Happy October,

From Artober to Yelp Helps!, October is just bustling with activity. Don't forget to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and let us know what your organization is up to this Fall.

We would like to congratulate both Beth Groves and Kelly Walberg on their new additions. Beth's twin boys and Kelly's baby girl are all at home and healthy. Thank you all for the well wishes!

Laurel and Jennifer  

Yelp Helps! 
Oct 22nd | 6pm-9pm 

The third annual Yelp Helps is here and we are looking forward to connecting you with 15 nonprofits that help make Nashville a better place to live. An entire week of volunteer opportunities is punctuated with a fun and free Party With A Purpose from 6pm-9pm on Tue, October 22 at Rocketown.


You'll be working up an appetite as you compete in 10 zany challenges to earn votes for your favorite nonprofits. This year's participating nonprofits include:
Backfield in Motion, Center for Refugees and Immigrants of Tennessee, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Epilepsy Foundation of Middle and West Tennessee, Gordon Jewish Community Center, Hands on Nashville, Hospital Hospitality House, Magdelene / Thistle Farms, Nashville Adult Literacy Council, Nashville Clean Water Project, Nashville Tools for Schools, Rocketown, The Shelby Foundation, Sponsors Scholarship Program, and Tennessee Repertory Theatre.

Tasty morsels will be on hand from fine food friends that include The Clean Plate Club, The Row Kitchen & Pub, The Southern and Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams. Drinks will be brought to you by Lipman Brands, Yazoo, and Red Bull.


Interested in joining us for this FREE event, simply click HERE and click the RSVP button. Every RSVP includes entry for two attendees so consider bringing a friend to join the fun. With a $10 donation, you can upgrade to a Premium Pass. This extra special pass comes with 10 extra votes for your charity of choice, an extra drink ticket, and other VIP benefits. At the end of the night, the nonprofit with the most votes will take home all the funds raised. Come join us! Data Transfer

The quarterly data transfer between and took place during the week of September 23rd. Information from 600 profiles successfully transferred to Remember, only organizations who have had published changes to their profile since the last transfer were included. If you had not made changes in the past quarter, your profile information was not transferred. If you missed the latest data transfer, don't worry. You will have another opportunity to participate before the end of the year. Please let us know if you have any questions about the data transfer process.  

Opportunities and Deadlines

November 1 - Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) pre-application deadline

November 15 - Nissan Foundation LOI for 2014 grant year

December 13 - Susan G. Komen final application deadline

Rolling Deadlines:

Ingram Industries Charities 

Frist Foundation 

The Memorial Foundation 


*Discover Nonprofit Workshops at the Center for Nonprofit Management
*Read about Upcoming Funding Opportunities on the NPO Homepage
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Yelp Helps! 2013
Fall Data Transfer
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Jennifer Schwartzenberg
Director, Community Initiatives

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