2020 Holiday Food Pantry Program


The Knox County Community Foundation is offering grants to support local food pantries serving Knox County during the 2020 holiday season.

Organizations may request up to $500. A total of $5,000 has been allocated to this program. Final award amounts may vary based on the number of applications received.


Eligible organizations must be a 501(c)(3) public charity located in Knox County that offers a food pantry program to Knox County residents.


The Knox County Community Foundation Advisory Board will make its recommendations on funding to the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation Alliance. No lobbying or soliciting of board members will be permitted.

Award Announcement

All organizations that have submitted grant applications will be notified of the outcome of the grants committee’s deliberation in writing no later than December 1, 2020. Grants will be awarded in December.

Application Deadline

November 18, 2020