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Ryan Hensley, Executive Director, TN 4-H Foundation

The Juanita H. Fasola Foundation has announced the availability of mini-grants for the purpose funding educational programs for 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; household 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. If you are interested in applying for a mini-grant, an application can be found HERE or in the Resources section of the Tennessee 4-H Foundation website. If you have questions, please contact Ryan Hensley or 865-974-7436 for more information.

The 4-H Foundation merely collects and submits grant applications and has no influence on the selection process. Successful applicants will be announced in 4-H Ideas when the 4-H Foundation is notified what, if any, applications were selected.

There is no maximum or minimum grant level; however most grants from the Fasola Foundation are funded at $10,000 or less.

Grant applications will be accepted until Tuesday, February 27.

Please submit applications to:

The Tennessee 4-H Foundation
c/o: Ryan Hensley
2621 Morgan Circle
205 Morgan Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996