Johnson County Community Foundation Announces Grant Opportunity

March 12, 2019

Applications for grants from Johnson County Community Foundation (JCCF), an affiliate fund of East Tennessee Foundation (ETF), are now being accepted. Nonprofit organizations, schools, and units of government that are located in or serve residents of Johnson County are strongly encouraged to submit proposals. Organizations must be tax-exempt 501(c)(3) or other exempt entities.

Applications must be submitted online to ETF no later than April 11, 2019.  Grant awards will primarily range from $1,000 to $3,000.  One-year grants will be awarded with a start date of July 1, 2019. 

An overview of the application process and access to the application are available online at     

Created by a group of Johnson County residents in 2001 to serve the people of their beloved county, Johnson County Community Foundation gives donors a way to connect their giving with local nonprofits, public agencies, and compelling charitable causes. JCCF, established as a permanent endowment, provides an on-going resource to fund endeavors creating opportunities and addressing challenges for all Johnson County citizens.

East Tennessee Foundation, established in 1986, is a regional community foundation serving 25 counties in East Tennessee. With the mission of enriching lives and strengthening communities, ETF administers 15 affiliate funds, including JCCF.

For more information, please contact Samantha Amick, Advancement Officer, by phone at (865) 524-1223 or email at or Ashley Siferd, Program Officer, by phone at (865) 524-1223 or email at