Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT), a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in Middle Tennessee and beyond, announces $2,802,040 in grants to 435 local nonprofit organizations as part of its 2022 annual grantmaking process.

The grants will benefit nonprofits in 34 area counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Macon, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson and Wilson counties.

The average grant size is $6,431.

The largest grant allocations were made in the following categories: Human Services made up 26% of grants for a total of $736,860; Arts & Humanities made up 18% of grants for $508,170; Education made up 13% of grants for $368,851, and; Health made up 11% of grants for $318,175.

“Grantmaking is the heart and soul of the Community Foundation,” said Laundrea Lewis, CFMT Vice President of Grants. “Good work happens every day in our community through the efforts of dedicated and talented staff and volunteers of nonprofit organizations, and we are happy to support that work.”

“We also want to say ‘thank you’ to the generous donors,” she continued, “who make it possible for Community Foundation to support our Middle Tennessee communities by connecting generosity with need.”

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 residents through valuable programs and innovative services.

To learn about more than 1,400 of Middle Tennessee’s nonprofits and the wonderful work they do, go to the CFMT initiative GivingMatters.com.


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COUNTYORGANIZATIONBRIEF DESCRIPTION
BedfordCaregiver Relief Program of Bedford CountyDedicated to providing radical loving support to families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease
BedfordCommunity Clinic of Shelbyville and Bedford County, Inc. To provide preventive dental services (teledentistry, exam/x-rays, and two cleanings) for 37 diabetic and/or hypertensive adults ages 19-64.
BedfordGovernor's Early Literacy Foundation on Behalf of the Imagination Library of Bedford CountyTo 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 spay and neuter 250 Community, Stray and Feral Cats in Middle TN.
CannonCannon County Substance Abuse Prevention CoalitionCannon County Substance Abuse Coalition is to engage,organize&empower diverse elements of Cannon County in a united&comprehensive substance abuse prevention effort.
CannonCASA of Cannon CountyThe mission of CASA of Cannon County Tennessee is to recruit, train, and support volunteers to advocate for abused children.
CannonRenewed Life Ministries Outreach To provide food security and nutrition for the men in our 9-bed residential recovery and re-entry program.
CannonThe Arts Center of Cannon CountyTo continue the theatre classes that we have started in the Cannon County School system with the previous discretionary grant.
CheathamPegram Fine Arts Elementary SchoolTo provide enriching fine art experiences for elementary school students in a low funded rural school district.
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.
CoffeeCoffee County Children's Advocacy Center, Inc.To provide trauma-focused therapy to children who are victims of severe abuse.
CoffeeCoffee County Historical Society, IncThe creation of a traveling local history exhibit for use in local schools in Coffee County.
CoffeeCoffee County Humane SocietyTo provide needed veterinary care to seriously ill or injured pets of low income families.
CoffeeCoffee County Raider AcademyTo provide resources and supplies that will remove any barrier to success and offer support to all of our students.
CoffeeCoffee County 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 ProgramTp provide food, coats, shoes, and school supplies for our Deerfield Students that are in need.
CoffeeEast Lincoln Elementary SchoolTo provide East Lincoln's students of poverty with basic essentials to meet their individual needs.
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, Inc.To provide enhanced domestic and sexual violence victim services in undeserved rural counties through case management, counseling, and emergency assistance.
CoffeeHospice of the Highland Rim Foundation, Inc.To meet unmet needs, reduce financial stress and improve quality of life during patient's final days on hospice.
CoffeeImagination Library of Coffee CountyTo provide one high quality, age appropriate, Imagination Library book each month to 800 children birth-5 in Coffee County.
CoffeeManchester City SchoolsTo provide therapy dog services to all students at Manchester City Schools.
CoffeePartners for HealingProvide lab services to control diabetic patient A1C levels and other patient conditions with regular testing, education, and clinical care.
CoffeeRobert E. Lee ElementaryAllows students the opportunity to attend BizTown.
CoffeeSportsmen and Professional Men of Coffee County Inc.Providing basic services and needs. Vision, dental and healthcare assistance. Also, hygiene supplies, clothing, shoes and food for children.
CoffeeTullahoma City SchoolsProvide classroom teachers with physical activity equipment and resources to support students' physical, mental, and social wellbeing.
CoffeeTullahoma South Jackson Civic CenterTo secure the licensing fees and costumes needed for our summer youth production.
CoffeeWest Middle SchoolIt is our goal to help provide students from struggling homes with any unmet need that may help them succeed.
Cumberland A Time 4 Pawsprovide veterinarian funding to 10 financially challenged family's to help them keep their pet instead of euthanasia /surrender to us
Cumberland Art Guild at Fairfield GladeTo provide monthly art classes for Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville, TN.
Cumberland Avalon CenterTo provide 50 Welcome Home Baskets to residents of our shelter who are moving into their own permanent housing.
Cumberland Creative Compassion, Inc.Our agency seeks to help 60 families facing financial hardship with monthly utility, rent, and/or mortgage payment assistance.
Cumberland Cumberland County Imagination LibraryTo inspire a love of reading by gifting books free of charge to children from birth to age five.
Cumberland KIDS ON THE RISETo strengthen mentoring relationships and to further develop intellectual, social, verbal, and creative capacities through engaging after-school and summer activities.
Cumberland Wags and Whiskers Pet Rescue,Financial assistance to low-income families for 550 dog/cat spay/neuter surgeries
Cumberland Roane State Community College FoundationProvide STEM Technology and educator support to STEM instructors in Cumberland County Schools impacting 300 plus middle school students.
DavidsonA Step Ahead Foundation of Middle TennesseeA Step Ahead Foundation of Middle Tennessee (ASAFMT) will enhance the client experience for 360 clients receiving long-acting reversible contraception.
DavidsonabrasiveMediaA touring theatrical production that helps students address and prevent bullying, violence, sexual assault, and self-harm in Middle TN schools.
DavidsonActors Bridge Ensemble Theater of Nashville, Inc.To train 5 emerging theater directors of color in a 10-month professional training program that culminates in a public showcase.
DavidsonAdventure Science CenterThe Adventure Access program removes cost barriers for children and families to visit the science center and participate in camps.
DavidsonAdvocates for Women's and Kids' Equality (AWAKE) TennesseeTo provide evidence-based education to historically marginalized youth and women survivors on self-advocacy, leadership, and creating change in their communities.
DavidsonAGAPETo provide funds for emergency expenses for residents at Morning Star Domestic Violence Shelter
DavidsonAgape Animal Rescue To prepare 80 abandoned dogs for adoption through the provision of vaccinations, preventative medications and spay/neuter surgery (if needed).
DavidsonAgeWell Middle TennesseeTo update, print and distribute the Empowering Grandparents guidebook to grandparents caring for their grandchildren in 13 counties
DavidsonALIAS Chamber EnsembleTo fund the ALIAS in the Community program (AIC), which presents classical music and educational programming to schools/community organizations.
DavidsonAlive HospiceTo provide grieving families in Middle Tennessee with year-round grief support.
DavidsonAmerican Baptist CollegeAmerican Baptist College seeks to document and celebrate its rich history through spoken memories by its faculty, staff and alumni.
DavidsonAmerican Red CrossThe Red Cross will offer smoke alarms and home fire preparedness education to vulnerable communities in the Middle Tennessee Area.
DavidsonAmputee Blade RunnersTo provide free sports prosthetics and support services to 12 amputees seeking to engage in an active lifestyle.
DavidsonAphesis House, Inc.To provide emergency assistance 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
DavidsonArts Bellevue/Community Arts of BellevueLive FromThe Vue is a monthly music program highlighting and spotlighting West Nashville songwriters and musicians.
DavidsonAssistance League of NashvilleTo provide Standard School Attire to 3,500 economically disadvantaged elementary and middle school students attending Metro Nashville Public Schools.
DavidsonAutism Career Training/Autism Fdn of TennesseePreparing young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for future career success through ACT's highly individualized job training programs.
DavidsonBackfield in MotionExpansion of BIM programming to serve three more school sites.
DavidsonBarefoot Republic, Inc.To provide high quality afterschool programs to 250 children, 125 of which will be low-income.
DavidsonBegin Anew of Middle TennesseeImprove education and job opportunities for 150 adult students by achieving their high school equivalency or mastering English Language skills.
DavidsonBellevue Harpeth Historic AssociationBellevue History Day to teach the people in the area about the history of Bellevue and the way settlers lived.
DavidsonBelmont UniversityWe provide art education programming for adults of a broad demographic audience through regular educational programming and community outreach workshops.
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 of the Downtown Nashville Lions ClubTo provide new, basic eyeglasses to financially needy of Davidson County through an eyeglasses hotline with a written application process.
DavidsonBlind-Visually Impaired Early Services of Tennessee d/b/a Blind Early Services TNTo purchase toys, learning tools and assessment tools for use with blind and visually impaired children and their families.
DavidsonBordeaux Hospital Advocates, IncProvide gardening activities for residents in assisted living facility.
DavidsonBoys & Girls Clubs of Middle TennesseeTo ensure youth reach their full potential through innovative, enriching programs such as Code Academy.
DavidsonBuilding Entrepreneurs for Success in TennesseeProvide trauma and parent programming for 30 women and 30 mentors through collaboratives with transitional housing agencies in Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonBuilding Lives FoundationTo transition 70 homeless veterans into their own independent, permanent residences, and provide wrap-around services so they become financially stable.
DavidsonCASA, Inc. (CASA Nashville)We recruit, train and support volunteers appointed by the Davidson County Juvenile Court to advocate for abused and neglected children.
DavidsonCatholic Charities of TennesseeTo assist low-income seniors in living independently at home by providing case management, transportation, healthy food, and supplemental healthcare needs.
DavidsonCentennial Park Conservancy To support free artist performances at Musicians Corner, an equitable, family-friendly concert series in Nashville’s historical Centennial Park.
DavidsonCenter for Nonprofit Management To increase leaders of color in nonprofit C-suite positions through professional development including CNM workshops, group coaching, and leadership training.
DavidsonCenterstone Mental Healthcare Access for our Middle Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Communities.
DavidsonCharis Ministries IncTo delivery of 600 boxes of food to Davidson County households to alleviate an immediate shortfall.
DavidsonCheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of ArtCheekwood’s Multicultural Celebrations feature diverse visual and performing artists, contributing to the vibrancy of Middle Tennessee’s community.
DavidsonChildren's Emergency Care AllianceCECATN has implemented a project to outfit every ambulance in TN with a pediatric safety transport device.
DavidsonChinese Arts Alliance of Nashville"Arts Connect Communities in May" uses the arts to bridge cultural gaps in Middle Tennessean communities during AAPI Heritage Month.
DavidsonChoosing Justice InitiativeFinancial assistance fund for indigent people to pay minor expenses associated with recovering from involvement in the criminal legal system.
DavidsonChristian Cooperative MinistryTo provide healthy and nutritional food, water and hygiene products for an average of 325 homeless individuals per month.
DavidsonColby's Army IncTo provide healthy food and nutrition information weekly to 65 men and women living in homelessness.
DavidsonCommunity Resource CenterTo provide period products for the 12,000 girls within Metro Nashville Public Schools who cannot otherwise afford these basic essentials.
DavidsonConexión Américas To provide ESL classes for 170 non-native English speaking adults so they can become more integrated into our community.
DavidsonCountry Music Hall of Fame and MuseumWords & Music is a curriculum-based lyric-writing program that creates opportunities for teachers and students to collaborate with Nashville songwriters.
DavidsonCrossroads CampusTo provide veterinary care, including spay/neuter surgery, and behavior/training support for the dogs and cats in our shelter program.
DavidsonCumberland Region TomorrowTo facilitate the region’s discussion on the most critical issues related to growth and development.
DavidsonCumberland River CompactTo provide Nashville teens the opportunity to engage in climate action through an annual summit and leadership development training.
DavidsonDay 7 IncTo provide 16 nonprofit staff members with a total of 120 counseling or coaching appointments in order to reduce burnout.
DavidsonDismas, Inc.Provide Welcome Backpacks for 150 residents that include clothing and toiletries and provide meals for the Basic Needs Pillar.
DavidsonEast Nashville Hope ExchangeTo strengthen the literacy of at-risk children in East Nashville and beyond (Davidson County).
DavidsonEdgehill Neighborhood PartnershipTo provide food and basic necessities not covered by government assistance programs to our low-income neighbors in South Nashville.
DavidsonEnd Slavery TennesseeTo provide holistic, long-term, trauma-informed, comprehensive aftercare to assist human trafficking survivors on their journeys towards healing.
DavidsonEPIC Girl Inc.To use screening and case management to recruit, retain and link 100 high risk girls to EPIC Girl's programs
DavidsonEvergreen Presbyterian Ministries dba Evergreen Life ServicesTo provide critical medicines to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities not reimbursed through insurance.
DavidsonFamily and 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 childcare and wraparound services to 27 low-income families participating in the Family Empowerment Program.
DavidsonFriends Life CommunityProvide access to the arts for 20 individuals with disabilities to be seen as equals in the art community.
DavidsonFriends of Metro DancePromote cross cultural relationships between African and American artists through artistic, educational exchanges from their cultures using music and dance.
DavidsonFriends of Shelby Park and BottomsTo remove invasive plant species from Shelby Park and Bottoms - restoring forest health, engaging volunteers, and educating the community.
DavidsonFriends of Warner ParksTo maintain and improve overall tree and forest health, enhance biodiversity, and encourage diverse wildlife habitat in the Warner Parks.
DavidsonFriendship HouseTo provide help for more women recovering from alcoholism through in-person and hybrid support for them and their families.
DavidsonFrist Art MuseumTo provide programs for Middle Tennessee teens that nurture creativity, develop leadership skills, and promote community through the visual arts.
DavidsonGalaxy Star Drug Awareness / Nashville PeacemakersProvide classes to 10 teen girls from North Nashville in the 7 areas of Home economics.
DavidsonGilda's Club Middle TennesseeTo provide free mental health support and counseling for those impacted by cancer in Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonGirl Scouts of Middle Tennessee IncTroop 6000 teaches girls experiencing homelessness practical life skills, provides mentoring, and helps overcome barriers to a healthy, productive lifestyle.
DavidsonGirls on the Run of Middle TennesseeGirls 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 provide professional development workshops for preK-12 teachers in multicultural arts integration to a cohort of approximately 30 teachers
DavidsonGlobal Outreach Developments InternationalTo provide video-based ELL courses focused on practical and cultural assimilation for approximately 70 immigrants and refugees in Davidson County.
DavidsonGuardianship and TrustsOur program provides court ordered services for indigent, abused, neglected and exploited seniors.
DavidsonHands On NashvilleTo train and equip 100 Disaster Volunteer Leaders to increase response capacity for future disasters
DavidsonHarmony Wildlife Rehabilitation CenterTo purchase specialized milk replacement formulas, seeds, food, and dietary supplements for injured and orphaned wild animals in our care.
DavidsonHealing Arts Project, Inc.To provide artistic programming to 495 adults experiencing mental illness and adults recovering from substance use.
DavidsonHispanic Family FoundationTo support the cultural dance instruction in Baila Folklorico for up to 20 low-income girls between 5-18 years.
DavidsonHomework HotlineTo provide 770 free one-on-one tutoring sessions to approximately 100 K-12 at-risk students/families from the 40 county CFMT region.
DavidsonHope Clinic for WomenProvide 700 medical visits for low-income, uninsured women, including 200 well-women, STD testing/Pap exams/birth control visits and 500 problem visits.
DavidsonInsight Counseling CentersProvide seven free mental health webinars and five in-person workshops for the public on depression, anxiety, grief, and aging issues.
DavidsonInspiritus, Inc. To provide access to art therapy that promotes social-emotional learning and healthy coping skills for 150 children in distressed communities.
DavidsonIntersectionTo connect new and expecting mothers with artists to create personal lullabies, strengthening well-being and connections with family and community.
DavidsonJazz EmpowersJazz Empowers will start and/or support jazz programs at 6 Middle TN schools for the 2022-2023 school year.
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 TN, Inc.Operating support for conducting adoption home studies, assisting with child placement and conducting post-placement supervision visits for the LGBTQ+ community
DavidsonJunior Achievement of Middle TennesseeClosing the wealth and opportunity gap to provide equitable access to experiential learning.
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 2700 hours interventional tutoring to under-resourced students with learning disabilities, predominantly Dyslexia.
DavidsonLegal Aid Society of Middle TN & the CumberlandsTo provide educational and informational brochures to victims of domestic and sexual violence regarding family law matters.
DavidsonLuke 14:12To provide 19,500 free, hot, nutritional, dinner-style meals to those experiencing homelessness and suffering from food insecurity in Nashville.
DavidsonMake Music NashvilleTo provide musical activities and education for children and their families in the Nashville area through unique interactive performances (NO INSTRUMENTS).
DavidsonMake-A-Wish Middle TennesseeMake-A-Wish Middle Tennessee grants life-changing wishes to children with critical illnesses.
DavidsonMartha O'Bryan CenterTo provide 300 K-8 students with dedicated out-of-school-time programming, including academic interventions, social-emotional workshops, and STEAM enrichment activities.
DavidsonMcNeilly Center for Children, Inc.To create an outdoor classroom where McNeilly preschool and pre-k children can participate in engaging, hands-on, motivating outdoor learning.
DavidsonMDHA Housing Trust CorporationTo improve workforce equity for 75 low-income individuals by removing employment barriers like record expunction and waiver of legal fees.
DavidsonMedical Foundation of Nashvilleto provide transportation to specialty healthcare appointments and healthy foods for low-income patients who are experiencing a healthcare crisis.
DavidsonMeharry Medical CollegeTo provide formula to high risk infants whose mothers engaged in substance use disorder treatment at the Rainbow program.
DavidsonMending Hearts, Inc.Providing Partial Hospitalization Program with individualized treatment therapy and coping resources to 125 women moving from addiction to long-term sobriety.
DavidsonMental Health America of the MidSouthTo support overhead, programmatic, and Spanish material translation costs to provide culturally competent services for unaccompanied minors in Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonMetro Nashville Chorus / Sweet Adelines InternationalShare the joy of 4-part a cappella harmony in the barbershop style with young singers in Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonMid-Cumberland Human Resource AgencyAniMeals provides pet food to homebound senior citizens not able to provide food for their beloved dogs, cats, and birds.
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 2023.
DavidsonMonroe HardingTo provide literacy training for 160 individuals through the Adult Basic Education component of education and job-readiness programs.
DavidsonMoves & Grooves INCTo support at-risk youth in our programming to build focus, foster character and leadership, and gain confidence.
DavidsonMusic for SeniorsTo provide 132 transformative live music experiences for older, under-resourced adults via Music for Seniors Outreach programming.
DavidsonMusicians On CallFacilitate programming at 6 hospitals and deliver transformative live-music programs at the bedside of 5,000 children, Veterans, and seniors.
DavidsonMy Bag My StoryTo provide 350 bags to children in foster care so they don't have to carry their belongings in trash bags
DavidsonNashville Adult Literacy CouncilTo teach reading, writing, and English-speaking skills to adults in Nashville.
DavidsonNashville Anti-Human Trafficking CoalitionTo perform 30 interventions and rescue women and children from the bondage of human trafficking and addiction.
DavidsonNashville BalletA full-evening, narrative ballet titled “Anthology”, inspired by Nashville history and lore, presented February 2023.
DavidsonNashville Cat RescueTo spay or neuter 1,200 cats so that they may be put up for adoption.
DavidsonNashville Children's AllianceTo reduce the trauma of child abuse by facilitating a multidisciplinary team to detect, investigate, prosecute and treat child abuse.
DavidsonNashville Children's TheatreTo provide funding for NCT's FY23 Teaching Artist of Color Training Program.
DavidsonNashville Coaching CoalitionTrain all coaches/educators in the metro school system with transformational leadership to be better mentors for kids. (mental/emotional health focus)
DavidsonNashville Conflict Resolution CenterThis grant supports NCRC in providing mediation services to more than 1,000 low-income participants, stabilizing their housing, family, and employment.
DavidsonNashville Diaper ConnectionTo provide “Diapers for Diplomas” support for 125 parenting-students enrolled in any of the four Middle Tennessee community colleges.
DavidsonNashville DolphinsTo provide life-saving learn-to-swim lessons to the Middle TN special needs community at no cost to the participant.
DavidsonNashville Film FestivalTo provide educational initiatives for 800 students across NashFilm’s Youth Education Initiatives in 2022/23.
DavidsonNashville General Hospital FoundationCreation of visual materials in English, Spanish and Arabic to improve patient understanding, compliance and management of hypertension complexities.
DavidsonNashville in HarmonyTo give LGBTQ+ youth the opportunity to build community and create social change in the form of a chorus.
DavidsonNashville International Center for Empowerment To provide 100 refugees and immigrants with $100 subsidies to file naturalization/Green Card applications with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration.
DavidsonNashville Jazz WorkshopEnhance the Jazz AM program for young children and families through adding additional performances and video streaming to serve more families; rebuild Jazz AM puppet set for greater visibility of musicians.
DavidsonNashville LaunchPadEmergency housing, food, transportation and other basic needs for young adults and those who are LGBTQIA+ and experiencing homelessness.
DavidsonNashville OperaTo support a continuing partnership between Nashville Opera and HBCUs that expands career pathways for Black artists.
DavidsonNashville Public Education Foundation To lead a professional learning series for teachers in MNPS schools to build their capacity to serve as college advocates
DavidsonNashville Public Television"Aging Matters" will focus on the major issues facing older adults with two documentaries: "Second Acts" and "Homelessness Among Older Adults."
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 FestivalMACBETH: an in-person educational touring production will visit individual schools and public venues with optional accompanying workshops.
DavidsonNashville Steam Preservation SocietyTo refurbish the throttle valve on the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis (NC&StL) railway steam locomotive No. 576.
DavidsonNashville Symphony AssociationTo provide free, high-quality instrument instruction and music education experiences to 2,480 students in Nashville.
DavidsonNashville Tools for SchoolsProvide classroom furnishings to MNPS teachers to enhance the learning environment of their students
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.
DavidsonNeedLink NashvilleTo provide emergency financial support and resource referrals to 40 single-parent families enabling them to remain in their homes, safe.
DavidsonNeighbor 2 NeighborTo build capacity to reach more residents and neighborhood organizations
DavidsonNeighborhood HealthTo increase access to retinal eye screening for 200 Hispanic or Latino patients with diabetes.
DavidsonNew Level Community Development CorporationTo provide housing counseling to over 200 families in Nashville seeking to find affordable homes and become stabile homeowners.
DavidsonNurses for Newborns of TennesseeTo prevent infant mortality, child abuse and neglect through home visitation by registered nurses.
DavidsonNurture the NextShort and long term, evidence based home visiting to 250 vulnerable Davidson County families in FY22-23,
DavidsonOasis Center, Inc.Oasis Center’s Just Us program offers a comprehensive spectrum of services to ensure LGBTQ youth feel safe, valued and empowered.
DavidsonOpen Table Nashville, Inc.OTN will provide outreach and housing services to including rental assistance and survival supplies to 2000 people experiencing homelessness.
DavidsonOperation Stand Down TennessseeTo provide career-supportive services to military Veterans and Veteran spouses, so as to enable them to achieve financial stability.
DavidsonOZ ArtsTo engage 4-5 teams of diverse Middle Tennessee artists in creating adventurous contemporary performances, premiered in a celebratory Festival format.
DavidsonPalmer Home for ChildrenTo provide essential personal/baby supplies for 15 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 dealing with chronic mental illness, homelessness, and/or addiction.
DavidsonPass The BeautyTo provide needed services & support for 50 women who have experienced domestic abuse, violence, poverty, and lack positive resources.
DavidsonPawster NashvilleTo expand capacity to provide Crisis Foster Care for 25 dogs and cats while their owners recover from temporary crisis.
DavidsonPENCILTo utilize PENCIL’s digital platform, PENCIL Me In, to link community members with Metro Nashville Public Schools through volunteerism.
DavidsonPeople Loving NashvilleWe provide transportation support for medical needs, housing navigation and paperwork, and employment opportunities for the unhoused and recently housed.
DavidsonPet Community CenterThe Community Cat Program will trap-neuter-return (TNR) 1,600 community cats in Davidson County.
DavidsonPlanned Parenthood of Tennessee and North MississippiThis grant will provide Spanish language sexual health education in Davidson county.
DavidsonPlant the SeedTo provide garden project kits and family classes to 325 students aged 5-10 and their families at MNPS Rosebank Elementary.
DavidsonPoverty and the Arts/Daybreak ArtsProvide 40+ adults impacted by homelessness access to artistic resources and a platform to earn income and increase economic mobility.
DavidsonProject ReturnTo 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.
DavidsonRebuilding Together NashvilleTo support home repairs and wraparound services for low-income homeowners in the high-need neighborhoods of Nashville.
DavidsonRejoice School of BalletRejoice empowers youth to realize their potential by training, nurturing, and celebrating dancers from diverse racial, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds.
DavidsonRenewal House, Inc.To provide gender-specific intensive outpatient addiction treatment for 90 women of low income, including specialized pregnant and postpartum women's programming.
DavidsonRenewedTo continue to provide life-changing programs and support groups for those who affected by eating disorders in our community.
DavidsonRescue 1 GlobalRescue 1 Global's long-term residential program, located in Middle TN, will provide holistic restoration to human trafficking victims.
DavidsonRest Stop Ministries, IncThrough trauma informed care, Rest Stop Ministries comprehensively restores survivors and works to stop the oppression of human trafficking.
DavidsonRetrieving IndependenceEnabling and supporting the training and placement of life-changing animals through the Retrieving Independence Training Academy (RITA) in 2023.
DavidsonRock The Street, Wall StreetTo provide 10 high school and college-level internships, job shadow opportunities, or entry-level positions to Middle Tennessee girls.
DavidsonRooftop FoundationTo provide rent or mortgage assistance for those facing a short term medical crisis.
DavidsonSafe Haven Family ShelterTo provide 80 customized literacy kits comprised of books based on interests and reading levels for youth experiencing homelessness.
DavidsonSecond Harvest Food Bank of Middle TennesseeTo provide equitable access to nutritious food for food-insecure children.
DavidsonSenior Citizens Inc dba FiftyForwardThrough care management, help adults 50+ access resources to meet needs, improve quality of life, and live safely and independently.
DavidsonSenior Ride Nashville, Inc.To provide transportation to over 400 older adults using contract driver to ensure program reliability 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 People To provide 300 mobile showers and loads of laundry to individuals living on the streets in encampments throughout Davidson County.
DavidsonSiloam HelathTo provide 83 culturally-sensitive, whole-person health care visits to uninsured, low-income immigrants in Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonSmall World YogaSmall World Yoga will provide 3,200 trauma-informed yoga, meditation, and mindfulness classes to underserved populations in Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonSociety of St. AndrewWe will gather good food that may have otherwise gone to waste and share it with hungry neighbors.
DavidsonSoles4Souls, Inc.To provide a new pair of athletic shoes to 1000 children experiencing homelessness in Middle Tennessee.
DavidsonSongwritingWith:SoldiersTo serve military veterans at a 3 day weekend songwriting retreat in Middle TN.
DavidsonSoutheast Community Capital dba Pathway LendingPathway Lending will provide training and business coaching to 250 entrepreneurs and capital infusions to 25 woman owned businesses.
DavidsonSouthern Word, Inc.To reach 760 youth participants out-of-school through virtual and in-person writing and music workshops.
DavidsonSpecial Olympics TennesseeTo provide fitness training and nutrition education to individuals with intellectual disabilities, many of which do not have access to.
DavidsonSt. Luke's Community HouseFunds will support our Mobile Meals program which provides fresh and frozen meals to seniors living in our community.
DavidsonStarlings NashvilleThe guiding concept of providing an opportunity for girls (ages 5 to 18) to participate regardless of their socioeconomic background.
DavidsonSTARS NashvilleTo provide equitable access to school-based, mental health counseling services.
DavidsonSupport and Training for Exceptional Parents dba TNSTEPTo provide young people with disabilities opportunities to increase skills, explore careers, create lasting friendships, and successfully transition into adulthood.
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 AmericaTFA will deliver a summer educational program that provides instructional hours to corps members and learning hours for MNPS students.
DavidsonTennessee Alliance for Kids When social workers identify the needs of children in foster care, TAK meets them through tangible items we call FosterLove.
DavidsonTennessee Alliance for Legal ServicesThe TALS Senior Legal Helpline will provide free, legal assistance to callers age 60+.
DavidsonTennessee Arts Academy FoundationTo rejuvenate and sustain over 100 educators at the second annual Tennessee Arts Academy Virtual Winter Retreat in early 2023.
DavidsonTennessee Breast Cancer CoalitionOur Emergency Access Fund provides financial assistance to Tennesseans facing dire financial struggles while undergoing active breast cancer treatment.
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 multi-cultural arts activities to over 2,000 children/families at spring and fall Tennessee Craft Fairs Kids' Tent, Nashville.
DavidsonTennessee Educators of Color AllianceTo provide leadership develop for aspiring teachers of color allowing them to be better prepared and retained for teaching profession.
DavidsonTennessee Environmental CouncilTo engage community volunteers in planting thousands of native trees in Middle Tennessee to improve our local environment.
DavidsonTennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC)Beginner and intermediate English classes that catapult adult immigrants toward conversational fluency needed for daily life.
DavidsonTennessee Innocence ProjectTo support wrongful conviction litigation for indigent Middle Tennesseans – ensuring justice for all means all.
DavidsonTennessee Justice CenterTo raise awareness of food insecurity in Tennessee and improve access to the food safety net programs for eligible families.
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 FoundationTennessee Kidney Foundation provides transportation assistance for End Stage Renal Disease patients with nowhere else to turn for lifesaving care.
DavidsonTennessee Lions Charities, Inc.To upgrade equipment and provide 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 Respite CoalitionTo provide volunteer opportunities, companionship, and support to older adults and their caregivers through a Senior Volunteer Program.
DavidsonTennessee Voices for VictimsTo translate "I'm A Victim. Now What?" video series into Spanish.
DavidsonThe Bridge Ministry, IncTo bridge the gap and meet the needs of kids and families experiencing food insecurity issues.
DavidsonThe Contributor, Inc.To completely furnish and equip apartments for 50 individuals coming out of chronic homelessness into housing independence.
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 support the economic empowerment and wellbeing of black and brown girls through entrepreneurship and leadership education.
DavidsonThe Family Center, Inc.Positive Parenting: multi-session, weekly parenting group program expanding to serve 35 teen parents at multiple Metro Nashville Public Schools.
DavidsonThe Heimerdinger FoundationTo provide immune-boosting nutrient rich meals to people facing cancer and their caregivers and nutrition education to teens and adults.
DavidsonThe Ladies of Charity of NashvilleTo assist us with funding to continue our food distribution program in Nashville.
DavidsonThe Mary Parrish CenterProviding survivors of interpersonal violence and their children safe, compassionate housing with individualized care that promotes healing, autonomy, and hope.
DavidsonThe Nashville Food ProjectTNFP’s Meals Program annually prepares and shares 100,000 scratch-made, nutritious meals alongside mission-aligned child and youth serving community partners.
DavidsonThe New Beginnings CenterTo empower women and teenage girls to improve their health trajectories through nutrition education, lifestyle coaching and strength training.
DavidsonThe Next DoorTo provide emergency transportation (420 rides) to treatment and to/from legal and medical appointments for low-income women dealing with addiction.
DavidsonThe Porch Writers' Collective"Immigrants Write" amplifies the literary voices of immigrants and refugees in Middle Tennessee by offering supportive/inclusive creative writing workshops.
DavidsonTheater BugTo engage 40 students in an original student-written theater production that addresses mental illness among youth, specifically dissociative identity disorder.
DavidsonThistle FarmsTo provide safe housing and physical, psychological, and financial healing to women survivors of commercial sexual exploitation and addiction.
DavidsonTN VoicesTo provide mental health workshops to at least 20 school teams and clubs.
DavidsonTravellers Rest Historic House Museum, Inc.To fund masonry work to preserve the historic smokehouse, enabling us to interpret historic lives, labor, and lifeways.
DavidsonUnited Cerebral Palsy of Middle TNTo provide a minimum 900 durable medical equipment and essential healthcare supplies to individuals with all types of severe disabilities.
DavidsonUnited Way of Greater Nashville Inc.Provide children, birth to five, with age-appropriate books to build a strong foundation for literacy proficiency and academic success.
DavidsonUrban Green Lab, Inc.To grow a culture of environmental justice learning in Nashville so all of us can thrive.
DavidsonUrban Housing Solutions, Inc.To establish an intergenerational community garden for 55 older residents of affordable housing and their neighbors in North Nashville.
DavidsonUrban League of Middle TennesseeTo provide wrap-around support services to women and men transitioning from the penal system back into society.
DavidsonVanderbilt UniversitySupport for audio book production of recent Vanderbilt University Press regional trade titles.
DavidsonW.O. Smith/Nashville Community Music SchoolA resident music camp for 45 low-income students.
DavidsonWags and WalksFor our Medical Program, as access decreases and expenses and euthanasia numbers continue to rise
DavidsonWalden's PuddleTo provide care/treatment to wildlife in need, with the goal of returning the rehabilitated animals back to the wild.
DavidsonWater WalkersUsing work experiences and life skills workshops, provide a life-changing, 46-week Youth Leadership Training Program for Edgehill neighborhood teens.
DavidsonWelcome Home MinistriesTo provide supported employment services for 135 clients seeking recovery in Welcome Home Ministries’ alcohol and drug recovery support program.
DavidsonWestminster Home ConnectionTo develop two new groups to do neighbor-helping-neighbor construction projects for older adults to age-in-place and preserve affordable housing.
DavidsonWFSK RadioTo provide outreach through music and fellowshipping to bring families to North Nashville to increase knowledge of jazz music.
DavidsonYMCA of Middle TennesseePurchase and implement valuable program enhancements for YCAP middle school programming benefiting vulnerable youth in Davidson, Williamson and Robertson Counties.
DavidsonYou Have the Power...Know How to Use It, Inc.To provide victim impact programming to incarcerated women or transitioning from incarceration at Davidson County Sheriff's Office facilities
DavidsonYoung Leaders CouncilTo implement improvements to existing training program and to provide enhanced educational and engagement opportunities for alumni and community partners.
DavidsonYouth VillagesTo provide critical needs and services for 20-30 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.
DavidsonBig Payback 2023To support The Big Payback 2023
DavidsonGivingMatters.comTo support the GivingMatters.com initiative
DavidsonNowPlayingNashvilleTo support the NowPlayingNashville initiative
DekalbCannon County Community For AnimalsTo spay and neuter 120 dogs and cats in neglected, abused, low-income, and/or fixed-income households in Cannon County.
DekalbDeKalb County Board of Education-Coordinated School HealthTo provide nonperishable food items on weekends and holiday breaks to approximately 200 DeKalb County students.
DekalbTN Tech University: Appalachian Center for CraftEmpower and enable high-school art educators to teach fine craft lessons in their own classrooms and provide them applicable resources.
DicksonCareNet Pregnancy Medical CenterThe purpose is to provide pregnancy/parenting education to clients and to communicate important information to their cell phones.
DicksonCASA of Dickson County serving Stewart CountyTo have funds dedicated for recruitment, training and case travel reimbursement of Advocates in Dickson and Stewart Counties.
DicksonCharlotte Fagan Community ChurchTo provide affordable, choral music education and enrichment to children and adults of all ages in Dickson and surrounding counties.
DicksonDickson Community ClinicDickson Community Clinic provides primary healthcare, laboratory, imaging studies and referral services for the uninsured of Dickson and surrounding counties.
DicksonDickson County Sheriff's OfficeHost Junior Sheriff's Academy for 20 middle-school students focusing on education and encouraging strong relationships between youth and law enforcement.
DicksonDrug Free Dickson CoalitionProvide substance misuse education to teen boys and girls in an interactive environment.
DicksonGovernor Frank G. Clement Railroad Hotel and Historical Museum Corporation Inc.To expand educational programming and resources to members of the community of all ages.
DicksonHumane Society of Dickson CountyTo provide healthcare and spay/neuter care for found, stray, lost, abused animals in Dickson County, TN
DicksonPromise Land Heritage (PLHA) AssociationTo provide a video documentary to accompany a traveling exhibition at Promise Land July 1 - August 13, 2023.
DicksonProverbs 12:10 Animal RescueTo provide free spay/neuter services for low-income residents within Dickson, Humphreys, Perry and Houston counties.
DicksonRenaissance PlayersTo modify existing community space to provide performance art opportunities and access in underserved population with paint and wall drapes.
DicksonThe Discovery School LibraryTo provide tshirts and rewards for school-wide reading initiative for KG through 5th grade students.
DicksonThe Quest Center For Arts and Community Development, Inc.Accessible, year-round, music education & youth development programs serving children and teens ages 10-18 living in rural, lower-income communities.
DicksonWilliam James Middle SchoolCreate a PBIS program to recognize students for meeting behavior expectations in and out of the classroom.
FranklinFranklin County Humane Society, dba Animal HarborTo provide routine and emergency vet care to 350 abandoned companion animals and place them into new loving homes.
FranklinGood Samaritan Ministries of Franklin County, Inc.Provide food boxes to local individuals and families in need that reside in Franklin County, TN.
FranklinZiggy's Tree Wildlife Rehabilitation CenterTo provide care for Tennessee's orphaned or injured native wildlife with the goal of returning them to their natural habitats.
HickmanHickman County Economic & Community Development AssociationHickman County Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free books to children from birth to age five.
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, IncWe will assist approximately 300 households twice a year with $175.00 when the need arises, while funds are available.
HumphreysHumphreys County Humane SocietyProvide no cost spay/neuter and rabies vaccinations for senior citizens and low-income residents for their owned pets. (cats and dogs)
JacksonGranville Museum, Inc.To preserve and showcase the cultural heritage of a riverboat town on the Cumberland River in the 1800's.
LawrenceKid's Place - A Child Advocacy CenterTo provide advocacy and support services to non-offending caregivers when there are allegations of severe child abuse in our communities.
LincolnHumane Society of Lincoln CountyTo provide the community with identification chips to be able to reunite lost pets with their owner.
LincolnSouthern Alliance for Animal Welfare/Lincoln Co.To provide spay/neuter surgery to dogs and cats belonging to low income families in Middle Tennessee.
MaconMacon Spay Neuter AssistanceMacon Spay Neuter Assistance will fix 334 cats and dogs with the proposed request for $10,000.00.
MaconStuff Helps IncSupplementing 8 different food outreach organizations in 3 middle TN counties with perishable items & materials to give away.
MauryBoys & Girls Clubs of South Central Tennessee (Maury Co)Provide 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, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking to heal from trauma.
MauryMaury County Senior Citizens, Inc.To provide emergency food boxes for Maury County low-income older adults aged 60 and over.
MauryMaury Regional Healthcare FoundationTo bridge the gap for at-risk women battling cancer by providing the support and resources needed during and after treatment.
MauryThe Well OutreachTo provide monthly protein sources to 600+ food-insecure families in Central Tennessee for up to seven months.
MauryWatershed Public TheatreProducing Romeo & Juliet to close WPT's 2022-23 season and as the final project of the Journeyman Troupe training program.
MontgomeryClarksville Area Urban MinistriesTo provide emergency hotel rooms for homeless individuals with health concerns & during extreme weather conditions.
MontgomeryGateway Chamber OrchestraTo stage a performance of Osvaldo Golijov's composition La Pasión según San Marcos for chamber orchestra, chorus, and soloists.
MontgomeryHabitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, TNTo build affordable housing for qualified, low-income families and individuals.
MontgomeryImagination Library of Montgomery CountyTo mail one high-quality, age-appropriate book monthly to the homes of children (birth to age 5) enrolled with Imagination Library.
MontgomeryLoaves and FishesExpand current human services program to twice monthly. Take lead in organizing event in place of acting host.
MontgomeryManna Cafe MinistriesTo provide at-risk children and low-income families access to nourishing food and nutrition education through experiential learning.
MontgomeryMt. Olive Cemetery Historical Preservation SocietyTo install seven signposts, 13 trail signs, and two commercial waste receptacles at Mt Olive Cemetery, honoring/preserving African American history.
MontgomeryRoxy Productions, Inc.To support production costs for the play TOMÁS AND THE LIBRARY LADY at the Roxy Regional Theatre in January/February 2023.
MontgomerySAFE Soldiers and Families EmbracedProvide free and confidential mental health counseling to Active Duty Service Members, Veterans, First Responders and their families.
Moore Motlow College FoundationTo provide emergency financial assistance to eligible students who have unmet financial need to help with educational expenses.
OvertonSpay/Neuter Incentive Program - Overton Co. (SNIP-OC)SNIP-OC is the only organization in Overton Co. that assists, financially, those in need in having their companion animals fixed.
OvertonThe Exchange Club/Stephens Center for the Prevention of Child AbuseTo provide in-home visits for parents at risk of abuse or neglect in Overton, Putnam, and Cumberland counties.
PickettGood Neighbors Theatre, Inc.To produce four community theatre productions in an effort to bring performing arts experiences to our local communities.
PickettPAWS of Dale HollowTo continue the feral cat program of trap, neuter, release and assist the community in spay/neuter of owned cats.
PutnamCRMC FoundationTo assist residents of the Upper Cumberland with medical or health needs not covered by insurance or partnering health-providers.
PutnamHumane Society of Putnam County Inc.To provide spay/neuter assistance for 1,500 animals (150 with this request) to end euthanasia as a means of population control.
PutnamPutnam County Senior CitizensTo improve the quality of life of those with Parkinson's disease through a non-contact, boxing-based fitness curriculum.
PutnamTennessee FFA Foundation, Inc.Support high school students as they complete science-based projects and experiments through the Future Farmers of America Agriscience Fair.
RobertsonTNKids Nutrition, Inc.To provide food bags on Fridays to students who have identified as food insecure by the school system.
RobertsonUnited Ministries Food BankWe are the Food Bank of Robertson County. Currently our food cost has increased along with operating expenses.
RutherfordAscension Saint Thomas Rutherford FoundationProvide Cancer Kids Care Kits with developmentally appropriate materials to children of cancer patients to reduce emotional and behavioral-related issues.
RutherfordBeesley Animal FoundationTo promote care and kindness to animals through affordable spay/neuter services, preventative care, and education about responsible pet ownership.
RutherfordBethany Christian Services of TNIncrease capacity for serving foster children by expanding investment in recruitment activities for domestic and short term immigrant foster parents.
RutherfordBoys & Girls Clubs of Rutherford CountyWe want to provide excellence, achievement and Academic Success in our Clubs for youth with staffing, incentives and advancement.
RutherfordCASA of Rutherford CountyTo recruit, train, and administratively support volunteers in Juvenile Court who advocate for children who have experienced abuse or neglect.
RutherfordChild Advocacy Center of Rutherford County, Inc.To help children and their non-offending family members heal from the trauma of child abuse and child sexual abuse.
RutherfordChildren's Museums Corporation of Rutherford County dba Discovery CenterTo provide a 4-month Artist-in-Residence program for a Tennessee artist and corresponding public programming for Discovery Center visitors
RutherfordCommunity Helpers Inc (The)to provide 1000 RC low-income households financial assistance: Rent, Utility, Medication during financial crisis.
RutherfordDomestic Violence Program, Inc.Provide Sexual Assault Forensic Exams and free supportive services assisting adult victims of sexual assault find hope, healing and recovery.
RutherfordDoors of HopeThe objective of this program is to provide wrap-around services to women who are in recovery from substance use addiction
RutherfordEthos Youth EnsemblesEthos provides musically enriching opportunities for student musicians (grades 2-12), the community, and area schools through weekly instruction and concerts.
RutherfordGreenhouse Ministries, Inc.To provide three mobile food pantries which will serve 1,000 Rutherford County families in 2023.
RutherfordJourneys in Community LivingThe Supported Living Program ensures our adults with disabilities stay in their own homes, which they either purchase or rent.
RutherfordMindful Care Adult Day ServiceTo preserve independence and prevent institutionalization for 19 cognitively impaired older adults, while providing support and respite for their caregivers.
RutherfordMurfreesboro City SchoolsTo provide therapeutic program equipment for initial setup of school-based center that supports de-escalation, skill-building, and re-entry into classroom setting
RutherfordMurfreesboro Cold PatrolTransitioning individuals experiencing chronic homelessness to permanent housing
RutherfordMurfreesboro Muslim Youth Inc.To engage youth in meeting the emergency food, housing, and utilities needs of 100 or more Murfreesboro residents.
RutherfordPortico, Inc.Provide parenting and life skills education and support for 50 young fathers experiencing unintended or untimely pregnancy.
RutherfordPossibility PlaceWe are requesting help with: Social Skills curriculum, Chromebooks, staff carts, consultant help for Strategic Planning and Board Development.
RutherfordPrevention Coalition for Successto increase peer support services in the Rutherford County Safe Baby Court program for parents struggling with substance use disorder
RutherfordRead To SucceedTo place contemporary and relevant books in the hands, hearts, and minds of adolescent Rutherford County Mid/High School students.
RutherfordRutherford County Area Habitat for HumanityTo provide insulation for the construction of affordable and permanent homes for low – moderate income families in Rutherford County.
RutherfordSalvation Army of Rutherford CountyOur Rutherford County Salvation Army Learning Pod and Resource Hub assists families with virtual learning support and basic household needs.
RutherfordSpecial Kids Therapy and Nursing CenterCamp Ability provides children with special needs ages 10 to 29 activities that enhance their skills and life experiences.
RutherfordStepping Stones Safe Haven, IncTo provide transportation, childcare, or medical co-pay assistance for shelter/case management clients seeking to achieve stability for themselves/their families.
RutherfordTennessee Fisher House Foundation IncProviding gratis lodging to families of Veterans undergoing treatment at the VA Murfreesboro or Nashville.
RutherfordTennessee Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra Association IncTo develop a musical program to introduce elementary students to the science of sound using STEAM to develop critical thinkers.
RutherfordThe Barnabas VisionProvide rental deposit assistance to approximately 29 households at risk of homelessness with an average assistance of $750 each.
RutherfordThe Center for the Arts, Inc.The Center for the Arts (CFTA) provides year-round performing arts programs and performance opportunities for youth in Rutherford County, Tennessee.
RutherfordThe Hope Station, Inc.To provide resources and assistance to single mothers in a crisis who do not qualify for governmental assistance.
RutherfordThe Journey HomeProvide meals 7 days each week to the homeless and disadvantaged in Rutherford County through The Journey Home's Community Cafe.
RutherfordUnited Way of Rutherford and Cannnon CountiesTo provide a new, age-appropriate book each month to children ages 0-5 at no cost to the families enrolled
RutherfordYou Can Make It Home Ownership Center, Inc.To provide homebuyer education and counseling for 200 low- and moderate-income families seeking to buy their first home.
Smith15th Judicial District Child Advocacy CenterCAC will provide a child friendly environment where abused children feel safe, supported, and feel believed during each child interviewed.
SmithSmith County Education Foundation - Imagination LibraryDolly Parton's Imagination Library is a free book gifting program dedicated to sharing a love of reading with children.
SmithSmith County HumaneTo provide spay/neuter and medically necessary services/treatments recommended by veterinarian or best practices for animals in need in Smith County.
StewartHumane Society of Dover-Stewart CountyProvide spay/neuters to 100 (or more) stray cats/kittens of Stewart County, and provide low-cost spay/neuter vouchers for 30 stray cats.
SumnerActors Point Theatre Company, Inc.Re-launch of the (post Covid) 4th Annual Sumner Plays Fine Arts Festival Shakespeare on the Lake!
SumnerBorderless Arts Tennessee15 young adults with disabilities to create a piece of art to celebrate the Boston Tea Party's 250th Anniversary
SumnerCommunity Life BridgeTo enhance the quality of life of our riders through affordable, assisted transportation.
SumnerGallatin CARESMeeting increasing food insecurity in the Sumner County community.
SumnerGallatin Shalom ZoneTo provide meals to local children during the summer and on weekends while they are not in school.
SumnerGrace Place Ministry IncTo assist program graduates moving to independent housing; including deposits, moving expenses, household items, and rent/utility assistance
SumnerHabitat for Humanity of Sumner CountyTo provide home repairs to vulnerable communities in Sumner County
SumnerHands of Hope Portland TN To provide food for Sumner County residents in need.
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.
SumnerPink ChristmasIncrease the number of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients with gift cards by 50%, for the Day of Diagnosis Program.
SumnerSalvus Center, Inc.To cover the cost of diagnostic tests for patients who require these tests to determine the cause of medical problems.
SumnerSumner County CASA. IncTo train and support 30 community volunteers that will advocate for abused and/or 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 CountyProviding expanded food options, cleaning supplies and hygienic supplies to those in need in Trousdale County.
TrousdaleFix TrousdaleHelp Trousdale County residents spay/neuter their dogs and cats.
WarrenPaul's Clinic, Inc.To subsidize the cost to sterilize 400 owned pets and community cats for low-income individuals.
WarrenWarren Arts FoundationTo present two musical productions that give performance opportunities to those who have been marginalized in our arts community.
WarrenWarren County Home Delivery Meals, IncTo provide hot meals daily for the elderly/handicapped of Warren County.
WayneCountry Road Animal RescueTo provide low cost or no cost spay/neuter options to owned animals and feral cat colonies.
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.
WhiteWhite County Humane SocietyTo provide financial assistance to 241 pet owners who could otherwise not afford to have their pets spayed or neutered.
WilliamsonBacklight ProductionsProduce an inclusive Broadway musical featuring artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities in lead roles alongside professional and youth performers.
WilliamsonBridges of Williamson County dba Bridges Domestic Violence CenterTo provide specific assistance to domestic violence victims in the form of prescriptions, physical and mental healthcare, diapers, certificate replacements.
WilliamsonBrightstoneTo provide the best healthcare possible for adults with special needs through educational programs and comprehensive wellness and fitness activities.
WilliamsonEducareTo provide substance abuse treatment to approximately twenty-five individuals that reside in "crisis" counties within the new 32nd Judicial District.
WilliamsonFriends of Williamson County Animal Center/Williamson Animal Services Inc. Provide spay/neuter services for 750 community pets at no cost to owners who pre-qualify based on household income.
WilliamsonGentry's Education Center at the Store Front, Inc.Provide counseling interventions and academic support for 35 at-risk families and their children (60 children) using 2Gen approaches.
WilliamsonGraceWorksTo provide rent and utility bill assistance allowing 6 families to avoid eviction and 31 families avoid utility disconnection
WilliamsonHabitat for Humanity Williamson-MauryProvide home repairs for 10 low-income residents, emphasis on the elderly and disabled, allowing them to safely age in place.
WilliamsonHard Bargain AssocationTo provide repairs on the homes of 22 low-income and elderly residents in the Hard Bargain neighborhood.
WilliamsonHarpeth ConservancyFinal development and launch of Tennessee River Watch: a water quality forecast that alerts the public when conditions are dangerous.
WilliamsonHealing Housing, Inc.To provide Healing Housing residents with 33 therapeutic workshops and 2 learning sessions focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
WilliamsonHeaven Can Wait Animal Rescue and SanctuaryTo provide 1/2 of the veterinary and medication costs for the care of 13 sanctuary dogs.
WilliamsonHeritage Foundation of Williamson County, TNProduce a county-wide GIS Historic and Cultural Resource Survey, which will digitally map and record all historic and cultural resources.
WilliamsonHigh Hopes, Inc.To provide PROMPT training to 14 speech therapists. They will master a multidisciplinary approach to treating speech disorders.
WilliamsonJordan Thomas FoundationProviding support for children living with limb differences including access to prostheses, social/emotional support and mentorship opportunities.
WilliamsonMy Friends House Family and Children ServicesTo provide a therapeutic and educational support services for 25 young men in Williamson County that are in State custody.
WilliamsonOwl's Hill Nature SanctuaryRestoring our Butterfly Garden to provide a habitat for pollinators, including the endangered Monarch Butterfly.
WilliamsonPeople For AnimalsTo provide financial assistance to pet owners in need for 5,000 spay/neuter surgeries for cats/dogs in 2023.
WilliamsonSnooty Giggles Dog RescueTo provide medical care (including spay/neutering) and foster homes for approx 25 rescue dogs/month transitioning from shelter to forever homes.
WilliamsonStudio Tenn Theatre CompanyStudio Tenn's cabarets are designed to give audiences intimate concert performances with some of their favorite Broadway and local talent.
WilliamsonTennessee Medical FoundationTo maintain and continue offering our online, free, anonymous mental health screening tool for struggling Tennessee health professionals.
WilliamsonThe Arc Williamson CountyA workshop using visual art projects to facilitate exploring participants feelings and emotions regarding current events and social problems.
WilliamsonThe Gift of SongTo provide a free musical-theatre program to youth ages 7-18.
WilliamsonThe Refuge Center for CounselingTo provide sliding fee scale mental and emotional healthcare for children, teens and their families facing the mental health crisis.
WilliamsonTucker's HouseTo create safer, more accessible homes and environments for children and young adults with disabilities.
WilliamsonViable Inc.To connect survivors of abuse in the state of Tennessee into meaningful employment opportunities using an innovative trauma-informed approach.
WilliamsonWaves, Inc.To provide a safe and dignified space for changing and therapy for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
WilliamsonWilliamson County CASA Providing a "survival" bag to kids that are aging out of DCS, discharged from residential treatment, or waiting foster placement.
WilliamsonWilliamson County Homeless AllianceTo provide an emergency shelter; a safe place to stay with love, a meal, a shower, and a bed.
WilsonAudience of One ProductionsTo provide real world experience for artists and students through the use of live orchestration during our summer production
WilsonCedar Senior CenterProvide a nutritious cost-effective meal with a safe and friendly environment for seniors.
WilsonCharis Health CenterDeliver quality, compassionate healthcare and health education to those without health insurance.
WilsonCompassionate Hands, Inc.To provide basic resources that enable unhoused Wilson County neighbors to be safe and to secure stable income and housing.
WilsonEaster Seals TennesseeTo provide funds to partially cover the cost of activities for participants in our Adult Day Services Program, Lebanon, Tennessee.
WilsonEmpower Me CenterTo provide activity supplies and equipment for six weeks of EMC’s Summer Day Camp for individuals with special needs.
WilsonFUTURO IncWe are writing to request a grant for $5,000 to reinvigorate chapters across colleges in MidTN for retention/recruitment.
WilsonGreen InterchangePlanting trees in a highway interchange and near a waterway for a healthier community, economy, and quality of life.
WilsonHEAR NashvilleTo provide hearing aids for 10 low-income adults in the middle Tennessee area.
WilsonLantern Lane FarmProviding families access to mental health wellness through affordable counseling services by certified professional counselors, along with free childcare services.
WilsonMid-Cumberland Community Action AgencyTo provide essential food, hygiene, and laundry service to 150 homeless families and individuals in our 7 county service area.
WilsonMt. Juliet West Wilson Co Senior Citizens Service CenterFunds to continue Ballroom Dance Therapy Program
WilsonNew Leash on Life (Humane Association of Wilson Co, Inc.)To provide 250 spay/neuter surgeries for owned dogs/cats and community cats in need.
WilsonThe Joe Beretta FoundationTo provide emergency housing for medically homeless heart failure patients receiving treatment at Nashville Hospitals.
WilsonWilson Books from BirthTo provide free Imagination Library books to Wilson County's preschool children to foster a love of learning and reading.
WilsonWilson County Black History CommitteeTo install HVAC system in Pickett Chapel under national historic preservation standards for 1827 building for restoration as museum.
WilsonWilson County Civic League, Inc.To provide a much-needed community based, one-on-one, tutoring service to disadvantaged children in kindergarten through sixth grade in Wilson County.

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