Together, we can help ease the burden caused by this crisis and provide much-needed support for our most vulnerable neighbors.

what we’re up against

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, individuals and families are struggling. The economic effects are immense, particularly for those living paycheck to paycheck. Many families still struggling to recover from flooding and tornadoes are finding their path to stable housing and financial stability even more challenging. Senior citizens and historically underserved and minority communities are particularly vulnerable.

How we’re making it better


Metro Nashville CARES Funding

United Way of Greater Nashville was chosen by the Mayor’s Office to act as the administrator for $10 million in Metro Nashville CARES Act funding to strategically invest in organizations that currently provide rent, mortgage and utility assistance to families in Davidson County.

Grantee Agencies | Assistance for Individuals

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Tennessee Community CARES Program

United Way of Greater Nashville was chosen by the State of Tennessee to act as a grant administrator for the Community CARES Program’s COVID-19 Relief for Nonprofits. United Way worked with the TN Department of Human Services to administer more than $43 million in grants for nonprofits providing COVID-19 assistance across Middle Tennessee.

Grant Administrators and Grantees 


Nashville’s COVID-19 Response Fund

To proactively address the health and economic impact on our neighbors, Mayor John Cooper formed the COVID-19 Response Fund to rapidly deploy resources to help our neighbors in need. United Way and the Response Committee raised more than $5 million dollars which went to nonprofit partners and service providers working directly with those disproportionately impacted by the virus.

Grantee Agencies | Donors