in the community.
WilliamsonBridges of Williamson Co.Our Specific Assistance Program provides direct services to victims of domestic violence who are living in our temporary emergency shelter.
WilliamsonBrightStone, Inc.To provide adults with special needs with the best healthcare possible through educational programs, comprehensive fitness and wellness activities.
WilliamsonEducareTo provide substance abuse treatment to approximately 100 individuals that are under-served or uninsured in the 21st Judicial District.
WilliamsonFrankTown Open HeartsTo cultivate low-income students talents, equipping them with the skills needed to become leaders, dancers and performers.
WilliamsonFree for Life InternationalTo equip vulnerable populations with critical knowledge about human trafficking prevention and how to protect themselves & their communities.
WilliamsonFriends of Franklin ParksTo enhance the Franklin community by installing a new trailhead at Chestnut Bend for the expansion of the trail system.
WilliamsonFriends of Williamson Co. Animal CenterTo provide spay/neuter services for 600 owned pets. The recipients of the service would be qualified based on income qualifications.
WilliamsonGentry's Education Center at the Store Front, Inc.Provide education and job skills training for 20 at risk families and tutoring support for their children using 2Gen approaches
WilliamsonGraceWorks MinistriesTo provide rent and utility bill assistance allowing 6 families to avoid eviction and 31 families avoid utility disconnection
WilliamsonHabitat for Humanity Williamson-MauryTo provide critical repairs to low-income senior homeowners to allow them to remain living independently in safe, accessible homes.
WilliamsonHarpeth ConservancyExpand Water Quality Monitoring Network and Create Real-Time Pollution Alert System to Protect Public Health
WilliamsonHealing Housing, Inc.To provide 20 new Healing Housing residents with Individualized Healing Plan Resources (IHPR) as they work toward long-term sobriety.
WilliamsonHeaven Can Wait Animal Rescue and SanctuaryProvide ½ costs towards vet care/meds for 13 sanctuary dogs at Heaven Can Wait Animal Rescue and Sanctuary
WilliamsonHigh Hopes, Inc.To equip preschool and kindergarten children in the High Hopes inclusive school with the skills necessary to succeed.
WilliamsonMercy Community HealthcareTo provide access to social-emotional learning groups to students in Williamson and Marshall Counties each summer.
WilliamsonOwl's Hill Nature SanctuaryTo build a new trail (hand and machine built) with attention to sensitive riparian zone and clear invasive species.
WilliamsonPeople For AnimalsOffer financial assistance for spay/neuter surgeries to pet owners in need in Middle TN
WilliamsonRetrieving IndependenceEnabling and supporting the training and placement of life changing animals through the Retrieving Independence Training Academy (RITA) in 2022.
WilliamsonSnooty Giggles Dog RescueTo pull 150 dogs in 2022/1H from shelters, provide medical care and place dogs into foster or adoptive homes.
WilliamsonTennessee Medical FoundationTo continue offering confidential, free mental health assessment and connection to resources for struggling Tennessee health professionals.
WilliamsonThe Battle of Franklin TrustAddress routine, yet infrequently needed (every 4-75 yrs), preservation work to Carnton's exterior non-roof, roof supporting infrastructure.
WilliamsonThe Refuge Center for CounselingTo provide affordable counseling services to female victims of sexual abuse/trauma, including group and individual sessions.
WilliamsonThe View Community Resource CoalitionTo provide financial assistance and budget counseling for those with urgent needs in Fairview and surrounding areas.
WilliamsonTucker's HouseTo create safer, more accessible homes and environments for children and young adults with disabilities.
WilliamsonWaves, Inc. Waves of Awareness will create an awareness platform for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities while creating skill development opportunities.
WilliamsonWilliamson Co. Child Advocacy Center (dba Davis House)To provide pyschoeducational resilience groups for victims and nonoffending caregivers of child abuse
Wilson15th Judicial District Child Advocacy CenterThe CAC provides a child friendly environment where abused children feel safe, supported, and believed during each child forensic interview.
WilsonCedar Senior CenterTo provide Wilson County elderly and surrounding counties with cost effective nutritious lunch and a safe place to gather.
WilsonCharis Health CenterTo provide access to healthcare and health education for the medically uninsured and medically vulnerable during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
WilsonCompassionate HandsTo provide basic resources that enable unhoused Wilson County neighbors to be safe and to secure stable income and housing.
WilsonCumberland UniversityCumberland Voices provides students, faculty, staff, and local communities an opportunity for important and timely conversations about diversity and inclusion.
WilsonEmpower Me CenterTo provide 1,050 professionally facilitated, therapeutic & recreational summer camp activity days to 50 special needs individuals throughout Middle Tennessee.
WilsonLantern Lane Farm CounselingTo provide Crisis Counseling training for twenty helping professional enabling counselors to attend to urgent/crisis situations in our community.
WilsonLebanon Senior Citizens CenterTo increase the availability of a balanced meal to at risk older Americans, keeping the cost at an affordable price.
WilsonMt. Juliet West Wilson Co Senior Citizens Service CenterFunds to continue Ballroom Dance Therapy Program
WilsonNew Leash on LifeTo provide spay/neuter services for all dogs/cats in need with a focus on pet owners in rural outlying counties.
WilsonOld Friends Senior Dog SanctuaryHost a children's summer day camp to educate young people on the joys and challenges of caring for senior dogs.
WilsonProspectTo provide funds to partially cover the cost of activities for participants in our Adult Day Services Program.
WilsonRest Stop Ministries, IncUsing survivor-centered, trauma-informed care, Rest Stop Ministries comprehensively and holistically restores female survivors of domestic sex trafficking
WilsonTennessee Respite CoalitionTo provide volunteer opportunities, companionship, and support to older adults and their caregivers through a Senior Volunteer Program.
WilsonThe Joe Beretta FoundationTo provide emergency medical housing for heart failure patients and families receiving treatment in Nashville.
WilsonWilson Books from BirthTo foster a love of learning and reading in all Wilson County pre-school children, resulting in improved long-term educational outcomes.
WilsonWilson Co. Community Help CenterTo provide 160 cases of Ensure to the elderly and cancer patients in Wilson County.

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