Akima Grant Recipients

In addition to thousands of volunteer hours, Akima Club financially supports the following agencies:

 

ARC Knox County/Sunshine Industries
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of East Tennessee
Boys & Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley
Camp Koinonia
Cancer Support Community East Tennessee
CASA of East Tennessee
Catholic Charities -Samaritian Place
Cerebral Palsy Housing Corporation
Club VIBES (Visually Impaired/Blind Enhanced Services)
Community School of the Arts
Concord Adult Day Enrichment Services (CADES)
Dogwood Arts Festival / A Very Special Arts Festival
East Tennessee Kidney Foundation
East Tennessee Technology Access Center
Family Promise of Knoxville
FISH Hospitality Pantries
Friends of Tennessee’s Babies with Special Needs
Girl Talk
Helen Ross McNabb Center
Horse Haven of Tennessee
InterFaith Health Clinic
Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM)
Knoxville Dance Project, Inc
Knoxville Opera
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Ladies of Charity
John T. O’Connor Senior Center / Daily Living Center
Mobile Meals
Nativity Pageant of Knoxville, Inc
Pellissippi State Community College – Patty Thompson Memorial Akima Scholarship
Random Acts of Flowers
Restoration House of East Tennessee
Second Harvest Food Bank East Tennessee
Secret Safe Place for Newborns of Tennessee
Sertoma Center, Inc
UT Medical Center – Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Volunteer Ministry Center
Wesley House Community Center
WOW Urban Ministry
YWCA Knoxville

54 grant requests were received totaling over $150,000
40 grants totaling $50,114 were awarded
23 grant requests were fully funded

ARC Knox County/Sunshine Industries
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Boys & Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley
Camp Koinonia
Catholic Charities – Samaritan Place
Cerebral Palsy Housing Corporation
Club VIBES (Visually Impaired/Blind Enhanced Services)
Community School of the Arts
Concord Adult Day Enrichment Services (CADES)
Dogwood Arts Festival – A Very Special Arts Festival
East TN Children’s Hospital
East TN Kidney Foundation
East TN Public Communications Corporation (PBS)
Emerald Youth Foundation
Family Promise of Knoxville
FISH Hospitality Pantries
Florence Crittenton Agency
Friends of Tennessee’s Babies with Special Needs
Gift of Sight, Hearing & Dentures
Girl Talk, Inc.
Helen Ross McNabb Center
Horse Haven of Tennessee
InterFaith Health Clinic
James White’s Fort Association
Knoxville Dance Project, Inc.
Knoxville Opera
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Ladies of Charity
Mission of Hope
Mobile Meals
Nativity Pageant of Knoxville, Inc.
John T. O’Connor Senior Center
Pellissippi State Community College – Patty Thompson Memorial Akima Scholarship
Provision CARES Foundation
A Secret Safe Place for Newborns of Tennessee
Sertoma Center, Inc.
Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding (STAR)
UT Medical Center – Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Volunteer Ministry Center
Wesley House Community Center
WOW Urban Ministry

56 grant requests were received totaling over $136,000
41 grants totaling $52,109 were awarded
20 grant requests were fully funded