General Grant Recipients 2021

Fifty Forward

$5,000

Additional support for consulting and meeting facilitation with potential partners in Fifty Forward’s plans for community space in Bordeaux. Paid: 7/6/2021

Friends of Warner Parks

$750,000

Support for a $15 million capital campaign to restore and preserve Warner Parks. Paid: 7/1/2021

Fountain of Life Ministries

$5,000

Support for Bishop Campbell’s summer program. Paid: 7/6/2021

Frist Art Museum

$1,375,000

Operating support for 2021. Paid: 6/16/2021

Nashville Zoo

$2,300,210

Support for the “Grow Wild” capital campaign. Paid: 6/1/2021

Fifty Forward

$3,000

For consulting and meeting facilitation with potential partners in Fifty Forward’s plans for community space in North Nashville. Paid: 5/7/2021

Nashville Chamber Public Benefit Foundation

$5,000

To support the charitable work embedded in the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Partnership 2030 plan. Paid: 5/17/2021

Tennessee Justice Center

$250,000

Toward a $4.3 million campaign to buy and build out new offices near J.C. Napier Homes. Paid: 5/7/2021

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

$1,000,000

Toward construction of a new headquarters for the organization, projected to open in Spring 2022. Paid: 5/7/2021

Nashville Food Project

$15,000

To provide after-school meals for YMCA’s childcare program for the month of June. Paid: 5/6/2021

YMCA of Middle Tennessee

$10,000

Support for Camp Widjiwagan scholarships in the summer of 2021. Paid: 5/6/2021

Teach for America

$200,000

Support of $150,000 for TFA’s teacher education program for the fiscal year beginning June 1, 2021, plus $50,000 for a summer remediation program to address student learning loss during the pandemic. Paid: 4/22/2021

Community Resource Center

$12,000

Toward consulting expenses to help develop a new strategic plan. Paid: 4/22/2021

United Way of Greater Nashville

$225,000

Landlord Mitigation Fund in partnership with the Metro Homeless Impact Division. Paid: 4/22/2021

Ensworth School

$100,000

For a staff appreciation fund to recognize services performed throughout the pandemic. Paid: 4/22/2021

The Crossroads Campus

$200,000

Support for a campaign to build a new building in North Nashville. Paid: 4/22/2021

Men of Valor

$25,000

Toward the purchase of a 15-passenger van to transport the agency’s growing number of program participants to work sites in the Nashville area. Paid: 4/19/2021

MDHA Housing Trust Corp.

$25,000

COVID Vaccine Coordination for MDHA residents. Paid: 4/8/2021

Center for Nonprofit Management

$25,000

MatchGrant funding for 2021. Paid: 4/6/2021

Conexión Américas

$25,000

Toward a $100,000 effort over the next year to deliver vaccine education, as well as vaccines, to the Latinx community. Paid: 3/30/2021

Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition

$5,000

To help underwrite a strategic planning process taking place from May through November 2021. Paid: 3/29/2021

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

$21,000

Toward expenses involving the training of up to 500 agency participants for the annual Big Payback day of fundraising on May 5, 2021. Paid: 3/22/2021

The Sexual Assault Center

$10,000

Toward production of a book featuring photos of sexual assault survivors, as they want to be depicted. Paid: 3/17/2021

Nashville Civic Design Center

$25,000

Support for planning the rebuilding of Second Avenue. Paid: 2/12/2021

United Way of Greater Nashville

$50,000

General support for the 2020 campaign. One-half comes from the Ansley Fund. Paid: 1/21/2021

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

$115,000

To install hardware and software at 188 partner agencies to better track food distribution. Paid: 1/21/2021

NeedLink

$150,000

General support for 2021-22 at agency addressing emergency needs of struggling Nashvillians. Paid: 1/21/2021

Hands On Nashville

$125,000

To support operations, including GeekCause, in 2021, while also providing $25,000 to help with the Nashville VOAD group (Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters). Paid: 1/21/2021

Community Resource Center

$50,000

General support for 2021. Paid: 1/21/2021

Center for Nonprofit Management

$240,000

General support of $225,000 for 2021 and $15,000 in administrative support of the Awards of Achievement. Paid: 1/21/2021

Gordon Jewish Community Center

$250,000

Toward a $6 million campaign to refurbish and expand the JCC’s 52-year-old building that serves as both a community center and a fitness facility. Paid: 1/21/2021

St. Luke's Community Center

$200,000

Support for the early learning center. Paid: 1/21/2021

Land Trust for Tennessee, Inc.

$210,000

Towards a master plan for Glen Leven Farm, which serves as both office space and environmental showcase for the organization. Paid: 1/21/2021

Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee

$70,000

Support for implementing telehealth into the cancer support program. Paid: 1/21/2021

Conexión Américas

$300,000

To free up operational funds at a challenging time by covering expanses of the Casa Azafrán building for one year. Paid: 1/25/2021

Adventure Science Center

$50,000

To underwrite The Tinkering Garage exhibit from April 1 to July 31, 2021, aimed at bringing families back to the center to undertake small building projects. Paid: 1/21/2021

Young Leaders Council

$15,000

General support for 2021. Paid: 1/5/2021

Tennessee State Museum Foundation

$2,500

General support for Tennessee Waltz in 2021. Paid: 1/5/2021

Southeastern Council of Foundations

$10,290

General support for 2021. Paid: 1/5/2021

Philanthropy Roundtable

$5,000

General support for 2021. Paid: 1/5/2021

National Center for Family Philanthropy

$2,000

General support for 2021. Paid: 1/5/2021

Council on Foundations

$20,000

General support for 2021. Paid: 1/5/2021

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

$25,000

Support for Giving Matters in 2021. Paid: 1/5/2021

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

$5,000

Support for Nashville’s Agenda for 2021. Paid: 1/5/2021

Leadership Nashville

$10,000

General support for 2021. Paid: 1/5/2021

Coach Approach, Inc.

$10,000

Support for work with nonprofit agencies to address employee self-care. Paid: 1/5/2021

Center for Nonprofit Management

$10,000

Support in 2021 for the Middle Tennessee Donors Forum. Paid: 1/5/2021

Hands On Nashville

$15,000

For extraordinary expenses in connection with the community response to the Christmas Day bombing in downtown Nashville. Paid: 1/4/2021

Grant Recipients by Year