Education Funded Programs

The Power of Partnership

United Way of Metropolitan Nashville funds 28 programs within 22 partner agencies focused on education.
Backfield in Motion, Inc.

     - ACT/College Readiness

     - Backfield in Motion Academic Enrichment Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle TN

     - One-To-One Mentoring Program


     - Bridges Academic Enrichment Program

Catholic Charities of Tennessee

     - Hispanic Family Learning and Nurturing Groups

Conexion Americas

     - Escalera: Steps to Success

Eighteenth Avenue Family Enrichment Center

     - Eighteenth Avenue Pre-School Program

Fannie Battle Day Home for Children

     - Fannie Battle Early Childhood Education

First Steps, Inc.

     - First Steps Early Childhood Education

Grace M. Eaton Childcare Center

     - Grace M. Eaton Pre-School Program

King's Daughters Child Development Center

     - King's Daughters Day Home Early Childhood Education

Martha O'Bryan Center, Inc.

     - Martha O'Bryan Center ACT/College Readiness

     - Martha O'Bryan Early Learning Center

     - Youth Development

McNeilly Center for Children

     - McNeilly Early Childhood Education

Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee

     - Multicultural Outreach Program (MOP)

Oasis Center

     - Oasis Center Prevention Services

PENCIL Foundation

     - Math Partners

     - Reading Partners

Sexual Assault Center

     - Safe@Last

St. Luke's Community House

     - St. Luke's Early Childhood Education

     - YES at St. Luke's - After School Program

St. Mary Villa Child Development Center

     - St. Mary Villa Child Development Center

STARS (Students Taking A Right Stand)

     - Student Assistance Program

     - Choices, Control and Consequences

Vanderbilt University, School of Nursing

     - CASTLES Building Academic Achievement

Wayne Reed Christian Childcare Center

     - Wayne Reed Christian Childcare Early Childhood Education

Youth Life Learning Center

     - Success in Out of School Time Program

Success Stories

Faces of Success: Paul Cain Faces of Success: Paul Cain Paul Cain has worked in publishing for corporate partner the Tennessean for 10 years, which has empowered him to spread the gift of reading and literacy. Read More
Faces of Success: Lennon Wuchina Faces of Success: Lennon Wuchina Nashville's Brynn Wuchina shares how United Way’s Read to Succeed program has strengthened Lennon’s passion for reading and also provided him with literacy tools for a successful future. Read More
Faces of Success: Kayden Jones Faces of Success: Kayden Jones Camille shares how the Imagination Library of Middle Tennessee program has fueled her daughter Kayden’s passion for literacy at a young age. Read More
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