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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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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…
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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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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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