Nashville Civic Design Center


Mission

Our mission is to elevate the quality of Nashville’s built environment and to promote public participation in the creation of a more beautiful and functional city for all.

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Grants

Grant Year Amount Program Name Program Area Description
2018 $10,000 Design Your Neighborhood low-income youth Learn more

Design Your Neighborhood (DYN) is an education initiative within NCDC that engages youth in how the world is built around them. Through classroom curriculum and summer internships, DYN teaches the principles of community design and civic engagement in order to empower youth to have a voice in shaping their city.

2017 $10,000 Citizenship in Action low-income youth Learn more

Citizenship in Action (CIA) is a program that seeks to invest the next generation of informed citizens in how the world is built around them. Through classroom academic enrichment and youth internship programs, CIA will teach youth the principles of community design and civic engagement.