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2020 Athens Federal Foundation Grant Recipients



Funding Purpose

Homeless Management of Monroe County


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

Helping Hands Ministry


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

The Grace House in Athens


Homeless shelter services in Athens

Family Promise of Bradley County


Project Home - Rent and Mortgage Assistance Program

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


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

Food Pantry and Thrift Store of Tellico Plains


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

Coordinated Charities, Inc.


Assistance for homeless with rent and utility deposits

Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland


Home construction and materials costs

Etowah Community Food Pantry Wesley Memorial UMC 


Purchase food to be distributed through the Etowah Community Food Pantry

The Caring Place


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

Grace & Mercy Ministries


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

Love Thy Neighbor Project (of Tennessee Wesleyan University)


Weekend meal program for needy students at McMinn County Schools

Nourish One Child - Outreach of Keith Memorial UMC


Weekend meal program for needy students at Athens City Schools

CASA Monroe


Recruiting, training and support of volunteer advocate program

CASA of Bradley County


Recruiting, training and support of volunteer advocate program

CASA Corridor of East Tennessee


Recruiting, training and support of volunteer advocate program

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


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

Straightway Ministry Inc.


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

Miracle Lake


Assistance with food budget for addiction treatment program

Good Faith Clinic, Inc.


Assistance with Community Health Fair

New Hope Pregnancy Care Center


Assistance with Medical Program Costs

McMinn County Emergency Rescue Squad


Purchase of Rescue Equipment

Sweetwater Education Foundation


Monroe County Imagination Library

Tri-County Center


Purchase of automated external defibrillator (AED) for residential homes

Women at the Well


Sponsorship of tuition costs of Rehabilitation Program

McMinn County Educational and Community Foundation


McMinn County Imagination Library

Polk County Friends of the Library - Imagination Library 


Polk County Imagination Library

Let's Read 20 


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

Athens-McMinn Family YMCA


Funding for Y-Cap program

Y-CAP (YMCA Community Action Project) Cleveland


Funding for Y-Cap program

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

TOTAL Grant Distribution 
(31 organizations)