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Economic Development Fund for East Tennessee

General Description

Established in 1991, this fund supports charitable and educational programs aimed at fostering regional economic development.

Application Process

The online application will be available May 13, 2024.
The deadline to submit is June 7, 2024 by 7:00pm Eastern.

Eligible applications will be reviewed by a volunteer grant panel. After the grant panel meets to make its funding recommendations, all organizations will be notified of their funding status via email by early August 2024.

Grant Amounts and Terms

Grants will be awarded for one-year terms in August 2024. The grant term is August 1, 2024 – July 31, 2025.
Amounts will range from $5,000 – $6,500.

Who May Apply

Additional Information

Please direct your questions to:
Ashley Siferd Butler, Director of Competitive Grants, or
Rachel Schott, Director of Scholarships
East Tennessee Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902
Telephone: (865) 524-1223 or (877) 524-1223