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Athens Federal Foundation Grant

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits for Workforce, Housing,
Education, Health, Culture, and Human Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Athens Federal Foundation

Deadline Date:

06/27/18 4:00 PM EST


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Grants to Tennessee nonprofit organizations to benefit the funding source’s communities in Monroe, McMinn, Loudon, Bradley, Polk, and Megs Counties. Requests may be for community development activities in the areas of job training, affordable housing, education, health, human services, arts, and culture.

Creation of a Community Grant Fund:

Athens Federal Community Bank has a rich history of community involvement in McMinn, Monroe, Bradley, Loudon, Meigs and Polk counties, as well as surrounding communities. This commitment was strengthened by the establishment of Athens Federal Foundation, a Charitable Foundation created to provide funding to support charitable causes within Athens Federal Community Bank’s market area.

The Foundation is keenly interested in funding community development via affordable housing, job training, and programs that assist the economically disadvantaged. The Foundation believes that education of youth is the future and special emphasis will be given to educational efforts. Programs providing continued good health care and supportive human service programs are also a priority. The Foundation will also support local cultural groups and institutions knowing these grants will broaden access to cultural and arts activities and will enhance the quality of life in the communities in which Athens Federal Community Bank operates.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 173604

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Term of Contract:

Athens Federal Foundation Grants will support programs or projects occurring from December 1, 2018 through December 1, 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation’s primary target areas are the communities in which Athens Federal Community Bank operates. 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.

Restrictions: Political organizations, fraternal organizations nor individuals are eligible to receive grant funds.

Pre-Application Information:

The one-month 2018 grant application period is June 1 - June 27, 2018. Completed applications and attachments must be submitted to Athens Federal Foundation by 4 p.m EST on June 27, 2018.

Awards will be announced in late October 2018.

Contact Information:

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

Direct questions to:

Jeff Cunningham

Amy Yarber

Please forward the completed application to:

Athens Federal Foundation
Attn: Amy Yarber
P.O. Box 869
Athens, Tenn. 37371-0869

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Geographic Focus:

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