Tellico Community Foundation

An Affiliate Fund of East Tennessee Foundation

General Description

Enriches the Loudon and Monroe County communities by funding programs and projects delivered by area nonprofits who provide measurable and sustainable results.

Application Process

This fund will not be administering a competitive grant process in 2024.

Grant Amounts and Terms

Grants were awarded in late July 2023 for one-year terms and ranged from $1,000 – $10,000.

The grant term is August 1, 2023 – July 31, 2024.

Areas of Focus

Successful applicants propose innovative projects or programs that focus on enriching the counties of Loudon and Monroe as well as:

  • Childhood development and education
  • Supporting seniors

Who May Apply

  • Click here for General Eligibility and Funding Criteria.
  • Additional eligibility criteria specific to TCF:
    • Applicant organizations must have a local presence in Loudon and/or Monroe County and directly serve people who live and work in Loudon and Monroe County.
    • Encouraged (but not required): funds requested have a 20% match. Match may be in cash, in-kind donations of goods and/or services, or a combination of both.

Additional Information

For questions about the online grant application system, please contact:
Ashley Siferd Butler, Director of Competitive Grants, or
Rachel Schott, Director of Scholarships

For questions about the Tellico Community Foundation, please contact our advancement team.

East Tennessee Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902
Telephone: (865) 524-1223 or (877) 524-1223

To Make a Donation

Click here for information about making a donation to the Tellico Community Foundation through our automated giving site or by mailing a check.