South Cumberland Community Fund
Collaborating with the communities of the South Cumberland Plateau to seek shared vision and common solutions for this place that we call home.

Our Home. Our Mountain. Our Future.


South Cumberland Community Fund Launches Special Places Project

Come be a part of celebrating the special places on the Cumberland Plateau.The first in a series of projects will be the creation of a mural, designed by artist Andee Rudloff, and created by people in our community.


Fall Fundraiser
Registration is Open!

An Evening of Sound with David Haskell on Saturday, October 29 at Cravens Hall, Sewanee. Members of SCCF’s inaugural board of directors will be honored. Cocktails begin at 6:00 pm followed by seated dinner and talk.

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Since 2014, the VISTA program has been building capacity and friendship all around the South Cumberland Plateau. SCCF is proud to work with many community partners and the University of the South to deliver this Americorps program in our area. 

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What Our Grantees Have Been Up To

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"SCCF is building on the unique strengths of the Mountain -
its people, its community, and its incomparable natural setting...
Through the Plateau community's collective efforts and collaborations,
you CAN help people realize they have hope."

Marguerite Kondracke, Child and Family Advocate 

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Where We Serve

Situated 1,000 feet above the valley below, the South Cumberland Plateau features nine towns, each with populations less than 2,500. Since 2012, SCCF has served this region that extends from Sewanee to Beersheba Springs and Pelham to Palmer. The Plateau encompasses the entirety of Grundy County, ranked in 2019 as Tennessee's most economically challenged county. The Plateau also includes portions of Franklin and Marion counties. 

Contact Us

322 W. Main St., Monteagle, TN 37356

P. O. Box 1301, Monteagle, TN 37356

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