Provides support for innovative programs that benefit Washington County and its people.
This fund will not be administering a competitive grant process in 2024.
Grants were awarded in July 2023 for two-year terms and range up to $50,000.
The grant term is August 1, 2023 – July 31, 2025.
Preference will be given to collaborative proposals which involve the work and service of at least two or more organizations. Washington County Community Foundation seeks to support projects that promote life literacy. Life literacy skills are those that support the economic, cultural, social, and educational wellbeing of Washington County’s children, youth, and adults. What follows are examples, but not a comprehensive listing, of life-literacy focused projects:
The Washington County Community Foundation (previously the Harris Fund for Washington County) was endowed by Ms. Eva Stanley Harris, a Washington County native, in memory of the Harris Family of Johnson City to honor their spirit of philanthropy and legacy of community service. The Fund encourages creative use of area resources and promotes the improvement of the quality of life of Washington County residents.
For questions about the Washington County 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
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