Grantee Press Toolkit

Congratulations on your grant!

Please include an acknowledgement of The Community Foundation’s funding of your projects in your press releases, website, newsletters, brochures, annual reports or other promotional materials related to the project. To help you communicate the impact of your work, we have created a Grantee Press Toolkit.

Sharing the good news of your grant helps you publicize your organization and its good work; recognizes The Community Foundation and its donors; and promotes philanthropy in Middle Tennessee.

The following documents are intended to assist you in communicating your grant from The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee:

Sample Press Release (Word)

Issue a press release announcing the grant award.

Sample Newsletter Article (Word)

Feature the grant award in newsletters, eblasts, donor update letters and on your website. Include a compelling photo of the project or the residents you are serving.

Sample Publicity Credit

We trust you will credit both the Chancery Court and The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee in your promotional and publicity material.  When you recognize this gift in your materials, please use The Foundation’s logo and give credit as follows:  Serving Tennessee’s Seniors -- administered by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at the request of the Chancery Court.

Social Media How-To (Word)

Announce your grant on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Use the hashtag #CFMTgrantee.

Blank #CFMTgrantee Poster

The Community Foundation has provided a poster for you to fill-in, print out, and snap a photo with yourself or a co-worker.

The Community Foundation’s Logo (JPG)

Materials are expected to have The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee logo clearly visible. Include The Community Foundation logo and URL link ( on your website.

Using The Community Foundation's LogoThe Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

  • The Community Foundation logo is a registered trademark.
  • Do not alter the logo in any manner, including color changes, adding/removing elements of the logo or changing the aspect ratio.
  • Do not display the logo in a manner that implies sponsorship or endorsement without explicit permission from The Foundation.
  • Usage of the logo is limited to acknowledging your grant from The Foundation.