Tornado Relief Donations

$12,533,622.77 IN GIFTS RECEIVED TO THE MIDDLE TENNESSEE EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUND (as of November 1, 2022)

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$9,940,094.94 GRANTED FROM THE MIDDLE TENNESSEE EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUND TO DATE (as of November 1, 2022)

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A TOTAL OF 198 GRANTS DEPLOYED TO 110 NONPROFITS TO SUPPORT TORNADO RECOVERY (as of November 1, 2022)


DateOrganization NameGrant DetailsAmount Paid
4/15/2020, 3/24/2021Affordable Housing Resource4/15/2020: to provide rental assistance payments for tornado survivors in Davidson County referred through Tornado Recovery Connection; 03/24/2021 to provide mortgage mitigation assistance to individuals and families affected by March 2020 tornadoes in partnership with Lee Chapel AME $100,000.00
3/23/2020, 4/7/2020American Red Cross3/23/2020, 4/7/2020: to support March 2020 Tornado Relief efforts through direct financial assistance to individuals and families in Davidson, Putnam, and Wilson counties; $100,000.00
3/9/2020Backfield in Motionto support the delivery of food and educational supplies to ensure students are "educated, engaged, and empowered" during March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornado relief efforts $30,000.00
3/23/2020Bridge Ministry, Inc.to support the tornado relief to individuals and families directly impacted by the March 3, 2020 tornadoes. The priority is direct support in the form of cash assistance or resources related to the basic necessities of food shelter, and, clothing. $30,000.00
4/7/2020, 6/12/2020, 8/3/2020, 10/21/2020, 12/29/2020, 1/14/2021, 3/24/2021Broken Restored Redeemed Ministries4/7/2020 to provide housing placement and additional wrap around services individuals living in Hermitage and Lebanon directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes; 6/12/2020 to help provide rental assistance and household supplies to tornado survivors in Davidson and Wilson counties; 8/3/2020 to support deposits/rent support for tornado survivors in Davidson and Wilson counties; to provide additional rental assistance, household supplies, and other direct financial assistance to tornado survivors in Davidson and Wilson Counties; 10/21/2020 12/29/2020, 1/14/2021 to provide additional rental assistance, household supplies, and other direct financial assistance to tornado survivors in Davidson and Wilson Counties; 3/24/2021 to provide rent, utilities and other direct assistance for tornado survivors. $390,000.00
3/20/2020, 8/7/2020, 12/4/2020Catholic Charities of Tennessee3/20/2020 to support the tornado relief to individuals and families directly impacted by the March 3, 2020 tornadoes. The priority is direct support in the form of cash assistance or resources related to the basic necessities of food shelter, and, clothing; 8/7/2020 to support unmet needs of Davidson County tornado survivors identified through the Tornado Recovery Connection case management process.; 12/4/2020 to support continuing work in helping families in North Nashville and Donelson/Hermitage as well as referrals from the Tornado Recovery Connection for unmet needs under $5,000. $241,814.00
4/15/2020College Hills Church of Christto assist our community of Lebanon families requesting support for food, clothing, housing, and short-term financial assistance following the March 2020 tornadoes $2,500.00
3/9/2020, 8/7/2020, 3/24/2021, 3/24/2021, 4/19/2021, 4/19/2021Community Resource Center3/9/2020 to support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes; 8/7/2020 to support a partnership with medical providing partners, including Charis Health and Pathfinders, to replace medical equipment including blood pressure cuffs, shower chairs, canes, breathing machines, and other devices for patients who are tornado survivors; 3/24/2021, 4/19/2021 to provide payments to support the non-construction unmet needs of tornado survivors as referred through the Tornado Recovery Connection.; 3/24/2021, 4/19/2021 to provide funds for purchase of appliances, furniture, and household goods for tornado survivors moving back into homes and/or apartments; $565,000.00
3/23/2020Compassionate Handsto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief by providing housing, clothing, and other necessities to tornado victims referred through Recover Wilson. $47,000.00
3/17/2020Conexion Americasto support the tornado relief to individuals and families directly impacted by the March 3, 2020 tornadoes. The priority is direct support in the form of cash assistance or resources related to the basic necessities of food shelter, and, clothing. $30,000.00
3/2/2022Cookeville First United Methodist Church (referral to pay roofing contractor for relocated Wilson Co. survivor); Expense Payment on File with CFMT. Due to individual survivor privacy, documents not made publicly available.to support roof repair for March 2020 tornado survivor TRC0091 $6,976.00
2/16/2022Cookeville Regional Medical Center Foundation (referral to pay The Tennessee Credit Union) Expense Payment on File with CFMT. Due to individual survivor privacy, documents not made publicly available.to support car replacement of Putnam County March 2020 tornado survivor $6,025.00
3/11/2020, 3/23/2020Cookeville Regional Medical Center Foundation / Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation3/11/2020 to provide short-term shelter, temporary housing, food assistance, utility assistance, medical needs, and transportation; 3/23/2020 to support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief through direct financial assistance to individuals and families who suffered the greatest losses due to the tornadoes. $135,000.00
5/1/2020Corner to Cornerto provide food and educational resources to families with children in partnership with MNPS Community Achieves $20,000.00
05/15/2020, 10/21/2020, 04/19/2021, 2/2/2022Cross Point Church Mt. Julietto provide cleanup and debris removal of trees in Wilson County destroyed in the tornado. $219,000.00
3/9/2020Volunteer Behavioral Health at Lebanon dba Cumberland Mental Health Servicesto provide counseling, grief, and PTSD services in Mt. Juliet and Lebanon Tennessee in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes $30,000.00
11/2/2020Cumberland River Compactto support tree planting in public areas and private residences in Putnam and Wilson counties that suffered tree loss following the March 2020 tornado. $50,000.00
3/9/2020Donelson-Hermitage Family YMCAto serve as a collection and distribution center for food, clothing, and other donations; provide a safe place, showers and power regardless of membership; and facilitate and coordinate community and volunteer responses to the storm. $30,000.00
5/1/2020East End United Methodist Churchto provide basic necessities, clean up assistance and direct financial support to East Nashville families impacted by the tornado $30,000.00
5/1/2020East Nashville Cooperative Ministryto provide food boxes and hot meals for homeless $5,000.00
3/23/2020Elijah's Heartto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief by providing food, water, hygiene, and basic supplies to 500 low-income families living in MDHA housing. $50,000.00
4/7/2020Faith Evangelical Lutheran Churchto provide clean up/debris removal support for Wilson County following the March 2020 tornadoes with assistance including but not limited to feeding 70 National Guard members deployed and fund supplemental clean up/debris removal resources $30,000.00
4/7/2020Family Affair Ministriesto provide housing placement and basic necessities to individuals living in East Nashville and other areas in Davidson and Wilson counties directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes $50,000.00
3/9/2020Family and Children's Serviceto support the Crisis Call Center and meet the practical needs for families, particularly those in our relative caregiver program, having food and other necessities delivered to their homes due to the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes $30,000.00
5/15/2020, 3/4/2021, 3/18/2021First Baptist Church Lebanon05/15/2020 to provide food, rent, and other direct financial assistance for residents; 3/4/2021, 3/18/2021 to provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in Wilson County. $30,816.00
5/1/2020Fortitude Groupto rehouse 16 mentally ill men displaced by tornado damage to the Fortitude Group's two group homes $30,000.00
4/7/2020Galaxy Star Drug Awareness dba as Nashville Peacemakersto provide food and other basic necessities to families and seniors living in North Nashville directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes $15,000.00
3/6/2020, 3/10/2020, 4/7/2020, 6/26/2020Gideon's Army3/6/2020, 3/10/2020 to support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes; 4/7/2020 to provide housing placement and other direct financial assistance to individuals and families living in North Nashville directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes; to support the North Nashville Coalition June 27th Tornado Survivor Outreach Event at the McGruder Center $127,985.00
4/7/2020Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennesseeto distribute Goodwill gift cards through partner nonprofits to individuals and families needing to replace household items following the March 2020 tornadoes $50,000.00
4/15/2020Greater Heights Missionary Baptist Churchto provide support for food and basic necessities for families in North Nashville impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes $30,000.00
4/24/2020Green Hill Baptist Churchto provide immediate assistance to tornado victims with prepared meals, food boxes, and personal items, such as toothpaste, shampoo, diapers, etc $6,000.00
3/6/2020, 3/9/2020, 8/7/2020, 12/4/2020Hands On Nashville, Inc.3/6/2020, 3/9/2020 to support the volunteer relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes; 8/7/2020 to support Hands On Nashville (HON) leadership role in coordinating continuing clean up and debris removal work that remains in Davidson and Wilson counties; 12/4/2020 to provide support for continuing tornado recovery including larger debris removal in Davidson, expenses associated with tornado survivor outreach events, and volunteer background checks; 3/24/2021 to provide continuing volunteer support for tornado survivors.  Some current projects include accompanying case managers on tornado survivor site visits, providing moving assistance to tornado survivors who have to move during construction of home, and continuing debris removal. $183,000.00
3/23/2020HEAR Nashvilleto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide replacement hearing aids to low-income Nashvillians. $6,600.00
4/24/2020Heart of the Cumberland, Inc.to provide peer support counseling groups for those directly and indirectly affected by the March 3 tornado in Putnam and surrounding counties $10,000.00
4/7/2020Heartstringsto provide direct financial assistance to musicians living in Nashville directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes $15,000.00
4/24/2020Heritage Academyto provide basic necessities (food, clothing, medications, hygiene needs) to tornado victims at the Cookeville Community Center $14,800.00
9/18/2020Historic Buena Vista Community Association (HBVCA)to support immediate needs of the Historic Buena Vista Neighborhood Association residents impacted by tornados. This 37208 community located near Jefferson and Rosa Parks saw significant damage with several homes completely destroyed. $25,100.00
3/9/2020Holly Street Daycareto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes $30,000.00
4/15/2020, 7/10/2020, 10/21/2020, 11/23/2021, 12/3/2021, 9/27/2022Inspiritus4/15/2020 to provide direct service to Middle Tennessee families impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes, including but not limited to the coordination of over 24,000 volunteer hours supporting with home debris removal, and valuable item search and salvage across Davidson, Wilson and Putnam counties; 7/10/2020, 10/21/2020 to provide food assistance, cleaning and debris removal, case management services, rebuilding efforts; 11/23/2021 TRC0264($52,500) replace destroyed home & provide add'l construction materials ($56,000); 12/3/2021 to support repair/rebuild for tornado recovery in Putnam County-6 homes with unmet needs; 9/28/2022 to provide support for repair/rebuild of homes in Putnam County affected by the March 2020 tornado. This funding represents $193,350 in direct expenses and $57,505 in staff/volunteer coordination expenses. $1,561,374.00
3/9/2020Interdenominational Ministers Fellowshipto provide short-term financial assistance and community support in North Nashville $30,000.00
3/9/2020Jefferson Street United Merchants Partnership, Inc.to support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes $30,000.00
5/1/2020Lantern Lane Farmsto provide counseling and mental health support to tornado survivors $10,000.00
3/23/2020Lebanon Senior Citizens Centerto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief to seniors living in Wilson County by offering food, hydrating drinks, and medication. $20,000.00
3/23/2020Lebanon Special School District Family Resource Centerto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief to the approximate 200 Lebanon Special School District families by offering food, medication, clothing, and other basic necessities. $30,000.00
3/9/2020Lee Chapel AME Churchto support the North Nashville's clean-up and repair efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes $30,000.00
3/6/2020, 3/9/2020, 12/4/2020Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee & the Cumberlands3/6/2020, 3/9/2020 to support the important legal outreach and resources available for March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornado survivors; 12/4/2020 to provide legal assistance to tornado survivors experiencing contractor fraud and other disaster-related legal problems $103,261.00
4/15/2020Manna Cafe Ministriesto provide food assistance to individuals and families in Greater Nashville immediately following the March 2020 tornadoes $5,000.00
3/9/2020, 5/15/2020Martha O'Bryan Center3/9/2020 to provide short-term shelter, temporary housing, utility assistance, and transportation; 5/15/2020 to provide food, rent, direct financial assistance, and mental health support to tornado victims. $80,000.00
4/24/2020Matthew Walker Health Centerto provide physical and mental health counseling to tornado victims $30,000.00
4/7/2020MDHA Housing Trust Corporationto provide temporary hotel stays for 125 MDHA residents whose apartment were directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes as their units were repaired and assessed for safety $45,000.00
4/15/2020Meharry Medical Collegeto provides medical, dental, and mental health services to North Nashville residents impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes $50,000.00
6/4/2021Metro Nashville Disaster Response Fundto reallocate disaster funds for the FEMA declared March 2021 straight-line wind and flooding in Davidson County. $1,000,000.00
3/16/2020Metro Nashville Public Schoolsto support the tornado relief that MNPS and its Community Achieves program is providing to the MNPS students and employees directly impacted by the March 3, 2020 tornadoes. The priority is direct support in the form of cash assistance or resources related to the basic necessities of food shelter, and, clothing. $30,000.00
3/23/2020MidSouth District Church of the Nazarene Disaster Responseto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief by providing housing repair to individuals and families in North Nashville referred through the Urban League. $30,000.00
4/15/2020MJ 4 Hopeto provide direct financial assistance to families affected in the Mt. Juliet community and in the west side of Lebanon, who had damage to their home caused by the March 2020 tornadoes $30,000.00
3/23/2020, 5/1/2020Mother to Mother3/23/2020 to support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts in support of mothers and families through community based delivery of diapers, formula, and other infant items in Davidson, Putnam, and Wilson counties; 5/1/2020 to provide diapers, formula, and other infant care items to families impacted by tornadoes. $100,000.00
3/21/2020Mt. Juliet Help Centerto support the tornado relief to individuals and families directly impacted by the March 3, 2020 tornadoes. The priority is direct support in the form of cash assistance or resources related to the basic necessities of food shelter, and, clothing. $30,000.00
3/23/2020Music Health Allianceto support Nashville/Middle TN2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide mental and physical health services and prescriptions and other basic financial assistance to musicians living in Middle Tennessee. $70,000.00
3/23/2020MusiCares South Region (Nashville)Provide direct financial assistance to musicians in Middle Tennessee to support Nashville 2020 Tornado Relief efforts. $40,000.00
3/9/2020NAACP Nashville c/o Tides Foundationto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes $30,000.00
4/7/2020, 6/12/2020Nashville Diaper Connection4/7/2020, 6/12/2020 to provide diapers to families with children directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes through a network of community partner agencies $45,000.00
4/24/2020, 10/21/2020Nashville General Hospital Foundation4/24/2020 to provide Food Pharmacy totes feeding tornado victims; 10/21/2020 to provide additional support for Food Pharmacy totes being provided to March 2020 tornado survivors across Davidson County. $55,000.00
11/2/2020Nashville Tree Conservation Corpsto support tree planting in public areas and private residences in East Nashville, Donelson, and Hermitage that suffered tree loss following the March 2020 tornado. $25,000.00
11/2/2020Nashville Tree Foundationto support tree planting in public areas and private residences in North Nashville that suffered tree loss following the March 2020 tornado. $25,000.00
3/11/2020, 3/23/2020NeedLink Nashville3/11/2020 to provide short-term shelter, utility assistance, and permanent housing; 3/23/2020 to support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide utility assistance to Davidson County residents. $105,000.00
5/15/2020, 4/30/2021Neighbor 2 Neighbor5/15/2020 provide support for the coordination of the Eastside Tornado Recovery Group and debrief/planning session with up to 20 neighborhood leaders; 4/30/2021 to produce the Neighborhood Disaster Preparedness and Response Coordinator Curriculum and Resource Toolkit for local neighborhood organizations across the Davidson County metropolitan area. $10,000.00
3/9/2020Neighborhood Health Servicesfor rebuilding United Neighborhood Health Services Clinic destroyed by the March 2020 tornado $30,000.00
4/7/2020New Covenant Christian Churchto provide housing grants for deposits as well as transportation and moving assistance to help rehouse renters living in North Nashville directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes $30,000.00
3/9/2020Northwest Family YMCAfor serving as a collection and distribution center for food, clothing and other donations and providing temoporary shelter $30,000.00
3/23/2020One Generation Awayto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide food distribution location sites in neighborhoods and communities in Davidson, Putnam, and Wilson counties. $15,000.00
3/23/2020Operation BBQ Reliefto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to feed volunteers and first responders. $5,000.00
3/23/2020Operation Stand Down Tennesseeto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide case management and direct financial assistance to veterans in Middle Tennessee. $10,000.00
8/20/2020, 6/29/2021Pleasant Green Baptist Church / Pleasant Green Community Development Corporation8/20/2020 to support demolition/clean up and debris removal from site at 1412 Jefferson Street, which suffered severe damage and destruction resulting from the March 3rd tornado; 6/29/2021 to support the Hope House/Life Lab facility to be located at 1412 Jefferson Street. $118,656.00
3/9/2020, 5/1/2020, 10/21/2020, 12/4/2020, 1/20/2021, 3/18/2021, 3/22/2021, 3/24/2021, 3/24/2021, 4/30/2021, 5/19/2021, 10/14/2021Project Connect3/9/2020 to support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes; 5/1/2020 to continue to provide food assistance to approximately 500 North Nashville tornado survivors through referrals made through casework efforts at Historic First Community Church; 10/21/2020 to provide additional support for meal service and delivery, operated out of Historic First Community Church on Knowles Avenue, for North Nashville resident impacted by the March 2020 tornado; 12/4/2020 to support construction oversight for this construction committee member involved in repair/rebuild of tornado survivor homes; 1/20/2021 to provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37208. 3/18/2021 3/22/2021, 3/24/2021 to provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37208; 3/24/2021 to provide 6 months of volunteer coordination for construction repair/rebuild; 4/30/2021 to provide additional funds to continue the extension of employment through August for the construction manager overseeing all repair projects from 37208 assigned to organization; 5/19/2021 to provide repair/rebuild support for home of tornado survivors TRC0072; 10/14/2021 to support construction of multiple tornado survivor repair/rebuild. $211,894.00
9/18/2020Providence United Methodist Churchto support unmet needs of tornado survivors in Wilson County through referral from UMCOR case management. $23,822.00
3/9/2020, 10/21/2020, 10/21/2020, 1/14/2021, 7/21/2021, 8/10/2021, 4/20/2022Rebuilding Together Nashville3/9/2020 to support the clean-up and repair efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes; 10/21/2020 to provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors 37206-1 and 37206-2.; 10/21/2020 to support construction oversight for this construction committee member involved in home repair/rebuild of tornado survivor homes; 1/14/2021; 7/21/2021 to provide repair/rebuild support for homes of tornado survivors TRC0053 ($5,965.74) and TRC0216($58,000); 8/10/2021 to provide repair/rebuild support for tornado survivor TRC0030; 4/20/2022 to provide repair/rebuild support for March 2020 tornado survivor TRC216. $193,331.13
3/11/2020Rooftop Foundation3/11/2020 to provide short-term direct financial assistance for those impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes; 3/23/2020 to support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide rent and mortgage assistance to Davidson County residents. $62,000.00
3/19/2020Salvation Army Nashville Area Commandto support the tornado relief to individuals and families directly impacted by the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes. The priority is direct support in the form of cash assistance or resources related to the basic necessities of food shelter, and, clothing. $30,000.00
3/23/2020Samaritan's Purseto support the Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief clean-up and debris removal efforts of Samaritan's Purse volunteers located in Davidson, Putnam, and Wilson counties. $30,000.00
3/9/2020, 3/23/2020 Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee3/9/2020 to provide Food assistance for those impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes; 3/23/2020 to support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide food to individuals being served by Red Cross, Catholic Charities, Metro Nashville Public Schools, and more. $90,000.00
3/23/2020Shower The Peopleto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide showers and hygiene resources to homeless community. $1,500.00
3/23/2020Shower Upto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide showers and hygiene, first aid, and sleeping supplies to homeless community. $7,500.00
3/9/2020St. Ann's Episcopal Churchto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes $30,000.00
4/15/2020St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Churchto provide support for basic necessities and utility payment assistance for families in Wilson County impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes $30,000.00
8/20/2020Street Worksto support the organization’s financial recovery following direct impact from tornado. $30,000.00
9/18/2020, 1/14/2021, 1/20/2021Successful Survivors9/18/2020 to support construction oversight for this construction committee member involved in repair/rebuild of tornado survivor homes. Successful Survivors is the affordable housing outreach of the Greater Heights Missionary Baptist Church; 1/14/2021, 1/20/2021 to provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37208. $61,596.50
3/9/2020Team Rubiconto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes $30,000.00
12/4/2020Tennessee Action for Hospitality Assistance Fund (managed by CFMT)to provide direct financial assistance to independent restaurant and bar workers directly impacted by the March 2020 tornado $20,000.00
6/4/2021Tennessee Emergency Response Fundto reallocate disaster funds for the FEMA declared March 2021 straightline wind and flooding in Middle Tennessee. $250,000.00
4/15/2020, 5/15/2020Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC)4/15/2020 to provide direct, short-term financial assistance for Latinx families whose homes were severely damaged or destroyed by the March 2020 tornadoes; 5/15/2020 to provide food assistance to 100 families and translation assistance including recruitment of 50 translators for community partners and distribute 4,700 multi-lingual resource guides to tornado survivors. $30,000.00
3/18/2020Tennessee Justice for Our Neighborsto support of the tornado relief to individuals and families directly impacted by the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes. The priority for this grant is support to the replacement of immigration paperwork and other legal assistance. $30,000.00
9/18/2020Tennessee Respite Coalitionto provide vouchers to caregiver families impacted by the tornado, which would allow them to acquire respite services, including rest and self-care. $6,000.00
3/9/2020Tennessee State University Foundationdesignated for the Agricultural Department and to support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes $30,000.00
5/1/2020The Church at Lockleand Springsto provide basic necessities, clean up assistance and direct financial support to East Nashville families impacted by the tornado $30,000.00
4/7/2020The Contributorto provide The Contributor vendors in Nashville and Hermitage with replacement tents, blankets, medicine, and groceries that they lost in the March 2020 tornadoes $5,000.00
3/23/2020The Donelson Fellowshipto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide direct financial assistance to residents in need in Donelson and surround areas. $30,000.00
3/9/2020, 5/15/2020The Equity Alliance3/9/2020 to support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes; 5/15/2020 to provide additional food, rent, and other direct financial assistance for residents as well as continuing outreach to connect residents with needed resources $80,000.00
3/23/2020, 5/15/2020, 3/24/2021The Hope Station, Inc3/23/2020 to support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide rent, utility, transportation and other basic financial assistance to single mothers in Davidson County; 5/15/2020 To provide rent, utility, transportation and other basic financial assistance to single mothers in Davidson County; 3/24/2021 to provide rent and utility payments for single mothers impacted by the March 2020 tornado.  $105,000.00
3/9/2020, 4/7/2020The Nashville Food Project3/9/2020 to cover the cost of food and supplies of tornado relief meals as well as fuel, staffing, etc, 4/7/2020 to provide prepared food to individuals and families, including seniors, directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes through a network of community partner agencies. $80,000.00
3/23/2020Possibilities, Inc. dba The Onsite Foundationto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide mental health services to individuals impacted by tornadoes in Davidson, Putnam, and Wilson counties. $30,000.00
4/7/2020, 8/7/2020, 8/7/2020, 12/9/2021Tennessee Conference United Methodist Church/UMCOR4/7/2020 to initiate case management resources for long term recovery following the March 2020 tornadoes; 8/7/2020 to support emergency unmet needs of tornado survivors identified through the Tornado Recovery Connection case management process; 8/7/2020 To support the hiring of 10 case managers and associated staffing expenses that will enable the Tornado Recovery Connection to achieve our goal of equitably assisting tornado survivors to reach pre-disaster wholeness; 12/9/2021 to support materials purchase for repair/rebuild for tornado survivor TRC0283 (37208). $525,914.25
5/15/2020Turnip Green Creative ReuseTo provide 500 STEAM art education kits that include with physical supplies, lesson plans, and online workshop demos to MNPS students from the 9 schools that experienced tornado damage. $12,000.00
4/11/2022United Methodist Committee on Relief (referral to pay Stewart Title Company TN Division); Expense Payment on File with CFMT. Due to individual survivor privacy, documents not made publicly available.to provide support toward purchase of home for tornado survivor TRC134 whose house was destroyed by March 2020 tornado $100,000.00
10/28/2021United Methodist Committee On Relief (referral to pay Title and Escrow Company); Expense Payment on File with CFMT. Due to individual survivor privacy, documents not made publicly available.to assist with home purchase for tornado survivor TRC0091 whose home was destroyed and unable to be rebuilt. $111,809.08
3/11/2020United Way of Metropolitan Nashvilledesignated for the McGruder Family Resource Center to support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee Tornadoes $30,000.00
3/9/2020Urban League of Middle Tennesseeto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes $30,000.00
3/23/2020US Bartenders Guild National Charity Foundationto support the direct financial assistance provided to bartenders impacted by the Nashville 2020 Tornadoes. $30,000.00
3/9/2020, 7/10/2020, 12/17/2020, 1/14/2021, 7/21/2021, 8/10/2021, 12/3/2021, 2/16/2022, 6/30/2022Westminster Home Connection3/9/2020 for debris clean-up, short-term shelter, rebuilding and new construction for those impacted; 7/10/2020 to support the startup costs associated with long term recovery construction management in Davidson and Wilson counties; 12/17/2020 to provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37208; 1/14/2021 to provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37214; 7/21/2021 to provide repair/rebuild support for home of tornado survivors TRC284; 8/10/2021 to provide repair/rebuild support for 18 different homes of tornado survivors in TRC case management; 12/3/2021 to support repair/rebuild for tornado recovery in Davidson & Wilson counties- multiple homes with construction needs; 2/16/2022 to support repair/rebuild costs associated with ten March 2020 tornado survivor homes (Cases: TRC-0064, -0157, -0180, -0039, -0384, -0169, -0372, -0187, -0289, -0284); 6/30/2022 to support repair/rebuild costs associated with ten March 2020 tornado survivor homes to support repair/rebuild costs (Cases: TRC-0380, -0001, -0157, -0384, -0079, -0372, -0216, -0124, -0187, -0086) $659,820.98
4/15/2020Wilson County Civic League, Inc.to provide direct financial assistance to families in Lebanon directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes $15,000.00
3/22/2020Wilson County Community Help Centerto support the tornado relief to individuals and families directly impacted by the March 3, 2020 tornadoes. The priority is direct support in the form of cash assistance or resources related to the basic necessities of food shelter, and, clothing. $30,000.00
3/23/2020Wilson County Schools Family Resource Centerto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief to the approximate 500 Wilson County School families by offering food, medication, clothing, and other basic necessities. $30,000.00
3/9/2020World Central Kitchen Inc.to support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes $30,000.00
4/15/2020YMCA of Middle Tennesseeto support the YMCA Hope Fund, a safety net program to support 55 employees directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes $50,000.00
4/7/2020YouInspireto pay the cost of insurance premiums for 15 African American churches (Metropolitan Interdenominational Church, Mt. Hopewell Church, Mt. Carmel Church, Mt. Bethel Church, St. John Church, King Solomon Church, Greater Revelation Church, Pleasant Green Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, Nashville City Association, Mt. Zion Church, Fifteenth Baptist, and Eighth Street Baptist) severely damaged by the March 2020 tornadoes $37,000.00

** Denotes adjustment in original grant amount due to organization returning unused funds.


MIDDLE TENNESSEE EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUND ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Members of CFMT’s Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund advisory committee includes city and civic leaders from communities throughout Nashville and areas of Middle Tennessee affected by the tornadoes. Grantmaking has included input from both committee and The Community Foundation board members.

The MTER Advisory Committee includes: Hannah Davis, Affordable Housing Program Manager, Metro Nashville Mayor’s Office; Karl Dean, former Nashville Mayor and trustee, United Way of Greater Nashville; Jessica Farr, Manager of Examinations, Federal Reserve Bank; Brenda Haywood, Deputy Mayor of Community Engagement, Metro Nashville Mayor’s Office; Sam Hatcher, board member, Community Foundation of Wilson County; Ashford Hughes, Executive Officer for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Metro Nashville Public Schools; The Rev. Chris Jackson, Pleasant Green Baptist Church and Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship; Lonnell Matthews, Juvenile Court Clerk of Metro Nashville; Jay Servais, District Chief, Metro Nashville Office of Emergency Management; Ron Samuels, Vice Chairman, Pinnacle Financial Partners; Jerry Williams, Community Volunteer and retired, Leadership Nashville; and Brenda Wynn, Davidson County Clerk.

A few additional members are in the process of being added to bring further neighborhood and geographic representation and perspective to the committee.

Staff and philanthropic support to the Advisory Committee are: Ellen Lehman, president, The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee; Amy Fair, Vice President of Donor Services, The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee; and Pete Bird, President and CEO, The Frist Foundation.