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Economic Development Fund of East Tennessee

Grants to Eastern Tennessee Nonprofits, Schools, and
Government Units to Promote Regional Development

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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East Tennessee Foundation (ETF)

Deadline Date:

04/06/18

Description:

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Grants totaling $18,500 to Eastern Tennessee nonprofit organizations, units of government, and educational institutions to promote regional economic development in the following counties: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, and Washington.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 151360

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$18,500

Estimated Size of Grant:

Organizations may apply for the entire amount of $18,500 or a portion of available funds.

Term of Contract:

Two-year grants will be awarded.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations must be a 501(c)(3) public charity, unit of government, or educational institution.

New or emerging groups that do not have nonprofit status may apply if they have an established nonprofit organization as a fiscal sponsor.

The Foundation only makes grants from its competitive grantmaking programs in the following 25 counties in East Tennessee: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, and Washington.

Not Funded:
-Projects that have explicit religious content, express a particular religious view or advance a religious purpose
-Debt retirement or budget deficits
-Endowment funds or general fundraising campaigns
-Capital improvements
-Grants to individuals

The Foundation is prohibited by law from making grants or loans to small businesses. All grants must be used for charitable purposes.

More on eligibility: http://www.easttennesseefoundation.org/receive/grants/application_information/general_eligibility.aspx

Pre-Application Information:

Important Dates
- Online application available: February 26, 2018
- Application submission deadline: April 6, 2018

Two-year grants will be awarded in summer 2018.

Grantmaking process: http://www.easttennesseefoundation.org/receive/grants/application_information/grantmaking_process.aspx

FAQs: http://www.easttennesseefoundation.org/receive/grants_frequently_asked_questions.aspx

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/easttennesseefoundation/Common/LogOn.aspx

Jan Elston, Vice President for Competitive Grant Programs
(865) 524-1223 / (877) 524-1223
jelston@etf.org

Ashley Siferd, Program Assistant
asiferd@etf.org

East Tennessee Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Tennessee