Updates On Grant Distributions and Stories of Our Grantees

CFMT Grantee: Purple Heart Honoree Goes “Around the Clock” to Keep Fellow Vets Connected

CFMT Grantee: Purple Heart Honoree Goes “Around the Clock” to Keep Fellow Vets Connected

Operation Stand Down Tennessee (OSDTN) provides and connects Veterans and their families with comprehensive resources focused on transition, employment, housing, benefits, peer engagement, volunteerism and connection to the community. Engage. Equip. Empower. The organization has received a $50,000 grant from the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund of The Community Foundation ...
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Tornado rebuild

CFMT Deploys 11 New Tornado Relief Grants; Additional Opportunity to Support Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee announces 11 additional grants this week totaling $287,500 to area nonprofits and organizations helping victims affected by the deadly tornadoes of March 3. The Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund advisory committee approved the latest round of grants focused on immediate relief efforts — food, ...
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CFMT Grantee: Cookeville Hospital Shoulders Patient Costs for Tornado Victims

The Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation was established in 2005 as a separately governed, nonprofit affiliate of Cookeville Regional Medical Center committed to bettering our community. Recognized nationally by several organizations for its patient care over the past several years, city-owned Cookeville Regional Medical Center is proud to be the regional ...
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Gideons Army

CFMT Grantee: Gideon’s Army mobilizes its neighborhood troops

Gideon’s Army is a community-based, grassroots organization that uses restorative justice programs to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline through social activism by children, families, and the community. Its programs address school-push-out, youth violence, policing, and juvenile justice. Based in North Nashville, the organization to date has received $115,000 in grants from ...
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Tornado Rebuild

CFMT Deploys 15 New Tornado Relief Grants; Child Care Centers Getting Help Statewide

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee announces 15 additional grants this week totaling $592,000 to area nonprofits and organizations helping victims affected by the deadly tornadoes of March 3. The Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund advisory committee approved the latest round of grants focused on immediate relief ...
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CFMT Grantee: Backfield in Motion trying to keep things ’normal’

Backfield in Motion is a nonprofit organization in East Nashville focusing on education through mastery of literacy and numeracy skills of at-risk youth that leads to a high school diploma, a foundation for higher education, and the on-job skills needed to enter the world of work, while using athletics as ...
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CFMT Grantee - Second Harvest Food Bank

CFMT Grantee: Second Harvest Makes Urgent Appeal for Donations

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee opened its doors in 1978 with commitment from several community leaders. The purpose of the organization was to provide a central distribution center for companies, groups, and individuals who wished to help provide food for hungry people in Middle Tennessee. Second Harvest Food ...
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CFMT Deploys 25 New Tornado Relief Grants

CFMT Deploys 25 New Tornado Relief Grants

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee announces 25 additional grants this week totaling $904,600 to area nonprofits and organizations on the ground helping victims affected by the deadly tornadoes of March 3. The latest grants approved by the advisory committee are focused on food, shelter, basic necessities, ...
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Tornado Response - News 2

CFMT Deploys 2nd Round of First Responder Grants for Tornado Relief

$1.225M from Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund Impacts 39 Nonprofits; Advisory Board Set Nashville, Tenn. — The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has announced a second round of initial grants from the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund, with eight additional nonprofits receiving grants for tornado relief efforts throughout affected communities ...
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Updates - CFMT Tornado Response

CFMT Deploys Initial Grants to 27 Nonprofits For Tornado Relief

Donors Pledge More Than $6.5 Million for Tornado Recovery Nashville, Tenn. — The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee announced that 18,000 plus donors have pledged more than $6.5 million to the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund, with initial grants going to 27 area organizations and nonprofits throughout affected communities. The Fund ...
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