Recent VEC Customers Shares Grants Awarded

Your Change Changes Things

The VEC Customers Share program funded $25,100 in community service grants in September.  Since the inception of the program in October 2001,  $7,308,749.00 in grants have 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 September 2021

Organization Funded
Project Lifesaver $1,300.00
Friends of Pickett County Library Christmas Market $1,200.00
TAD Center $1,200.00
Pickett County High School Golf $1,200.00
New Life Community Kitchen $1,000.00
Crossville Rotary Foundation $1,000.00
Spring City Lions Club $1,000.00
Monterey Lions Club Disaster Response Team $1,000.00
Ooltewah Harrison Education Foundation $800.00
Benton Fall Festival Booster Club $800.00
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Ocoee Region- Meigs Unit $800.00
Chilhowee Middle School Girls Basketball $800.00
Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) $760.00
York Institute Golf Program $750.00
Hale’s Chapel Community Center $700.00
Calhoun Elementary Cheerleaders $600.00
Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. $500.00
STARTS (Support The ARTS) $500.00
Boots N Roses Dance Club $500.00
Rogers Creek PTO $500.00
Meigs County Rodeo $500.00
American Red Cross of Southeast Tennessee- McMinn County $500.00
Midway High School -School Wide Positive Behavior (SWPBS) $500.00
Homestead Elementary School – SWPBS $500.00
Monterey First Baptist Church Trunk or Treat $500.00
Monterey High School Jr High Girls Volleyball $500.00
Maple Grove Community Seniors $500.00
BASIC of TN, INC $500.00
Shenandoah Boys Ranch $400.00
American Red Cross of Southeast Tennessee- Polk County $400.00
American Red cross of Southeast Tennessee- Hamilton County $400.00
Midway Quarterback Club $350.00
Midway Youth Cheerleading Organization $350.00
American Red Cross of Southeast Tennessee- Meigs County $300.00
Bradley Knights $250.00
Bradley Central Football Booster Club $250.00
Women of Hope $250.00
Prospect Elementary School PTO $250.00
Fentress County Bulldogs Football $245.00
Fentress County Bulldogs Cheerleaders $245.00
Meigs Quest for Success $200.00
Meigs Decatur Public Library $200.00
American Cancer Society- Cumberland County $100.00