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Nashville Predators Foundation Distributes Record-Breaking Grant Donation

Foundation Awards 176 Grants Totaling Over $776,000 to Local Nonprofits

by Press Release @PredsNHL / Nashville Predators

Nashville, Tenn. (May 9, 2022) - The Nashville Predators Foundation empowered by SmileDirectClub distributed its largest-ever one-time donation, with Helper Grant distributions totaling $776,075, on May 9 during a Grant Check Presentation Ceremony at Bridgestone Arena. Through the 2022 allocation, a broad array of Nashville and Middle Tennessee non-profits received a record-high 176 grants. In total, the Predators Foundation has now provided over $8 million in grants since its inception in 1998.

"The Nashville Predators Foundation aims to fill the areas of need throughout the Middle Tennessee community, and we are honored to be able to give a franchise record breaking $776,075 of grants," Nashville Predators Vice President of Community Relations Rebecca King said. "We are extremely proud to distribute these grants to 176 deserving nonprofits who are doing incredible work in our community."

This announcement marks the 24th grant distribution by the Predators Foundation. Additional information on the Predators Foundation grant allocation and application process is available here. Below, in alphabetical order, you will find a complete list of the 176 non-profits that received a grant from the Predators Foundation in 2022.

2022 Nashville Predators Foundation empowered by SmileDirectClub Helper Grant Recipients

•             23rd Judicial District Recovery Youth

•             ABLE Youth

•             Adventure Science Center

•             AGAPE

•             Alive Hospice

•             American Cancer Society

•             American Special Hockey Association

•             Angel Heart Farm, Inc.

•             Arc Tennessee, The

•             Arc Williamson County, The

•             Ark Community Resource Center

•             Armed Services YMCA - Fort Campbell

•             Assistance League of Nashville

•             Austin Peay State University Little GOVS Child Learning Center

•             Backfield in Motion

•             Barefoot Republic

•             Beads of Courage, Inc.

•             BELL Garden Nashville (Bellevue Edible Learning Lab)

•             Bernard Community Club

•             Bethesda Community Mission, Inc.

•             Bethlehem Centers of Nashville

•             BeWell in School

•             Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee

•             Black Lemonade

•             Blind Early Services TN (or "BEST")

•             Bloom Family Designs

•             Book'em

•             Borderless Arts Tennessee

•             Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee

•             Boys & Girls Clubs of Rutherford County

•             Boys & Girls Clubs of South Central Tennessee

•             Bright Heart Foundation

•             BrightStone, Inc.

•             Camp Kesem at Vanderbilt University

•             Caring Hearts Ministry

•             Carpe Artista, Inc.

•             Centennial Park Conservancy

•             Center for

•             Courageous Kids, The

•             CENTER OF HOPE

•             Children Are People, Inc.

•             Clarksville Area Urban Ministries SafeHouse

•             Community Resource Center

•             Corner to Corner

•             Cottage Cove Urban Ministries

•             Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

•             CrossBridge, Inc.

•             Cumberland River Compact

•             Davis House Child Advocacy Center

•             Discovery Center

•             Dream Streets

•             Easterseals Tennessee

•             Family Is Everything Outreach

•             Fannie Battle Day Home

•             Forrest Spence Fund

•             FrankTown Open Hearts Ministry, Inc.

•             Freedom Reigns Ranch

•             Friends of MACC

•             Friends of Mill Ridge Park

•             From Your Father Inc.

•             Gift of Song, The

•             Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee

•             Girls Write Nashville

•             Global Outreach Developments International

•             GraceWorks

•             Habitat for Humanity Williamson-Maury

•             Harpeth Conservancy

•             Harvest Hands Community Development Corporation

•             Heimerdinger Foundation, The

•             Hendersonville Hockey Inline Association

•             Hispanic Family Foundation (HFF)

•             Historic Rock Castle

•             HomeSafe, Inc.

•             Homework Hotline

•             Hope Hohenwald Inc

•             Hospice of the Highland Rim Foundation, Inc.

•             Inspiritus, Inc.

•             Interfaith Dental

•             JDRF Tennessee

•             Jewish Middle School

•             John Pittard Elementary

•             Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee

•             just keep livin' Foundation

•             Kymari House, Inc.

•             Lawrenceburg Housing Authority

•             Love Helps, inc.

•             Luke 14:12

•             Manchester City Schools

•             Manna Cafe Ministries

•             Mary Parrish Center, The

•             McNeilly Center for Children

•             Mental Health America of the MidSouth (MHA)

•             Middle Tennessee Pow Wow, Inc.

•             Mother To Mother

•             MOVE Inclusive Dance

•             Moves and Grooves Inc

•             Mt. Olive Cemetery Historical Preservation Society

•             Music City Marauders Hockey

•             My Bag My Story

•             N.O.O.K. (Needs of Our Kids)

•             Nashville Chess Center

•             Nashville Children's Theatre

•             Nashville Coaching Coalition

•             Nashville Dolphins

•             Nashville Humane Association

•             Nashville Inner City Ministry, Inc.

•             Nashville Jazz Workshop

•             Nashville Jr. Predators

•             Nashville Peacemakers

•             Nashville Public Library Foundation

•             Nashville Shakespeare Festival

•             Nashville Symphony Association

•             Nashville Tools for Schools

•             Nashville Tree Foundation

•             Nashville Youth Jazz Ensemble

•             National Museum of African American Music

•             Nations Ministry Center

•             Native American Indian Association of Tennessee

•             NECAT Nashville Education Community Arts Television

•             New Beginnings Center, The

•             New Direction Community Development Corporation

•             Nurses for Newborns of Tennessee

•             Operation Homefront

•             Operation Stand Down Tennessee

•             Our Place Nashville

•             Palmer Home for Children

•             Pass The Beauty

•             Path United

•             PENCIL

•             Permobil Foundation

•             Plant the Seed

•             Preston Taylor Ministries

•             Read To Achieve

•             Read To Succeed

•             Renewal House, Inc.

•             Rescue 1 Global

•             Rocketown of Middle Tennessee

•             Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville

•             Saddle Up!

•             Safe Haven Family Shelter

•             Saint Ann Catholic School

•             Scott Hamilton Skating Club

•             Sexual Assault Center

•             Shower The People

•             ShowerUp

•             St. Luke's Community House

•             STARS Nashville

•             Street Theatre Company

•             Sumner County CASA

•             Talk with Me Tennessee

•             Tennessee Coalition to end Domestic and Sexual Violence

•             Tennessee Environmental Council

•             Tennessee Golf Foundation

•             Tennessee Hemophilia & Bleeding Disorders Foundation

•             Tennessee Lions Charities, Inc.

•             Tennessee Prison Outreach Ministry

•             Tennessee Trucking Foundation, Inc.

•             Tennessee Voices for Victims

•             Theater Bug, The

•             TN State Parks Conservancy

•             Transformation Life Center

•             Trevecca Nazarene University

•             Tullahoma South Jackson Civic Center

•             Unlimited Potential Community Development Corporation

•             Urban Green Lab, Inc.

•             Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Pediatric Speech Clinic AAC Lab

•             W.O. Smith/Nashville Community Music School

•             Water Walkers

•             Wayne Reed Christian Childcare Center

•             White Fawn Farm

•             Whitsitt Elementary School

•             Wilson County Civic League, Inc.

•             YAIPak Outreach

•             You Have the Power...Know How to Use It, Inc.

•             Youth Empowerment through Arts and Humanities

•             Youth Encouragement Services

•             Youth Incorporated

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