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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 FY10 through FY14:

Recipients and Award Amounts per Year
Recipient 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
ARC of Davidson County  $66,000 $53,500 $63,600 $34,800 $80,800
Backfield in Motion  n/a $86,200 $87,800 $105,000 $105,900
Bethlehem Centers of Nashville  n/a $23,100 n/a n/a $44,600
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee  $26,800  n/a n/a n/a n/a
Book'em  $4,500 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Boys and Girls Club of Middle Tennessee  $66,600 $35,100 $49,600 $66,100 $38,600
Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc.  $30,000  n/a n/a n/a n/a
Conexion America  n/a n/a n/a n/a $24,600
Center for Refugees and Immigrants of Tennessee  $28,400 $18,100 n/a n/a n/a
Family and Children's Services  n/a n/a $77,600 n/a $97,200
Fannie Battle Day Home for Children  $98,400 $47,000 $67,400 $73,600 n/a
Fifty Forward  $51,800 $70,500 $76,000 $34,700 $74,400
Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hearing Bridges  $54,900 n/a $26,500 n/a $73,900
Homework Hotline  $43,200 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee  $178,600 $170,000 $153,900 $180,000 $149,500
Martha O'Bryan Center  $100,000 $100,000 $117,100 $160,400 $80,900
Mary Parrish Center  $43,500 $38,300 $45,400 $33,400   $32,00
McNeilly Center for Children  $58,700 n/a $68,600 n/a n/a
Monroe Harding  n/a $34,200 $49,200 n/a $143,900
Morning Star Sanctuary  $108,600 $114,700 $108,300 $125,600 $140,200
Nashville Adult Literacy Council  $55,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Nashville CARES  $50,100 $48,000 $30,000 $26,400 $27,900
Nashville Chapter of American Red Cross  n/a n/a $32,500 $41,000 $29,100
Nashville International Center for Empowerment  $120,000  n/a  n/a n/a
 n/a
Nashville Public Library Foundation  $34,400  n/a n/a n/a n/a
NeedLink Nashville   $89,400 $100,000 $97,000 $78,900 $72,800
Oasis Center  $88,000 $47,100 $   46,100 $63,600 n/a
Pencil Foundation  $100,000 $70,200 $75,400 $109,200   $50,600
Renewal House  n/a   $6,000 n/a    $9,200 n/a
Rocketown of Middle Tennessee  n/a $22,700 n/a n/a   $49,400
Salama Urban Ministries  n/a n/a n/a n/a   $54,600
Second Harvest Food Bank  $172,500 $100,000 $100,000 $225,000   $80,800
St. Luke’s Community House  n/a    $2,800 n/a n/a n/a
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence  $65,800 $58,100 $31,500 $29,700 n/a
United Way  $20,200 $72,000 $50,900 n/a   $46,000
Urban Housing Solutions  n/a n/a n/a n/a   $13,600
Urban League of Middle Tennessee  $36,100  n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vanderbilt University Center for Community Health Solutions
 $80,000 $100,000 $87,300 n/a n/a
Wayne Reed Christian Childcare Center  n/a $13,800 n/a n/a n/a
YMCA of Middle Tennessee  n/a $23,300 n/a n/a   $36,600
Youth Encouragement Services  n/a $15,100 n/a $28,800 n/a
Youth Life Foundation  n/a $36,300 n/a $74,300 n/a
YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee  $278,500 $293,900 $258,300 $306,300 $256,100

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