Community Grant Awards

All applications are due by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The Foundation reserves the right to disqualify any proposals arriving after the deadline.

Eligibility and priorities

  • The Foundation supports programs and projects that benefit the people of Madison County.
  • There is no specific area(s) of focus for these awards. However, the Foundation is looking for projects and programs that will have a profound impact on the local community.
  • These awards will not fund loans or debt service, unrestricted operating support, endowments, grants to individuals or areas of government, or fundraising events.
  • Applicants must have 501 (c)(3) status or be a current, active fund of the Foundation, in good standing.
  • Grants are for a one year term - July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018. Funding should not be requested for projects that fall outside of the funding term.
  • Median grants are $1,000 with occasional exceptions.

Applicants may submit their proposals via mail or personal delivery. Please include four (4) copies along with the original application for a total of five (5) copies.

Mailing address:    The Foundation
                                  620 Skyline Drive
                                  Jackson, TN 38301

Personal delivery:   74 Directors Row
                                   Jackson, TN 38305

All applications should contain a cover letter which includes the primary staff member’s contact information in case questions arise.

The Foundation has chosen NOT to meet with any potential applicants prior to the deadline. If you need clarification or have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Beth Koffman at 731-984-2140.

NONDISCRIMINATION NOTICE STATEMENT
West Tennessee Healthcare (WTH) does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, Limited English Proficiency or sex, including discrimination based on gender identity, sexual orientation, sex stereotyping or pregnancy in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by WTH directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which WTH arranges to carry out its programs and activities.

For further information about this policy, contact Amy Garner (731) 541-9914.