Center for Imagination


We believe in engaging the whole family in our program.  We offer a fun and nurturing environment with stimulating activities that provide hands-on critical thinking experiences in the areas of science, technology, literacy, and math. Additionally, we offer homework help, field trips, arts exploration, guest speakers, and exposure to the digital world via our computer lab. 
We also serve a nutritious snack and 
meal each day.


 We strive to:
Aid in academic achievement
Help develop a strong sense of self
Expand a student's worldview






98 students during 2015-16 school calendar year
More than 627 kids have attended CFI including our summer camps since 2009

Meal and Snack Program
During 2015-16 school calendar year:  4128 snacks / 3840 meals
More than 21,000 snacks/meals served since 2009


The Bridge Ministry
3,032 weekend snack bags distributed to CFI youth and other youth in the community

National Black Child Development Institute “ Nashville Affiliate
Over 200 books given to kids to read this year

Pathway Women's Business Center
Over 70 winter coats purchases and given to students

Community Partnerships
Regions Bank, Pathway Women's Business Center, Engineering for Kids, local Artists, Nashville Public Library, United Way Sparks, Southern Word, Meharry Medical College, Tennessee State University

Nashville After School Zone Alliance (NAZA) Youth Assets Survey 2016
Students gave high marks to CFI for a "caring relationship, staff challenging them to do their best,
positive identity and feeling valued.

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