Greetings and salutations, Community!

The deadline for Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee's discretionary grant cycle is fast approaching! Please remember that the deadline to submit changes to your profile is this Friday, July 24, in order to be reviewed in time for the August 1 discretionary grant deadline.

Elizabeth Madsen Senior Manager

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee's 2015 Discretionary Grant Application Due August 1


The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee's annual discretionary grant application is now available. All applications are due Saturday, August 1, 2015. Learn more and complete an application at Have questions about grants? Email


Important dates for Grant Applicants:

  • Friday, July 24 - ALL profiles (both new and existing) must be fully updated and submitted
  • Saturday, August 1, 12 midnight - CFMT grant applications must be submitted

* Please note: is currently experiencing high volume due to upcoming grant deadlines, resulting in delays. Profiles are being reviewed in the order in which they have been submitted. You will receive email notification when your changes have been published. Thank you for your patience! 

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It's that time of year again! Applications are now being accepted for redpepper's 9th Annual CreateAthon. CreateAthon is a twenty-four-hour creative blitz during which redpepper's team works around the clock to provide free marketing services to deserving nonprofits. Apply here by the July 31 deadline.

Opportunities and Deadlines


July 23 - Baptist Healing Trust Q3 full grant application deadline

July 24 - profile update deadline (for CFMT discretionary grant applicants) 

July 27 - Partners for Places, an initiative of the Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities application deadline  

August 1 - The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee discretionary grant deadline

August 15 - Open Meadows Foundation application deadline

September 11 - HCA Foundation grant application deadline   


Rolling Deadlines:

Ingram Industries Charities 

Frist Foundation 

The Memorial Foundation 


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Director of Community Initiatives
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