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The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee brings good people and good causes together to help ensure both the excellent stewardship of donor funds and the wise investment of grants in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee that we serve.

The Community Foundation puts the joy back in giving by making it comfortable, convenient and cost-effective to give, and by harnessing the flexibility available through The Foundation to create a giving vehicle best suited to a donor’s goals.

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Metro to audit disaster relief funds handled by Community Foundation - News Channel 5
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A Metro Councilwoman wants an audit of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee after a NewsChannel 5 investigation raised questions about...more

Discover, develop your inner musician: Make Music event begins at NPL - News Channel 5
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The event is made possible in part by a grant from the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. Copyright 2022 Scripps Media, Inc. All...more

CFMT's Give Black, Give Back Initiative Awards Grants to 4 Area Black-Led Organizations
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Throughout the month of August, Give Black, Give Back's Philanthropy ... Give Back philanthropic Initiative for the unexpected...more

Founder and President of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Retire s
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After 30 years, Ellen Lehman is stepping down as president of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The Tennessean reports the foundation she founded in her garage in Nashville, Tenn.,...more

Ellen Lehman, Founder and President of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee ...
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Ellen Eskind Lehman, who more than 30 years ago founded, established and has grown The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, has announced...more

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Discretionary Grant Applications Now ...
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The Community Foundation made $2,664,888 in grants to 439 local nonprofit organizations in 32 area counties as part of the 2021 grantmaking...more

Metro Nashville leaders question relationship with the Community Foundation
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Nashville has counted on the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to collect donations after disasters. But now there are calls to end...more

NC5 investigation finds Community Foundation has no idea how tornado money was spent
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After the tornadoes, the Community Foundation was supposed to have local nonprofits apply for grants. But it didn't. Instead, Fair said they did...more

NewsChannel 5 Investigates what happened to the millions donated after the 2020 tornadoes
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The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee describes on its website how "transparency is a critical component in disaster grant-making." But...more

Stockard Middle School Student to be Featured in the Country Music Hall of Fame Words ...
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... The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee; CMA; CMA Foundation; Dollar General Literacy Foundation; Metropolitan Nashville Arts...more



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