The Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee is an endowed fund that supports the next generation of fashion industry professionals with ties to Middle Tennessee by providing an annual financial award and resources for experiential professional development opportunities. Experienced designers as well as professionals in all aspects of the fashion industry from photographers to stylists, models, hair and makeup artists, boutique owners and bloggers are encouraged to apply each fall for this award to further their career in the fashion industry. Detailed criteria for submission can be found at CFMT.org. Applications must be received at The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee office by 4 p.m. on November 21, 2016 to be considered. The award recipient is selected by a committee of the Board of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee and will be notified in January of 2017.