Appalachian Community Fund


Knoxville, TN37902
Organization Type: 
Public or Private Sector: 
Type of Funding Agency: 
Nonprofit Organization (that makes grants)
Type of Support: 
General Grantmaking
Arts Organizations
Community and Social Justice Organizations
Restrictions on Grantmaking: 
Geographic by region; focus on social change; community-led, community-driven and community-based; non-profit only; no major capital projects; no electoral lobbying or initiatives for public office.
Programs and Services: 

The Appalachian Community Fund (ACF) funds and encourages grassroots social change in Central Appalachia. ACF works to build a sustainable base of resources to support community-led organizations seeking to overcome and address issues of race, economic status, gender, sexual identity, and disability. As a community-controlled fund, ACF offers leadership to expand and strengthen the movement for social change through its practices and policies.