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


New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

PHOTOS: History Exhibit At Soddy Daisy

Jerry Summers: Tennessee’s Links To The 1st “Trial Of The Century”


Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR DOVER HAILEE NICOLE KINCANNON 4002 PATTON EDWARDS DR 4002 PATTON EDWARDS DR CHATTANOOGA, TN 37412 ... (click for more)

Many so-called “Trials of the Century” have been selected by the news media. The first use of the term arose in two sensational murder cases in New York City in 1907-1908 involving a defendant, ... (click for more)


Happenings

New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR DOVER HAILEE NICOLE KINCANNON 4002 PATTON EDWARDS DR 4002 PATTON EDWARDS DR CHATTANOOGA, TN 37412 CHATTANOOGA, TN 37412 MICHAEL GUILLAUMON GERGES LAUREN ELIZABETH BRAY 6692 KENTON RIDGE CIR 6692 KENTON RIDGE CIR CHATTANOOGA, TN 37421 CHATTANOOGA, TN 37421 CRAIG ANTHONY HOOD ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: History Exhibit At Soddy Daisy

Breaking News

Gang-Related Gathering At Short-Term Rental Property Keeps Signal Mountain Police Busy All Weekend Tracing IDs, Stolen Property

A seemingly routine call Friday night about a fight at a short-term rental property in Old Towne turned into a weekend-long investigation for Signal Mountain Police, and renewed efforts by town officials to get a handle on how to regulate such properties. According to Chief Mike Williams, 29 people – some with gang affiliations – were located inside the house, along with a ... (click for more)

1 Person Killed In Accident On I-24 In Marion County Sunday Afternoon

A person was killed in an accident Sunday afternoon on I-24 westbound in Marion County. There were multiple vehicles involved. The westbound lanes were closed, and eastbound lanes were experiencing delays. (click for more)

Opinion

A Lack Of Civility At The Women's Rally

The behavior of our local radical left women was abusive and uncalled for. The next Woman’s Rally and March should be lessons in common decency and civility towards other women. Interrupting an invited female speaker with displays of yelling and holding up disparaging signs is wrong. The women before me that broke the barriers in male-dominated professions would be embarrassed ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: To Make Others Listen

I’ve known Paul Finebaum since he was a student sportswriter at the University of Tennessee. While I have disagreed with him at times, and regretted he has used his perch to pick fights with a lot of coaches who have also been my friends down through the years, I have always liked Paul and respected him and even, at times, envied his brisk manner that has assailed him to the heights ... (click for more)