Foundation / Corporation
West End Home Foundation (WEHF)
Grants to Middle Tennessee nonprofit organizations for services to senior citizens in Davidson, Cheatham, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson Counties. Priorities include advocacy, food, health, housing, transportation, wellness, or other issues older adults face.
Types of Grants Awarded:
- Program – funding to support implementation of a specific program or project. Projects may be new or ongoing.
- Capital – funding to support a capital investment in agency infrastructure such as equipment, technology, facility maintenance or facility acquisition/expansion
The broad spectrum of programs that benefit from the grant program each year address one of these key impact areas:
Advocacy – legal assistance and education for issues related to aging and advocacy for new or expanded initiatives to ensure a comprehensive system of care for older adults.
Enrichment and Socialization – opportunities for meaningful social interaction and lifelong learning.
Food and Nutrition – services such as groceries, home-delivered and congregate meals to meet the nutritional needs of vulnerable older adults.
Healthcare – primary health care including diagnosis and treatment of chronic and critical conditions, oral health care and behavioral health services.
Housing – home repair and safety modifications, rent and utility assistance and access to appropriate housing solutions to facilitate safe and affordable housing.
Transportation – safe and affordable transportation to ensure that older adults have access to needed services and have opportunities to remain engaged in community life.
Wellness and Supportive Care – prevention, wellness and in-home supportive services to promote and sustain healthy aging.
Other – other initiatives that complement and enhance the mission of The West End Home Foundation.
GrantWatch ID#: 169277
Grant award amounts in recent years have varied widely. It is the responsibility of the applicant to present a budget that is appropriate for the type and amount of service proposed.
All grants are awarded for a period of one year. The fiscal year for the grant award is January 1 – December 31.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_5421?SA=SNA&FID=35016
(The 2020 application will be available April 1, 2019.)
Dianne Oliver, Executive Director
Cindy Dickinson, Administrative and Technology Manager
The West End Home Foundation
109 Kenner Avenue, Suite 202
Nashville, Tennessee 37205
USA: Tennessee: Cheatham, Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson Counties