$55,000 Awarded in Community Impact Grants for 2023-2024

June 22, 2023
The Foundation awards $55,000 in Community Impact Grants

The Community Foundation of West Tennessee awarded $55,000 to seven organizations for its annual Community Impact Grants at a celebration hosted at Catbird Studio.

The organizations awarded were:

Boys & Girls Club of Jackson - $10,000
Habitat for Humanity Jackson - $10,000
Hands Up! Preschool - $11,000
Jonah Affordable Housing - $7,000
Regional Inter-Faith Association (RIFA) - $10,000
United Way of West Tennessee - $4,000
WRAP (Wo/Men's Resource and Rape Assistance Program) - $3,000

The Foundation began awarding Community Impact Grants in 2016. Through this program, the organization has granted $272,000 since its inception. Previous organizations funded have been in the arts, education, healthcare, legal services, and more.

This year, the grants focused on projects and initiatives that benefit the health and well-being of residents in Madison County with priority given on projects that impact children ages 0-8. 

The next Community Impact Grant cycle will open in February 2024.The Foundation looks forward to announcing an exciting new program soon. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram to keep up with the latest news and events.

For more information, please contact Haley Wildridge by email at haley@cfwtn.org or call (731) 984-2146.  

The Community Foundation of West Tennessee was established in 1985 to strengthen the health and well-being of our region by serving as a catalyst for positive changes in the arts, education, healthcare, and other causes.It enhances the quality of life for local residents by supporting programs, initiatives, and organizations serving rural West Tennessee.

2023-2024 Community Impact Grantees

Hands Up! Preschool | $11,000
Boys & Girls Club of Jackson | $10,000
Habitat for Humanity | $10,000
RIFA Jackson | $10,000
Jonah Affordable Housing | $7,000
United Way of West Tennessee | $4,000

WRAP | $3,000
Since 2016, The Foundation has granted $272,000 to organizations in Madison County.
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