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Which Option is Best for Your Client’s Philanthropic Goals? One of the most common questions from potential donors is whether they should choose a Donor Advised Fund or a private foundation for their giving. Although these giving vehicles are two of the most popular, they are created and operated very differently. Understanding the distinctions can…
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In May 2024, CFCG awarded $317,000 in grants to 19 nonprofit organizations across central Georgia through its Nonprofit Grant Program. Grants from the program are made possible through CFCG’s unrestricted funds and allow the organization to make grants to address the region’s most urgent needs and opportunities. Congratulations to this year’s recipients! For more information…
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As the year 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…
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CFCG recently awarded $344,000 in grants to 26 local nonprofit organizations through its Nonprofit Grant Program. Grants from the program provide funding to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations working to address the most urgent needs and opportunities across the region. Heart of Georgia Hospice | $7,000 For Camp Wings, a bereavement camp for children…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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