While the Foundation’s funding priority is our scholarship program, we also partner directly with Middle Tennessee organizations to drive transformative change for students and communities.
We encourage grant seekers to explore our Key Initiatives and read about past and current grantees. Application is by invitation only and funding is restricted to the same 40 Middle Tennessee counties as our scholarship.
Our 4-Step Grant Guidelines:
Align with Foundation
Mission and Key Initiatives
Serve within our 40 Middle Tennessee Counties
The Foundation does not fund the following:
If your organization fits these guidelines, connect with us!
To find out if your project fits one of the Foundation’s key initiatives, please submit a brief, 1-page document describing the project through our contact page. We will respond promptly and share next steps. We want to hear from you!
Once a year, after we have awarded our college scholarships, the Foundation extends invitations for grant applications.
Foundation extends grant invitations, conducts site visits, and pre-review meetings
Grant decisions are made by the Foundation board
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