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Athens Federal Foundation Grant

Grants to Athens, Tennessee Nonprofits for Education,
Economic Development, Housing, Arts, and Health

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Athens Federal Foundation

Deadline Date:

08/10/17 5:00 PM EST


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Athens, Tennessee area nonprofit organizations for programs benefiting local communities in Bradley, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Loudon, and Polk counties. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of job training, affordable housing, and initiatives that benefit the economically disadvantaged. Programs in the fields of health care, supportive human services, and education are also a priority.

Additionally, the Foundation will support local cultural groups and institutions for the purpose of broadening access to cultural and arts activities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 173604

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

$5,000 is the maximum amount that will be awarded. Grant proposals for less than $5,000 are welcome.

Term of Contract:

Athens Federal Foundation Grants will support programs or projects occurring from 12-01-2017 through 12-01-2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations in Bradley, Monroe, McMinn, Meigs, Loudon and Polk counties that are tax-exempt under Section 501c (3) of the Internal Revenue Code are eligible to apply.

Political organizations, fraternal organizations, and individuals are not eligible to receive grant funds.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications will be accepted from June 8 - August 10 (at 5 p.m. EST), 2017. Completed applications and attachments must be submitted to Athens Federal Foundation by end of business day on or before August 10, 2017.

Awards will be announced in late October.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Jeff Cunningham
Phone: 423-745-1111

Amy Yarber

Athens Federal Community Bank
PO Box 869
Athens, TN 37371-0869

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Tennessee: Bradley, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Loudon, and Polk counties