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The Nonprofit Ecosystem in Tennessee

Tennessee is home to 34k nonprofit organizations. In aggregate, these organizations account for $44b in revenue and employ 346.9k individuals.

Where Do Tennessee Nonprofits Focus?

The IRS classifies nonprofits along 25 different categories or NTEE classifications.

*Remaining NTEE categories account for 0 organizations.

Where are Nonprofits located in Tennessee?

CityOrganization Count
Nashville3,526
Knoxville2,201
Chattanooga1,368
Brentwood989
Franklin773
Murfreesboro670
Clarksville530
Cleveland418
Johnson City407
Jackson396
Bristol385
Cordova377
Kingsport341
Cookeville333
Germantown307
Maryville273
Columbia258
Collierville245
Lebanon235
Morristown232

Explore Nonprofits in Tennessee

Southwest Tennessee Electric Membership Corp

Brownsville, TN

Assets: $158m

Revenue: $115m

MISSION:

PROVIDE ELECTRICITY TO RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE AT A REASONABLE COST

Gibson Electric Membership Corp

Trenton, TN

Assets: $153m

Revenue: $99m

MISSION:

GIBSON EMC IS AN ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE OWNED BY ITS MEMBERS. GIBSON EMC, AND ITS WHOLLY-OWNED SUBSIDIARY GIBSON CONNECT, SUPPLY ENERGY AND FIBER SERVICES THROUGHOUT A 12-COUNTY SERVICE AREA IN NORTHWEST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST KENTUCKY.

Freed-Hardeman University

Henderson, TN

Assets: $153m

Revenue: $56m

MISSION:

FREED-HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY IS A PRIVATE SCHOOL ASSOCIATED WITH CHURCHES OF CHRIST WHICH EMPHASIZE PHYSICAL AND SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT OF ITS STUDENTS TO PREPARE THEM FOR LIVES OF SERVICE TO THEIR COMMUNITIES.

Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, TN

Assets: $152m

Revenue: $78m

MISSION:

TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY IS A PRIVATE, CO-EDUCATIONAL, CHRISTIAN LIBERAL ARTS UNIVERSITY.

Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative Corporation

Gainesboro, TN

Assets: $151m

Revenue: $48m

MISSION:

TO PROVIDE TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES TO COOPERATIVE MEMBERS IN RURAL AREAS.

Day Foundation

Memphis, TN

Assets: $151m

Revenue: $3m

MISSION:

The goal of this organization are the nongovernmental, nonprofit organizations with funds (usually from a single source, such as an individual, family or corporation) and programs managed by its own trustees or directors, established to maintain or aid social, educational, religious or other charitable activities serving the common welfare, primarily through grantmaking.

Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative

South Pittsburg, TN

Assets: $150m

Revenue: $92m

MISSION:

OUR MISSION IS TO PROVIDE SALES OF ELECTRICITY TO MEMBERS AND PROVIDE OUR MEMBERS A MONTHLY MAGAZINE AND NEWSLETTER.

Community Foundation Of Greater Chattanooga Inc

Chattanooga, TN

Assets: $145m

Revenue: $37m

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to make grants for charitable purposes in a specific community or region. The funds available to a community foundation are usually derived from many donors and held in an endowment that is independently administered; income earned by the endowment is then used to make grants.

Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative

Centerville, TN

Assets: $143m

Revenue: $104m

MISSION:

RURAL ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION AND BROADBAND INTERNET AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES.

North Central Telephone Cooperative Corp

Lafayette, TN

Assets: $143m

Revenue: $39m

MISSION:

TO PROVIDE MEMBERS WITH RELIABLE TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES LOCATED WITHIN ITS RURAL TRADE AREA.

University Of Memphis Foundation

Memphis, TN

Assets: $142m

Revenue: $23m

MISSION:

THE FOUNDATION ACCEPTS AND ADMINISTERS SUPPORT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS.

East Tennessee State University Foundation

Johnson City, TN

Assets: $139m

Revenue: $16m

MISSION:

TO PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (ETSU) AND ITS STUDENTS.

Harpeth Hall School

Nashville, TN

Assets: $137m

Revenue: $30m

MISSION:

HARPETH HALL IS AN INDEPENDENT, COLLEGE-PREPARATORY SCHOOL FOR GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN IN GRADES 5-12.

Pcpt Hamlin Llc

Knoxville, TN

Assets: $137m

Revenue: $75k

MISSION:

TO OPERATE A PROTON THERAPY TREATMENT CENTER FOR THE TREATMENT OF CANCER AND THE RELIEF OF SUFFERING FOR MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY AND THE ADVANCEMENT OF RELATED RESEARCH AND EDUCATION.

Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City, TN

Assets: $137m

Revenue: $68m

MISSION:

MISSION OF CHALLENGE, NURTURE, COMMUNITY: CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE OFFERS A CHRISTIAN, LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION IN AN ENVIRONMENT THAT ENCOURAGES OPEN INTELLECTUAL INQUIRY AND DEEPER SPIRITUAL MATURITY. STUDENTS RECEIVE A PERSONALIZED EDUCATION IN SMALL CLASSES. CARING FACULTY AND STAFF MENTORS GET TO KNOW AND NURTURE EACH STUDENT. WE SEEK TO INSTILL CHRISTIAN VALUES IN OUR STUDENTS AND INSPIRE THEM TO USE UNIQUE GIFTS FOR A LIFETIME OF SERVICE. THE HISTORIC BAPTIST DISTINCTIVES OF RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY, AND COMPASSION FOR OTHERS CREATE A WELCOMING COMMUNITY THAT FOSTERS A SENSE OF BELONGING. THE CULTURAL HERITAGE AND GEOGRAPHIC BEAUTY OF THE APPALACHIAN REGION ENRICHES THE CARSON-NEWMAN EXPERIENCE, AND THE COLLEGE CONTRIBUTES TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION ADN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THIS NATIONAL TREASURE. VISION: TO BECOME A PREMIER CHRISTIAN LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE WITH A WORLD-WIDE IMPACT.

Caney Fork Electric Cooperative Inc

Mcminnville, TN

Assets: $137m

Revenue: $68m

MISSION:

TO PROVIDE ELECTRIC SERVICE IN RURAL AREAS TO THE MEMBERS OF THE COOPERATIVE.

The Urban Child Institute

Memphis, TN

Assets: $137m

Revenue: $10m

MISSION:

THE URBAN CHILD INSTITUTE IS DEDICATED TO PROMOTING THE EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND WELL-BEING OF YOUNG CHILDREN IN SHELBY COUNTY. WE PURSUE THIS GOAL THROUGH INNOVATIVE INITIATIVES FOCUSING PRIMARILY ON PREVENTION AND WELLNESS AS WELL AS ASSOCIATED EDUCATIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ACTIVITIES. THE INSTITUTE STRIVES TO BE A RECOGNIZED LEADER IN CHILD ADVOCACY, A TRUSTWORTHY COMMUNITY PARTNER AND A SOURCE OF ADVICE AND SUPPORT FOR LIKE-MINDED ORGANIZATIONS.

Memorial Foundation Inc

Hendersonville, TN

Assets: $136m

Revenue: $4m

MISSION:

IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR PEOPLE THROUGH SUPPORT OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS.

Wetlands America Trust Inc

Memphis, TN

Assets: $131m

Revenue: $9m

MISSION:

WETLANDS AMERICA TRUST, INC. WAS FORMED TO SUPPORT DUCKS UNLIMITED, INC.'S (EIN 13-5643799) MISSION TO PROVIDE LEADERSHIP IN THE PROTECTION OF THE NATURAL BALANCE OF WETLANDS.

Siskin Hospital For Physical Rehabilitation

Chattanooga, TN

Assets: $127m

Revenue: $49m

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to operate health care facilities that are licensed to operate twenty-four hours per day and offer diagnostic and treatment services as well as emergency and critical care services for people who have illnesses or injuries which require immediate, short-term intervention.