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We are here to help.

Keep It On, Keep Us Open

The Community Foundation and Lyndhurst Foundation have partnered, alongside the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce, to encourage Chattanoogans to wear their masks to protect our health and economy.

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Our COVID-19 Impact

We have raised over $1M to support front line organizations helping individuals and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in our community.

Read about our COVID-19 response.
Your New Fund Portal is Live

We are excited to announce the launch of a new online advisor grants portal and donation processing system: Fund Portal. You can log in and make grant recommendations, donate to a fund, view statements, and more.

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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

$180m

under management across 357 funds

$19m

in community grants awarded in 2019

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.