EIN 62-0807696

East Tennessee Foundation (ETF)

IRS 501(c) type
Num. employees
Year formed
Most recent tax filings
NTEE code, primary
East Tennessee Foundation's mission is to build charitable resources to make communities stronger and lives better through thoughtful giving.
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Program areas at ETF

Provided assistance in the form of 1,001 grants from 90 donor advised funds to 453 501(c)(3) organizations and government entities to support a wide range of charitable purposes, both locally within the 25 county service area and also outside the region
Made 55 discretionary and project grants from 7 funds and paid program- related expenses associated with the management of charitable funds and the allocation of grant funds to benefit the 25 county East Tennessee region.
Provided general support to 78 501(c)(3) organizations in the form of 96 grants from 65 designated organization and agency endowment funds.

Grants made by ETF

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Clayton Bradley AcademyBuilding/restoration$2,000,000
The Clayton FoundationRegranting$1,900,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee ValleyGen/oper Support$1,675,900
...and 188 more grants made totalling $14,991,180

Who funds East Tennessee Foundation (ETF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Cornerstone Foundation of KnoxvilleClose Foundation$1,247,792
Tennessee Health FoundationBCHP: Knoxville Maintenance Fund$920,000
East Tennessee Supporting FoundationGeneral Support$689,089
...and 12 more grants received

Personnel at ETF

Michael McClamrochPresident + Chief Executive Officer / President and Chief Executive Officer$193,592
Melissa TschanzChief Financial Officer
Jeanette KelleherExecutive Vice President + Secretary / Vice President for Operations
Beth HellerVice President for Scholarship Programs / Director of Scholarship Programs
Jan ElstonVice President for Competitive Grant Programs
...and 13 more key personnel

Financials for ETF

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$23,324,421
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$1,261,127
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$1,247
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,786,200
Net income from fundraising events$-9,171
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$280,113
Total revenues$26,643,937

Form 990s for ETF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF
2018-122019-12-11990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-10-23990View PDF
2015-122016-12-30990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
August 1, 2022
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $17,000 from Tiaa Charitable
May 25, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
March 2, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 12 new personnel
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $920,000 from Tennessee Health Foundation
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsDisease research fundraisersCharities
Community improvement
Political advocacyOperates donor advised fundsProvides grantsConducts researchLobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
520 W Summit Hill Dr Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902
Metro area
Knoxville, TN
Knox County, TN
Website URL
(865) 524-1223
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813212: Health and Disease Research Fundraising Organizations
Parent/child status
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