Recent grants we have made in response include:

End Slavery Tennessee

$25,000

To help reinforce operating support as partner agencies struggle with the impact of COVID-19 on their budgets. Paid: 9/15/2020

Center for Nonprofit Management

$25,000

Additional support for a fund to help nonprofit agencies defray the cost of working remotely. Paid: 8/27/2020

Elmington Elevates

$15,000

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

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

Nashville Public Radio

$5,000

Support for technology enabling the station’s journalists to work more effectively from home during the pandemic. 7/1/2020

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

Tennessee Foreign Language Institute

$15,000

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

Mother to Mother

$25,000

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

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. 6/9/2020

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

Neighborhood Health

$100,000

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

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

YMCA of Middle Tennessee

$250,000

To help operate emergency childcare for children of first responders in the wake of COVID-19. 5/28/20

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
See recipients.

Coach Approach

$10,000

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

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

Fifty Forward

$25,000

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

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

Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services

$8,000

To move phone system to the cloud so that employees can respond to increase in helpline calls due to COVID-19. 4/29/2020

Nashville Diaper Connection

$20,000

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

Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

$10,000

Purchase of new software in response to COVID-19 that allows Bridges to more efficiently provide HIPAA compliant VRI to their deaf and hard of hearing communities. 4/24/2020

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

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

Center for Nonprofit Management

$100,000

Additional support for the Remote Working Mini Grants Fund. 4/22/20
See recipients.

Community Resource Center

$25,000

Support for COVID-19 relief kits to be distributed to general public. 4/22/2020

Nashville Rescue Mission

$25,000

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

Center for Nonprofit Management

$25,000

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

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. 4/8/2020

The HCA Healthcare Hope Fund

$1,000,000

Support for employees impacted by the COVID disaster. 4/7/2020

United Way of Greater Nashville

$1,000,000

Support for the COVID-19 Response Fund to help those affected by the COVID-19 virus, both economically and medically. 3/19/2020

NeedLink Nashville

$100,000

Emergency grant for COVID-19 and Tornado Response. 3/17/2020

Nashville Rescue Mission

$25,000

Deep cleaning of both shelters for one month to guard against COVID outbreak. 3/17/2020

Catholic Charities of Tennessee

$25,000

Support for the McGruder Center tornado response, especially in the immediate North Nashville neighborhood. 3/17/2020

Gideon's Army

$25,000

Support for tornado relief efforts in North Nashville. 3/12/2020

Northwest Family YMCA

$25,000

Support for tornado relief efforts. 3/11/2020

Lee Chapel AME Church

$25,000

Support for tornado relief efforts. 3/11/2020

Rebuilding Together Nashville

$25,000

Support for tornado relief efforts. 3/9/2020

Nashville Food Project

$25,000

Support for tornado relief efforts. 3/9/2020

Hands On Nashville

$25,000

To address emergency needs resulting from tornadoes and the COVID-19 virus. 3/9/2020

Community Resource Center

$25,000

Support for tornado relief efforts. 3/9/2020