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NASHVILLE PREDATORS FOUNDATION GRANTS


Established in 1998, the Nashville Predators Foundation strives to meet the educational, social, health and cultural needs of our community by offering unique resources and financial support to local youth-oriented organizations. Through several fundraisers held throughout the year, the Predators Foundation has awarded over $3 million to Nashville and Middle Tennessee-area charities and community service organizations since its creation.


Mission Statement

The Nashville Predators Foundation strives to meet the educational, social, health and cultural needs of our community by offering unique resources and financial support to local youth-oriented organizations.


2014 PREDATORS FOUNDATION GRANT CRITERIA

Grant Guidelines:

  • The Foundation will award grants for specific projects and one-time programs, but NOT for general operating costs, staff salaries, sponsorship or fundraisers of any kind, capital campaigns or building improvement projects, endowments or reserve funds or grants to individuals, PTA’s or Booster Clubs.
  • Foundation grants may range from $500 to a maximum of $10,000 annually.
  • Foundation grants are reviewed and approved by the Board of Directors, which consists of individuals from the Nashville community and team representatives.
  • The organization must be a 501(c)3 organization or government agency serving the Nashville or Middle Tennessee area
  • The focus of the project or program should be youth related.
  • Specific projects with specific funding are more likely to be funded.
  • Projects with a detailed itemized list of program expenses are more likely to be funded.
  • The organization must be available for a site visit if selected as a beneficiary.
  • The organization must adhere to all deadlines and application requirements:
    • Mid-Year Report: November 3, 2014
    • Final Report: March 2, 2015
(reports must be received by these dates – not postmarked; 100% of the funding must be used by March 2, 2015)

Many organizations apply for grants each year and the overall amount of funding requested far exceeds the Predators Foundations resources. Declined applications in no way reflect the worthiness of an organization’s mission or programming and these groups are encouraged to apply again next year.

WHAT TO SUBMIT
Step 1: Submit the online form for each grant application submitted - CLICK HERE FOR THE ONLINE FORM.
Applications missing the on-line submission will not be considered.

Step 2: Fill out the grant application information - CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION DOCUMENT. Make sure to follow the directions exactly as they are outlined - page 1, page 2, page 3 and page 4. Submit two copies of the grant proposal and one copy of your 501(c)3 and one copy of your Board of Directors. Applications must not exceed the four page limit and must fit on the specified page. If specific guidelines are not followed your application will not be reviewed.

WHAT TO INCLUDE
Four-page signed grant application (two copies typed)
Page 1 – Your Organization
Page 2 – Your Funding Request
Page 3 – Your Project
Page 4 – Partnership
Copy of IRS 501(c)3 letter
Listing of current Board of Directors

REMINDERS
  • Each organization may only submit one grant application – please note this is a change from previous grant cycles. Your proposal must include 501(c)3 documentation and board of directors list.
  • Grant requests must not be for programs that only take place in April and May as 2014 as funding will not be distributed until May.
  • Responses to the grant application must be four pages and submitted in the exact order and format as outlined above. (Page 1, 2, 3 and 4 – applications longer than four pages or content on incorrect pages will not be considered)
  • Applications must be typed. Do not use staples, paperclips, bindings or folders.
  • Do not attach or include collateral material (i.e. dvd’s, brochures, etc.)
  • The application must be postmarked or hand-delivered by 5:30 p.m. on Friday, December 27, 2013. Late or incomplete applications will be not be accepted or reviewed – no exceptions. Early applications appreciated.
  • 2014 grant recipients will be posted on the Nashville Predators website by the end of April. All applicants will be notified via email when list is available. Please do not call to check on status.
  • Follow up report due dates: Mid-Year Report: November 3, 2014 and Final Report: March 2, 2015. Receipts must be included in Final Report. All reports must be received by the listed dates – not postmarked; 100% of the funding must be used by March 2, 2015. Final report information will be emailed to all grant recipients for completion.


HOW TO SUBMIT
Hand-Delivery:
Hand delivered applications must be received and logged by the security desk located at the Bridgestone Arena entrance at the corner of Broadway & 6th Avenue. Security desk hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Nashville Predators Office – Bridgestone Arena
Grant Application
Attn: Rebecca King
501 Broadway (entrance at the corner of 6th and Broadway)
Nashville, TN 37203

Mail:
Grant Application
Nashville Predators Foundation
Bridgestone Arena
501 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
GRANT DEADLINE: Friday, December 27, 2013

If you would like to be added to the email distribution list please send your contact information to Rebecca King.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
S. Weber 79 23 33 -2 56
P. Hornqvist 76 22 31 1 53
C. Smith 79 24 28 16 52
M. Fisher 75 20 29 -4 49
R. Josi 72 13 27 -2 40
M. Cullen 77 10 29 4 39
C. Wilson 81 11 22 -1 33
N. Spaling 71 13 19 2 32
R. Ellis 80 6 21 9 27
G. Bourque 74 9 17 -5 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Hutton 20 11 4 .910 2.62
D. Dubnyk 11 18 3 .891 3.43

 
 

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