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Have you ever wished there was an easier and more strategic way to approach your charitable giving? Does the idea of growing your charitable dollars for greater impact appeal to you? Do you have assets other than cash you can use for charitable giving? Would you like to know more about charitable organizations and projects…
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Macon, GA — The 1/5 Vietnam Veterans, in partnership with the Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Central Georgia Technical College, and the Bibb County School District, gathered today to announce a new scholarship in memory of Sgt. Rodney M. Davis, USMC (MOH). Without hesitation, Marine Sgt. Rodney M. Davis fell atop a live grenade that…
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Renames Douglas‐Coffee County Economic Development Fund in his honor DOUGLAS, Ga. – The Community Foundation of Coffee County recently announced that its “Douglas-Coffee County Economic Development Fund” is being renamed the “Francis Lott Community Economic Development Fund.” This change will preserve the legacy of a man who is a tireless champion for Douglas‐Coffee County and…
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Community – something with which we are all familiar and to which we all belong, but it can mean different things to different people. It may simply be a shared place to live, or it may evoke feelings of purpose and belonging. Although the definition can be ambiguous, one thing is certain. Great communities happen…
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As 2021 comes to a rapid close, we know there are many things on your to do list, and many people are considering their final charitable gifts for the year.  Community Foundation of Central Georgia has several tips to help you make the most of your charitable giving so you can enjoy the true spirit…
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We have exciting news to share! After a deliberate feedback process that included gathering input from board members, donors and community members, CFCG has adopted a new logo, which the we believe represents the energy and connectivity of the Foundation’s work over the past nearly 30 years and evokes the culture of the Foundation’s work…
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Philanthropy often evokes thoughts of giving enormous sums of money, and being a philanthropist can feel unattainable for even the most charitably inclined individuals. Although this belief is understandable – large gifts tend to receive the most attention – it is a false belief that fails to recognize the power behind collective giving and the…
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For so many high school students, going to college is the culmination of years of hard work and dedication. Students and their parents work hard toward realizing this goal, and when the acceptance letter comes, it is cause for celebration that this path towards their future is becoming even clearer. All the research papers, presentations,…
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Earlier this summer, we hosted, along with several partner organizations, the 8th annual Central Georgia Philanthropy Forum – a continuing education opportunity for professional advisors from across the region interested in learning charitable giving strategies to help better advise their clients. As we worked with the Central Georgia Estate Planning Council, Museum of Arts and…
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Michael J. Fox once said, “Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” At CFCG, we know just what he means. Every family has its own history and unique experiences that contribute to a family’s story.  Charitable giving is a great way to pass family values onto future generations, and the Community Foundation can help.…
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