General Grant Recipients 2016

Jan.1 through Dec. 31, 2016. Latest grants are listed first.

Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee, $4,500
Support through the Ansley Fund for the public screening of the documentary film "Resilience," exploring the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Paid 12/9/16. 

Salvation Army, $100,000
Additional support to expand the family assistance facilities in South Nashville as part of an $8.5 million campaign. Paid 12/8/16.

Tennessee Justice Center, $20,000
For technology needs in connection with the agency's move to a larger office space. Paid 12/2/16.

Nashville Ballet, $10,000
Support for consulting services involving governance of the organization, which recently completed a major expansion of facilities and work. Paid 12/2/16.

The Bridge Ministry, $10,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for a new effort to address hunger among homeless youth. Paid 11/10/16. 

Center for Nonprofit Management, $25,000
Support for the Innovation Catalyst, a program to help nonprofits explore initiatives that contribute to their financial sustainability. Paid 11/21/16. 

Safe Haven Family Shelter, $150,000
Support for the STAFF360 social enterprise employment agency. Paid 10/24/16.

Salvation Army, $250,000
Support for a capital campaign to expand the family assistance campus in South Nashville. Paid 10/24/16.

The Next Door, $24,960
To upgrade the database system to generate customized reports and help with revenue generation. Paid 9/26/16.

Supreme Court of Tennessee, $5,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for the SCALES program educating children about the Tennessee justice system. Paid 9/19/2016.

Nations Ministry Center, $19,000
For expenses related to absorbing the translation program from the Center for Refugees and Immigrants, which is dissolving. Paid 9/7/2016.

Family and Children’s Service, $500,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for a capital campaign to build new offices for the agency. Paid 8/22/16.

Nashville Zoo, $2,000,000
Continued support toward a $160 million capital campaign aimed at making the institution one of the top ten zoos in the country. Paid 8/15/2016.

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, $500,000
To support the reconfiguration of Goodwill stores as part of a three-year effort to decentralize collection and sale of used goods. Paid 8/11/16.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville, $250,000
Support to consolidate Habitat offices and stores in a single location at Harding Place and Nolensville Road. Paid 8/11/16.

Nashville Symphony Association, $150,000
To support wireless access points and a new phone system to replace outdated equipment that is integral to communications and ticketing functions. Paid 8/11/16.

Catholic Charities of Tennessee, $25,000
Second year of seed funding to support the Sewing Academy. Paid 7/21/2016.

Frist Center for Visual Arts, $1,250,000
Operating support for 2016. Paid 7/15/2016.

Nashville Chamber Public Benefit Foundation, $5,000
Support for the charitable aspect of the Chamber’s Partnership 2020 economic development effort. Paid 7/7/16.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, $250,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for a capital campaign to expand capacity at the MetroCenter warehouse and to establish distribution centers in Murfreesboro and Camden. Paid 6/27/2016. 

Siloam Family Health Center, $25,000
General support through the Ansley Fund in connection with the 25th anniversary of the clinic serving the primary healthcare needs of the Nashville immigrant and refugee community. Paid 6/27/2016.

Nashville Zoo, $2,000,000
Continued support toward a capital campaign aimed at making the institution one of the top ten zoos in the country. Paid 5/13/2016.

Nashville Adult Literacy Council, $20,000
To update antiquated computer equipment. Paid 5/3/2016.

Rocketown of Middle Tennessee, $10,000
To replace existing wireless infrastructure. Paid 5/3/2016.

Hands On Nashville, $64,000
To conduct a neighborhood-focused volunteer program that could generate new revenues and establish a new model of service for the agency. Paid 4/21/2016.

Nashville Food Project, $50,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for capital expenditures to expand the agency's food preparation capacity. Paid 4/21/2016.

Oasis Center, 5,000
To help pay for a project in conjunction with the Mayor's Office to develop a comprehensive plan to better integrate immigrants into the community. Paid 4/21/2016.

St. Thomas Health Services, $40,000
For security equipment and other technology needed in connection with a move that will more than double the warehouse capacity of the Dispensary of Hope, an agency that provides free medicine to needy people. Paid 4/21/2016.

Teach for America, $150,000
Support for the fiscal year beginning June 1, 2016. Paid 4/21/2016.

YMCA of Middle Tennessee, $100,000
Further support to build a Yurt Village at Camp Widjiwagan to expand the number of overnight camping bed, allowing it to become more financially sustainable. This follows an earlier grant of $900,000. Paid 4/21/2016.

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, $1,250,000
General support for 2016. This was the second of four anticipated payments this year totaling $5 million. Paid 4/21/2016.

Tennessee Health Care Campaign, $12,450
For licensing, training and technical support related to the agency's efforts to maximize Tennessee enrollment in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Paid 4/21/2016,

Social Enterprise Alliance, $50,000
Final payment on a two-year $100,000 grant for office space and salary support for the Nashville chapter. Paid 3/31/2016.

The Crossroads Campus, $5,000
For consulting help in developing a three- to five-year strategic plan for this agency connecting people with animals. Paid 3/24/2016.

National Building Museum, Washington, DC, $5,000
To help underwrite the Small Stories exhibit. Paid 3/14/2016.

Vanderbilt University, $10,000
To help develop "A People's Guide to Nashville." Paid 3/14/2016.

Nashville Film Festival, $6,250
To buy a customized trailer to transport an outdoor screen and projection equipment used for outreach activities. Paid 2/18/2016.

Community Foundation of Middle TN, $17,500
To support training and promotional expenses linked to the Big Payback community fundraising campaign in May 2016. Paid 2/15/16.

Monroe Harding Inc, $20,000
To hire a consulant to facilitate a multi-agency collaboration of agencies trying to address Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in children. Paid 2/15/16.

Prevent Child Abuse of Tennessee, $7,500
For strategic plan consultation. Paid 2/15/2016.

Rocketown of Middle Tennessee, $10,000
For consulting help to identify ways to better serve the local youth market. Paid 2/15/2016.

Center for Nonprofit Management, $150,000
General support of $110,000, MatchGrant funding of $25,000 and the rest to help administer the Awards of Achievement program in 2016. Paid 1/28/2016.

Community Resource Center, $35,000
General support for Nashville's clearinghouse for in-kind gifts to charity. Paid 1/28/206.

Justice for Our Neighbors, $2,000
To build out ceilings in new office space to ensure client privacy at this agency serving immigrants. Paid 1/25/2016.

NeedLink Nashville, $50,000
Support through the Ansley Fund for this agency that provides emergency financial assistance to Nashvillians. Paid 1/28/2016.

United Way of Metropolitan Nashville, $50,000
Support for the 2015 United Way campaign, with $25,000 coming from the Ansley Fund and $25,000 from The Frist Foundation. Paid 1/28/2016.

Nashville Public Radio, $25,000
General support for Nashville's public radio station. Paid 1/21/2016.

Nashville Public Education Foundation, $50,000
Support for the effort to recruit a new director of schools for Metropolitan Nashville. Paid 1/21/2016.

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, $1,250,000
General support for 2016. This was the first of four anticipated payments this year totaling $5 million.  Paid 1/21/2016.

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, $20,000
Support for Giving Matters in 2016. Paid 1/14/2016.

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, $5,000
General support for Nashville's Agenda for 2016. Paid 1/14/2016.

Leadership Nashville Foundation, $10,000
General support for 2016. Paid 1/14/2016.

Tennessee State Museum Foundation, $2,500
General support for 2016. Paid 1/14/2016.

Young Leaders Council, $10,000
General support for 2016. Paid 1/14/2016.