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COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT FUND (CEF)

Initiated in Fiscal Year 2009, the Community Enhancement Fund (CEF) Grant program for Nashville non-profit agencies is designed to meet community needs by funding:

  • Services not currently provided by Metro Nashville Government.
  • Services which enhance those already provided by Metro Nashville Government.

Currently, the CEF program awards grants in the four categories, Literacy (New For FY14), Afterschool Programs, Community Service, and Domestic Violence based on an annual competitive application process.

FY15 COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT FUND (CEF)

FY14 COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT FUND (CEF)

ToolboxCEF Recipient Toolbox (Forms, Instructions, etc.)

The following are recipients of CEF fund from FY11 through FY15:

Recipients and Award Amounts per Year
Recipient 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Backfield in Motion n/a n/a $86,200 $87,800 $105,000
Bethlehem Centers of Nashville n/a n/a $23,100 n/a n/a
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee $41,500 $26,800 n/a n/a n/a
Book'em $19,000 $4,500 n/a n/a n/a
Boys and Girls Club of Middle Tennessee n/a $66,600 $35,100 $49,600 $66,100
Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc. n/a $30,000 n/a n/a n/a
Center for Refugees and Immigrants of Tennessee
$36,000 $28,400 $18,100 n/a n/a
Conexion America $45,600 n/a n/a n/a n/a
East Nashville Hope Exchange, Inc. $9,800 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Family and Children's Services $13,000 n/a n/a $77,600 n/a
Fannie Battle Day Home for Children, Inc. $33,700 $98,400 $47,000 $67,400 $73,600
Fifty Forward $50,000 $51,800 $70,500 $76,000 $34,700
Hearing Bridges $47,100 $54,900 n/a $26,500 n/a
Homework Hotline $43,600 $43,200 n/a n/a n/a
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee $178,600 $178,600 $170,000 $153,900 $180,000
Martha O'Bryan Center $135,000 $100,000 $100,000 $117,100 $160,400
McNeilly Center for Children $92,700 $58,700 n/a $68,600 n/a
Monroe Harding $61,500 n/a $34,200 $49,200 n/a
Morning Star Sanctuary $108,600 $108,600 $114,700 $108,300 $125,600
Nashville Adult Literacy Council, Inc. $77,700 $55,000 n/a n/a n/a
Nashville CARES $78,800 $50,100 $48,000 $30,000 $26,400
Nashville Chapter of American Red Cross n/a n/a n/a $32,500 $41,000
Nashville International Center for Empowerment $112,800 $120,000 n/a n/a n/a
Nashville Public Library Foundation n/a $34,400 n/a n/a n/a
Nashville Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) $278,500 $278,500 $293,900 $258,300 $306,300
NeedLink Nashville $67,200 $89,400 $100,000 $97,000 $78,900
New Vision, Inc. $50,500 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oasis Center, Inc. $77,500 $88,000 $47,100 $ 46,100 $63,600
Oasis Church, Inc. $7,500 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Pencil Foundation $96,100 $100,000 $70,200 $75,400 $109,200
Renewal House n/a n/a $6,000 n/a $9,200
Rocketown of Middle Tennessee n/a n/a $22,700 n/a n/a
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
$152,500 $172,500 $100,000 $100,000 $225,000
St. Luke’s Community House n/a n/a $2,800 n/a n/a
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence $65,800 $65,800 $58,100 $31,500 $29,700
The Arc of Davidson County $36,000 $66,000 $53,500 $63,600 $34,800
The Mary Parrish Center $43,500 $43,500 $38,300 $45,400 $33,400
United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
$45,000 $20,200 $72,000 $50,900 n/a
Urban League of Middle Tennessee n/a $36,100 n/a n/a n/a
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (School of Nursing)
$44,900 $80,000 $100,000 $87,300 n/a
Wayne Reed Christian Childcare Center n/a n/a $13,800 n/a n/a
YMCA of Middle Tennessee n/a n/a $23,300 n/a n/a
Youth Encouragement Services n/a n/a $15,100 n/a $28,800
Youth Life Foundation n/a n/a $36,300 n/a $74,300

Contact Grants Coordination

Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County
Department of Finance
Division of Grants Coordination
700 2nd Avenue South, Suite 201
P.O. Box 196300
Nashville, TN 37213-6300
Email: DGC@nashville.gov