KNOXVILLE, TN (WLAF) – Applications for grants from the Campbell Enhancement Fund (CEF), 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 Campbell County are strongly encouraged to submit proposals. (Fund is accepting proposals until March 1, 2021.)

Applications with up to a 20% match of cash or in-kind donations will be given priority consideration.  Organizations must be tax-exempt 501(c)(3) or other exempt entities.

Applications must be submitted online to ETF no later than March 1, 2021.  Grant awards will primarily range from $500 to $3,000.  One-year grants will be awarded with a start date of June1, 2021. 

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

In 1999, the Campbell Enhancement Fund (CEF) was established through the generous gifts of time, vision and resources of a group of Campbell County residents committed to strengthening communities and improving the quality of life in their county.   CEF serves as Campbell County’s own community foundation.  Financial resources are collected and distributed throughout Campbell County and monies contributed to CEF benefit only Campbell County and its citizens. 

For more information, please contact Trudy Hughes, Vice President for Regional Advancement, by phone at (865) 368-8886 or email at, Jill Murphy, Regional Advancement Officer, by phone at (865) 384-1938 or email at or Ashley Siferd Butler, Program Officer, by phone at (865) 524-1223 or email at (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 02/02/2021-6AM)