The Community Foundation tracks every dollar donated and grant distributed, so you know how your flood relief donations –our community’s resources – have made an impact on recovery since May 2010. To date, all of the flood relief contributions entrusted to The Community Foundation have been distributed or allocated to organizations addressing flood recovery and restoration throughout Tennessee.
Flood Relief Funds Breakdown
Funds left available to support ongoing flood response and recovery (As of April 2012):
Metro Nashville Disaster Response Fund: $0
Tennessee Emergency Response Fund: $0
The River Fund: $0
Nashville Rising Fund: $287,166 This funding is allocated to a project which will provide flood mitigation to the riverfront area of Nashville. This project is also expected to commemorate the May 2010 flood.
The Community Foundation takes no administrative fee from any flood relief funds. Expenses represent the cost of putting on events such as Nashville Rising, as well as the costs of processing credit card donations. For an expense breakdown, refer to the Disaster Relief Fundraising Financial Reports submitted to the State of Tennessee, at http://tnsos.net/charitable/disaster/. Note that in these reports, Community Foundation flood relief grants to nonprofits serving flood survivors are listed with expenses, as program expenses.