Foundation / Corporation
East Tennessee Foundation - Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) Y-12 Community Investment Fund
Grants generally ranging from $2,000 to $20,000 to East Tennessee nonprofits, units of government, and educational institutions for community benefit programs in the Funding Source's service area. Priority is given to programs in health, wellbeing, arts, culture, public safety, and emergency services.
For the purposes of these grants, the service area includes the counties of Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Cumberland, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sevier, and Union.
Funding preference will be given to proposals that effectively address one or more of the following priorities:
- Health and Well-Being: Projects/programs that improve health-related quality of life and well-being. This may include programs that address physical, mental, and emotional functioning.
- Arts and Culture: Projects/programs that support the arts, expand access to the arts, and connect artists with each other and with other communities. This may include professionally managed arts organizations; programs by organizations that are not primarily arts providers; and arts activities designed primarily as therapy.
- Public Safety and Emergency Services: Projects/programs that protect the safety and welfare of the general public and/or support emergency services provided by trained first responders, paramedics, police, fire departments, and others who assist at the scene of an emergency.
GrantWatch ID#: 166767
Grants will generally range from $2,000 to $20,000.
Grants will be awarded in Fall 2017 for a one-year term.
Applicant organizations must be a 501(c)(3) public charity, unit of government, or educational institution in the Foundation's 20-county service area.
New or emerging groups that do not have nonprofit status may apply if they have an established nonprofit organization as a fiscal sponsor.
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
- Grants to individuals
The online application will be available July 7, 2017, and the submission deadline will be August 7, 2017.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply online between July 7 - August 7, 2017:
Please direct your questions to:
Jan Elston, Vice President for Competitive Grant Programs
East Tennessee Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902
USA: Tennessee: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Cumberland, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sevier, and Union counties