Grant Applications Now Open for TN Community CARES Program

From the Center for Nonprofit Management (CNM) –

CNM is pleased to announce that applications for the Tennessee Community CARES Program are now open. The program, which includes $150 million in Coronavirus relief funds for Tennessee nonprofits, allows applicants to apply for relief for “expenses occurring from March 1, 2020, through November 15, 2020, and related to the COVID-19 pandemic.” Grant applicants can apply through the uniform application portal now through August 15. View the full program description, application, requirements, and frequently asked questions here.

Grants will be administered by partner nonprofit organizations that will serve as grant administrators. Grant administrators will handle outreach, marketing, and reporting of funds. They will also receive the grant applications, approve them, and monitor spending of approved programs. Organizations serving as grant administrators in the Middle Tennessee area include United Way of Greater Nashville and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. You can view a list of administrators here. Please note that CNM is not serving as a grant administrator.

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