Empower Knox Grant Funding Application


Emily Norris
[email protected]
(865) 215-3524

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Empower Knox logo in two colors The City of Knoxville has funding available in this round of grants to be awarded in November 2023 for programming carried out between November 1, 2023 and June 30, 2024. Awards may range between $1,000 - $8,000 and shall specifically support programming, stipends, payment, or other services directly for youth ages 12 to 24 engaged in programming.

This is a competitive process. Some applications may not be funded, and some may be only partially funded. Additionally, previously receiving funding does not guarantee selection for funding this cycle.

Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 5, 2023.

Please read the entire Empower Knox Grant Funding Guidelines before you start filling out your Application. 

Application windows for Empower Knox Funding:

Program Support:
August 24 – October 5, 2023

Gap Funding:
July 1, 2023 – May 1, 2023

Application submission:

Please send your application to Emily Norris, Empower Knox Youth Engagement Coordinator.

[email protected]

In person or by mail:
City County Building, Room 691
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902


Application form in DOCX

Application form in PDF (fillable PDF coming soon)