2020 Grant Funds Available For Nonprofits

First Horizon Foundation Opens Call For 2020 Funding Consideration

Thursday, November 7, 2019

First Horizon Foundation is accepting nonprofit funding requests for the 2020 grant cycle. Eligible nonprofits are encouraged to submit their funding requests for consideration.

The deadline to apply for 2020 funds is Jan. 17, 2020. Decisions will be communicated by March 31, 2020. For more information or to apply, visit https://www.firsthorizon.com/foundation.

“As our Foundation is aligning under the unified brand of our company, our commitment to serve and strengthen our communities remains steadfast,” said Charles Burkett, chairman of First Horizon Foundation. “We look forward to learning more about the opportunities for our Foundation to continue forming lasting partnerships that address the evolving needs of our communities.”

The Foundation focuses contributions to strengthen the following areas:

Arts & Culture: Promoting excellence and enrichment in the arts
Education & Leadership: Educating, developing the next generation of leaders
Environment: A more sustainable future
Financial Literacy: Investing in the financial future
Health & Human Services: Improving the well-being of our communities

Applicants must also be located in the following regions/cities:
West Tennessee: Memphis, Jackson
Middle Tennessee: Nashville, Cookeville
East/Northeast Tennessee:  Knoxville, Chattanooga, Cleveland, Tri-Cities, Greeneville, Sevierville or Morristown/Dandridge
Florida: Naples, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Keys
Northwest Mississippi: Southaven, Olive Branch, Hernando, Horn Lake, Senatobia
North Carolina: Triad, Triangle, Charlotte, Hickory, Asheville
South Carolina: Charleston, Greenville/Spartanburg, Columbia
Texas: Houston


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