Thanks to its generous supporters and volunteers, The Women’s Fund has made grants of more than $1.6 million to nonprofit organizations providing a range of services to support women and girls throughout Middle Tennessee. The Women’s Fund is committed to continue growing our endowment and grantmaking capability for the benefit of countless women and girls throughout Middle Tennessee.
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The following 40 Grantees received a total $185,600 in our 2018-19 discretionary grant cycle.

A Step Ahead Foundation of Middle Tennessee Inc.: To provide free long-acting reversible contraception to 88 mothers under 25 years old by partnering with local health clinics.

Advocates for Women’s and Kids’ Equality (AWAKE) Inc.: To expand an educational opportunity for healthy relationships and finances to serve young women across middle Tennessee.

Amelia’s Closet: To provide a mobile outreach service, in addition to our storefront operation, to assist women with transportation barriers.

Center of Hope: To provide therapeutic counseling to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking & human trafficking.

Community Homeless Outreach & Support/The Brooks House: BH provides preventive and corrective physical/dental/vision exams/medications for residents as intake processing and follow-up treatment in preparation for workforce entry.

Domestic Violence Program, Inc.: Provide a Mobile Sexual Assault Nurses Exam (SANE) program to improve sexual assault services in community and provide 50 exams.

End Slavery Tennessee: To provide intensive and full spectrum aftercare services for 200 human trafficking survivors.

Epic Girl, Inc.: To use screening and case management to recruit, retain and link 200 girls in detention to EPIC Girl’s programs.

Faith Family Medical Center: To provide 68 comprehensive, quality, primary health care visits to women in Davidson County who are uninsured or underinsured.

Families in Crisis, Inc.: To provide services to survivors of domestic/sexual violence by providing them with resources to become safe, independent, healthy and self-sufficient.

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee, Inc.: Troop 6000 provides traditional Girl Scout Troop experiences in several troop locations to homeless girls in Davidson County.

Girls on the Run of Middle Tennessee: To provide 113 girls from low income families the opportunity to participate in a life changing research-based character development program.

Haven of Hope: To provide enhanced domestic and sexual violence victim services in undeserved rural counties through case management, counseling, and housing assistance.

Healing Housing, Inc.: To provide a safe home and supportive services for 14 underprivileged women in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.

Hope Clinic for Women: To provide well-women, STD testing/Pap exams for 40 low-income, underserved women who would otherwise not have access to care.

Matthew Walker Health Center: To provide screening mammograms for uninsured women in Clarksville and Smyrna.

Middle Tennessee Fund for Women and Girls: To provide salary negotiation training to working women from Middle Tennessee at sites located in Rutherford County and Davidson County.

Miriam’s Promise: To provide assistance for basic needs to low-income moms during crisis pregnancies while providing pregnancy counseling free of charge.

Nashville Diaper Connection: The “No Child Wet Behind” program provides baby diapers to mos that otherwise might not have them.

NeedLink Nashville: To help 30 low-income women who are pregnant or have newborn babies under 6-months avoid homelessness and/or utility disconnection.

Nurses for Newborns of Tennessee: To prevent infant mortality, child abuse and neglect through home visitation by registered nurses.

Pathway Lending (Southeast Community Capital Corporation): Provide small business skills through classes, counseling and mentorships that builds financial empowerment for 250+ disadvantaged women and their families.

Play Like a Girl!: To provide access to STEM education in a sports context for 150 rising ninth grade girls from low-income households.

Rejoice School of Ballet: Rejoice Ballet empowers youth by training, nurturing and celebrating dancers from diverse racial, socioeconomic, cultural and developmental backgrounds.

Renewal House, Inc.: To provide trauma-informed, gender-specific intensive outpatient addiction treatment for 70 low-income women, including specialized programming for pregnant and postpartum mothers.

Rest Stop Ministries, Inc.: Providing long-term residential restorative care to adult female survivors of sex trafficking in a trauma-informed community of holistic healing support.

Saint Thomas Health Foundation: To bring life-saving screening mammography to 72 uninsured/underserved women in Bedford, Coffee, and Warren Counties through a mobile mammography outreach.

Sexual Assault Center: To provide therapy and support for 24 low-income girls under 18 years old, affected by sexual assault/abuse.

Starlings Nashville: To provide a program that will encourage leadership skills for underserved youth ages 5-18.

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Early Childhood Education: To provide four one-year scholarships to four children ages 6-weeks to 4 years for safe quality early childhood education.

The F.I.N.D. Design: To provide programming for 75 Antioch girls that focus on healing and restoring relationships with one’s self, community and police.

The Hope Station, Inc.: To provide rental and utility assistance to single working mothers with minor children in Davidson and Rutherford Counties.

The Mary Parrish Center: To help defray the costs of healthcare, legal costs, food, and other essential emergency needs for our residents.

The New Beginnings Center: To provide 130 low-income women with 9,360 hours of wellness coaching that improves physical fitness, health and quality of life.

The Next Door: To provide addiction treatment services for all adult women.

Thistle Farms, Inc.: To provide housing, healthcare, and job training to 29 women survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addiction.

Wings Of Courage: To provide escape bags for all victims of domestic violence in Nashville/ Middle Tennessee.

Women Are Safe: To improve the safety of children and adults who receive services at our Domestic Violence Outreach Office.

You Have the Power… Know How to Use It, Inc.: To support existing prevention programs on child sexual abuse, bullying, acquaintance rape, domestic violence, human sex trafficking, and elder abuse.

YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee: To provide safety, housing, and case management to promote healing and self-sufficiency in 500 victims of domestic violence.