By Tamas Mondovics

Johnson County Community Foundation (JCCF), an affiliate fund of East Tennessee Foundation (ETF), has announced last week that applications for grants are now being accepted.
According JCCF officials, nonprofit organizations, schools, and units of government organizations that are tax-exempt 501(c)(3) or other exempt entities and located in or serve residents of Johnson County are encouraged to submit proposals.
Created by a group of Johnson County residents in 2001 to serve the people of their beloved county, Johnson County Community Foundation gives donors a way to connect their giving with local nonprofits, public agencies, and compelling charitable causes.
“JCCF, established as a permanent endowment, provides an on-going resource to fund endeavors creating opportunities and addressing challenges for all Johnson County citizens,’ said Advancement Officer Samantha Amick in a recent release.
East Tennessee Foundation, established in 1986, is a regional community foundation serving 25 counties in East Tennessee. With the mission of enriching lives and strengthening communities, ETF administers 15 affiliate funds, including JCCF.
Applications must be submitted online to ETF no later than April 11, 2019. Grant awards will primarily range from $1,000 to $3,000. One-year grants will be awarded with a start date of July 1, 2019.
An overview of the application process and access to the application are available online at easttennesseefoundation.org.
ETF is a public charity and community foundation created by and for the people of East Tennessee. Serving 25 counties within East Tennessee, ETF consists of many donors joined together to make the region they love a better place. ETF seeks to build endowments, creating a permanent source of philanthropic funding for the East Tennessee region. For more information, visit www.easttennesseefoundation.org.
For more information, please contact Samantha Amick, Advancement Officer, by phone at (865) 524-1223 or email at samick@etf.org or Ashley Siferd, Program Officer, by phone at (865) 524-1223 or email at asiferd@etf.org.

About East Tennessee Foundation: ETF is a public charity and community foundation created by and for the people of East Tennessee. Serving 25 counties within East Tennessee, ETF consists of many donors joined together to make the region they love a better place. ETF seeks to build endowments, creating a permanent source of philanthropic funding for the East Tennessee region. For more information, visit www.easttennesseefoundation.org.