History and Mission
The Community Foundation of Central Georgia was founded in 1993 by a group of citizens interested in encouraging philanthropy and strengthening communities. Since then, the Foundation has awarded more than $70 million in grants through its donor advised, unrestricted, designated, field-of-interest, scholarship, and organizational endowment funds. As a local center for philanthropy, the Community Foundation of Central Georgia works with individuals, families, corporations, private foundations and not-for-profit organizations to carry out their charitable objectives and address emerging community issues. It is one of more than 700 community foundations in the country and is a member of the Council on Foundations and Southeastern Council of Foundations. CFCG is recognized by the Council as complying with National Accountability Standards.
Community Foundation of Central Georgia is enhancing the quality of life for the people of Central Georgia, where philanthropy thrives, neighborhoods are strong, and citizens work toward common goals.