Teach for America, Inc.



The mission of Teach For America Nashville is to recruit, develop, and mobilize a diverse coalition of high-impact education leaders who support schools to provide a limitless education to students.

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Grant Year Amount Program Name Program Area Description
2018 $60,000 Fueling the Education Movement and Expanding Opportunities for Nashville Students education Learn more

TFA-Nashville is working towards a future when all children have access to an excellent education. We recruit our nation’s most promising leaders through a highly selective admissions process; build a diverse corps of recent college graduates and professionals to teach with a minimum two-year commitment in high-need public schools.

2016 $40,000 Building a Talent Pipeline, Fueling the Movement for Educational Equity education Learn more

Nashville is at a pivotal moment for K-12 education. Our new mayor, our Chamber of Commerce and our local school system have all identified teacher recruitment as a key lever for improving student achievement. Teach For America looks to continue our successful track record of bringing excellent teachers to Nashville.

2015 $75,000 Developing Lifelong Leaders to Empower Nashville Students education Learn more

Nearly 500 Teach For America alumni, individuals who taught for two years in high-needs schools, live in Nashville. Most are working in education, directly impacting over 10,000 students. With your support, we’ll innovate programming to inspire the leadership of our alumni, leading to tangible positive academic outcomes for Nashville children.