Akima Grant Recipients

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

A Secret Safe Place for Newborns of TN
Alzheimer’s Tennessee
ARC Knox County/Sunshine Industries
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of East Tennessee
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley
CADES – Concord Adult Day Enrichment Services
Camp Koinonia Foundation of Tennessee
Cancer Support Community East Tennessee
Carecuts
CASA of East Tennessee
Catholic Charities of East Tennessee
Cerebral Palsy Center Housing Corporation
Club VIBES
Dogwood Arts “Very Special Arts”
East Tennessee Kidney Foundation, Inc.
East Tennessee Technology Access Center
Epilepsy Foundation of East Tennessee, Inc.
Family Promise of Knoxville
FISH Hospitality Pantries
Florence Crittenton Agency, The
Friends of Tennessee’s Babies with Special Needs
Girl Talk, Inc.
Helen Ross McNabb
Horse Haven of Tennessee, Inc.
InterFaith Health Clinic
James Whites Fort Association, Inc.
Joy of Music Youth Music School
Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM)
Knoxville Family Justice Center
Knoxville History Project, The
Knoxville Opera
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Knoxville-Knox County CAC – Mobile Meals
Knoxville-Knox County CAC – Project LIVE
Ladies of Charity Knoxville
Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc.
Muse Knoxville, The
O’Connor Senior Living Center
Pellissippi State Community College Foundation
Random Acts of Flowers
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee
Sertoma Center, Inc.
Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding
Volunteer Ministry Center, Inc.
Wesley House Community Center
WOW Urban Ministry
YWCA of Knoxville and the Tennessee Valley

61 grant requests were received totaling $186,000
47 grants totaling $52,467.95 were awarded
16 grant requests were fully funded

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