Thanks to its generous supporters and volunteers, The Women’s Fund has granted more than $2.8 million to 172 unique nonprofit organizations supporting women and girls throughout Middle Tennessee since 1995.

The following 51 Grantees received $229,650 in our 2023 discretionary grant cycle.

A Step Ahead Foundation of Middle TennesseeTo provide access to free long-acting reversible contraception services.
Actors Bridge EnsembleTo help 5,500 Middle Tennesseans find their authentic voices through autobiographical storytelling, actor training, and teen girl empowerment programming.
AncoraTN (formerly End Slavery Tennessee)To ensure 24/7 emergency responses and long-term, trauma-informed aftercare services for over 400 survivors of human trafficking in Middle Tennessee.
Avalon CenterTo provide personal hygiene supplies to 100 survivors of domestic and sexual violence residents in our emergency shelter.
AWAKE (Advocates for Women's and Kids' Equality) To provide evidence-based education to historically marginalized youth and women survivors on self-advocacy, leadership, and creating change.
Bridges of Williamson CountyTo assist 2,000 DV victims/families with healthcare, childcare, diapers, replacement certificates and licenses, transportation, and minor repair.
Center of Hope To provide emergency housing to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault to heal from trauma.
Community Resource Center To provide period products for the 22,000 school-aged girls within Middle Tennessee who cannot otherwise afford basic essentials.
Corrine's Place of LoveTo provide temporary shelter for women with/without children, career readiness, establish food & clothing program, as well as outreach services.
Creative Girls Rock To address the need for arts education programming by expanding our CGR Mural Project program to four schools.
Dancing Through the Curriculum To provide dance training and performance opportunities to 100+ girls residing in Middle Tennessee.
Diamond Youth Development To provide self-confidence and leadership development to 20 girls of color, ages 9-14 in Rutherford County.
Domestic Violence Program, Inc. To provide wraparound supportive services and financial support to individuals and/or families fleeing domestic violence at an emergency safe shelter.
Doors of Hope To provide evidence-based mental health and substance abuse transitional living program for women offenders reentering the community from incarceration.
DYMON in the RoughTo provide after-school mentoring and support for 175 Black girls as they navigate the social and academic landscape.
Ella's HouseElla's House provides holistic, in-house and out-patient support balancing education and community for pregnant and parenting collegiate mothers.
Entrepreneur Latina Leaders of America, INC (ELLA) ELLA assists 50 Latinas annually to start or sustain their small businesses through a nine-month course including mentoring and training.
Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee To build girls of courage, confidence, and character by promoting healthy social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development through innovative programming.
Girls Write NashvilleTo empower teen artists through curriculum-based songwriting, production, mentorship and long-term, positive community building through Writers Guilds.
Haven of Hope, Inc. To provide domestic and sexual violence victim services in underserved rural counties through case management, counseling, and housing assistance.
Healing Housing, Inc. To provide 20 Healing Housing residents with a dental evaluation, cleaning, x-rays, and other oral health services.
Hope Station To assist single working mothers who do not qualify for any state assistance with utility, water, and rent/mortgage.
Mending Hearts, Inc. Helping women restore their lives from addiction through long-term treatment programs, offering hope and healing regardless of their financial capacity.
Miriam's PromiseTo offer options-based pregnancy counseling, child counseling, parenting, coaching, and adoption-related services.
Mother to Mother To provide health and wellness items to mothers and children in need.
Nashville Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition To mentor survivors of human trafficking and equip them with training and meaningful employment in a safe, hope-filled environment.
Nashville Diaper Connection To provide "Diapers for Diplomas" support for 125 parenting students enrolled in any of the four Middle Tennessee community colleges.
Nashville General Hospital Foundation To produce a health literacy guide for Labor and Delivery Discharge Patients.
Nashville PeacemakersTo provide 50 mothers who have lost loved ones to violence with trauma therapy and counseling to strengthen their communities.
Nurses for Newborns To prevent infant mortality, child abuse and neglect through home visitation by registered nurses.
Pink ChristmasTo provide breast cancer survivors gift cards on their day of diagnosis and Mother's Day scholarships.
Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi To provide reproductive healthcare to 4,000 individuals; provide 50 hours of sex education; deliver 145,000 condoms; and organize 85,000 individuals.
Rejoice School of BalletTo mentor diverse youth through multi-level dance instruction opportunities and classical/original ballet community performances utilizing original scores and live musical accompaniment.
Renewal House, Inc. To provide treatment and comprehensive recovery support services for 85 women and their children affected by substance use disorders.
Renewed To provide hope, help, and support for those affected by eating disorders.
Rest Stop Ministries, Inc. To provide residential housing, trauma-informed, comprehensive services and economic empowerment opportunities to adult female survivors of sex trafficking and exploitation.
Sexual Assault CenterTo provide immediate and long-term support to everyone affected by sexual assault in Middle Tennessee through trauma-informed, evidence-based, comprehensive services.
Stepping Stones Safe HavenTo provide supportive services (parenting education, developmental assessment, and resource linkage) to at least 45 families served in the shelter.
Sunnyside Up Youth Pregnancy ServicesTo provide 6 weeks of in-person postpartum support to 5 pregnant youth ages 13-21.
Team CJ Colas Uterine Cancer Foundation To provide mutual-aid support for cancer patients including mental health counseling and support with day-to-day logistics and services.
Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual ViolenceTo support its mission of ending domestic and sexual violence in the lives of Tennesseans.
The F.I.N.D. DesignEmpowering Black and brown girls, ages 11-17, to conquer educational disparities through connection, resilience, and nurturing "Black Girl Joy."
The Mary Parrish CenterTo provide survivors of interpersonal violence and their children safe, compassionate housing with individualized care that promotes healing, autonomy, and hope.
The New Beginnings CenterTo support holistic wellness programming for women and teenage girls toward the achievement of optimal health and well-being.
Thistle Farms To support the Job Readiness program, which helps women survivors build skills to gain financial independence.
United Neighborhood Health ServicesTo provide timely and high-quality prenatal care to an additional 120 low-income high-risk pregnant women in response to community demand.
Vox Grata, Inc. To present 1-2 collaborative performance(s) in North Nashville that celebrate the suffrage movement, coinciding with the 2024 presidential election.
Women Are Safe, Inc. To provide life saving shelter and related services to victims of domestic violence in rural Tennessee.
Women of Color Collaborative To guide women of color through participatory action research projects driven by their curiosity.
YWCA Nashville & Middle TennesseeTo provide emergency shelter and wraparound support services for 200 victims of domestic violence and 150 children.

In December 0f 2023, The Women’s Fund gathered to celebrated the vital work of their grant recipients by delving into their missions and sharing hopeful visions for the future. Congratulations to each and every one of our recipients!