Grants & Scholarships

Grants & Scholarships


Scholarship applications for 2020 are now closed. 

Coronavirus Emergency Response Grants

The Holston Foundation awarded $56,300 to 56 churches and ministries for Coronavirus Emergency Response grants in April 2020. There were more than $124,000 in requests from those meeting immediate needs during this crisis. 




NOTE:  Programming Grants and Mission Grants will be awarded only one time annually in the spring.

The Holston Foundation stewards nearly 200 special-purpose endowments and scholarships established by individuals, families, and friends interested in supporting specific ministries, churches, and institutions. These funds are governed by documents put in place by the Donors. We are also called to steward many endowments, scholarships, and estate gifts where our Grants Committee is charged with overseeing a selection process, reviewing applications or evaluating priority needs named by the Donors. The following categories and individual funds describe many of the grantable funds and scholarships available through the Foundation's Grants Committee:


The Holston Foundation stewards many endowments following written donor agreements per use. We process applications as best we can into descriptive categories such as Seminary Scholarships, Higher Education Scholarships, Missions, etc. and use the miscellaneous category for others. Periodically the Grant Committee may accept and promote applications for available funds within this category.


 Applications may be printed, completed and returned to:
   Holston Foundation
   P.O. Box 900
   Alcoa, TN 37701

   865-690-8124 (Phone)
   865-690-3162 (Fax) 

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