Johnson County Community Foundation Grant

East Tennessee Foundation

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Predicted deadline: Apr 28, 2024 9:59pm PDT

Grant amount: US $1,000 - US $5,000

Fields of work: Community Development & Revitalization Historic Preservation Environmental Conservation Health & Medicine Human & Social Services Education Art & Culture Women & Girl Services Family Services Youth Services Economic Services & Development Child Welfare Services Show all

Applicant type: Nonprofit, Government Entity, College / University, Elementary / Secondary School

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Johnson County, Tennessee

Location of residency: Johnson County, Tennessee

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Johnson County Community Foundation

Supports programs and projects that build community goodwill, seek to solve community challenges, and produce results that improve the quality of life for all citizens of Johnson County.

Areas of Focus

The Johnson County Community Foundation was established through the work of the Johnson County Champion Community Committee and the generous gifts of time, vision, and resources by a group of Johnson County residents committed to strengthening communities and improving the quality of life in Johnson County. Successful applicants will propose innovative projects or programs that:

  • Make a significant contribution to the health and welfare of Johnson County and utilize its unique assets;
  • Directly benefit families, women, and/or children;
  • Provide educational and cultural opportunities;
  • Support community or economic development, historic preservation, and/or environmental enhancement; or
  • Build the capacity of the organization and its leadership to more effectively carry out its mission

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  • Eligible organizations must have and be able to provide documentation to verify the following:
    • Confirmation that the organization is a 501(c)(3) public charity, unit of government , or educational institution
    • New or emerging groups that do not have nonprofit status may apply if they have an established nonprofit organization as a fiscal sponsor
    • Confirmation that the organization operates and is organized so as to not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, religion, gender, familial status, sexual orientation, age, disability, covered veteran status, or other characteristics as identified in the Foundation’s Non-Discrimination Policy Statement.
  • Additional eligibility criteria specific to JCCF:
    • Applicant organizations must:
      • have a local presence in Johnson County;
      • directly serve people who live and work in Johnson County; and
      • must have Johnson County citizen involvement in the organization as volunteers, staff or board members
    • Salary or administrative support must not exceed 30% of the funding requested
    • Required: funds requested must have a 20% match. Match may be in cash or in-kind donations.


  • The following types of requests will NOT be funded:
    • Grants to individuals. We are restricted by law and therefore unable to provide grants directly to individuals.
    • Projects that have explicit religious content, express a particular religious view, or advance a religious purpose
    • Debt retirement or budget deficits
    • Endowment funds or general fundraising campaigns
    • Capital improvements

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This page was last reviewed April 16, 2023 and last updated April 16, 2023