Past grantees include:The Sports Fund grantee - Backfield in Motion

ABLE Youth teaches all children in wheelchairs the importance of complete independence, in part by introducing them to all types of sports, which in turn leads to self-esteem, motivation, and a desire to excel.

Antioch High School Girls Track Team received a grant to help send the team to the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa.

Backfield in Motion combines athletics and academics to inspire inner-city boys age 10-18 to reach their maximum potential and become significant contributors to society.

Bethlehem Centers of Nashville promotes self-reliance and positive life choices for children and adolescents in Middle Tennessee through constructive after-school programming, including tutoring and athletics.The Sports Fund Grantee- Able Youth

Challenged Athletes Playing Equally (CAPE) provides sports and activities for physically or mentally challenged persons in order to help ensure they are afforded equal benefits.

Charles Davis Foundation empowers inner-city youth and their families to reach their full potential through PEACE: positive, educational, athletic, cultural and economic development.

East Nashville Little League provides 8- to 18-year-old kids the chance to participate in baseball and learn what it means to be part of a team.

Girls on the Run inspires, educates and prepares girls for a lifetime of self-respect, positive relationships and healthy, active living.

Midnight Basketball is an educational, crime prevention program that focuses predominately on high-risk youth and young adults The Sports Fund Grantee - Ultimate Goalin the Nashville area.

Nashville Burners provides youth from diverse segments of the community the opportunity to excel in athletics, specifically basketball, at the highest level of competition, while learning to work as a team and to exhibit good sportsmanship.

Nashville Dolphins provides year round swim instruction, training, competition, social activities and travel at no cost to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, build confidence, develop friendships, and experience the pride of being part of a team.

Nashville RBI uses baseball and softball and the power of teams to provide inner-city youth with opportunities to play, to learn and to grow, inspiring them to recognize their potential and realize their dreams.

On the Right Track provides opportunities for young people to participate in quality sports program that enrich the mental and physical abilities of participants, as well as develop values which foster leadership, self-discipline, and teamwork; while also promoting academic excellence and community involvement.

The Sports Fund grants to Middle Tennessee nonprofits and community programs providing quality programs for children and youth.

Parkwood Youth Softball provides girls and boys the experience of team membership through softball.The Sports Fund Grantees

Tennessee Golf Association’s First Tee program at Shelby Park impacts the lives of Nashville’s youth by developing their assets through the life skills experience and the core values of golf.

Ultimate Goal provides under-resourced, youth soccer players hope and opportunity that transforms and empowers their lives. Ultimate Goal assists refugees, urban and lower economic families who are unable to participate in conventional soccer programs due to their lack of financial ability, available transportation, or limited cultural/community awareness of opportunities.

Youth Encouragement Services enriches the lives of children in inner-city Nashville, helping them to develop academically, physically, spiritually and socially.