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BLCF Community Grants


The Barnesville-Lamar Community Grant Program has been awarding grants to local nonprofits since 2008.  The funding for these grants is available from the Barnesville-Lamar General Fund, and there is an application process each year with a deadline of August 15th.  Since inception, this grant program has awarded more than $63,000 to local nonprofits for community projects.

2016 BLCF Community Grant Recipients

$2,000 to Lamar County Schools for the REACH Georgia Scholarship Program

$2,000 to the City of Barnesville for the Civic Center Sound System and Projection Screen

$1,500 to Griffin Choral Arts for the Encore! Spring Concert in Barnesville

$2,000 to First Baptist Church of Barnesville for Compassion Car

$2,000 to Lamar County Middle School for LCMS Genius Time

$2,000 to Middle Georgia Community Food Bank for Hope Tree Ministry

$1,981 to Lamar County Fire and Rescue for a Smoke Machine

BLCF Community
Grant Recipients

 

2015

Lamar County Family Connection Collaborative
The Dolly Goodpuppy Society
Rock Springs Clinic
Towaliga Accountability Court
Lamar County Parks and Recreation Department

2014

Barnesville-Lamar County Library
Lamar County 4-H
St. George's Episcopal School

2013

Azalea Garden Club
Ferst Foundation of Lamar County
Lamar County Activity Center

2012

American Red Cross - Three Rivers Chapter
Barnesville Great Day of Service
Barnesville-Lamar County Industrial Development Authority
Conservatory for the Arts
Griffin Choral Arts
The Hope Tree Foundation
Lamar Arts
Lamar County 4-H Club
Rotary Club of Barnesville for Camp Grace
St. George's Episcopal School

2011

No Community Grants were made in 2011 because of Tornado Relief Efforts.

2010

Friends of the Library Milner
Griffin Choral Arts
Liberty Hill Memorial Community House Association

2009

A.D. Smith Community Services, Inc.
Ferst Foundation of Lamar County
Hope Tree Foundation
Lamar County Family Connection Collaborative
Spalding County Collaborative Authority for Families & Children

2008

Lamar Alzheimer's Day Program
Lamar Arts
Lamar County 4-H
Lamar County Middle School
Friends of the Library - Milner

2007

A.D. Smith Community Services, Inc.
Lamar County Activity Center
Ferst Foundation of Lamar County