General Grant Recipients 2015

Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2015. Latest grants listed first.

Belcourt, Inc., $300,0000
Toward a $4.5 million campaign to renovate the theater building. Paid 12/1/2015.

YMCA of Middle Tennessee, $900,000
To build a Yurt Village to expand overnight camping capacity at the Joe C. Davis Outdoor Center. Paid 12/1/2015.

Center for Nonprofit Management, $7,500
For a pilot program to attract and retain Latinos for board positions at Nashville nonprofit agencies. Paid 11/19/2015.

Cumberland River Compact, $65,500
First payment toward a three-year grant totaling $206,500 to engage Nashvillians in cleaning up the creeks flowing into the Cumberland River. Paid 11/19/2015.

NAMI Tennessee, $5,000
To help develop a new strategic plan. Paid 10/29/2015.

Tennessee Supreme Court Historical Society, $20,000
Support through the Ansley Fund to expand the Tennessee Judiciary Museum by adding exhibits focused on women and minorities. Paid 10/29/2015.

Fannie Battle Day Home, $10,000
General support through the Ansley Fund for 2015. Paid 10/27/2015.

Family & Children's Service, $35,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for continuing effort to enroll Middle Tennesseans in health insurance. Paid 10/22/2015.

Men of Valor, $100,000
Support through the Ansley Fund to build transiitonal housing for ex-offenders. Paid 10/22/2015.

Progress, Inc., $100,000
Support through the Ansley Fund to add a building on the agency's campus for staff and client use. Paid 10/22/2015.

Thistle Farms, $100,000
Support through the Ansley Fund to build a 5,000-square-foot manufacturing facility adjacent to the existing Thistle Farms complex. Paid 10/22/2015.

World Relief, Inc., $70,000
Continued support for a new program, successfully launched in 2014, to help immigrants find high-quality professional jobs. Paid 10/22/2015.

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, $1,317,521
General support for 2015. This was the final payment in 2015 toward a grant totaling $5,202,565. Paid 10/15/2015.

Court Appointed Special Advocates, $10,200
Support through the Ansley Fun to explore an affiliation agreement with Family & Children's Service. Paid 10/12/2015.

Oasis Center, $24,000
To develop a customized database to better track service to clients. Paid 10/12/2015.

Supreme Court of Tennessee, $5,500
General support through the Ansley Fund for the SCALES program designed to educate students about the Tennesssee justice system. Paid 9/29/20015.

McNeilly Center for Children, $5,100
To purchase urgently needed kitchen equipment. Paid 9/22/2015.

Hearing Bridges, $4,500
Toward a $36,000 effort to consolidate various databases to better track service to clients. Paid 9/10/2015.

Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee, $15,000
To help relocate the administrative offices. Paid 9/10/2015.

Nashville Zoo, $3,000,000
Toward a $160 million expansion project. Paid 9/1/2015.

Catholic Charities of Tennessee, $75,000
To set up a training program in commercial sewing for refugees, immigrants and disadvantaged people. Paid 7/21/2015.

RePublic Schools Nashville, $50,000
To help create the state-of-the-art Thomas Cato Computer Science Center in RePublic's new charter high school. Paid 7/23/2015.

The Sing Me a Story Foundation, $2,500
For a strategic planning consultation. Paid 7/20/2015.

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Inc., $1,317,521
General support for 2015. Third of four anticipated payments this year totaling $5,202,565. Paid 7/15/2015.

Nashville Chamber Public Benefit Foundation, $5,000
Support for the Chamber's Partnership 2020 economic development effort. Paid 7/13/2015.

YMCA of Middle Tennessee, $10,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for Camp Widjiwagan. Paid 6/25/2015.

Gospel Music Association, $15,000
To build portable display cases to showcase the organization's history in traveling exhibits. Paid 6/15/2015.

The Next Door, $10,000 
Support for strategic planning. Paid 6/15/2015.

Tennessee Health Care Campaign, $13,500
Support for a statewide toll-free hotline to link people who need insurance with those who can help them find it. Paid 6/15/2015.

Nations Ministry Center, $8,000
Toward the purchase of a bus to transport participants in the after-school program. Paid 5/29/2015.

Country Music Foundation, $200,000
Final payment on a $1 million grant to expand the Country Music Hall of Fame and link it to the Omni Hotel. Paid 5/21/2015.

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, $5,000
For the Coach Temple Statue Fund honoring Tennessee State University’s longtime track and field coach. Paid 5/7/2015.

Jefferson Street United Merchants Partnership, $8,850
To equip a computer lab and buy a projector and screen to be used for training and community presentations. Paid 5/7/2015.

Mending Hearts, Inc., $10,000
Support through the Ansley Fund to install a security system to protect the organization’s three residences. Paid 5/7/2015.

The Beat of Life, $9,700
To buy a mobile recording system to serve clients in settings that lack appropriate equipment. Paid 5/7/2015.

Travellers Rest, $5,375
To purchase podcasting equipment and tablets for visitors with physical limitations, a security camera and DVD for a new exhibit and to upgrade collections management software. Paid 5/7/2015.

Social Enterprise Alliance, Inc., $50,000
First of two payments totaling $100,000 for startup expenses and staffing of the Nashville chapter. Paid 4/27/2015

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Inc., $1,317,523
General support  for 2015. Second of four anticipated payments this year totaling $5,202,565. Paid 4/24/2015.

Centerstone Community Mental Health Centers, $20,000
To help cover travel and salary expenses for a full-time leader of Centerstone's fledgling program to provide mental health services to veterans and their families. Paid 4/23/2015.

Nashville Rescue Mission, $100,000
Toward a $400,000 project to rework the mission's entrances for volunteers, donors and clients. Paid 4/23/2015.

Teach for America, $150,000
Support for the fiscal year beginning June 1, 2015. Paid 4/23/2015.

Global Education Center, $5,000
To help renovate the organization's main building. Paid 4/23/2015.

Nashville District Management Corp., $20,000
For work through the Metropolitan Homelessness Commission to better coordinate public and private efforts to serve the city's homeless. Paid 3/24/2015.

Nashville Zoo, $2,000,0000
First payment toward $5 million in support in 2015 toward a $160 million expansion project. Paid 3/20/2015.

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, $20,000
To support Nashville nonprofit agencies through enhancements to the Big Payback Fund and by helping smaller agencies to sign up for insurance to address employee emergencies. Paid 3/16/2015.

Conexion Americas, $25,000
Additional support through the Ansley Fund toward the purchase and buildout costs of Casa Azafran, an immigrant service center in South Nashville. Paid 3/16/2015.

NeedLink Nashville, $50,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for 2015-16. Paid 3/16/2015.

Operation Stand Down Tennessee, $125,000
Toward a $3 million campaign to enable the organization to buy and renovate the building it now occupies. Paid 3/16/2015.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, $250,000
First payment toward a $1 million grant through the Ansley Fund for improvements at the Nashville warehouse. Paid 3/16/2015.

Cottage Cove, $10,000
Support through the Ansley Fund to help renovate a new facility in Madison to accommodate more children. Paid 2/18/2015.

Hands on Nashville, $25,000
General support of Nashville's volunteer center for 2015. Paid 2/18/2015.

Tennessee Justice Center, $15,000
For continued development of a software tool that would screen Tennesseans for TennCare eligibility statewide. Paid 2/18/2015.

Prevent Child Abuse of Tennessee, $5,000
Support through the Ansley Fund to retain a consultant on board development as the agency begins a new three-year planning cycle. Paid 2/2/2015.

Center for Nonprofit Management, $150,000
General support of $110,000, MatchGrant funding of $25,000, and administrative support totaling $15,000 for the annual Awards of Achievement. Paid 1/27/2015.

Cheekwood, $100,000
To help create a revenue-producing holiday light show debuting for the Christmas season of 2015. Paid 1/27/2015.

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, $20,000
Support for Giving Matters in 2015. Paid 1/27/2015. 

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, $5,000
Support for Nashville's Agenda activities in 2015. Paid 1/27/2015.

Community Resource Center, $35,000
General support of Nashville's in-kind gift clearinghouse for 2015. Paid 1/27/2015.

Hope Clinic for Women, $10,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for various upgrades and repairs to the 100-year old clinical and administrative building. Paid 1/27/2015.

Leadership Nashville Foundation, $10,000
General support for 2015. Paid 1/27/2015.

Nashville Public Radio, $25,000
General support. Paid 1/27/2015.

Salvation Army, $25,000
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 final payment toward a total grant of $150,000. Paid 1/27/2015.

Tennessee State Museum Foundation, $2,500
General support for 2015. Paid 1/7/2015.

United Way of Metropolitan Nashville, $50,000
Support for the 2014 United Way campaign, with $25,000 coming from the Ansley Fund and $25,000 from The Frist Foundation. Paid 1/27/2015.

Young Leaders Council, $10,000
General support for program to train young professionals for service on nonprofit boards. Paid 1/27/2015.

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, $1,250,000
General support  for 2015. This is the first of four anticipated payments this year totaling $5,202,565. Paid 1/20/2015.