Supports creative solutions to problems that youth in our region face.
For the 2023 Youth Endowment Fund grant cycle, East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) will direct its grantmaking to support projects which can have an impact on root-cause community problems, especially those created by systemic racism and generational harms. Projects must specifically support youth in our 25-county service area and must address one or more of the following focus areas:
The online application will be available June 15, 2023.
The deadline to apply is July 14, 2023.
Grants will be awarded in September 2023 for two-year terms and will range from $5,000 – $20,000.
The grant term is September 15, 2023 – September 14, 2025.
Additional eligibility criteria specific to the Youth Endowment Fund:
Please direct your questions to:
Ashley Siferd Butler, Director of Competitive Grants, or
Rachel Cosby, Program Officer
East Tennessee Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902
Telephone: (865) 524-1223 or (877) 524-1223
Check out a previous Youth Endowment grantee’s story here.