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Good Knox Network: Spotlights the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley

Good Knox Network: Spotlights the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley’s (BGCTNV) mission is to provide a safe and positive environment for the kids to learn, have fun, and develop supportive relationships. This organization has stepped up to the plate to ensure this is a reality. In March, BGCTNV started a Teens program at Vine Middle School to provide a safe environment…

Trinity Announces 2021 Phase I Winners

Trinity Announces 2021 Phase I Winners

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee awarded 20 area organizations more than $220,000 in grants for this year’s Trinity Health Foundation Phase I awards. These grants will be used to plan community health-related projects that will compete for Phase II implementation grants later this year. More than ninety-five proposals were received from regional nonprofits and were ranked on impact and…

10 Years — $10 Million: Celebrating 10 years of the Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee

10 Years — $10 Million: Celebrating 10 years of the Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee began ten years ago to extend the healing ministry of Jesus to the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of our community.  We have stewarded resources donated by a generation of givers that supported our predecessor organizations: the Mercy Health Partners Foundation, St. Mary’s Health System, and the Baptist Health System of East Tennessee.  Trinity…

Trinity Funds Final Round of Community’s Most Urgent Needs

Trinity Funds Final Round of Community’s  Most Urgent Needs

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee completed the last round of funding, which stemmed from the identified long-term impacts of COVID-19.  In the final selection, 63 organizations requested over $1.2 million. The Trinity board selected 42 organizations to receive a total of $550,000. Trinity is honored to partner with many organizations that continue to creatively modify services and programs to…

UPDATE: Trinity Health Foundation Funds Community’s Most Urgent Needs

UPDATE: Trinity Health Foundation Funds Community’s Most Urgent Needs

In March, the Trinity board decided to open an emergency grant cycle to address the most urgent needs represented in Knox County and the eight surrounding counties.  In mid-April, 54 nonprofit organizations received funding to provide continued services and programs in the community. Many of these organizations have been highlighted on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn…

Trinity Suspends 2020 Phase I & Phase II Grant Cycles

Trinity Suspends 2020 Phase I & Phase II Grant Cycles

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee is sensitive to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our nonprofit community. Due to the unusual circumstances, the Trinity board has decided to suspend its 2020 Phase I and Phase II grant cycles at this time. In keeping with our mission, Trinity will prayerfully and creatively evaluate ways to assist our nonprofit community…

2019 Silver Lamp Awards

2019 Silver Lamp Awards

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee hosted the 2019 Silver Lamp Awards on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at The Foundry. This year, Trinity recognized 24 healthcare professionals who received a Silver Lamp Award for continuing education during the 2018 calendar year. Each of the 12 hospitals in our area selects up to two individuals who exemplify outstanding leadership and dedication…

2020 New Board Members

2020 New Board Members

Trinity is pleased to announce six new board members for 2020: Connie Hutchins, Katharine Killen, Jennifer Little, Chuck Morris, Brandon Ross, and Steve Sexton. Connie serves as both president and interior designer at the residential design firm, Temptations Inc., started by Connie and her husband in 1985. Katharine is the Deputy Senior Director of Strategy for the Knox County Health…

2019 Phase II Winners

2019 Phase II Winners

On Thursday, October 24th, the Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee awarded over $900,000 in grants to nine nonprofit organizations.  These grants are the result of a year-long effort to stimulate projects related to Trinity’s mission of improving the physical, emotional and spiritual health of East Tennessee.  From 79 proposals submitted in April, 11 large and 12 small Phase I…