Foundation / Corporation
East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) - Campbell Enhancement Fund
Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to Campbell County, Tennessee nonprofits, agencies, and schools for activities that enhance the quality of life of local residents. Funding is intended to help communities face challenges, build goodwill, and lead to outcomes that benefit community members. Preference is given to collaborative programs, projects, and services that directly impact children and youth (ages birth to 18 years).
Funded projects must demonstrate the potential for significant impact on the community via qualitative and quantitative data/information. Projects, programs, and/or services that are provided to the community by two or more organizations working collaboratively to achieve impact will be given preference.
GrantWatch ID#: 163418
Grants will generally range from $500 - $2,500.
Grants will be awarded in spring 2019 for one-year terms.
Applicant organizations must have a local presence and primarily serve the residents of Campbell County.
Eligible organizations must be able to provide documentation to verify the following:
- Confirmation that the organization is 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
- Employee Identification Number (EIN)
- Confirmation that the organization operates and is 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:
- 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
- Ongoing operating budgets
- Grants to individuals
- Small businesses
- Business start-up or advertising
The online application will be available January 15, 2019. The submission deadline is February 15, 2019.
Final decisions are announced approximately six months after the application deadline. You will receive written notification. If additional information is needed during the screening and decision process, the Foundation staff or a member of the grants panel will contact you.
While not required, it is recommended that funds requested have a partial match equal to 20%. The match may be in cash and/or in-kind donations of goods and/or services.
Applications may be submitted for multiple grantmaking programs, but only ONE application may be submitted by the same organization to a specific grant-making program.
Grantmaking process: http://www.easttennesseefoundation.org/scholarships-grants/grants/grantmaking-process
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
To learn more about the grantmaking process, please direct your questions to:
Jan Elston, Vice President for Competitive Grant Programs
Ashley Siferd, Program Assistant
East Tennessee Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902
Telephone: (865) 524-1223 or (877) 524-1223