Recent VEC Customers Shares Grants Awarded

Your Change Changes Things

The VEC Customers Share program funded $27,000 in community service grants in May.  Since the inception of the program in October 2001,  $7,233,649.00 in grants has been awarded.

The deadline for grant applications is the last working day of each month.  For additional information, contact the office of Marketing and Economic Development at 423-334-7051. Applications are also available online at

Organizations receiving grants in May 2021

Family Promise of Bradley County $250.00
American Legion Post 99 $250.00
Champ Ferguson/ Standing Stone Camp #2014 SCV $250.00
Downtown Summer Nights $250.00
Accelerated Reader (AR) Program- Meigs South $250.00
Iglesia Cristiana Un Nuevo Comienzo Para Todos $250.00
Midway Youth Cheerleading Organization $500.00
Midway Quarterback Club $500.00
STARTS ( Support The ARTS) $500.00
The Exchange Club Stephens Center $500.00
Monterey Junior High Boys Basketball Team 2021-2022 $500.00
Character Counts Community Initiative $500.00
Toys for Children $500.00
Meigs County High School (MCHS) Lady Tigers Basketball Booster Club $500.00
Monterey High School Project Graduation $500.00
First Christian Church Byrdstown Grief Support Group $500.00
Pall Mall Fire Department $500.00
Friends of Fentress Co. Imagination Library $500.00
South Polk Elementary Outreach Communication Committee $625.00
Polk County High School (PCHS) Drama Club $625.00
Polk County High School (PCHS) Cross Country Teams $625.00
Polk County High School Civics Club $625.00
Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Dept $700.00
Chaos Soccer Club $750.00
Table Graces Community Food Bank $750.00
Calhoun United Methodist Church Food Pantry $750.00
PHS Tech Club $750.00
Ooltewah High School Track Team $800.00
Art Circle Public Library Foundation $1,000.00
The Art Guild at Fairfield Glade $1,000.00
Friends of Harrison Bay State Park $1,000.00
Fleet Reserve Association (Branch 294) $1,250.00
Shepherd’s Little Flock $1,250.00
Meigs County Fair Association $1,500.00
Salem Baptist Church Youth Dept $1,500.00
Byrdstown Masonic Lodge $496 $2,000.00
10th Judicial District Recovery Court $2,000.00