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2021 Grant Application
The 2021 application is now open. The deadline is 1/15/2021.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Maddox Fund offers extensive information about our interest areas and priorities on our FAQ page. It is beneficial to read the FAQ before submitting an application. If you have questions after reading the FAQ, feel free to call the office at 615-385-1006 or email our staff. An appointment is not needed for a phone conversation; we are happy to talk with you.
Required Budget Form
Because your GivingMatters.com profile is up-to-date, the Maddox Fund only needs one form in addition to your narrative proposal. Please download the budget form, complete, and upload into the online system.
The Maddox Fund will offer budget workshops for nonprofits wanting clarification on budget issues. We encourage new applicants to attend a workshop, but it is not required. We will be offering budget workshops on:
- November 18th, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
- December 15th, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
- January 6th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
A video tutorial will be available if you are not able to attend one of the sessions.
Maddox grant reviewers will often use Giving Matters for additional information on your organization. For questions about Giving Matters, visit our FAQ page. If this is a barrier for your organization, please contact Maddox staff.
We invest in efforts that focus on or support the following:
Where we invest
The Dan and Margaret Maddox Fund serves 41 counties of Middle Tennessee listed below. Programs must operate within this geographic area.
Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Davidson, Dekalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Grundy, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Lawrence, Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Sequatche, Smith, Jackson, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, and Williamson