Jefferson Health Care Foundation, a fund of East Tennessee Foundation, Announces Grant Opportunity to Benefit Jefferson County Residents

East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) is now accepting applications for funding from the Jefferson Health Care Foundation Fund of East Tennessee Foundation. Organizations must be tax-exempt 501(c)(3) or other exempt entities and submit proposals that directly benefit the health and well-being of Jefferson County residents.

Applications must be submitted online to ETF no later than October 7, 2019. Grant awards will primarily range from $5,000 to $50,000. One-year grants will be awarded in fall 2019.

To learn more about the Jefferson Health Care Foundation’s application process, and to access to the online application, visit ETF’s website at

The Fund was created with funds from the former Jefferson Memorial Hospital. The grants panel comprises individuals whose expertise and knowledge of the healthcare needs and resources in Jefferson County will guide their review and evaluation of submitted applications.

For more information, please contact Jan Elston, Vice President for Competitive Grant Programs, by phone at (865)524-1223, toll-free at (877)524-1223, or email at