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2022 Athens Federal Foundation Grant Recipients



Funding Purpose

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

Coordinated Charities, Inc


Assistance for homeless with rent and utility deposits

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


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

St. Mark's AME Zion Church Food Pantry


Assistance with purchase of supplies and food for distribution through the food pantry program 

St. Paul's Episcopal Church Table Graces


Assistance with community food pantry services

Love Thy Neighbor Project (of Tennessee Wesleyan University)


Support for Back sacks program, community food pantry and student food pantry

Wesley Memorial UMC - Etowah Community Food Pantry


Purchase food to be distributed through the Etowah Community Food Pantry

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 TN


Recruiting, training and support of volunteer advocate program

The HOPE Center, Inc.


Partial funding of Darkness to Light community based child sex abuse prevention initiative and transitional housing/sexual abuse center

Monroe Co Health Council


Funding for Emergency assistance to Monroe Co. residents displaced due to domestic violence and transportation assistance through Monroe County Cancer Fund

Good Faith Clinic, Inc.


Funding for 2023 Community Health Fair

Straightway Ministry Inc.


Assist with costs associated with return to work programs

Miracle Lake


Property acquisition to expand facilities

Women at the Well


Sponsorship of tuition costs of Rehabilitation Program

McMinn County Emergency Rescue Squad


Purchase of Rescue Equipment

Monroe County Rescue Squad


Purchase of Rescue Equipment

McMinn County Educational and Community Foundation


McMinn County Imagination Library

Polk County Friends of the Library - Imagination Library


Polk County Imagination Library

Sweetwater Education Foundation


Monroe 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 and Camp Niota

Tri-County Center


Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training and Supplies

E.G. Fisher Public Library


Furniture for teen space

Boys and Girls Club of the Ocoee Region


Start-up equipment and supplies at new Etowah City Schools Boys and Girls Club site

Special Grant Program for McMinn County Public Schools


Distribution to support student needs of $1,000 in each public school in McMinn County administered by the McMinn County Community and Education Foundation

Athens-McMinn Family YMCA


Special Grant funding for Locker Room renovation project

Tennessee Wesleyan University


Special Development Grant

TOTAL Grant Distribution 
(31 grants; 29 organizations)