Thanks to its generous supporters and volunteers, The Women’s Fund has made grants of more than $2.07 million to 144 unique nonprofit organizations supporting women and girls throughout Middle Tennessee.


The following 43 Grantees received a total $272,800 in our 2020-21 discretionary grant cycle.

OrganizationBrief Description
A Step Ahead Foundation of Middle Tennessee Inc.To provide free long-acting reversible contraception to 120 mothers age 30 and younger by partnering with local health clinics.
Advocates for Women's and Kids' Equality (AWAKE) TennesseeTo provide evidence-based education to youth and at-risk women on self-advocacy and how to create change in their own communities.
AGAPE/Association for Guidance Aid Placement & EmpathyTo provide funds for emergency expenses for residents at the shelter
Branches Recovery CentersProvide a free support group for women dealing with low self-esteem
Bridges of Williamson CountyBridges' Domestic Violence Shelter's Specific Assistance Program includes provision of prescriptions, mental/physical healthcare provider needs, transportation and minor car repairs.
Center of HopeTo provide therapeutic counseling to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault to heal from trauma.
Community Homeless Outreach & Support/The Brooks HouseTo provide mental health counseling and preventative and corrective physical/dental/vision exams and medications for residents preparing for independent living.
Domestic Violence Program, Inc.Provide Sexual Assault Forensic Exams and free supportive services to assist adult victims of sexual assault find hope, healing, recovery
Doors of HopeTo provide wrap around program services for up to 35 clients in our transitional housing program.
End Slavery TennesseeTo provide intensive and full spectrum services for 15 human trafficking survivors living in End Slavery Tennessee's safe house.
EPIC Girl Inc.To use screening and case management to recruit, retain and link 200 at risk girls to EPIC Girl's programs.
The F.I.N.D. DesignTo improve support/development for 75 black and brown girls to lessen the harm of adverse childhood experiences including Covid-19.
Galaxy Star Drug Awareness/Nashville PeacemakersTo provide trauma release focused therapy for 10 girls in Back to Basics youth mentoring program.
Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee Inc.To provide an authentic and comprehensive Girl Scout experience for homeless girls and girls in unstable housing in Davidson County.
Girls on the Run Middle TNDesigned to enhance the social, psychological and behavioral skills of girls, GOTRMT will implement a positive youth development program.
Haven of Hope, IncTo provide enhanced domestic and sexual violence victim services in undeserved rural counties through case management, counseling, and emergency assistance.
Healing Housing, Inc.To create 20 Welcome Packets of essentials that help residents succeed in their sobriety after entering the Healing Housing program.
Hope Station, IncTo provide rental and utility assistance to single working mothers with minor children in Davidson and Rutherford Counties.
Les Dames d'Escoffier NashvilleCareer Support and Advancement: Giving women in food, beverage, hospitality and farming the tools to survive and thrive in adversity.
The Mary Parrish CenterTo provide emergency financial assistance to survivors of_x000D_
interpersonal violence and their children.
Maury Regional Healthcare FoundationTo bridge the gap for at-risk women battling breast cancer by providing the support and resources needed during treatment.
Nashville Diaper ConnectionThe "No Child Wet Behind" program provides baby diapers to moms that otherwise might not have them.
Nashville Film FestivalTo provide positive creative and professional development opportunities for 15 of Nashville's at-risk youth of young girls.
The New Beginnings CenterTo provide 150 women with the materials and equipment needed for New Beginnings' year long program.
Nurses for Newborns of TennesseeTo prevent infant mortality, child abuse and neglect through home visitation by registered nurses.
The Next DoorTo provide a safe, comfortable environment where women can detox from substances
Palmer Home Family CareTo provide personal and baby essentials for 10 mothers reentering the community after prison release and/or reunifying with their child.
Pathway LendingProvide classes to 300+ entrepreneurs to help strengthen and expand businesses and access capital in troubled economic times.
Refuge Center for CounselingTo provide 312 affordable counseling sessions and care to women affected by domestic violence.
Rejoice School of BalletRejoice Ballet empowers youth by training, nurturing and celebrating dancers from diverse racial, socioeconomic, cultural, and developmental backgrounds.
Renewal HouseTo provide trauma-informed, gender-specific intensive outpatient addiction treatment for 60 low-income women, including specialized programming for pregnant and postpartum mothers.
Renewed Eating Disorders SupportTo continue to provide life-changing programs and support groups for those who are affected by eating disorders in our community.
Rest Stop Ministries, IncTo provide long-term, trauma-informed, survivor-centered residential restoration care to adult female survivors of sex trafficking
Saint Thomas Health FoundationsTo bring lifesaving screening mammography to 90 uninsured/underserved women in Bedford, Macon, and Davidson Counties through a mobile mammography outreach.
Sexual Assault CenterTo provide specialized therapy, advocacy, and support to 30 low-income girls and women who have been sexually assaulted.
Stepping Stones Safe Haven Inc.Provide shelter and wrap-around services to approximately 100 women and their children.
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual ViolenceFunds will assist with providing legal services/referrals to wraparound services for 15 immigrant sexual assault, domestic violence, and trafficking survivors
Thistle Farms, Inc.To provide housing, healthcare, and job training to women survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addiction.
UpRise NashvilleTo provide career coaching leading to employable skills and careers for 30 Nashvillians ready to lift themselves out of poverty.
Women Are Safe, Inc.To provide shelter to 75 victims of domestic violence, including adults and children, in rural Tennessee.
Wings of CourageTo provide emergency financial assistance and items needed for escape for victims of domestic violence.
Youth Empowerment through Arts and HumanitiesTo provide transformative, collaborative music and arts education programming to diverse groups of community members through in-person and virtual methods.
YWCA Nashville & Middle TennesseeProvide safe shelter and comprehensive support to over 500 victims of domestic violence at the Weaver Domestic Violence Center.