Opportunity for ALL
The Foundation created the Fund for Chattanooga grants process to encourage, inspire, and improve lives in the community of Greater Chattanooga. Through innovative and effective grant making, we support a vision of a community where all our neighbors have access to the resources they need to reach their fullest potential. We believe investment in such caring and inclusive communities will result in greater economic mobility and shared opportunities for all across Hamilton County.
The Fund for ChattanoogaApply for a Grant
Chattanooga is always evolving and so too are the needs of our city. This is why the Fund for Chattanooga was established: to serve our community, year after year, even as the community changes. Since 1963, thousands of gifts have been pooled together to provide a permanent resource for Chattanooga.
The Fund for Chattanooga is the primary fund from which the foundation distributes grants. A volunteer committee, comprised of community members, governs and oversees the grantmaking process.
Nonprofit Endowed FundsLearn More
We support a wide variety of nonprofits partners by housing their endowments at the foundation. Our consolidated investment management provides a better return with lower administrative costs through economies of scale. You increase your income with fewer hassles.
Fiscal SponsorshipLearn More
A Fiscal Sponsorship (Project Fund) allows an organization to operate as a component fund under the umbrella of the Community Foundation. This program is intended to help build capacity and to assist the organizations as they pursue sustainability and eventually obtain their own non-profit status.