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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More Than a Moment: Our Commitment to Change

The Healing Trust lifts our voices and is taking action to join with others around the world in declaring that Black Lives Matter. We are outraged by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and in Nashville, Daniel Hambrick, Jocques Clemmons, — and far too many other Black people. We are horrified by how the COVID-19 pandemic has …

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2020 Grant Changes

We are all in a season of adjustment.   As a community, we are adjusting to a world that feels and looks differently than it did a few months back. As individuals, we are adjusting to new ways of being with one another and figuring out how to navigate this current environment. As a funder, we are also adjusting our grant …

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Mental Health Resources

Taking care of our mental health is critical during these uncertain times. While meeting with a therapist in-person isn’t available right now, telehealth and text-based sessions are available through the 24-hour Crisis Line at (615) 244-7444 and the providers below.  Insight Counseling Centers – telehealth Refuge Center for Counseling – telehealth Mercy Community Healthcare – telehealth Hope Clinic for Women – …

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Supporting Our Grantees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We know these are unprecedented times and understand many of you are on the front lines assisting populations without the resources to navigate this. Thank you for your continued service to our community. We are honored to be among your supporters. Starting today, we are taking the following steps to support our community and grantees through this pandemic. 1. Unrestricting …

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Success with Succession Planning: 4 Steps to Take Right Now

Every year, we produce a board report on grantee outcomes. Generally, 10-15% of grantees do not meet their intended outcomes and reasons can vary. This year, however, we saw a consistent theme for outcomes not being met – staff turnover. As a result, grantees did not meet their outcomes, and more importantly, clients did not receive services during the turnover. …

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