Counties we serve
United Way of Greater Nashville serves Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Robertson and Williamson counties.
Rich in history and unmatched in small-town charm, Cheatham County was founded in 1856 and is home to Ashland City and Kingston Springs, among other communities. United Way of Greater Nashville funds 12 Cheatham County partner agencies, including Bethesda Center; Big Brothers, Big Sisters; Child Advocacy Center’s Reclaiming Me Project; Mid-Cumberland Homemaker, Community Action, Meals on Wheels and Ombudsman; Progress Inc.; Safehouse; STARS; Tennessee Poison Center and Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center.
Nashville is a robust Southern metropolis rich in history, music, food and culture. Learn about the 64 partner agencies United Way of Greater Nashville funds in the areas of Health, Education and Financial Stability.
With its gentle rolling hills, Dickson County is the ideal place for laid-back rural lifestyles yet just a 30-minute drive can put you in the heart of Music City USA. Founded in 1803, Dickson County has an extensive parks system along with one of the largest state parks in Tennessee. The county’s six incorporated towns include communities that grew up along the railroad from Nashville to the Tennessee River as well as the historic county seat of Charlotte, which boasts the state’s oldest working courthouse and at one time was in consideration to become the state capital.
Hickman County has the best of both worlds: access to metropolitan amenities and quiet peaceful living. Due to the idyllic setting, Hickman County is a popular destination for camping and retreats. The Duck River flows through Hickman County and is the longest flowing river in the State of Tennessee and one of the state’s most scenic waterways.
Just 30 minutes from Nashville, Robertson County is a vibrant community made up of a prosperous business environment, rolling countrysides and warm, inviting neighborhoods. United Way of Greater Nashville provides funding to 15 nonprofit programs in Robertson County, including Beauty for Ashes; Big Brothers, Big Sisters; CASA of Robertson County; C.O.P.E. of Robertson County; Greater Faith Community Action Corporation; H.A.T.S. of Robertson County; Homemaker; HomeSafe Inc.; Meals on Wheels; Robertson County 4-H; Robertson County Child Advocacy Center; TNKids Nutrition, Inc.; United Ministries Food Bank and Youth CAN.
Williamson County lies just south of Davidson County and encompasses historic neighborhoods, affluent suburbs and rural communities. It’s also home to twelve of the top 25 largest publicly traded companies in the Nashville region. Learn about the 28 partner agencies United Way of Greater Nashville funds in the areas of Health, Education and Financial Stability.