Fresh Faces: Meet Our New Interns

We are excited to announce our new interns! We began providing internship opportunities for students in 2013. In 2017, we intentionally designated one of our internship positions specifically for Black students, Indigenous students, and students of color to increase racial diversity in philanthropy in Middle Tennessee. This year, Megan Davis and Fozia Mohamed will join our team for the fall …

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Moving Forward: Announcing Our Strategic Priorities

As you know, we have been on our own organizational equity journey since 2019 and have learned many lessons and made many changes along the way. We appreciate your patience as we work toward living out our mission to support and partner with communities to advance racial equity and eliminate health disparities through advocacy and strategic investments. We previously shared …

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FAQs about Healing for the Healer

Who can attend Healing for the Healer retreats? Healing for the Healer retreats are for people who work in nonprofits in Middle Tennessee. Although we appreciate other helpers in our community, these retreats are not offered to therapists with private practice, teachers, police officers, EMTs, etc. We prioritize the attendance of our grantees, but attendance is not limited to members …

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Updates for the Third and Fourth Quarters

We’re examining our commitment to equity and how that impacts our grantmaking program. We will begin strategic planning in the Fall and pausing the grant process will allow us the time and space to reflect on our work and decide how to further institutionalize our new mission and values in 2022 and beyond.  In light of this, we’ve already approved …

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Collaboration: Loan Guarantee Fund

Collaboration and innovation are necessary for lasting change. Read more about this unique partnership between us, Urban Housing Solutions, Regions Bank, The Memorial Foundation, the James Stephen Turner Family Foundation, and the Kharis Foundation. In Nashville, Using Loan Guarantees to Fund Affordable Housing Preservation Unique Collaboration Preserves Two Nashville Properties

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Retreat Updates

The Healing Trust has offered Healing for the Healer retreats since 2008 as a way to say thank you to helping professionals in our community. In response to the needs of our grantee partners, we’ve made a few changes. Check out the changes.

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Good News From Our Grantees

We could all use a bit of good news. Starting this month, we’ll share short stories from our grantees that highlight the good that is still occurring in our community. The stories that stood out the most were about creative approaches to delivering care during a pandemic, tales of reemerging from rock bottom, and partnering to address emerging needs.  Read …

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