Have you heard that (American Baptist College has received a $12,500 grant from The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee?  These funds will be used to support our Career Development Center and will directly help us to provide American Baptist College students with the requisite competencies for a successful transition into the workplace.

This project aligns with the mission of the College to educate, graduate, and prepare diverse students for Christian leadership, service, and social justice in the world.

The Community Foundation awarded more than $2.43 million in grants to 350 nonprofit organizations, as part of the 2020 annual grant-making process.

President Harris said, “We are honored to partner with the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to support our students, as we prepare them for the world of work.”

Students at American Baptist College pursue various academic programs from Theological Studies to Civic & Entrepreneurial Leadership, as they prepare to become social change agents in their communities and the world. 

“This grant will assist our students in making that all-important positive impression as they seek jobs and leadership roles in their selected fields of endeavor, now and far into their career, ” said Richard Jackson, Executive Vice President.

The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants annually from its unrestricted and field-of-interest funds through an open application process to Middle Tennessee nonprofit organizations, addressing community needs and benefiting the well-being of citizens through valuable programs and innovative services. The Foundation connects generosity with need in order to build a stronger community for the future. To learn more, please visit www.CFMT.org.