CREW Nashville seeks to make a lasting, positive impact on our local community, far beyond the commercial real estate industry

CREW Nashville members contribute their time and effort to the following philanthropic efforts:


 Thistle Farms

Thistle Farms is a nonprofit social enterprise dedicated to helping women survivors recover and heal from prostitution, trafficking, and addiction. They do this by providing a safe place to live, a meaningful jobs with Thistle Farms shop, café, factory and office.

Thistle Farms provides housing, case management, healthcare, counseling, education, and employment for two years at no charge. Their homes operate on a holistic model with no authority living in the house. Each home represents a community built on trust and love.

Thistle Farms’ three social enterprises are Body & Home, The Café, and Global Shared Trade. All social enterprises  provide both gateway and permanent jobs for survivors, as well as mission revenue.
Women survivors serve in many leadership roles in every department. Over the past year, these enterprises collectively reached more than 40,000 customers, providing over $2m in income for survivors.

 Susan G. Komen

CREW members support the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure with teams and donations to help fund breast cancer research, care, community, and advocacy. 


 CREW Network Foundation

CREW Network Foundation

CREW Network Foundation, the philanthropic arm of CREW Network, is the only charitable foundation solely dedicated to advancing women in the commercial real estate industry. CREW Network Foundation is committed to bringing more women into commercial real estate by offering programs like CREW Careers and UCREW that educate women and girls about the career opportunities in the industry; supporting CRE higher education and training through college scholarships and internships; and providing mentorships to those new to the industry.

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