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Knoxville Leadership Foundation Programs

Amachi KnoxvilleHomebuyer Readiness Program KnoxWorx
Neighborhood Housing Operation BackyardSoutheastern Housing Foundation
Compassion CoalitionLeadership Foundations!The Regas Building


The Knoxville Leadership Foundation brings together people from all walks of life to address the needs of our city. We target five specific areas of need: homes for the working poor, home repair for those who can't afford it, help for non-profit groups, mentoring for children with parents in prison, and KnoxWorx a workforce development program to prepare teens and adults for their careers. Join with us in transforming our city, see how you can make a difference here.

Partners of Knoxville Leadership Foundation

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Marquel and I

Marquel and I met seven years ago when he was 11 years old and starting the sixth grade. He was living in Western Heights and his father was incarcerated at the time. I remember that he really wanted to go to Chuck E Cheese the first time we met!  Middle school years were hard for Marquel, he was suspended on average once a month during his sixth grade year.

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2017 Year-in-Review

And still counting...

The entire region is stronger when we all work together. Here's how we do what we do, and what we've accomplished these past 24 years.

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