The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT), a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in Middle Tennessee and beyond, announces $2,664,888 in grants to 439 local nonprofit organizations as part of the 2021 annual grantmaking process.
Grant recipients in Bedford County include:
Community Clinic of Shelbyville and Bedford Co. Inc.: To provide financial support for 43 low-income and uninsured adults (Ages 18-59) from Bedford County.
Community Development Center: To provide six lift chairs for seniors with physical needs through an equipment loan program, increasing independence and mobility.
Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation on behalf of Imagination Library of Bedford Co.: To provide one free age-appropriate book per month to children ages birth to 5 in Bedford County through Imagination Library.
Middle Tennessee Spay and Neuter Clinic: To provide free spay and neuter surgeries for 350 feral and community cats in Middle Tennessee.
Shelbyville-Bedford Co. Humane Association: To provide rehoming of 50 pets from low-income, elderly, or disabled persons no longer able to keep their pets.
For more information on the grant process and for a complete list of 2021 grant recipients, go to www.CFMT.org. And to learn about more than 1,800 of Middle Tennessee’s nonprofits and the wonderful work they do, go to the CFMT initiative GivingMatters.com.
About The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
The Community Foundation exists to promote and facilitate giving in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee and beyond. It does this by accepting gifts of any size from anyone at any time and by empowering individuals, families, companies, nonprofits, and communities to respond to needs and opportunities that matter. The Community Foundation works with people who have great hearts, whether or not they have great wealth, to craft solutions that reflect the intentions and goals of their charitable endeavors. For more information, call 615-321-4939 or visit www.cfmt.org.