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Designated Endowment Funds

Designated funds let donors establish endowment funds for the benefit of their favorite charities. Designated endowments supply an ongoing source of support for East Tennessee's many nonprofit organizations and provide security and stability to enhance the good work of these organizations.

The following is a listing of all Designated Endowment Funds as of 6/30/17: 
  • Art Circle Public Library Sustaining Fund
  • Thomas M. and Murray (Midge) Ayres Knox Area Rescue Ministries Fund
  • Thomas M. and Murray (Midge) Ayres United Way of Greater Knoxville Fund
  • Thomas M. and Murray (Midge) Ayres Webb School of Knoxville Fund
  • Howard Baker Portrait Project Fund for the benefit of University of Tennessee Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy
  • Frank B. and Martha F. Bird Joy of Music Fund for the benefit of Joy of Music Youth Music School
  • Bonnie P. Blackburn Joni and Friends Knoxville Fund
  • Mary H. Bogart Endowment Fund for the benefit of Erwin Presbyterian Church and Care & Share Ministry in Erwin, TN
  • John and Elizabeth Bowen Fund for the benefit of Cumberland College in Williamsburg, KY
  • Nita H. Bowling Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley Fund
  • CAC Office on Aging Endowment Fund
  • Carter High School Alumni Foundation Fund for the benefit of Carter High School (Knox Co. TN)
  • Anne P. Church Charitable Endowment Fund for the benefit of 14 organizations in the fields of education, health, religion, human services, and community improvement
  • Community School of the Arts Endowment Fund
  • Jason and Eleanor Cox Fund for the benefit of Colonial Heights United Methodist Church in Kingsport, TN
  • Marilyn Davis Music Scholarship Fund for the benefit of East Tennessee State University
  • Joseph Delaney Memorial Endowment Fund for the benefit of Volunteers of America
  • Dobyns-Bennett Baseball Foundation of Kingsport Fund
  • Dobyns-Bennett Baseball Foundation of Kingsport Fund - Nonendowed
  • Paul O. Dore, Jr., and Betty B. Dore Community Benefit Fund for the benefit of the United Way of Greater Knoxville, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Venice Presbyterian Church in Venice, FL, and Plantation Community Foundation in Venice, FL
  • Paul O. Dore, Jr., and Betty B. Dore Scholarship Fund for the benefit of Christian Academy of Knoxville
  • East Tennessee Technology Access Center, Inc. Endowment Fund
  • John H. and Carol R. Evans Fund for Choral Music for the benefit of the School of Music Choral Activities Fund at University of Tennessee 
  • Florence Crittenton Agency Endowment Fund/Julia Anspach
  • Russell O. and Fannye Ford Memorial Fund for the benefit of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and New Prospect Presbyterian Church
  • Fulton High School Foundation Endowment Fund
  • Fulton High School Foundation Fund
  • GKTA Designated Fund for the benefit of the Greater Knoxville Tennis Association
  • Robert E. Goldstein Flower Fund for the benefit of Westside Unitarian Universalist Church
  • Johnny A. Grubb Sports Banquet Endowment Fund for the benefit of McMinn County High School
  • Betty C. Hinton Fund for the benefit of Ramsey House Endowment Fund, Knox Area Rescue Ministries, and the library at Webb School
  • Humane Society Fund for the benefit of the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley
  • Interfaith Health Clinic Fund
  • Jablonski Family Memorial Fund for the benefit of the Jablonski Family Memorial Scholarship, presently awarded by Knox County Council PTA
  • Diane Jablonski Scholarship Endowment Fund for the benefit of the Diane Jablonski Scholarship, presently awarded by Knox County Council PTA
  • Johnson City Public Library Foundation Fund
  • Byrd and King Jones Memorial Fund #1 for the benefit of Bachman Memorial Home and the Sweetwater Hospital Association
  • Byrd and King Jones Memorial Fund #2 for the benefit of the Sweetwater Hospital Association and Hiwassee College
  • Hayley Kerr Memorial Fund for the benefit of Halls High School
  • Amy Jane Reichert Ladley Memorial Fund for the benefit of several Cultural, Religious, and Human Service nonprofit organizations in Kingsport and Greeneville, TN
  • David Meriwether Lovett Fund for the benefit of the Arts Fund for East Tennessee and the Church of the Ascension
  • Maryville College Scholarship Fund
  • Oakley and Bruce Moody Fund for the benefit of East Tennessee Foundation’s Respiratory Disease Fund and Economic Development Fund
  • Nativity Pageant of Knoxville Endowment Fund
  • Oates Family Trust Fund for the benefit of Foothills Land Conservancy and Legacy Parks Foundation
  • Thomas A. and Jean C. Ogle Designated Fund for the benefit of Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, UT Knoxville’s Clarence Brown Theater, and Boys and Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains
  • Sharon Olson Social Ministry Fund for the benefit of the social outreach ministry program at Messiah Lutheran Church
  • Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic Endowment Fund
  • Restoration House of East Tennessee Endowment Fund
  • Bill and Nell Rice Missionary Fund for the benefit of Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church's mission work in India
  • Coger Robertson Memorial KHS Orchestra Fund for the benefit of the Karns High School (Knoxville, TN) Orchestra
  • G. Wayne and Margaret S. Solomon Designated Fund for the benefit of Central High School (Wartburg, TN)
  • Stokely Special Arts Endowment Fund for the benefit of the Stokely Gallery of the Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Lawrence Strader Sons of the Revolution Fund
  • Pat Summitt Foundation Fund
  • Tennessee Homeless Animal Care Fund for the benefit of Friends of the Animal Shelter in Newport, TN
  • Tennessee Overhill Heritage Association Endowment Fund
  • John L. and Ann B. VandeVate Education Fund for the benefit of the Greater Kingsport Alliance for Development
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ned S. Williams Designated Fund for the benefit of First United Methodist Church in Sevierville, TN, Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, TN, and Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, OH.