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2020 Grants
Main 2020 Grants

2020 Athens Federal Foundation Grant Recipients

Organization

Amount

Funding Purpose

Homeless Management of Monroe County

$2,000

Assistance for homeless and individuals/families or those at risk of losing their homes

Helping Hands Ministry

$10,000

Materials and supplies for home repairs for homeowners who are disabled and those below poverty line

The Grace House in Athens

$5,000

Homeless shelter services in Athens

Family Promise of Bradley County

$5,000

Project Home - Rent and Mortgage Assistance Program

Niota United Methodist Church (Christian Co-Workers Children's Aid)

$3,000

Purchase of food for weekend meals program for needy children of Niota Elementary School

Food Pantry and Thrift Store of Tellico Plains

$3,000

Assist in the mission of feeding and providing for the needy of Tellico Plains

Coordinated Charities, Inc.

$3,660

Assistance for homeless with rent and utility deposits

Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland

$5,000

Home construction and materials costs

Etowah Community Food Pantry Wesley Memorial UMC 

$3,000

Purchase food to be distributed through the Etowah Community Food Pantry

The Caring Place

$5,000

Purchase of food to be distributed to the food-insecure of the Bradley County

Grace & Mercy Ministries

$5,000

Purchase of food to be distributed to the food-insecure of McMinn County

Love Thy Neighbor Project (of Tennessee Wesleyan University)

$5,000

Weekend meal program for needy students at McMinn County Schools

Nourish One Child - Outreach of Keith Memorial UMC

$3,000

Weekend meal program for needy students at Athens City Schools

CASA Monroe

$5,000

Recruiting, training and support of volunteer advocate program

CASA of Bradley County

$5,000

Recruiting, training and support of volunteer advocate program

CASA Corridor of East Tennessee

$5,000

Recruiting, training and support of volunteer advocate program

The H.O.P.E. Center, Inc.
(The Health, Opportunity, Protection and Encouragement Center, Inc.)

$4,000

Partial funding of Darkness to Light community based child sex abuse prevention initiative

Straightway Ministry Inc.

$5,000

Transportation, utilities and maintenance costs associated with return to work programs

Miracle Lake

$7,500

Assistance with food budget for addiction treatment program

Good Faith Clinic, Inc.

$5,000

Assistance with Community Health Fair

New Hope Pregnancy Care Center

$1,984

Assistance with Medical Program Costs

McMinn County Emergency Rescue Squad

$2,500

Purchase of Rescue Equipment

Sweetwater Education Foundation

$2,000

Monroe County Imagination Library

Tri-County Center

$2,000

Purchase of automated external defibrillator (AED) for residential homes

Women at the Well

$3,000

Sponsorship of tuition costs of Rehabilitation Program

McMinn County Educational and Community Foundation

$4,000

McMinn County Imagination Library

Polk County Friends of the Library - Imagination Library 

$2,000

Polk County Imagination Library

Let's Read 20 

$3,000

Purchase of books to be distributed through Let's Read 20 program

Athens-McMinn Family YMCA

$5,000

Funding for Y-Cap program

Y-CAP (YMCA Community Action Project) Cleveland

$4,000

Funding for Y-Cap program

The House that Mercy Built $3,000 Assistance with rehabilitation program costs

TOTAL Grant Distribution 
(31 organizations)

$126,644