The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee is dedicated to enriching the quality of life in Middle Tennessee by connecting generosity with need.

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Features

    posted on 4 May 2017 | Group News
    The Big Payback's 24-hour giving day took place on Wednesday, May 3, and more than 781 Middle Tennessee nonprofits, schools, and religious institutions participated this annual giving day. Together...
    posted on 21 Mar 2017 | Group News
    The Power of the Purse Luncheon and silent auction is Thursday, April 12 at the Music City Center and benefits The Women's Fund, which supports Middle Tennessee women and girls in need.
    posted on 23 Feb 2017 | Group News
    The Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund presents the 10th Annual Jeffrey Steele & Friends, an intimate evening hosted by Storme Warren with special guest performances by: Randy Houser, Charlie...
    posted on 8 Feb 2017 | Group News
    The Big Payback's 24-hour giving day is back on Wednesday, May 3, and our team is holding a kickoff training to help nonprofits, schools, and religious institutions interested in participating make...
    posted on 26 Jan 2017 | Group News
    The Community Foundations announces 121 Tennessee nonprofits and governmental organizations as part of a one-time Serving Tennessee's Seniors grant opportunity. Funding of Serving Tennessee's Seniors...

Other news from The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

    posted on 5 Jan 2017 | Group News
    E Pluribus Unum = "Out of Many, One" Out of Many, One: The Community Foundation Together, Out of Many, we have become a thriving, diverse community with a Community Foundation strengthening and...
    posted on 5 Jan 2017 | Group News
    We are thrilled to share the names of the 328 nonprofits - representing 31 of our 40 counties served - awarded with a 2016 discretionary grant from The Community Foundation. "The Community...
    posted on 12 Dec 2016 | Group News
    Ben Freeland and the teams at Freeland Chevrolet and related companies are proud to announce Freeland Cares, an initiative that will be donating $15,000 each month to local organizations and causes...
    posted on 1 Dec 2016 | Group News
    Giving that's uniquely yours is often the most joyful and inspiring. The Community Foundation specializes in creating tailor-made giving opportunities that accomplish your charitable goals. We're...
    posted on 15 Nov 2016 | Group News
    In 2015,the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act became law, and among the beneficiaries were charitable Americans age 70 1/2 or older and their favorite charities.

About Us

The Community Foundation’s mission is to enrich the quality of life in Middle Tennessee.

  • We provide flexible and cost-effective ways for civic-minded individuals, families and companies to contribute to their community – now and for all time.
  • Our vision is to help people feel good about giving, no matter the amount, no matter the cause.
  • We ensure both the excellent stewardship of donor funds and the wise investment of grants in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee we serve.
  • We draw on the deep roots of philanthropy, and we’re focused on helping people find creative and even entrepreneurial ways to help the community thrive.

Read this message from Ellen Lehman, The Community Foundation's president and founder. Contact us to talk about ways we could work together to improve our community.


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3833 Cleghorn Avenue 400
Nashville, TN 37215
United States
Phone: 1 615-321-4939
Fax: 1 615-327-2746



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