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John D. Grubb and Louise G. Sumner Fund for Monroe County Grant

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies
for Programs that Benefit Residents of Monroe County

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) - John D. Grubb and Louise G. Sumner Fund for Monroe County

Deadline Date:

04/09/18

Description:

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Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to Tennessee nonprofits, educational institutions, and units of government to improve the lives of residents of Monroe County. Funding is intended to benefit the economic, social, cultural, and educational well-being of local residents.

Grants from the Fund are intended to encourage creative use of area resources and contribute to the quality of life of Monroe County residents. Special consideration will be given to organizations that collaborate as they engage in projects that benefit Monroe County and its communities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 151361

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 will be awarded.

Term of Contract:

Two years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The organization 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.

Applicant organizations must have a local presence in Monroe County; directly serve people who live and work in Monroe County; and have Monroe County citizen involvement in the organization as volunteers, staff or board members.

Salary or administrative support must not exceed 30% of the funding requested.

The organization must operate and be organized so as to not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, religion, gender, familial status, sexual orientation, age, disability, covered veteran status, or other characteristics as identified in the Foundation’s Non-Discrimination Policy Statement.

The following types of requests will not be funded. Check eligibility requirements specific to each competitive grants program for variations.

- 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

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

Pre-Application Information:

The online application will be available March 9, 2018. The submission deadline is April 9, 2018.

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, Director of 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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USA: Tennessee: Monroe County

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