Educational Project Grant Information

Value and Use of Funds

Grants are valued up to $1500 and can be used for classroom projects and needs.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Employed full-time as an educator at an eligible public high school
  • Intends to continue teaching in the consecutive school year
  • Project grant funds may be used for registration fees, but not for transportation 

Important Information

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted through October 1.


Recipients of the Simply Smart Grant will be notified by November 15.

Post Grant Report

Recipients are required to submit the Post-Grant Report to the Foundation by June 1.

Recipients of the 2018 Simply Smart Grant are not eligible to apply for the 2019-2020 school year. However, any other educator from the school may apply. 


Simply Smart Grants are offered by Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union Foundation for Education to assist educators with classroom needs and projects. Grants up to $1500 are available to each eligible public high school in the Credit Union's service area: Johnson City, Blount, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Roane, Sevier and Sullivan counties. 

View Application

Completed applications should be emailed or mailed to or Simply Smart, 301 Wall Avenue, Knoxville, Tn 37902.