Tornado Relief Donations

$12,533,622.77 IN GIFTS RECEIVED TO THE MIDDLE TENNESSEE EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUND (as of June 30, 2022)

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$9,747,400.68 GRANTED FROM THE MIDDLE TENNESSEE EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUND TO DATE (as of June 30, 2022)

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A TOTAL OF 197 GRANTS DEPLOYED TO 109 NONPROFITS TO CONTINUE THEIR TORNADO RELIEF EFFORT (as of June 30, 2022)

$9,694.63 GRANTS PENDING* FROM THE MIDDLE TENNESSEE EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUND TO DATE (as of June 30, 2022)

*$9,694.63 in pending grants is designated to support the repair and rebuild efforts being coordinated by Westminster Home Connection and the nonprofits and churches that have signed on to support tornado survivors with construction projects as well as unmet construction needs in Davidson, Wilson, and Putnam counties.


DateOrganization NameGrant DetailsAmount
2020-03-06 Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee & the Cumberlandsto support the important legal outreach and resources available for March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornado victims$10,000
2020-03-06 Hands On Nashville, Inc.to support the volunteer relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$5,000
2020-03-06Gideon's Armyto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$10,000
2020-03-09World Central Kitchen Inc.to support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09Westminster Home Connectionto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09Urban League of Middle Tennesseeto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09The Equity Allianceto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09 Tennessee 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
2020-03-09Team Rubiconto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09 St. Ann's Episcopal Churchto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09Second Harvest Food Bankto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09Rebuilding Together Nashvilleto support the clean-up and repair efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09 Project Connect Nashvilleto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09 Northwest Family YMCAto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09 Neighborhood Health Servicesto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09Nashville Food Projectto cover the cost of food and supplies of tornado relief meals as well as fuel, staffing, etc.$30,000
2020-03-09NAACP Nashvilleto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09 Martha O'Bryan Centerto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09 Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee & the Cumberlandsto support the important legal outreach and resources available for March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornado victims$30,000
2020-03-09Lee 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
2020-03-09 Jefferson Street United Merchants Partnership, Inc.to support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09Interdenominational Ministers Fellowshipto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09 Holly Street Daycareto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09Hands On Nashville, Inc.to support the volunteer relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09 Family 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
2020-03-09 Donelson-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
2020-03-09 Cumberland Mental Health Services (Volunteer Behavioral Health at Lebanon)to provide counseling, grief, and PTSD services in Mt. Juliet and Lebanon Tennessee in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09Community Resource Centerto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-09 Backfield 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
2020-03-10 Gideon's Armyto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-11 United 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
2020-03-11 Rooftop Foundationto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-11NeedLink Nashvilleto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$30,000
2020-03-11Cookeville Regional Medical Center Foundationto support the relief efforts in the aftermath of the March 2020 Middle Tennessee tornadoes$60,000
2020-03-16 Metro 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
2020-03-17Conexion 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
2020-03-18Tennessee 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
2020-03-19Salvation 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
2020-03-20 Catholic Charities of Tennesseeto 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
2020-03-21Mt. 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
2020-03-22Wilson 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
2020-03-23Wilson 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
2020-03-23US Bartenders Guild National Charity Foundationto support the direct financial assistance provided to bartenders impacted by the Nashville 2020 Tornadoes.$30,000
2020-03-23The 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
2020-03-23The Hope Station, Incto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide rent, utility, transportation and other basic financial assistance to single mothers in Davidson County.$50,000
2020-03-23 The 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
2020-03-23Shower Upto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide showers and hygiene, first aid, and sleeping supplies to homeless community.$7,500
2020-03-23Shower The Peopleto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide showers and hygiene resources to homeless community.$1,500
2020-03-23 Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennesseeto 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.$60,000
2020-03-23Samaritan'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
2020-03-23Rooftop Foundationto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide rent and mortgage assistance to Davidson County residents.$32,000
2020-03-23Operation 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**
2020-03-23Operation BBQ Reliefto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to feed volunteers and first responders.$5,000
2020-03-23 One 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
2020-03-23 NeedLink Nashvilleto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide utility assistance to Davidson County residents.$75,000
2020-03-23 MusiCares South Region (Nashville)to support Nashville 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide direct financial assistance to musicians in Middle Tennessee.$40,000
2020-03-23 Music 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
2020-03-23 Mother to Mother, Inc.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.$60,000
2020-03-23MidSouth 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
2020-03-23 Lebanon 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
2020-03-23 Lebanon 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
2020-03-23HEAR Nashvilleto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts to provide replacement hearing aids to low-income Nashvillians.$6,600
2020-03-23Elijah'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
2020-03-23 Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundationto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief through direct financial assistance to individuals and families who suffered the greatest losses due to the tornadoes.$75,000
2020-03-23 Compassionate Handsto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief by providing housing, clothing, and other necessities to tornado victims referred through Recover Wilson.$47,000
2020-03-23Bridge 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
2020-03-23 American Red Crossto support Nashville/Middle TN 2020 Tornado Relief efforts through direct financial assistance to individuals and families in Davidson, Putnam, and Wilson counties.$30,000
2020-04-07 YouInspireto 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
2020-04-07Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church Disaster Response Ministry (UMCOR)to initiate case management resources for long term recovery following the March 2020 tornadoes$50,000
2020-04-07 New 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
2020-04-07The Nashville Food Projectto provide prepared food to individuals and families, including seniors, directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes through a network of community partner agencies.$50,000
2020-04-07Nashville Diaper Connectionto provide diapers to families with children directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes through a network of community partner agencies$20,000
2020-04-07MDHA 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
2020-04-07 Heartstringsto provide direct financial assistance to musicians living in Nashville directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes$15,000
2020-04-07 Goodwill Industriesto distribute Goodwill gift cards through partner nonprofits to individuals and families needing to replace household items following the March 2020 tornadoes$50,000
2020-04-07Gideon's Armyto provide housing placement and other direct financial assistance to individuals and families living in North Nashville directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes$75,000
2020-04-07 Galaxy 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
2020-04-07Family 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
2020-04-07 Faith 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
2020-04-07The Contributorto provide Contributor vendors in Nashville and Hermitage with replacement tents, blankets, medicine, and groceries that they lost in the March 2020 tornadoes$50,00
2020-04-07Broken Restored Redeemed Ministriesto provide housing placement and additional wrap around services individuals living in Hermitage and Lebanon directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes$50,000
2020-04-07American Red Crossto support March 2020 tornado Relief efforts through direct financial assistance to individuals and families in Davidson, Putnam, and Wilson counties$70,000
2020-04-15YMCA 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
2020-04-15 Wilson County Civic League, Inc.to provide direct financial assistance to families in Lebanon directly impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes$15,000
2020-04-15 Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC)to provide direct, short-term financial assistance for Latinx families whose homes were severely damaged or destroyed by the March 2020 tornadoes$20,000
2020-04-15St. 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
2020-04-15 MJ 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
2020-04-15Meharry Medical Collegeto provides medical, dental, and mental health services to North Nashville residents impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes$50,000
2020-04-15 Manna Cafe Ministriesto provide food assistance to individuals and families in Greater Nashville immediately following the March 2020 tornadoes$5,000
2020-04-15Inspiritus (formerly Lutheran Social Services)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$30,000
2020-04-15 Greater Heights Missionary Baptist Churchto provide support for food and basic necessities for families in North Nashville impacted by the March 2020 tornadoes$30,000
2020-04-15 College 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
2020-04-15 Affordable Housing Resources, Inc.to provide mortgage mitigation assistance to individuals and families affected by March 2020 tornadoes in partnership with Lee AME Chapel$25,000
2020-04-24 Green 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
2020-04-24 Heart 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
2020-04-24 Heritage Academyto provide basic necessities (food, clothing, medications, hygiene needs) to tornado victims at the Cookeville Community Center$14,800
2020-04-24 Matthew Walker Health Centerto provide physical and mental health counseling to tornado victims$30,000
2020-04-24 Nashville General Hospital Foundationto provide Food Pharmacy totes feeding tornado victims$30,000
2020-05-01 The Church at Lockeland Springsto provide basic necessities, clean up assistance and direct financial support to East Nashville families impacted by the tornado$30,000
2020-05-01 Project Connectto continue to provide food assistance to approximately 500 North Nashville tornado survivors through referrals made through casework efforts at Historic First Community Church$25,000
2020-05-01Mother to Motherto provide diapers, formula, and other infant care items to families impacted by tornadoes$40,000
2020-05-01Lantern Lane Farmsto provide counseling and mental health support to tornado survivors$10,000
2020-05-01Fortitude Groupto rehouse 16 mentally ill men displaced by tornado damage to the Fortitude Group's two group homes$30,000
2020-05-01 East Nashville Cooperative Ministryto provide food boxes and hot meals for homeless$5,000
2020-05-01 East End United Methodist Churchto provide basic necessities, clean up assistance and direct financial support to East Nashville families impacted by the tornado$30,000
2020-05-01Corner to Cornerto provide food and educational resources to families with children in partnership with MNPS Community Achieves$20,000
2020-05-15Turnip 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
2020-05-15 Tennessee Immigrants and Refugees Rights Coalition (TIRRC)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.$10,000
2020-05-15Neighbor2NeighborTo provide support for the coordination of the Eastside Tornado Recovery Group and debrief/planning session with up to 20 neighborhood leaders.$5,000
2020-05-15 Martha O'Bryan CenterTo provide food, rent, direct financial assistance, and mental health support to tornado victims.$50,000
2020-05-15 The Hope StationTo provide rent, utility, transportation and other basic financial assistance to single mothers in Davidson County.$30,000
2020-05-15 First Baptist Church of LebanonTo provide food, rent, and other direct financial assistance for residents.$20,000
2020-05-15 The Equity AllianceTo provide additional food, rent, and other direct financial assistance for residents as well as continuing outreach to connect residents with needed resources.$50,000
2020-05-15Crosspoint Church Mt. JulietTo provide cleanup and debris removal of trees in Wilson County destroyed in the tornado.$50,000
2020-06-12Broken Restored Redeemed Ministriesto help provide rental assistance and household supplies to tornado survivors in Davidson and Wilson counties$25,000
2020-06-12 Nashville Diaper Connectionto distribute diapers through its nonprofit partners to support tornado survivors$25,000
2020-06-26 Gideon's Armyto support the North Nashville Coalition June 27th Tornado Survivor Outreach Event at the McGruder Center$12,985
2020-07-10 Inspiritusto support the startup costs and initial repair projects associated with long term recovery construction management in Putnam county$98,750
2020-07-10 Westminster Home Connectionto support the startup costs associated with long term recovery construction management in Davidson and Wilson counties$87,000
2020-08-03 Broken Restored Redeemed MinistriesTo support deposits/rent support for tornado survivors in Davidson and Wilson counties.$95,000
2020-08-07 Community Resource CenterTo 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.$10,000
2020-08-07 Hands On NashvilleTo support Hands On Nashville (HON) leadership role in coordinating continuing clean up and debris removal work that remains in Davidson and Wilson counties. $30,000
2020-08-07Catholic CharitiesTo support unmet needs of Davidson County tornado survivors identified through the Tornado Recovery Connection case management process.$50,000
2020-08-07TN Conference of the United Methodist ChurchTo support emergency unmet needs of tornado survivors identified through the Tornado Recovery Connection case management process.$20,000
2020-08-07TN Conference of the United Methodist ChurchTo 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.$446,000
2020-08-20Pleasant Green Baptist Churchto 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.$20,656
2020-08-20Street Worksto support the organization’s financial recovery following direct impact from tornado.$30,000
2020-09-18Providence United Methodist Churchto support unmet needs of tornado survivors in Wilson County through referral from UMCOR case management.$23,822**
2020-09-18Tennessee 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
2020-09-18Successful Survivors Community Development Organizationto 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.$30,000
2020-09-18Historic 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.$25,000
2020-10-21Broken Restored Redeemed Ministriesto provide additional rental assistance, household supplies, and other direct financial assistance to tornado survivors in Davidson and Wilson Counties.$100,000
2020-10-21Inspiritus (formerly Lutheran Social Services)to support the repair/rebuild efforts in Putnam County through July 31, 2021. This includes support for coordination of construction oversight, construction volunteer crews, and direct costs necessary to complete the repairs of at least 50 homes and rebuild of 2 homes of survivors identified through case management.$814,850
2020-10-21 Rebuilding Together Nashvilleto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors 37206-1 and 37206-2.$13,241
2020-10-21 Rebuilding Together Nashvilleto support construction oversight for this construction committee member involved in home repair/rebuild of tornado survivor homes.$40,000
2020-10-21Project Connect Nashvilleto 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. $15,000
2020-10-21Nashville General Hospital Foundationto provide additional support for Food Pharmacy totes being provided to March 2020 tornado survivors across Davidson County.$25,000
2020-10-21Crosspoint Church Mt. Julietto provide additional cleanup and debris removal of trees in Wilson County destroyed in the tornado.$75,000
2020-11-02Nashville 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
2020-11-02 Nashville 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
2020-11-02 Cumberland 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
2020-12-04 Tennessee 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
2020-12-04 Project Connect Nashvilleto support construction oversight for this construction committee member involved in repair/rebuild of tornado survivor homes$49,912
2020-12-04Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlandsto provide legal assistance to tornado survivors experiencing contractor fraud and other disaster-related legal problems$63,261
2020-12-04 Catholic Charities of Tennesseeto 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$161,814
2020-12-04 Hands On Nashvilleto provide support for continuing tornado recovery including larger debris removal in Davidson, expenses associated with tornado survivor outreach events, and volunteer background checks$43,000
2020-12-17Westminster Home Connectionto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37208.$10,000
2020-12-29 Broken Restored Redeemed Ministriesto provide additional rental assistance, household supplies, and other direct financial assistance to tornado survivors in Davidson and Wilson Counties$50,000
2021-01-14 Westminster Home Connectionto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37214.$17,500
2021-01-14 Successful Survivorsto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37208.$16,000
2021-01-14 Rebuilding Togetherto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37206.$15,000
2021-01-14 Broken Restored Redeemed Ministriesto provide additional rental assistance, household supplies, and other direct financial assistance to tornado survivors in Davidson and Wilson Counties$50,000
2021-01-20 Project Connectto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37208.$3,100
2021-01-20 Successful Survivorsto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37208.$15,596.50
2021-03-04 First Baptist Church Lebanonto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in Wilson County.$7,500
2021-03-18 Project Connectto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37208.$2,000
2021-03-18 First Baptist Church Lebanonto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in Wilson County.$3,316
2021-03-22Project Connectto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37208.$4,000
2021-03-24Hands On Nashvilleto 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.$75,000
2021-03-24Community Resource Centerto provide funds for purchase of appliances, furniture, and household goods for tornado survivors moving back into homes and/or apartments.$100,000
2021-03-24The Hope Stationto provide rent and utility payments for single mothers impacted by the March 2020 tornado. $25,000
2021-03-24Project Connectto provide 6 months of volunteer coordination for construction repair/rebuild.$11,940
2021-03-24Community Resource Centerto provide payments to support the non-construction unmet needs of tornado survivors as referred through the Tornado Recovery Connection.$75,000
2021-03-24Broken Restored Redeemed Ministriesto provide rent, utilities and other direct assistance for tornado survivors.$20,000
2021-03-24 Affordable Housing Resourceto provide rental assistance payments for tornado survivors in Davidson County referred through Tornado Recover Connection$75,000
2021-03-24Project Connectto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37208.$4,500
2021-04-19Inspiritusto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for multiple tornado survivors in Putnam County.$168,810
2021-04-19Rebuilding Together Nashvilleto provide additional direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37206.$5,965.74
2021-04-19Westminster Home Connectionto provide direct expenses associated with the home repair/rebuild for tornado survivors in 37076.$7,500
2021-04-19Crosspoint Church Mt. Julietto provide additional clean up/debris removal needs in Wilson County.$30,000
2021-04-19 Community Resource Centerto provide additional funds for purchase of appliances, furniture, and household goods for tornado survivors moving back into homes and/or apartments.$250,000
2021-04-19 Community Resource Centerto provide payments to support the non-construction unmet needs of tornado survivors as referred through the Tornado Recovery Connection.$100,000
2021-04-30Neighbor 2 Neighborto produce the Neighborhood Disaster Preparedness and Response Coordinator Curriculum and Resource Toolkit for local neighborhood organizations across the Davidson County metropolitan area.$5,000
2021-04-30Project Connect, Inc.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.$20,000
2021-05-19Project Connect, Inc.to provide repair/rebuild support for home of tornado survivors TRC0072.$6,000
2021-06-04Tennessee Emergency Response Fundto reallocate disaster funds for the FEMA declared March 2021 straightline wind and flooding in Middle Tennessee.$250,000
2021-06-04Metro Nashville Disaster Response Fundto reallocate disaster funds for the FEMA declared March 2021 straightline wind and flooding in Davidson County.$1,000,000
2021-06-29Pleasant Green Community Development Corporationto support the Hope House/Life Lab facility to be located at 1412 Jefferson Street.$98,000
2021-07-21Westminster Home Connectionto provide repair/rebuild support for home of tornado survivors TRC284.$2,710.50
2021-07-21Rebuilding Together Nashvilleto provide repair/rebuild support for home of tornado survivors TRC0216 /TRC0053.$63,965.74
2021-08-10 Westminster Home Connectionto provide repair/rebuild support for 18 different homes of tornado survivors in TRC case management.$126,326.47
2021-08-10Rebuilding Together Nashvilleto provide repair/rebuild support for tornado survivor TRC0030.$8,110.39
2021-10-14Project Connect, Inc.to support construction of multiple tornado survivor repair/rebuild.$32,942
2021-10-28 United Methodist Committee On Relief (referral to pay Title and Escrow Company)to assist with home purchase for tornado survivor TRC0091 whose home was destroyed and unable to be rebuilt.$111,809.08
2021-11-01 Inspiritusto assist with modular home purchase for tornado survivor TRC00264 whose home was destroyed.$52,500
2021-11-23 InspiritusTRC0264($52,500) replace destroyed home & provide add'l construction materials ($56,000).$108,500
2021-12-03 Westminster Home Connectionto support repair/rebuild for tornado recovery in Davidson & Wilson counties- multiple homes with construction needs.$83,132.39
2021-12-03 Inspiritusto support repair/rebuild for tornado recovery in Putnam County-6 homes with unmet needs.$89,609
2021-12-09 United Methodist Committee on Reliefto support materials purchase for repair/rebuild for tornado survivor TRC0283 (37208).$9,914.25
2022-02-02 Cross Point Church Mt. Julietto support final tree and debris removal for March 2020 Wilson County tornado survivors$64,000
2022-02-16 Cookeville Regional Medical Center Foundation (referral to pay The Tennessee Credit Union)to support car replacement of Putnam County March 2020 tornado survivor$60,00
2022-02-16 Westminster Home Connectionto support repair/rebuild costs associated with ten March 2020 tornado survivor homes$127,009.76
2022-03-02Cookeville First United Methodist Churchto support roof repair for March 2020 tornado survivor TRC0091$6,796
2022-04-11United Methodist Committee on Relief (referral to pay Stewart Title Company TN Division)to provide support toward purchase of home for tornado survivor TRC134 whose house was destroyed by March 2020 tornado$100,000
2022-04-20 Rebuilding Together Nashvilleto provide repair/rebuild support for March 2020 tornado survivor TRC216$23,014
2022-06-30 Westminster Home Connectionto 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)$176,141.86

** 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.


Donations to the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund are fully tax-deductible. During times of disaster response, The Community Foundation donates its time and resources, and no administrative fees are deducted from donations to the Fund. Proceeds go to nonprofits providing for the short-term and long-term needs of victims of the tornadoes and their aftermath. To give to the Fund, go to www.cfmt.org.

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