The Lockeland Spring Neighborhood Association awards grants annually to organizations working to improve the quality of life in our greater neighborhood. Funds are raised through our annual Home Tour and through membership dues. The LSNA Board voted on grant applications at their August meeting and are pleased to announce the recipients for 2018. Grants were awarded to the following local organizations to further their work:
The East Nashville Hope Exchange was awarded $2,000 to continue their efforts to improve the literacy of at-risk children in East Nashville through their summer and school-year programs.
Southern Word was awarded $2,500 in support of their resident poet program which teaches spoken-word poetry in local schools .
Plant the Seed was awarded $1,500 to purchase supplies for their garden-based learning program, specifically for their work at Explore Community School – an elementary school located in East Nashville.
Further, the Lockeland Springs Neighborhood Association has committed to funding equipment upgrades at the Shelby Park Community Center.