The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee exists to promote and facilitate giving in the forty counties of Middle Tennessee and beyond. It does this by accepting gifts of any size from anyone at any time and by empowering individuals, families, companies, nonprofits, and communities to respond to needs and opportunities that matter.
To that end, the foundation has issued a Request for Proposals for nonprofit organizations working to improve the well-being of residents of Middle Tennessee. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations across the region serving a wide range of needs and causes, including animal welfare, conservation and preservation, the environment, education, employment and training, health and human services, housing, and economic and community development.
To be eligible, applicants must be a nonprofit organization in one of the following Tennessee counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson, and Wilson. In addition, organizations must be profiled on the community foundation's www.GivingMatters.com website.
See the CFMT website for complete program guidelines, an FAQ, and application instructions.