Nashville Promise Neighborhood is a revolutionary strategy to improve schools and communities.

Strategic Institutional Partners

Lead organization, the Martha O'Bryan Center, was founded in 1894 and has over 60 years of experience serving the Cayce Place community. The Martha O'Bryan Center provides a cradle to college to career continuum of services that impacts the lives of thousands of individuals annually. The community development work and comprehensive services provided by the Martha O'Bryan Center forms the foundation of the Nashville Promise Neighborhood. By collaborating with the partners below, the Nashville Promise Neighborhood expands the network of services and providers in our community. This collaborative will build a high-capacity network that values research-informed and data-driven practice – focusing on impact for individuals, schools and communities.

  • City of Metropolitan Nashville Davidson County
  • Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Metropolitan Development and Housing Authority
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Alignment Nashville
  • United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
  • Oasis Center
  • Margaret Maddox Family YMCA
  • Division of General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
  • Metro Police Department
  • United Neighborhood Health Services
  • Centennial Pediatrics
  • Tennessee College Access and Success Network
  • Family and Children's Services
  • Communities in Schools
  • Stand for Children - Nashville
  • Community Food Advocates
  • Nashville Children's Theater
  • Nashville Film Festival

Nashville Promise Neighborhood Partners