Oak Ridge Fund for Achieving Community Excellence Announces Grant Opportunity

The Fund is accepting proposals until June 15, 2023

Applications for grants from the Oak Ridge Fund for Achieving Community Excellence (ORFACE), an affiliate fund of East Tennessee Foundation (ETF), are now open.  501(c)(3) public charities, public educational institutions, and units of government that are located in or serve residents of the city of Oak Ridge are strongly encouraged to submit proposals.

Applications must be submitted online to ETF no later than June 15, 2023.  Grant awards will primarily range from $5,000 to $10,000.  One-year grants will be awarded in August with a start date of August 15, 2023.

An overview of the application process and access to the application are available online. Please visit,

The vision of the Oak Ridge Fund for Achieving Community Excellence is to build a legacy of distinction for all current and future Oak Ridgers by investing in and stimulating a culture of creative thinking, compassionate giving, active participation, and groundbreaking innovation while leveraging the ingenuity of a vibrant community.

For more information, please contact Jill Murphy, Regional Advancement Officer, by phone at (865) 384-1938 or email at, Ashley Siferd Butler, Director of Competitive Grants at, or Rachel Cosby, Program Officer at