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Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) Y-12 Community Investment Fund Grant

Grants to East Tennessee Nonprofits, Educational Institutions, and
Agencies for Education, Elder Care, and Workforce Development

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East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) - Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) Y-12 Community Investment Fund

Deadline Date:

05/31/19

Description:

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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#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166767

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants will generally range from $2,000 to $20,000.

Term of Contract:

Grants will be awarded for one-year terms.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

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

Eligibility Guidelines:
http://www.easttennesseefoundation.org/scholarships-grants/grants/general-eligibility

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
The online application will be available April 23, 2019.
The submission deadline is May 31, 2019.

All applications must be completed and submitted via the Foundation’s online grant management system.

FAQs: http://www.easttennesseefoundation.org/scholarships-grants/grants/grants-frequently-asked-questions

Contact Information:

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 jelston@etf.org or
Ashley Siferd, Program Officer at asiferd@etf.org

East Tennessee Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902

(865) 524-1223 or toll-free (877) 524-1223

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Geographic Focus:

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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