APPALACHIAN COMMUNITY FUND

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Regionally based, regionally controlled grant-making fund supporting the work of grassroots community organizations that address economic, environmental, racial and social justice issues.

BLACK CHILDREN’S INSTITUTE OF TENNESSEE

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Statewide child advocacy organization providing leadership, information and support to governmental agencies, community organizations, parents and individuals to improve lives of minority and poor children.

BRIDGE REFUGEE SERVICES

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Bridge Refugee Services is the only refugee resettlement agency in East Tennessee. Bridge supports refugees to become self-sufficient, successful members of their new community.

CISV SMOKY MOUNTAIN CHAPTER

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CISV educates and inspires action for peace through local and global programs that build inter-cultural friendship, cooperation and understanding among children and youth.

COMMUNITY MEDIATION CENTER

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Assists kids, families, neighbors and organizations to resolve legal and personal issues through constructive conversation. Volunteers provide no-cost mediation. Champions peer-mediation within Knox County Schools.

DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER

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The disABILITY Resource Center provides services, support, and advocacy so that people with disabilities may thrive and actively participate within their communities.

HIGHLANDER RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER

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Works with youth, new immigrants, and poor people of all colors to bring grassroots struggles for social and economic equity into a new global era.

HUMANE SOCIETY TENNESSEE VALLEY

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Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley is a regional animal shelter, spay/neuter clinic and resource center committed to ending euthanasia of adoptable animals in East Tennessee by 2025.

IJAMS NATURE CENTER

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Ijams is a nonprofit 300-acre nature center providing environmental education and engaging outdoor experiences to encourage people to appreciate and care for the natural world.

JUBILEE COMMUNITY ARTS

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Promotes, preserves and presents traditional arts of the Southern Appalachian region.

LITTLE RIVER WATERSHED ASSOCIATION

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Dedicated to preserving and protecting the Little River for enjoyment and sustainable use. We engage our community to advocate on behalf of the river.

MID-SOUTH PEACE AND JUSTICE CENTER

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An inclusive, multi-issue, organizing group working to educate and mobilize the community for social, economic, racial, and environmental justice in the mid-south.

MID-TENNESSEE COUNCIL OF THE BLIND

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An advocacy group for blind and visually impaired people in Middle Tennessee. We promote social, educational and employment opportunities, teach adaptability and monitor legislation.

NAMI-TN (NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS)

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A self-help organization of individuals and families living with mental illness, NAMI Tennessee offers free support groups, education classes, and advocacy training across TN.

NASHVILLE LGBT CHAMBER FOUNDATION

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The Nashville LGBT Chamber Foundation educates, inspires, and empowers LGBT business professionals.

NASHVILLE PEACE AND JUSTICE CENTER

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A community-based, multi-issue center for Middle Tennessee region, promoting peace, social and economic justice and environmental sustainability in our community and around the world.

OAK RIDGE ENVIRONMENTAL PEACE ALLIANCE (OREPA)

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Works nonviolently to build a culture of respect for the earth and its inhabitants that is free from the threat of nuclear weapons.

ORGANIZED NEIGHBORS OF EDGEHILL

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Majority African-American neighborhood organization that organizes people based on issues of interest to the community such as crime, education, housing, welfare reform, and zoning.

PEOPLE FOR ANIMALS

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An all-volunteer, not-for-profit animal protection organization dedicated to reducing pet overpopulation by spaying/neutering cats and dogs through partnerships with veterinarian clinics.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF TENNESSEE AND NORTH MISSISSIPPI

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Our mission is to improve health and well-being by providing high-quality, non-judgmental sexual health care, honest and accurate sexuality education, and reproductive health and rights advocacy.

RADIO FREE NASHVILLE

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A citywide, low-power community radio station for diverse and alternative music, voices, and viewpoints generally ignored or misrepresented by the corporate media.

SOCM: STATEWIDE ORGANIZING FOR COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT

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Statewide member-run organization encouraging civic involvement and collective action. Members work at local, state and federal level for social, economic and environmental justice for all.

SOUTHERN ALLIANCE FOR CLEAN ENERGY

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A nonpartisan organization working to promote responsible energy choices that create global warming solutions and ensure clean, safe and healthy communities throughout the Southeast.

TENNESSEANS FOR ALTERNATIVES TO THE DEATH PENALTY

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TADP strives to honor life by abolishing the death penalty in Tennessee through a strategy of education and grassroots organizing.

TENNESSEE ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS

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Building a prosperous, sustainable economy that benefits all Tennesseans.

TENNESSEE CITIZENS FOR WILDERNESS PLANNING

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Dedicated to protecting natural lands and waters, particularly East Tennessee, by means of public ownership, legislation, or cooperation of the private sector.

TENNESSEE COALITION TO END DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE

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A statewide coalition of organizations and individuals working to end domestic and sexual violence, protect victims, and hold abusers accountable.

TENNESSEE DISABILITY COALITION

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A statewide alliance of disability organizations and individuals whose purpose is to assure individuals with disabilities have access to services promoting inclusion, independence, and productivity.

TENNESSEE ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL

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The Council is celebrating over 40 years of working to educate and advocate for the protection and improvement of Tennessee’s environment, communities and public health.

TENNESSEE HEALTH CARE CAMPAIGN

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A statewide organization working toward guaranteed, affordable, high-quality health care coverage for all Tennesseans through research, education and advocacy.

TENNESSEE IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE RIGHTS COALITION

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We are a coalition of immigrants, refugees, and allies lifting up fundamental American freedoms and human rights and build a strong, welcoming, and inclusive Tennessee.

TENNESSEE SCENIC RIVERS ASSOCIATION

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TSRA is a statewide volunteer organization dedicated to preserving and protecting Tennessee’s streams, creeks, water bodies and watersheds.

WORKERS INTERFAITH NETWORK

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A movement of people of faith who educate and organize the community to create living wages, improved benefits, and fair working conditions for low-wage workers in the Mid-South.