Nonprofit Grant Program Recipients
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Awarded in September 2022
100 Black Men Milledgeville/Oconee Chapter
Financial Literacy | $10,000
To use the ‘Hands on Banking Program,’ which is a virtual financial literacy curriculum to introduce Middle and High School students to financial literacy.
Reading with Kings | $15,000
To support the ‘Reading with Kings’ literacy program to increase reading levels and comprehension as well as sparking excitement about reading among minority boys.
Cafe Central, Inc.
Equipment upgrade | $7,500
To purchase a new, larger cooler for fresh food refrigeration.
Central Georgia Council, Boy Scouts of America #096
Mentors In Scouting – Violence Prevention in Macon-Bibb County | $20,000
To address the negative impact of crime and poverty by adding dedicated mentors and resources in distressed neighborhoods with the goal of deterring youth from violence.
Communities In Schools of Georgia in Laurens-Twiggs County
Breaking Down Transportation Barriers for Students in Rural Communities | $10,000
To purchase a van to transport students to afterschool and extracurricular activities in Laurens and Twiggs County to enhance a quality education.
Crisis Line & Safe House of Central GA
Client Assistance Fund | $20,000
To support the Client Assistance Fund, which provides financial assistance to victims of domestic abuse to enhance safety and stabilize women and their families.
Depaul USA, Inc.
Daybreak | $20,000
To provide essential services to individuals challenged by poverty and homelessness through a day center and permanent supportive housing.
Family Advancement Ministry
Two-Gen Support for Families | $18,000
To provide a two-generation approach to economic security for children and parents through education.
Friends of Douglass Theatre Complex, Inc.
The Douglass Theatre | $20,000
To support series of events that honor the historical significance of the theatre and serve as a voice for healing.
Georgia Kinship Project Inc.
Relative Caregiver Mental Health and Wellness Project | $5,000
To provide a Kinship Support Group and mental health programming to reduce stress and incidences of placement disruption for children.
Houston County Habitat for Humanity
Land Development for Perry Residential Build | $9,500
To build a home on a residential lot in Perry, Georgia that was donated to Houston County Habitat for Humanity.
Life Enrichment Center
Urban Arts Village | $18,000
The Urban Arts Village will unify the community’s love for the arts and for gardening through music, art and culinary programs .
Loaves and Fishes Ministry of Macon & Middle Georgia
Grocery Outreach Expansion | $20,000
To support the grocery delivery program, which now provides nutritional items such as eggs, fruits and vegetables and baked goods in addition to traditional pantry staples.
Paving Project | $15,000
To pave the 1-mile loop path that runs along the perimeter of the property, allowing cars to drive through the grounds and handicap accessibility to the Arboretum.
Macon Arts Alliance
The Canopy Project | $15,000
To support ‘The Canopy Project’, which is an artist-initiated monumental art work to explore beauty in the manipulation of cotton as surface design through the eyes of textile artist, Wini McQueen.
Macon Outreach at Mulberry
Feeding Programs | $20,000
To support address the need of those living in poverty in Central Georgia through meal, grocery and clothing programs.
Macon Volunteer Clinic, Inc.
Enhanced Treatment of Diabetes | $20,000
To enhance treatment for Diabetes patients by providing automatic glucometer readings, glucometer supplies, and A1C testing.
Martin Centre Preservation Company, Inc.
Theatre Interior Rehab | $20,000
To continue the Theatre rehabilitation project including roof repairs, replacing wallpaper, and repainting.
Museum of Arts and Sciences
MAS Educational & Cultural Programming | $15,000
To provide high quality educational and cultural programming for the Central Georgia region, serving students from 135 counties.
Rehoboth Life Care Ministries
Improving Dental Health for Uninsured Adults in Central Georgia | $20,000
To provide preventive and emergency dental services, including oral health education, dental hygiene treatment, fillings, sealants, restorations, extractions, and denture preparations.
River Edge Behavioral Health
Serenity Courtyard | $20,000
To support the ‘Serenity Courtyard of Macon’, which has 26 one-bedroom units to serve homeless, low-income, elderly people who have a mental health diagnosis.