Fund for Greene County Initiates Grantmaking

March 29, 2018

Fund is accepting proposals until April 9, 2018

Applications for grants from the Fund for Greene County are now being accepted by East Tennessee Foundation (ETF). Nonprofit organizations, schools, and units of government are strongly encouraged to submit proposals for projects and programs which benefit Greene County residents.  Organizations must be tax-exempt 501(c)(3) or other exempt entities.

Applications must be submitted online to ETF no later than April 9, 2018.  The area of focus must be food insecurity and hunger-related issues in Greene County.  Priority consideration will be given to those applications in which two or more organizations collaborate as they engage in projects which address the focus area and that benefit Greene County and its communities.  Grant awards will not exceed $20,000.  Grants will be awarded for a one-year term beginning July 1, 2018. 

For more information, please contact Trudy Hughes, Vice President for Regional Advancement by phone at (865) 368-8886 or email at or Ashley Siferd, by phone at (865)524-1223, toll-freeat (877)524-1223, or email at