Foundation / Corporation
East Tennessee Foundation (ETF)
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#: 151360
Organizations may apply for the entire amount of $18,500 or a portion of available funds.
Two-year grants will be awarded.
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.
-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
-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
- 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
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
Ashley Siferd, Program Assistant
East Tennessee Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902
East Tennessee Foundation's service area: http://www.easttennesseefoundation.org/learn/region_we_serve.aspx