General Grant Recipients 2020

Center for Nonprofit Management

$10,000

Operating support for the Middle Tennessee Donors Forum for 2020. Paid 1/10/2020

Young Leaders Council

$15,000

General support for 2020. Paid 1/9/2020

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

$25,000

Support for Giving Matters in 2020. Paid 1/10/20

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

$5,000

Support for Nashville’s Agenda. Paid 1/10/2020

Leadership Nashville Foundation

$10,000

General support for 2020. Paid 1/10/2020

Tennessee State Museum Foundation

$2,500

General support for 2020. Paid 1/10/2020

YMCA of Middle Tennessee

$10,000

Support for Camp Widjiwagan scholarships in the summer of 2020. Paid 1/16/2020

Center for Nonprofit Management

$165,000

General support of $125,000, along with MatchGrant funding of $25,000, and $15,000 for administrative support for the Awards of Achievement. Paid 1/23/2020

Hands On Nashville

$125,000

Support for GeekCause and general operational funding for 2020. Paid 1/23/2020

Siloam Health

$500,000

Toward Phase One of a $6.5 million capital campaign. Paid: 1/10/2020

Philanthropy Roundtable

$5,000

General support for 2020. Paid: 1/10/2020

Community Resource Center

$35,000

General support for 2020. Paid: 1/23/2020

Southeastern Council of Foundations

$10,290

General support for 2020. Paid: 1/10/2020

Southeastern Council of Foundations

$10,000

Support for the SECF Regional Conference in Nashville in 2020. Paid: 1/10/2020

National Center for Family Philanthropy

$2,000

General support for 2020. Paid: 1/10/2020

Frist Art Museum

$1,600,000

Operating support for 2020. Paid: 2/3/2020

NeedLink Nashville

$50,000

General support for 2020-2021. Paid: 2/10/2020

United Way of Greater Nashville

$50,000

General support for the 2019 campaign. Paid: 2/7/2020

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

$20,000

Support for training nonprofit agencies and promoting the Big Payback fundraising effort. Paid: 2/17/2020

Cottage Cove

$15,000

Capital support towards ADA compliance at the Cottage Cove Tusculum facility. Paid: 2/27/2020

Community Resource Center

$25,000

Support for tornado relief efforts. Paid: 3/9/2020

Hands On Nashville

$25,000

Support to address emergency needs resulting from tornadoes and the COVID-19 virus. Paid: 3/9/2020

Nashville Food Project

$25,000

Support for tornado relief efforts. Paid: 3/9/2020

Rebuilding Together Nashville

$25,000

Support for tornado relief efforts. Paid: 3/9/2020

Lee Chapel AME Church

$25,000

Support for tornado relief efforts. Paid: 3/11/2020

Northwest Family YMCA

$25,000

Support for tornado relief efforts. Paid: 3/11/2020

Catholic Charities of Tennessee

$25,000

Support for the McGruder Center tornado response. Paid: 3/17/2020

NeedLink Nashville

$100,000

Support for tornado and COVID-19 response. Paid: 3/17/2020

Nashville Rescue Mission

$25,000

Support for deep cleaning of shelters to guard against COVID-19. Paid: 3/17/2020

United Way of Greater Nashville

$1,000,000

Support for the COVID-19 Response Fund. Paid: 3/19/2020

Teach for America

$150,000

Support for Teach for America’s teach education program for the fiscal year beginning June 1, 2020. Paid: 3/27/2020

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

$25,000

Additional support for the Big Payback day of online fundraising scheduled for May 6, 2020. Paid: 4/6/2020

The HCA Healthcare Hope Fund

$1,000,000

Support in connection with the COVID-19 disaster. Paid: 4/7/2020

Lee Chapel AME Church

$25,000

To work with Affordable Housing Resources to help North Nashville homeowners head off foreclosure of homes that were damaged or destroyed by the March 3, 2020, tornado. Paid: 4/8/2020

Center for Nonprofit Management

$25,000

To establish Remote Working Mini Grants Fund. 4/10/2020

Nashville Rescue Mission

$25,000

Deep cleaning of both shelters for one month to guard against COVID outbreak. 4/10/2020

Community Resource Center

$25,000

Support for COVID-19 Relief Kits to be distributed to the general public. 4/22/2020

Center for Nonprofit Management

$100,000

Additional support for the Remote Working Mini Grants Fund. 4/22/2020

Community Care Fellowship

$40,000

To provide hotel vouchers and case management services to homeless community members that are especially vulnerable to COVID-19. 4/23/2020

Benevolent Healthcare Foundation

$20,000

Support for efforts to provide medical supplies to local hospitals, clinics, senior living facilities and the Nashville Office of Emergency Management. 4/23/2020

Nashville Diaper Connection

$20,000

Support for diaper purchases to meet increased demand in the face of COVID-19. 4/28/2020

Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services

$8,000

To move TALS’s phone system to the cloud. The move would add apps to staff cell phones and computers so that helpline calls could be made from any device. 4/29/2020

Friends of Warner Parks

$750,000

Support for a $15 million capital campaign to restore and preserve Warner Parks. 5/1/2020

Project Return

$25,000

To launch a new business doing deep cleaning and disinfecting for customers dealing with the COVID-19 virus. 5/5/2020

Fifty Forward

$25,000

To address client needs ranging from food to technology pointed out by the COVID-19 pandemic. 5/7/2020

Tennessee Justice Center

$25,000

To integrate the client database with a new cloud-based system, vastly accelerating the agency’s outreach and client service capabilities during the pandemic. 5/12/2020

Coach Approach

$10,000

To provide self-care and wellness services free of charge to frontline workers. 5/18/2020

Center for Nonprofit Management

$20,000

Final grant for the Remote Working Mini Grants Fund managed by CNM and Hands On Nashville. 5/26/2020

Nashville Business Incubation Center

$150,000

To expand support for small businesses led by minorities, women and veterans at a time when COVID-19 is disproportionately hurting those businesses. 5/29/2020

Neighborhood Health

$100,000

To help provide medical care to homeless encampments. 6/1/2020

Community Resource Center

$25,000

To distribute 1,500 COVID-19 relief kits to low-income seniors and disabled residents of MDHA properties. 6/1/2020

YMCA of Middle Tennessee

$25,000

To help operate emergency childcare for children of first responders in the wake of COVID-19. 6/1/2020

Justice for Our Neighbors

$15,000

To support a partnership with Vanderbilt Law School that would engage at least eight students during the 2020-21 school year and extend legal services to at least 30 more clients.

Mother to Mother

$25,000

To support COVID-response expenses, including the purchase of health/safety items to meet the increased demand, as well as any COVID-response storage and oversight expenses brought on by increased capacity. 6/10/2020

Tennessee Foreign Language Institute

$15,000

Translation services for nonprofits distributing health information related to COVID-19. 6/17/2020

Tennessee Justice Center

$25,000

To support the organization’s rising caseload involving healthcare and nutrition benefits lost due to COVID-19 shutdowns. 6/24/2020

Nashville Chamber Public Benefit Foundation

$5,000

Support for the economic and community development initiative, Partnership 2020. Paid: 7/1/2020

Fannie Battle Day Home

$10,000

General support through the Ansley Fund for 2020. Paid: 7/2/2020

Community Care Fellowship

$40,000

Emergency housing for 15-20 homeless people who are medically vulnerable and at-risk to obtain and spread COVID-19. Paid: 7/22/2020

Center for Nonprofit Management

$25,000

Support for the Innovation Catalyst in 2020. Paid: 7/27/2020

Frist Art Museum

$1,600,000

Operating support for 2020. Paid: 8/2/2020

Elmington Elevates

$15,000

Support for COVID response related needs for Carter Lawrence students. Paid: 8/7/2020

Mental Health America of Middle TN

$25,000

Support to buy “Occumetrics,” a workplace wellness program that offers strategies to address employee mental health needs. Paid: 8/7/2020

Bravo Creative Arts Center

$25,000

To purchase the costume collection of Performance Studios, which is going out of business. Paid: 9/2/2020

Supreme Court of Tennessee

$5,000

General support through the Ansley Fund for the SCALES program educating children about the Tennessee justice system. Paid: 10/6/2020

Grant Recipients by Year