The Pat Summitt Foundation, a fund of East Tennessee Foundation, was established by Pat Summitt in November 2011 to fund research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease, raise awareness, educate the public, and to provide support for both patients and their caregivers. Since it began, the Pat Summitt Foundation has granted over $3,000,000 to organizations across the region who want the same thing Pat Summitt did: a future where no one has to hear that a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. 

There are several ways outside of attending or sponsoring an event that you can support the Pat Summitt Foundation.

  • You can make a one-time gift or set up a recurring monthly gift online
  • Pledge a larger gift over a period of time
  • Set up a matching gift with your employer
  • Plan a gift to happen in the future through your estate

These gifts can be made through cash, appreciated stock, real estate, life insurance, or other type of gift. To speak to someone about giving, please contact Director of Advancement Morgan Vance at or by calling (865) 524-1223. 

To donate by mail at any time, please send a check to:
The Pat Summitt Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902

Thank you for considering a gift to the Pat Summitt Foundation.