Supports projects that leave a lasting legacy for current and future Oak Ridgers.
The online application will be available May 15, 2023.
The deadline to apply is June 15, 2023.
Grants will be awarded in August 2023 for one-year terms and will range from $5,000 – $10,000.
The grant term is August 15, 2023 – August 14, 2024.
The Oak Ridge Fund for Achieving Community Excellence (ORFace) was established in 2017 to support initiatives that have a lasting legacy for Oak Ridge – things that substantially change the trajectory of our future. Successful applicants will propose innovative projects which will help shape Oak Ridge’s future by focusing on one of the following priority areas:
General Eligibility and Funding Criteria
Additional eligibility criteria specific to ORFace:
For questions about the online grant application system, please contact:
Ashley Siferd Butler, Director of Competitive Grants, or
Rachel Cosby, Program Officer
For questions about the Oak Ridge Fund for Achieving Community Excellence, please contact:
Jill Murphy, Regional Advancement Officer
East Tennessee Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902
Telephone: (865) 524-1223 or (877) 524-1223
Click here for information about making a donation to the Oak Ridge Fund for Achieving Community Excellence through our automated giving site or by mailing a check.