In March 2023, more then 17,00 residents participated in 300 community conversations across the region. Upon the conclusion of the conversations, participants were asked to complete a survey to help provide a deeper understanding of the conversations and what participants believe will improve our community. In collaboration with Middle Georgia State University, we released a…Read more
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As any good chef knows, it’s the interactions between the right ingredients that make for a fantastic recipe and finished product that can be enjoyed together around the table. The same may be said for bringing the right people and the right resources to the table at the right time to make a collective positive…Read more
CFCG helps donors across central Georgia invest in deserving students as they pursue their educational goals. Each scholarship fund is unique because it is established to reflect the donor’s values and life experiences. After Harry B. Rowell, Jr.’s death in 2017, his family decided to honor his memory by setting up a scholarship fund in…Read more
Family philanthropy makes giving a family affair and is a wonderful way for families to pass down shared values and beliefs. It allows donors the opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogue as they work to align family values, goals and giving strategies to ensure their charitable efforts carry on for generations to come. CFCG’s trained…Read more
MACON, Ga. – The Community Foundation of Central Georgia recently announced the recipients of the 2022-2023 William P. Simmons Art Scholarship. Anna Richards and Amanda Herrold each will receive a $2,000 one year scholarship to continue their studies in art for the next academic year. The William P. Simmons Art Scholarship fund was established at…Read more
Grants are one way that nonprofit organizations can receive funding to provide valuable programming and resources to the communities they serve. However, sometimes writing a grant can be intimidating, and it helps to know some best practices for applying for grants. Here are some tips below on how to complete a dynamic grant application. Make…Read more
Kennedy Randall knows a thing or two about hard work. A 2021 graduate of Northeast High School in Macon, where she was ranked number one in her class, Kennedy was the first in her family to go to college. Kennedy’s work ethic, combined with her ability to overcome life’s obstacles, is what made her a…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more