Generosity changes everything.

Generosity changes everything.

A need, a passion, a purpose

The giving journey always begins with an open heart. We connect our donor's values with lasting impact.

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Win-wins for advisors

Smart investing includes smart philanthropy. We help advisors create high-impact strategies for their clients.

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Give more change

We work alongside remarkable nonprofits to shape a better Chattanooga for all.

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About Us

At the Community Foundation, we believe that generosity transforms the giver, the recipient and our community. It is a powerful way to build a better home for everyone.

Our Ambition

For more than 50 years, we have been supporting the philanthropic goals of our donors — connecting their passions with purpose to make a meaningful impact on the lives of Chattanoogans.

Every day, we work to be our community’s most trusted resource for growing philanthropy, here and now.
Meet our team

$120m

under management across 350 funds

$15m

in community grants awarded in 2016

1000+

scholarships awarded to local students

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Together, we can continue to grow and shape and change our city into a better place for generations to come.