Foundation / Corporation
East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) - Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) Y-12 Community Investment Fund
Grants generally ranging from $2,000 to $20,000 to East Tennessee nonprofit organizations, units of government, and educational institutions for community benefit programs in eligible areas. Funding is intended for programs in early childhood education, elder care, and adult workforce development and transition.
Funding preference will be given to proposals that effectively address one or more of the following priorities:
Early Childhood Education (0 - 5 years): Educational programs and opportunities for children, newborn through their preschool years. Issues may include autism and other special needs, parental engagement, early intervention for high risk children and families, access to quality preschool education, enhancing day care programs, and bilingual programs.
Elder Care: Meeting the needs and requirements of senior citizens with respect and dignity. Issues range from chronic health and mental health needs, nutrition, elder abuse, transportation, companionship, and stimulating/engaging activities.
Adult Workforce Development/Transition: Knowledge and skills to strengthen opportunities for adults to work, particularly those who are overcoming obstacles such as incarceration, substance abuse, mobility and disability issues, homelessness, literacy, limited education, or other disadvantages.
By establishing the CNS Y-12 Community Investment Fund at ETF, CNS has created opportunities for its employees to award grants benefiting nonprofit organizations in their 20-county service area in East Tennessee, which includes but is not limited to the City of Oak Ridge, and Anderson and Roane Counties. (20 counties: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Cumberland, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Union)
GrantWatch ID#: 166767
Grants will generally range from $2,000 to $20,000.
Grants will be awarded for one-year terms.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Application: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=easttennesseefoundation
Please direct your questions to:
Jan Elston, Vice President for Competitive Grant Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Ashley Siferd, Program Officer at email@example.com
East Tennessee Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 524-1223 or toll-free (877) 524-1223
USA: Tennessee: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Cumberland, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sevier, and Union Counties
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