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Types of Funds

CFGC has created several types of funds to match individual areas of interest.

  • Donor-Advised Funds – make charitable contributions at your suggestion, giving you flexibility to address various needs in the community. Donor-advised funds are ideal if you would like to take a charitable deduction for one year and spread the contributions out over the following years.
  • Designated Funds – give your preferred charities or agencies grants for specified needs or assistance.
  • Field of Interest Funds – provide readily-available resources for causes that are of greatest priority to you.
  • Agency Funds – help nonprofit organizations protect and preserve their endowments for future generations.  The organizations are also given valuable recognition through inclusion in the Foundation’s investment portfolio.
  • Memorial Funds – ensure that a special person is remembered in perpetuity through a fund that reflects his or her charitable priorities.
  • Project Funds – assist an organization with a specific project or community goal like the Warner Park Kidz Place playground.
  • Scholarship Funds – provide education advantages and assistance for Chattanooga students of lesser privileged areas, levels of income, or schools.
  • Unrestricted Funds –  pool unspecified donations and use them to address immediate and pressing needs in the community.  Most of these gifts go to the Fund for Chattanooga, the Foundation’s largest fund.

Donor-Advised Funds

A Team Fund
 AMH Human Betterment Fund
 Ann Anderson Fund
 Apricot PIF
 Bianca Siracusa Fund
 Birches Fund
 Brent Mills Fund
 Buice Family Fund
 The Cameron, Balasubramanian & PennyBacker Family Charitable Fund
 Campbell Foundation Fund
 Catherine Siracusa Fund
 Chattabirds Fund
 Chattanooga Ophthalmologic Fund
 Chattanooga Youth Giving Circle Fund
 Connections to Place Fund
 Cook ‘n Clean Fund
 Core Fund
 Robert P. Corker, Jr. Fund
 CTW Fund
 Davis Family Fund
 DB Serodino Wellness & Growth Fund
 EBB Fund
 Emily Jane Fund
 Emily’s Power for a Cure Neuroblastoma Fund
 Evans Fund
 Fleetwood Fund
 Flo-Car Fund
 Fountain Fund
 Frances McDonald Fund
 Francesca Siracusa Donor Fund
 Friberg Family Fund
 Geoffrey Sidney Cohn Fund
 Giving Tree Fund
 GPC Family Fund I
 GPC Family Fund II
 Grandview Fund
 Grant Law Charitable Fund
 Green Heron Fund
 Green Mountain Fund
 GSB Fund
 GSSH Fund
 Hafasubobe Fund
 HCDE Textbook Fund
 Holly Borsch Fund
 Howard Fund
 Hurlbut Memorial Fund
 Isom Fund
 J & D Family Fund
 Jac Chambliss Fund
 Jane K. & Thomas 0. Duff, Jr. Charitable Fund
 Jay & Jennifer Mills Fund
 Jay & Kelly Jolley Charitable Fund
 Jean Tipton Fund
 JHMF Fund
 Jobe Family Fund
 Karma Fund
 Kincaid & Allison Mills Fund
 Kudzu Fund
 L. Thomas & Kristina M. Montague Fund
 Lauren and Michael Lebovitz Fund
 Lawrence Fund
 Leslie W. and Virginia P. Lee Donor Advised Fund Number One
 Love Family Fund
 LWF Fund
 Manna Fund
 Mapleshade Fund
 Matteo Siracusa Fund
 Matthew 6 Fund
 McKenzie Foundation Fund
 Meghan's Smile Fund
 Mills Fund
 Moss Fund
 Nancy Lackey Community Education Fund
 Nicholas’ Heart Fund
 Osborne Fund
 Paden Fund
 Patricia Borsch Fund
 Pediatric Health Fund
 PIV Fund
 Power Lunch Fund
 Pudding Fund
 William L. Montague, Jr. Performing Arts Fund
 Plentus Fund
 Promo Fund
 PSIOO Fund
 PWM Fund
 Rainbow Fund
 Rambam Fund
 RHC Fund
 Rio Grande Fund
 Robert and Barbara Oldham Fund
 Ruth S. Holmberg Fund
 RWH Human Betterment Fund
 Sam & Catherine Currin Fund
 Scenic City Fund
 Schmissrauter Family Fund
 Schulson Environmental Fund
 Serodino Family Fund
 SFC
 Special Fund
 Stacy and John Clark Charitable Fund
 Star Fund
 Steele Fund
 Sun Porch Fund
 T. Maxfleld and Sara M. Bahner Fund
 THF Fund
 Timber Fund
 Tomahawk Fund
 Trish & John Foy Fund
 Tucker Fund
 Velcro Fund
 Viking Fund
 White Oak Fund
 White Oak 2 Fund
 Williams Family Fund
 Quillen Fund
 Z.C. Patten Fund
 ZML Fund

Designated Funds


Chapin Library Fund
Coyner Fund
EMJ Corporation Employee Relief Fund
Hamilton County Juvenile Court Emergency Fund
Lillian Wooten Good Shepherd School Scholarship Fund
Louise Spector Children’s Enrichment Fund
Lupton-Harrison Fund
Martha Ellen Wood Fund
Martha Law Conservation Fund
Mountain Arts Community Center Fund
Neil Houston Memorial Scholarship Fund
Old James County Historical Endowment Fund
P. Robert Philp Garden Fund
Skyuka Hall Endowment Fund
Stroud Watson Fund
Student Direct Assistance Fund
WSMC Classical Music Fund
YMCA 2095 Fund

Agency Funds

AVA Endowment Fund Beersheeba Springs Medical Clinic Endowment Fund B’Nai Zion Rabbinical Endowment Fund
B’Nai Zion Endowment Fund
Boehm Center Fund
Carpenter's Fund
Chattanooga Area Food Bank Endowment Fund
Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy Endowment Fund
Chattanooga Nature Center Endowment Fund
Church of the Good Shepherd Endowment Fund
Church of the Good Shepherd Griffith Fund
CSAS Enrichment Fund
Friends of the Library Endowment Fund
Friends of the Signal Mountain Library Fund
Good Shepherd School Endowment Fund
Hamilton County Juvenile Court Emergency Fund
Houston Museum Legacy Fund
Junior League of Chattanooga Endowment Fund
Mary W. & Jacob L. Levine Memorial Fund
MEF Endowment Fund
Metropolitan Ministries Endowment Fund
Mountain Library Foundation Fund
NSCDA-TN Projects Endowment Fund
Outreach Haiti Fund
Rotary Club Charity & Projects Endowment Fund
Soldier & Sailor Memorial Auditorium/Tivoli Theatre Development Fund
Wanda Fleming Fund

Memorial Funds

Alice Watkin Memorial Fund
Cameron Robinson Memorial Fund
Chuck Pierce Memorial Acorn Fund
Jean Joseph Dorvil Memorial Fund
Joseph Grubbs Memorial Fund
Karl E. Miller, M.D. Educational Fund
Legg Memorial Fund
Mark Milam Schmissrauter, Jr. Memorial Fund
Michael P. Hennen Memorial Fund
Wes Kelley Elliott Memorial Fund

Field of Interest Funds

Environmental Fund
Mental Health Fund
Orphans Christmas Fund
Women’s Fund

Project Funds

 ArtPart
 Benwood-Lyndhurst Fund #2 - Art in Public Spaces
 Bicycle Cooperative Fund
 Broad Street Film Festival Fund
 Calvin Donaldson Fund
 Carousel Fund
 Chattanooga Bridge Scholars Fund
 Chattanooga Engineers Club Science & Engineering Projects Fund
 Chattanooga Historic Signage Project Fund
 Chattanooga Mobile Market Fund
 Chattanooga Neighborhood Associations Council Fund
 Chattanooga Open Government Collaborative Fund
 Chattanooga Promise Packs Fund
 Chattanooga STEM Workforce Roundtable Fund
 City of Chattanooga Public Art Fund
 City of Chattanooga Public Art Maintenance Fund
 Civitan Charitable Fund
 Community Design Forum
 CSLA Education Fund
 CSLA Fund
 Each One Reach One Fund
 Eichenthal Fellows Fund
 Engel Stadium Fund
 Fairyland Beautification Fund
 Fallen Five Memorial Fund
 Family Connections Fund
 Fiber Initiative Fund
 Friends of Mountain Creek Fund
 Girls Inc. Endowment Fund
 Grateful Gobbler Homeless Shelter Fund
 Gold to Green Fund
 Hamilton County Disaster Animal Response Fund
 Hamilton County Owner's Manual Fund
 Hamilton County Reading Initiative Fund
 Homeless Shelter for Families Fund
 Howard Weight Room Fund
 Ivy Academy Foundation Fund
 John M. Gessell Fund
 Joseph Generation Project
 Lookout Mountain Education Fund
 MainX24 Fund
 MEF Operating Fund
 Miller Park Fund
 MSSA Community Outreach Fund
 Necessity Fund
 Neema Resettlement Ministry Fund
 Normal Park Gym Fund
 Normal Park Museum Magnet Fund
 One Clip at a Time Fund
 Parks Foundation Fund
 Patten Towers Connection Fund
 Police Chaplain Benevolent Fund
 PYC Sailing Education Fund
 Red Bank Playground Fund
 Rivermont Elementary Fund
 RiverRocks Fund
 Riverwalk Fund
 Rotary Charity Fund
 Rotary Club Miracle Field Fund
 Rotary Club Water Fund
 Rowing Fund
 RSA Fellows - Chattanooga Network Fund
 Sankofa Fund
 Second Life Endowment Fund
 Seeds of Art in the Crossroads
 SMMHS iBoosters General Fund
 South Cumberland Endowment Fund
 STEM School Fund
 Step Ahead Fund
 Student Leadership Academy Fund
 Take Root Fund
 TVA/Hamilton County School System Golf Classic Fund
 Tyner Alumni Association Fund
 UnFoundation Fund
 Unum Strong Schools Grant Fund
 Wayne White Project Fund
 WRES Capital Fund
 YFD Opportunity Fund

Scholarship Funds

100 Club Fund
 AGC of East Tennessee Education Fund
 Brainerd High School Alumni Scholarship Fund
 Captain Paul R. Calloway Educational Fund
 Carrie Smith Lawson Scholarship Fund
 Center Centre Make Awesomeness Scholarship Fund
 Central High School - E.B. Etter Memorial Scholarship Fund
 Central High School - Gordon Smith Scholarship Fund
 Central High School - John W. Holder Scholarship Fund
 Central High School - Luther Masingill Scholarship Fund
 Central High School - Principal’s Scholarship Fund
 Central High School - Ray Moss Scholarship Fund
 Central High School - Robert Kirk Walker Scholarship Fund
 Central High School - Stan Farmer Scholarship Fund
 Central High School - Summers Family Scholarship Fund
 Central High School - Teacher Scholarship Fund
 Central High School - Warren Mackey, Jr. Scholarship Fund
 CGLA Mustang Scholarship Fund
 Chattanooga Nature Center Scholarship Fund
 Clark Gatlin Fund
 Coca-Cola Centennial Scholarship Fund
 Connie O'Neal Scholarship Fund
 Closing the Gap Scholarship Fund
 CSAS Alumni Scholarship Fund
 Ed Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund
 Edgar M. Jolley Memorial Scholarship Fund
 Elizabeth Roberta Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund
 Elizabeth Williams Scholarship Fund
 Ellen and Harold Cash Scholarship Fund
 Engineers Club Scholarship Fund
 Epsilon Xi Sigma Scholarship Fund
 Grace M. Russell Music Scholarship Fund
 Harris and Harry Harper Red Bank High School Class of 1949 Scholarship Fund
 Health Education Fund
 Hixson High School Centennial Alumni Scholarship Fund
 Holiday Bowl Scholarship Fund
 Japanese - American Understanding Fund
 Jere Tipton Fund
 Jerry Marshall Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
 Joe W. Jackson II Scholarship Fund
 John P. Franklin, Sr. Scholarship Fund
 Judge Frank Wilson Memorial Fund
 Judy Copeland Memorial Scholarship Fund
 Julie Jacks Memorial Scholarship Fund
 Kaiser Family Scholarship Fund
 Katherine Miller-Prater Memorial Scholarship Fund
 Kelly Butler Memorial Scholarship Fund
 Leah James Fund
 Mamie White Memorial Scholarship Fund
 Marshall Memorial Fellowship Fund
 Mary Adams Scholarship Fund
 Medrock Scholarship Fund
 Parkridge East Hospital Scholarship Fund
 Robert Wright Fund
 Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship Fund
 Rotary Club Scholarship Fund
 Roy Keith Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
 Seth Lurie Eichenthal Engineering Scholarship Fund
 SG Rho Fund
 Sgt. Tim Chapin Memorial Scholarship Fund
 Soddy High School Alumni Scholarship Fund
 Sue Harper Red Bank High School Class of 1949 Scholarship Fund
 Stuart E. Duncan Memorial Fund
 Together We Can Scholarship Fund
 TVA Employees Scholarship Fund for Howard School for Academics and Technology

Unrestricted Funds

Cooper #1 Fund
Fund for Chattanooga
Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association Fund
Management Support Fund
South Cumberland Community Fund
William and Norma Hubbuch Fund