Past Phase I Grant Recipients

2016 Phase I Winners:


2016 Phase I Small Grant Awards (up to $5,000)

Good Samaritan Center of Loudon CountyHealthy Lives, Healthy Smiles

Knoxville-Knox County Community Action CommitteeGrandparents as Parents

LifeSavers, IncorporatedSummer Enrichment Program and Boot Camp

Metropolitan Drug CommissionHands of Hope: Mentoring At-Risk Moms

Our Daily Bread of Tennessee, Inc. – Taking Root Tennessee

Our Place Art OrganizationOur Place Art Camp

People Empowering People Project – Community Health and Ministry Project

Wallace Mobile Healthcare Preserving the Vision

Water Angel Ministries180 Gang

W.C. Two –The First Tee of Greater Knoxville – Williams Creek Fellowship and Internship Program

       2016 Phase I Large Grant Awards (up to $15,000)

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee ValleyAddressing Childhood Trauma

Breakthrough CorporationBridge to Employment in Service and Tourism

East Tennessee Children’s HospitalNeonatal Abstinence Syndrome Care Coordination Service

Emerald Youth FoundationFamily Strengthening to Promote Positive Youth Development Outcomes

Fort Sanders Foundation – Peninsula HospitalIt Takes a Community to Break the Cycle of Readmissions

Harmony Family CenterGrand Families

Helen Ross McNabb CenterA Shot at Life:  Medication Assisted Treatment

Impact America TennesseeFocusFirst:  A High Tech Vision Care Initiative

Legacy Parks Foundation Baker Creek Preserve Adventure Park

Legal Aid of East Tennessee Doctors as Advocates, Lawyers as Healers

University of Tennessee Medical CenterTrauma Survivors Network

YWCA KnoxvilleSafer and Stronger: Anderson County Domestic Violence Initiative

2015 Phase I Winners:


2015 Small Grant Recipients and Trinity Board Members

              2015 Phase I Small Grant Awards (up to $5,000) 

A-1 Learning ConnectionsSMART Institute Healthy Living

Artistic SpectrumAutism Site Knoxville: A Community Support

Bethany Christian ServicesSafe Families for Children

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East TennesseeMentor 2.0

Connect MinistriesThe Family Intervention, Restoration and Mentoring (FIRM) Project

Feeding the OrphansMan Up @ Zion – “An Empowerment Camp for Knoxville’s Fatherless”

Girl Talk, Inc. – Expanding Our Voice – Expanding Our Impact

Hope of East Tennessee, Inc.Transitioning to Recovery

New Hope Blount County Children’s Advocacy CenterPractice for Traumatized Children

Open Doors TennesseeStrengthening Marriages for Those with Children with Disabilities

Our Daily Bread of Tennessee, Inc. – Taking Root: Planting the Seeds for Health

Seymour United Methodist ChurchRecovery at Seymour

The First Tee of Greater KnoxvilleThe First Tee National School Program

True Purpose MinistriesProviding True Purpose in Our Community


2015 Large Grant Recipients and Trinity Board Members

             2015 Phase I Large Grant Awards (up to $15,000)

Cherokee Health SystemsMedical Respite Program for Homeless in Knoxville/Knox Co.

Community Action for Affordable NeighborhoodsFamily Development Intake Center

East Tennessee Human Resource Agency on Aging & Disability Medication Synchronization

Knox Area Rescue MinistriesRapid Mental Health Services for Our Most Vulnerable & Forgotten

Knoxville Habitat for HumanityHabitat Homes Provide Veteran Families Hope

Knoxville Academy of Medicine FoundationReducing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Pellissippi State Community College FoundationNew Insight: Ophthalmic Technician Training

Tennessee Clean Water NetworkBringing Tap Back to High School

Thrive LonsdaleLonsdale Fellows

United Way of Greater KnoxvillePay for Success Knoxville

University of Tennessee Medical CenterGynecologic Cancer Education and Screening Program

YMCA of East TennesseeAlzheimer’s and Dementia Wellness Program

2014 Phase I Winners:

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2014 Phase I Grant Awards

Bethany Christian Services – Safe Families for Children Social Connections and Support Training

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee – Mentor 2.0

Cokesbury United Methodist Church – Susannah’s House – Building a Place for Hope

Contact Care Line – Enhancing Critical Support for Young People with Chat and Text

East Tennessee Children’s Hospital – Telehealth: Improving Access to Pediatric Sub-Specialists

East Tennessee Technology Access Center, Inc. – Establishing a Repair Cafe

Fellowship Evangelical Free Church – Knoxville Collaborative Marriage Initiative

Friends of Tennessee’s Babies with Special Needs – Family Support Project

Good Samaritan Center of Loudon County – GoodSam’s Healthy Lives Healthy Smiles Program

Helen Ross McNabb Center – Access to Mental Health Care for East TN Children and Adolescents

Knoxville Leadership Foundation – Better Nonprofits – Better Individuals. Better Neighborhoods.  Better Communities. Healthier East Tennessee

Lincoln Memorial University – Enhancing Rural Medical access through School Based Clinics- Building Capacity for a Culture of Health for Rural East Tennessee Youth

Loudon County Health Improvement Council – Get Fresh! Delivering Healthy Foods to Loudon County

New Hope Blount County Children’s Advocacy Center – Hope for Traumatized Children

Second Harvest Food Bank of East TN –  NOURISH East TN: A Mobile Method to Improve the Nutrition of Food-Insecure Adults and Children               

The First Tee of Greater Knoxville – First Tee National School Program

The Restoration House of East TN – Breaking the Cycle of Poverty by Combining Area Best Practices

2013 Phase I Winners:


2013 Phase I Grant Awards

Allies for Substance Abuse Anderson County Juvenile Drug Court Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee The Parent Network: Parent Engagement and Skill Development

Breakthrough Corporation Project Search: Knox County  Employment Training for the Disabled 

Cherokee Health Systems Healthy Pregnancies Inner City Knox

Compassion Coalition Establish the getting Ahead Program

East Tennessee Children’s Hospital – Children’s Autism Program

Emerald Youth Foundation – Transformation Through Sports

Friends of Tennessee’s Babies with Special Needs – The Saving Grace Initiative: Support for Families of NICU Babies

Healthcare 21 Business Coalition A plan to Improve Food Choices Within USDA-identified Food Deserts

InterFaith Health Clinic Living Well Program – Chronic Disease Management

It’s Your Drama Champions are Made Project and the All Pro Dad Project

Knoxville Area Urban League Urban Youth Empowerment Project

Mental Health Association of East Tennessee STRESSless Corporate and Community APP Project

Senior Citizens Home Assistance – Connections: Hospital to Home Safe Home

University of TN Medical Center Education in Medical Pastoral Care for East Tennessee Spiritual Leaders

Young Life Knoxville Expand the Young Life/Teen Moms Programs in Knox County