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Fund Name Description
East Tennessee Foundation Operating Fund Fund that supports the ongoing operations of the Foundation.
East Tennessee Foundation Opportunity Endowment Fund Fund allows the Foundation board and staff to make strategic grants when opportunities arise.
Mark Hulsether McKee Memorial Jazz Endowment Fund Fund in memory of Mark Hulsether McKee to benefit the Knoxville Youth Jazz Orchestra.
Pat Summitt Foundation Fund Awarding grants to Alzheimer's related non-profit organizations that advance medical research, provide patient & caregiver support, and promote education & awareness. Please ask your employer if they provide matching gifts so you can increase the impact of your gift.
Field of Interest
Butterfly Fund Fund created in memory of Maddie Harrill and Emily Barger to fight childhood cancer.
KiMe Fund Fund dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's, by funding research.
Special Project
Women's Suffrage Coalition Fund Since 1995, the Suffrage Coalition has been working diligently to ensure that the inspiring history of Tennessee's role in the Woman Suffrage victory is never forgotten. The mission of the Suffrage Coalition is to "locate, preserve, and educate regarding the history of women's suffrage, especially in the state of Tennessee..."
Donor Advised
Blackberry Farm - Sam Beall Memorial Fund Fund created in memory of Sam Beall, Proprietor of Blackberry Farm.
Floyd and Lois Vos Mission Foundation Fund
Blackberry Farm Charitable Fund Fund established by Blackberry Farm to focus on children and foodways related causes.
My Son Shines Fund Established in memory of Dierks Limbaugh to raise funds for a new playground at Carter Park in Knoxville, TN.
Other Funds
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