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Council Initiative Awards

In the fiscal year that ended in June 2007, the Direct Appropriation awards, currently managed under the Community Enhancement Fund program, were allocated to specific non-profit organizations in the community solely based on Council members’ choice.  The awards issued at the discretion of Council members are referred to as Council Initiatives. The Office of Financial Accountability monitored and reported on each Council Initiative Award as listed below:


18th Avenue Family Enrichment Center

Actors Bridge Ensemble Theater of Nashville, Inc

AGAPE of Nashville

Aphesis House, Inc

Belle Meade Plantation

Bellevue Exchange Club

Belmont-Hillsboro Neighbors, Inc

Bethlehem Centers for Nashville

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee

Boys & Girls Club of Middle Tennessee

Brain Injury Association of Tennessee

Campus for Human Development

Casa, Inc

Community Alert

Community Resource Center

Country Music Foundation

Cumberland Region Tomorrow

Davidson County Rescue Squad, Inc

Discover Madison, Inc

Equal Education Opportunity Group

Friends of Radnor Lake

Friends of Warner Park

Hadley Park Junior Tennis Program

Hands on Nashville

IMF Peniel Initiative

Isaac Litton Alumni Association

Jewish Community Center

Kings Daughters Day House

Ladies' Hermitage Association


Mary Parrish Center

Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, Inc

Metro Center Teachers Apartment, Inc

Metropolitan Interdenominational Church

Montague Neighborhood Association

Morning Star Sanctuary

Nashville Adult Literacy Alliance

Nashville Alliance for Public Education

Nashville Cares

Nashville Chamber Orchestra

Nashville Child Advocacy Center, Inc

Nashville Children's Theater

Nashville Film Festival

Nashville Humane Association

Nashville Inner City Ministry, Inc

Nashville Zoo

National Council on Aging

Operation Stand Down Nashville, Inc

Renewal House

Salvation Army

Senior Citizens, Inc

St Luke's Community House Episcopal, Inc

Stand for Children Leadership Center, Inc

United Way of Nashville

Watkins College

W.O. Smith/Nashville Community Music School

YMCA of Middle Tennessee - Bellevue Center

YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee