Ryan Hensley, Executive Director, TN 4-H Foundation
Carter/Johnson County, Coffee County, Cumberland County, Grundy County, Marshall County, Stewart County, Washington County, and the Western Region were recently awarded $20,000 in grant funding from the Fasola Foundation.
The next opportunity to apply for mini grants from the Fasola Foundation will be announced in Ideas when it becomes available.
The Juanita H. Fasola Foundation offers funding for educational programs that target youth and young adults in basic life skills and home economics. The Fasola Foundation funds projects focusing on consumer education and nutrition; cookery; clothing; sewing; textiles; parental education and childcare; hygiene; health care management; household economics and management; house- hold equipment; house cleaning; and housing. The Foundation is also interested in funding projects, which offer educational training and opportunities for the learning disabled, including but not limited to dyslexia, attention deficit disorder, speech auditory disorders, and/or educational rehabilitation.
Ms. Fasola, a former Extension worker, was a strong supporter of the Tennessee 4-H program.