The Pat Summitt Foundation is a fund of East Tennessee Foundation (ETF). East Tennessee Foundation is a public, nonprofit, community foundation created by and for the people of East Tennessee, where many donors join together to make the region they love a better place, today and for future generations. ETF is a collection of hundreds of individual charitable funds and supporting foundations established by individuals, families, businesses, and other nonprofits and foundations. A wide variety of assets in any amount can be accepted to serve almost any charitable purpose.
ETF’s goals are to:
- Build endowment, a permanent source of philanthropic funding for the East Tennessee region
- Help donors plan and carry out their charitable giving in their communities, the region, and across the country
- Work in partnership with fundholders, nonprofits, other foundations, and local governments, bringing a consistent voice of leadership to critical issues affecting the region