TLC / Frist Foundation COVID-19 Language Access Funds Available



The Tennessee Language Center (TLC), through the TFLI Fund, Inc., has been awarded $15,000 from The Frist Foundation to provide assistance to Davidson County-based non-profit organizations in their language-access needs related to the current pandemic.

The scope of services that may be covered through this funding includes:
– Translation of documents related to COVID-19 services and information.
– Interpretation – either face-to-face, telephonic or video remote – for meetings, lectures,
seminars pertaining to COVID-19.

How to request:
1. Consult with a TLC Project Manager about the estimated cost for your project or assignment.
Call 615-741-7579, extension 412, or send an email to
2. Once you have been given an estimate of cost, use this dollar amount to complete the Request
for Funding.

*Note: This grant is restricted to organizations based in Davidson County only


Coronavirus and TLC Activities

COVID-19’s Effect on Tennessee’s Businesses and Communities: Today and Tomorrow

The UT Institute for Public Service and its agencies want to invite you to an online discussion about the state of the coronavirus in Tennessee and how it affects our businesses and communities. Our expert guests on this forum are Dr. Jon McCullers, an infectious disease expert, professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center and pediatrician-in-chief of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital; and Dr. Matt Murray, director of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and associate director of the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.