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Economic Development Fund of East Tennessee

General Description

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

Application Process

The next grant cycle will launch in 2024.

Grant Amounts and Terms

Grants were awarded in September 2022 for two-year terms and ranged from $5,000 – $6,500.

Who May Apply

General Eligibility and Funding Criteria

Additional eligibility criteria specific to Economic Development Fund of East Tennessee:

Additional Information

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