Community Chest Funding Request for 2022-23

For more than a century, the Sewanee Civic Association (SCA) has overseen the distribution of grants to nonprofit organizations across the South Cumberland Plateau. The SCA is delighted to sponsor the 2022-23 Sewanee Community Chest grant cycle.

Nonprofit organizations serving the Mountain are encouraged to apply. Grants typically range from $200 to $25,000. Last year, the average grant size was about $4,000.

The application deadline is September 16, 2022.

Grant funds will be distributed starting April 2023, contingent on funding availability.

This year, organizations can apply online with this form It does require you to have a Gmail email account.

Alternatively, you may download the following document: 2022-2023 Sewanee Community Chest Grant Application

The application is a Microsoft Word document. Download the file to your computer and rename it with your organization name, i.e., XYZ Organization Request. Once you have filled out the application, send your request and all attachments to [email protected]. Please use the subject line “[Your Organization Name] Community Chest Request 2022-23.”

You can also mail your request to: Sewanee Community Chest, P.O. Box 99, Sewanee, TN 37375.

The Sewanee Community Chest is made possible by donations from the community. The more money raised, the more money we can distribute. The SCC is a nonprofit organization and relies on funding from the community in order to support charitable programs throughout the greater Sewanee area. As the 2022–23 grant cycle begins, the SCC is also kicking off its yearly fundraising campaign.

The SCA urges everyone who benefits from life in this community, whether you live, work, or visit, to give generously. Donations are tax deductible. Contributions, payroll deductions and pledges are accepted at any time at P.O. Box 99, Sewanee, TN 37375. You can also make a donation through PayPal Giving.

For more information, email [email protected].

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