Greetings and salutations, Community!

I am very pleased to introduce you to CFMT's new Associate, Kathryn Bennett.  Kathryn joined us a few weeks ago and starting now, she'll be the Coach for organizations that start with letters F-Z.  I will act as Coach to all of you that start with numbers or letters A-E.

Please join me in welcoming Kathryn to the team!

Elizabeth Madsen Senior Manager
Meet Kathryn Bennett
Originally from Virginia, Kathryn is a recent graduate of Emerson College in Boston, MA, where she earned her degree in Journalism. Kathryn completed an internship at the Danville Regional Foundation during college and is excited to join The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee team. Tool to Plan and
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Thinking of hosting a fundraiser? Before you pick a date, check out's Community Fundraisers page.

For eight years, has been the place to promote your arts, entertainment, fundraising and community events. We invite you to continue to share your events on the site and are now accepting invitation-only and private events, so you'll get a more comprehensive sense of what others are doing on a day you're considering.

Questions about submitting your event or making the most of Contact Joe Pagetta, Director of Community Initiatives at or (615) 321-4939 ext. 129.

New Resources &  

GuideStar Update Policy 

On the team, we're always striving to improve our services.

Did you know we now have a handy place to upload your budget in the Financials tab? We updated our materials to tell you so!
Check out the new NPO User Guide and Annual Update Checklist for other tips like this one.

Also, we will now upload edits to your profile to your GuideStar profile (if applicable) within five weeks of approval. Learn more about the link between and Guidestar here.

TSU Community Service Fair  
Looking to engage with talented college students in our community? TSU's Center for Service-Learning & Civic Engagement invites you to its first Community Service Fair, Wednesday, September 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Floyd Payne Campus Center.  Learn more and register here by Monday, September 14.  Space is limited.

Opportunities and Deadlines
Upcoming Deadlines
September 10 - Baptist Healing Trust Q4 preliminary application deadline

September 11 - HCA Foundation grant application deadline

Rolling Deadlines 
The Memorial Foundation

Find free Foundation Center workshops.
* Discover nonprofit workshops at the Center for Nonprofit Management.
* Download the Nonprofit User Guide
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New Associate
Kathryn Bennett
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Our Staff: 
Elizabeth Madsen
Senior Manager
Kathryn Bennett

Joe Pagetta 
Director of Community Initiatives
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f 615-327-2746

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