Tellico Community Foundation

An Affiliate Fund of East Tennessee Foundation

General Description

Enriches the lives of residents and the greater Tellico community by evaluating and addressing community issues, connecting generosity to programs and projects, and nurturing a culture of charitable giving

Application Process

Information and dates about the next grant cycle have not yet been determined.

Grant Amounts and Terms

Grants were awarded in February 2022 for one-year terms and ranged from $1,000 – $10,000.

Areas of Focus

Successful applicants will propose innovative projects or programs that focus on enriching Tellico Village and the counties of Loudon and Monroe as well as:

  • Community enrichment
  • Supporting seniors
  • Addressing the opioid crisis
  • Furthering childhood literacy

Who May Apply

General Eligibility and Funding Criteria

Additional eligibility criteria specific to TCF:

  • Applicant organizations must have a local presence in Loudon and/or Monroe County and directly serve people who live and work in Loudon and Monroe County
  • Encouraged (but not required): funds requested have a 20% match. Match may be in cash, in-kind donations of goods and/or services, or a combination of both.

Additional Information

For questions about the online grant application system, please contact:
Ashley Siferd Butler, Director of Competitive Grants, or
Rachel Cosby, Program Officer

For questions about the Tellico Community Foundation, please contact:
Jill Murphy, Regional Advancement Officer

East Tennessee Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902
Telephone: (865) 524-1223 or (877) 524-1223

To Make a Donation

Click here for information about making a donation to the Tellico Community Foundation through our automated giving site or by mailing a check.