Updates On Tornado Recovery and Stories of Our Grantees

CFMT Grantee: Feeding North Nashville Tornado Survivors Continues for Project Connect Nashville

CFMT Grantee: Feeding North Nashville Tornado Survivors Continues for Project Connect Nashville

Project Connect Nashville was founded in 2013 to bring hope to the hurting community of Madison (just a few minutes north of Nashville). Project Connect Nashville exists to help disconnected and vulnerable men, women, and their families build relationships with others who will encourage and guide them, providing assistance when ...
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Westminster Home Connection Tackles Tasks of Rebuilding After Tornadoes

Westminster Home Connection begins by asking “What does it take for this person to age in place safely at home and with dignity?” The nonprofit provides critical repairs, mobility modifications, and sort-pack-move services. Westminster Home Connection was founded after the devastating 2010 Nashville flood. With one construction supervisor, various subcontractors, ...
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CFMT Announces 14 Additional Tornado Recovery Grants; $5.7M to nonprofits to date

CFMT Announces 14 Additional Tornado Recovery Grants; $5.7M to nonprofits to date

And the rebuilding continues. The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee announces 14 additional grants totaling more than $1.2 million — $1,274,091 —to area nonprofits and organizations helping those affected by the deadly and destructive tornadoes of March 3. The Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund advisory committee approved several grants in ...
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Davidson County Long-Term Recovery Group: What We’ve Done and Where We’re Going

Focus Remains on Identifying, Helping Tornado Survivors as Rebuild Efforts Launch In neighborhood after unlucky neighborhood in Davidson County, including North Nashville and Germantown, East Nashville, Donelson and Hermitage, telltale signs remind you of the death and destruction caused by Tennessee’s tornadoes in early March. Blue tarp substitutes for a ...
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Nashville Diaper Connection

CFMT Grantee: Tornadoes, Pandemic Don’t Dampen Nashville Diaper Connection’s Efforts

The nonprofit organization Nashville Diaper Connection was launched in June 2013 by Doug Adair and strives to ensure that every baby in Davidson County has enough diapers to stay clean, dry and healthy. It has received $45,000 in grants from the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund. Nothing like tornadoes and ...
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CFMT Grantee: Affordable Housing Resources Stays on Tornado-Relief Course

‘This Has Dissolved into Disaster at the National Level’ Since forming more than 30 years ago, Nashville-based nonprofit organization Affordable Housing Resources, Inc. (AHR) has been laying the foundation for successful home ownership for Middle Tennessee’s workforce. The organization creates affordable housing and strong neighborhoods in 40 Middle Tennessee counties ...
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6 Months After the Tornadoes, Midstate’s Recovery Continues

CFMT Releases Report to the Community; Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund Makes 8 new grants Thursday, Sept. 3 marks six months since a series of tornadoes swept through Tennessee, leaving behind a path of death and destruction. The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee released a six-month report to the community ...
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CFMT Grantee: ‘To Act in the Relief of Human Suffering’

For decades, UMCOR Arrives After Disaster Strikes Responding to disasters has been a part of the mission of the United Methodist Church long before “United” was added to “Methodist Church.” Under its original name, The Methodist Committee on Overseas Relief (MCOR) was founded in 1940 by the Bishop Herbert Welch ...
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CFMT Grantee: When Disasters Strike, It’s Nice to Know CRC Has The Necessities of Life Covered

Nashville-based Community Resource Center (CRC) serves more than 100 nonprofit agencies, providing them with new household goods, bedding, kitchenware, cleaning supplies, clothing and personal hygiene items for their clients in need. Its agencies represent a diverse client base that includes at-risk children, disadvantaged seniors, victims of domestic violence, refugees resettling ...
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CFMT Grantee: ‘It Takes a Village, and a Village Nashville was’

Founded in 1991 by Hal Cato, Hands On Nashville’s mission is to meet community needs through volunteerism. Today, HON connects thousands of volunteers of all ages to more than 300 service projects each month. The HON AmeriCorps Program is made possible through generous support from Volunteer Tennessee and The Dan ...
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CFMT Tornado Recovery

CFMT Announces 4 Additional Tornado Recovery Grants; $3.7M total to date

And now comes the rebuilding. The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee announces four additional grants totaling $227,000 to area nonprofits and organizations helping those affected by the deadly and destructive tornadoes of March 3. The Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund advisory committee approved the latest round of grants last week ...
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Out of the Storms Came a Beautiful Rainbow Called Recover Wilson

Recover Wilson represents a coordinated effort for tornado recovery in Wilson County, comprising churches and other nonprofit groups in Mt. Juliet, Lebanon and other communities. Few Middle Tennesseans know the long haul of disaster recovery more than Regina Girten. Girten, outreach pastor at Providence United Methodist Church in Mt. Juliet, ...
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