Hamblen County Community Fund, an ETF affiliate fund is announced

May 30, 2019

The Hamblen County Foundation for Educational Excellence and Achievement, or HC*EXCELL, and the East Tennessee Foundation recently signed an agreement where HC*EXCELL would become the Hamblen County Affiliate Fund Advisory Board for the Hamblen County Community Fund.

“We are extremely excited to form this partnership with the East Tennessee Foundation,” said HC*EXCELL Board President Ashli Bunch.

As the Advisory Board, HC*EXCELL will develop the criteria and eligibility for grants coming from the fund.

East Tennessee Foundation made an initial contribution and will assist HC*Excell with raising additional funding to sustain both the Hamblen County Community Fund and HC*EXCELL.

“East Tennessee Foundation is honored to work with HC*EXCELL to establish this fund.” said Mike McClamroch, ETF president & CEO.

Funding from ETF comes through unrestricted opportunity funds; fund growth will be accomplished via the “Give Where You Live” plan.

HC*EXCELL is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization with its main focus being an educated citizenry and a thriving community.

For more information, visit hcexcell.org.