Sanders Foundation

Franklin County-based organizations are encouraged to submit their proposals now to request funding from the Estelle, Abe and Marjorie Sanders Foundation of Franklin County, according to Brenda Cannon, foundation chair.

Administered by the city of Winchester, the foundation is responsible for distributing annual returns from the $1 million bequest left by Marjorie Sanders.

Organizations must submit their proposals in writing by the deadline of Nov. 12, 2020. These requests should include the organization’s purpose, mission and scope, as well as a detailed account of how funds will be spent and how funds will benefit Franklin County residents.

The organization’s contact person and phone number must be included.

The Sanders Foundation Board of Trustees includes Cannon, Thomas Simmons, David Stewart and Melinda Huffman. Awards are made on a non-discriminatory basis.

Eligible recipients include those organizations of a charitable, scientific, and/or educational nature. Proposals should be mailed to: The Sanders Foundation, P.O. Box 627, Winchester, TN 37398.