General Grant Recipients 2014

Jan.1 through Dec. 31, 2014. Latest grants are listed first.

Tennessee Association of Blind Athletes, $1,000
Support for facilitated board workshops to discuss strategic planning, fundraising and budgeting. Paid 12/16/2014.

Tennessee State University Foundation, $3,000
Support for the 2015 Social Equity Leadership Conference in Nashville in June. Paid 12/16/2014.

Supreme Court of Tennessee, $5,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for the SCALES program educating school children about the Tennessee Justice system. Paid 11/24/2014.

Serve & Protect, $3,000
To help meet immediate operating expenses of this agency serving front-line law enforcement and emergency service personnel. Substantial support from others is expected in early 2015. Paid 11/18/2014.

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, $25,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for efforts to develop shared services among childcare organizations in Nashville and statewide. Paid 11/13/14.

Nashville Chamber Public Benefit Foundation, $5,000
Support for the economic development effort of Partnership 2020 during the coming year. Paid 11/13/2014.

Hope Clinic for Women, $20,000
Support through the Ansley Fund to help repair and improve the 100-year-old building that houses the clinic. Paid 10/31/2014.

Family & Children's Service, $60,000
To help coordinate Middle Tennessee efforts to enroll people in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Paid 10/30/2014.

Fannie Battle Day Home, $10,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for general operations. Paid 10/30/2014.

Ladies Hermitage Association, $100,000
To build out a new exhibit within the Visitor Center, its first comprehensive revamp in 25 years. Paid 10/27/14.

Salvation Army, $100,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for equipment to help re-establish the organization's thrift store operations in Middle Tennessee. Paid 10/27/14.

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, $1,300,000
Fourth and final payment totaling $5,161,275 in 2014 to subsidize operations. Paid 10/15/2014.

Nashville Children's Alliance, $20,000
Emergency grant through the Ansley Fund to replace forensic recording equipment used to interview children who have been abused. Paid 10/14/2014.

Open Table of Nashville, $10,000
To distribute backpack beds as part of outreach efforts involving multiple organizations serving homeless people. Paid 10/14/2014.

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, $10,000
To help set up a fund to provide emergency relief to nonprofit employees experiencing personal tragedies. Paid 9/30/2014.

Tennessee Healthcare Campaign, $10,000
To provide an on-line tool through which Tennessee consumers can schedule appointments for help in enrolling in health insurance. Paid 9/30/2014.

Vanderbilt University, $5,000
To support the School of Science and Math, an accelerated program for local high school students.Paid 9/30/2014.

Center for Nonprofit Management, $25,000
To support a partnership with the National Center for Social Entrepreneurship to help Nashville nonprofits develop new revenue streams. Paid 8/28/2014.

Friends of Kellytown, $15,000
To help buy a historic seven-acre tract at Old Hickory Boulevard and Hillsboro Pike to be turned over to Metro Parks for education in  Native American culture. Paid 9/16/2014.

Conexion Americas, $5,000
To buy laptop computers and other technology for use by staff assisting young immigrants. Paid 8/28/2014.

Real Families Real MOMS of East Nashville, $3,000
To buy equipment and technology to be used in an entrepreneurial program to help single mothers. Paid 8/28/2014.

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Inc., $1,300,000
Third of four anticipated payments totaling $5,161,275 in 2014 to subsidize operations. Paid 8/15/2014.

Nashville Zoo, Inc., $2,000,000
Toward a $160 million capital campaign to expand zoo exhibitions and infrastructure. Paid 8/15/2014.

Hands on Nashville, $100,000
To develop software to match volunteers with agencies in a project designed to be shared with volunteer programs nationwide. Paid 7/28/2014.

Nashville Public Television Council, $75,000
To produce 15 new Art Quest spots to air on the web and public television. These would add to the 33 already produced in collaboration with the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. Paid 7/28/2014.

YMCA of Middle Tennessee, $10,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for Camp Widjiwagan. Paid 6/26/2014.

Tennessee Justice Center, Inc., $25,000
For development of software for use by nonprofits and volunteers to determine whether and how Tennesseans are eligible for TennCare. Paid 6/12/2014.

Operation Stand Down Nashville, $125,000
First of two payments totaling $250,000 to help the agency buy and renovate the building it now rents. Paid 6/3/2014.

Tennessee Health Care Campaign, $6,885
To purchase tablets, printers and projectors to equip three volunteer teams to enroll Tennesseans in insurance newly available under the Affordable Care Act. Paid 5/29/2014.

Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation, $10,000
To help preserve the West Meade Waterfall, part of a proposed ecological corridor that connects Radnor Lake, Warner Parks, Bell's Bend and Beaman Park. Paid 5/29/2014.

The Arc of Tennessee, $14,800
To collaborate grant with the ARC of Tennessee, Building Great Communities and the Disability Law and Advocacy Center to adopt a cloud-based email platform. Paid 5/29/2014.

Country Music Foundation, $200,000
Fourth of five equal payments toward a $1 million grant to support a major expansion at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Paid 5/15/2014.

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Inc., $1,300,000
Second of four anticipated payments totaling $5,161,275 in 2014 to subsidize operations. Paid 5/15/2014.

Nashville Public Radio, $25,000
Unrestricted support for Nashville's public radio station. Paid 4/29/2014.

Men of Valor, $10,000
Support through the Ansley Fund to buy tools for use in the agency's lawn care business that puts ex-offenders to work. Paid 4/28/2014.

Teach for America, $100,000
Support for the TFA program for the 2014-15 academic year beginning June 1, 2014.  Paid 4/28/2014.

World Relief Inc./Nashville, $50,000
Support through the Ansley Fund to help connect work-qualified immigrants, especially those with professional backgrounds, to jobs. Paid 4/28/2014.

Nashville Shakespeare Festival, $21,500
To buy various sound equipment and equipment to allow flexible expansion of the performance arena as needed. Paid 4/15/2014.

NeedLink Nashville, $50,000
Support through the Ansley Fund to help Nashvillians facing short-term financial crises. Paid 4/15/2014.

Nashville Classical Charter School, $10,000
To purchase 30 Chromebooks and accessories for use in classrooms at this new charter school. Paid 3/31/2014.

Cottage Cove, $20,000
Support through the Ansley Fund to buy and and renovate a building in Madison to serve as a satellite location for the child care center. Paid 3/13/2014.

Hands on Nashville, $25,000
General support for 2014. Paid 3/13/2014.

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, $1,261,275
First of four anticipated payments totaling $5,161,275 in 2014 to subsidize operations. Paid 3/3/2014.

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, $10,000
To help underwrite a 24-hour promotion of charitable giving called "The Big Payback," taking place in May 2014. Paid 2/13/2014.

Center for Nonprofit Management, $150,000
General support of $110,000, Match Grant funding of $25,000, and administrative support totaling $15,000 for the annual Awards of Achievement. Paid 2/6/2014.

Community Resource Center, $35,000
General support of Nashville's in-kind gift clearinghouse for 2014. Paid 2/6/2014.

Enroll America, $1,500
To underwrite an effort to teach individuals how to enroll citizens in insurance offered through the Affordable Care Act. The training event was held in February. Paid 2/61/2014.

The Next Door, $100,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for a capital campaign to relocate operations from downtown to Charlotte Avenue area, a move that would double service capacity. This is the final payment on a grant totaling $250,000. Paid 2/6/2014.

United Way of Metropolitan Nashville, $50,000
Support for the 2013 United Way campaign, with $25,000 coming from the Ansley Fund and $25,000 from The Frist Foundation. Paid 2/6/2014.

American Red Cross of Nashville, $27,600
To upgrade audio-visual equipment used mainly for volunteer training, and to buy new computer equipment for use by volunteers and staff. Paid 1/28/2014.

Project Return, Inc., $25,000
To buy a 12-passenger van to transport ex-offenders participating in the agency's PRO Employment social enterprise. Paid 1/28/2014.

Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services, $65,100
Support through the Ansley Fund for a comprehensive, statewide study of the legal needs of low-income and homeless Tennesseans. Paid 1/28/2014.

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, $20,000
Support for Giving Matters in 2014. Paid 1/7/2014.

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, $5,000
Support for Nashville's Agenda for 2014. Paid 1/7/2014.

Fifty Forward, $100,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for a $4 million capital campaign to upgrade physical facilities, purchase new equipment and bolster cash reserves.This is the final payment on a $200,000 grant. Paid 1/7/2014.

Leadership Nashville Foundation, $7,500
General support for 2014. Paid 1/7/2014.

Salvation Army, $50,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for a three-year demonstration project to integrate various Salvation Army services into a case management approach to clients. This was the second of three payments toward a total grant of $150,000. Paid 1/7/2014.

Nashville Chamber Public Benefit Foundation, $5,000
Support for Partnership 2020 to promote economic development while also working to improve public schools and other aspects of life in the region. Paid 1/7/14.

Tennessee State Museum Foundation, $2,500
General support for 2014. Paid 1/7/14.

Young Leaders Council, $10,000
Support for 2014 for program to train young professionals for service on nonprofit boards. Paid 1/7/14.