Gifts to aid flood survivors in Humphreys, Dickson, Houston and Hickman counties
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT) has activated the Tennessee Emergency Response Fund to help those impacted by Saturday’s heavy rains that flooded homes and roads in Humphreys, Dickson, Houston and Hickman counties.
Severe flooding in Middle Tennessee prompted the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to activate its emergency operations
Gifts that were made to the Tennessee Emergency Response Fund provides help to those impacted by the severe storms and flooding.
Grants from the Fund provide funding to nonprofits and faith-based organizations with boots on the ground assisting flood survivors with their immediate needs. These services include direct financial assistance, food, temporary housing, debris clean-up, animal sheltering and counseling and mental health services. Funding is also provided to organizations helping with survivors’ long-term recovery needs such as FEMA registration help, insurance mediation, legal aid, and the repairing and rebuilding of homes.
Donations go back out to into our community, meaning The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee does not take any fees from gifts made to this Fund, with the exception of the fees incurred from the credit card companies.August Flood 2021 - Resources For Survivors How CFMT Disaster Grantmaking Works
About The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
The Community Foundation exists to promote and facilitate giving in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee and beyond. It does this by accepting gifts of any size from anyone at any time and by empowering individuals, families, companies, nonprofits, and communities to respond to needs and opportunities that matter. The Community Foundation works with people who have great hearts, whether or not they have great wealth, to craft solutions that reflect the intentions and goals of their charitable endeavors. For more information, call 615-321-4939 or visit www.cfmt.org.