George E. Hatcher, Jr. and Ann Williams Hatcher Foundation
The George E. Hatcher and Ann Williams Hatcher Foundation was created to support charitable organizations in Middle Georgia that provide for the relief of diseased people and the relief of human suffering which is due to disease, ill health, physical weakness, physical disability and/or physical injury. The Foundation was also created to aid in the promotion and prolongation of life and to support the principle of dying with dignity. In addition, The Foundation supports organizations that provide services and/or shelter for individuals (especially children) who cannot otherwise obtain such services due to circumstances beyond their control.
Areas of particular interest include:
- Children & Youth
- Human Services
Grant applicants must be qualified 501(c)(3) organizations whose principal offices are located in Bibb County, Georgia, and the contiguous counties.
Average Grant Amount
While there is not a maximum grant amount per organization, there is a total amount available for grants each deadline.
Frequency an Organization can Apply
Organizations will only be awarded funds once per 12 month period.
CFCG Grant Award Schedule
After the application deadline, CFCG staff will perform due diligence on all grant applications. The due diligence process may include a conversation with the grant contact to gather further information that can aid in decision making. The Hatcher Foundation Committee will review the applications and propose grants to CFCG’s Executive Committee for final approval. The grants will typically be announced within three months of the application deadline. Applicants will be notified in writing of the decision.
How to apply
You will need a User ID and Password to access the application. Click here to register. Please note that it will take at least one business day to process a new registration for the Web Portal; do not wait until the week of the deadline to register. Once your registration is processed, complete the George E. Hatcher, Jr. and Ann Williams Hatcher Foundation application. You will be required to upload the following documents as PDF files:
(You may click on the attachments below to see a sample.)
Project Budget Summary – should include all revenue sources (requested, pending, and received) and expenses for the specific project.
Organization’s Current Annual Operating Budget – should be a report of the organization’s planned budget indicating projected revenue and expenses for the current fiscal year.
All recipients of a grant from the George E. Hatcher, Jr. and Ann Williams Hatcher Foundation must submit a thank you letter that provides details of the good work accomplished because of the grant. Pictures of your grant are always appreciated!
Letters are due within sixty days after depletion of the grant funds, prior to submitting a new grant application, or no later than one year from the deadline date of the cycle in which you applied for your grant, whichever is earliest.
How to talk about your grant
Here are a few important notes on how to talk about your Hatcher Foundation project.
Terminology: In all materials, describe your funding as a grant from the George E. Hatcher, Jr. and Ann Williams Hatcher Foundation of the Community Foundation of Central Georgia.
News Releases: Promote your project with a news release to the local media. If you’re inviting the media out to cover your project or event, please invite us too by sending the information to firstname.lastname@example.org. We would also like to share your news releases with our contacts, please include email@example.com as a release contact.
Social Media: Spread the word about your project through social media channels such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. You can find the Community Foundation on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, under the name CFCGA, and on Instagram under “cfcentralga”. We encourage you to tag us in your posts.
Logo: You are welcome and encouraged to use the Community Foundation of Central Georgia logo on any collateral materials about your project, including websites, email blasts, brochures, and posters. You can download our logo by clicking here.
How these grants are made possible
These grants are funded by the George E. Hatcher, Jr. and Ann Williams Hatcher Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation of Central Georgia.