Provides grants in support of gifts for children in Tennessee during the holiday season, in honor and memory of Laura J. Kress, founder of The Angel Tree.
The online application will be available August 14, 2023.
The deadline to apply is September 5, 2023.
Grants will be awarded in late October 2023 for three-month terms and will range from $2,000 to $10,000.
The grant term is November 1, 2023 through January 31, 2024.
The Laura J. Kress Angel Tree Fund was established at East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) in June 2019 in honor and in memory of Laura J. Kress, founder of The Angel Tree, who passed away that year. In 1975, Laura joined members of the West Knoxville Business & Professional Women’s Club to bring Christmas to dozens of children in need. With her leadership, The Angel Tree has helped grant more than 725,000 wishes over four decades. Through grants to organizations provided from this fund, Laura’s lifelong passion and dedication will continue in Tennessee during the holiday season.
Additional Eligibility Criteria specific to the Laura J. Kress Angel Tree Fund:
Please note the following exceptions to the general eligibility requirements: