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Paul's Clinic awarded grant
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The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the 40 Middle Tennessee counties it serves, announces $1.24 million in grants to 255 nonprofit organizations as part of its annual discretionary grant-making process.
Paul’s Clinic received a grant to provide assistance to low-income individuals needing to sterilize their pets.
“The work of our nonprofit partners has never been more important as we watch needs emerge and evolve in this community,” said Ellen Lehman, president of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. “The Community Foundation is honored to connect generosity with need through these annual grants and other avenues throughout the year, but we couldn’t have an impact without the array of quality nonprofits offering solutions to our community’s needs and vital services to our neighbors.”
The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants annually from its unrestricted and field-of-interest funds, through an open application process, to Middle Tennessee nonprofits organizations addressing community needs and benefiting the well-being of citizens through valuable programs and innovative services.
More information on the grant process is online at
Paul’s Clinic was incorporated in 2005 and received nonprofit status in 2006. The clinic board is composed of volunteers who are dedicated to making Paul’s Clinic a success and an asset to the counties served.
From March 2012 through December 2013, 2,434 pets were sterilized through Paul’s Clinic.  In addition to low-cost quality spay/neuter, the clinic offers vaccinations, following the three-year vaccination protocol, heartworm and other tests, flea/tick products and heartworm preventatives.
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In the past 22 years, The Community Foundation has distributed more than $684 million to community programs and institutions. It is located at 3833 Cleghorn Avenue, No. 400, Nashville, Tenn., 37215.
For more information, call 615-321-4939 or visit