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STAR Foundation and CASA Glynn Awarded Grants

The Brunswick News - Community Life

The Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation recently awarded a grant to STAR Foundation Inc. to provide support for a community outreach coordinator position.  The individual will work with local nonprofits, schools and agencies to increase student participation in the program. STAR Foundation teaches computer and life skills toward selfsufficiency and successful transition to the workforce.

Girl Scouts Receive Community Impact Grant

The Brunswick News

The Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation recently awarded the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia Inc., which serves Glynn and McIntosh counties, with a $4,946 community impact grant.

Communities In Schools Receives Grant

The Brunswick News

At its June meeting, the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation voted to award grants,totaling $62,000, to 16 community-based organizations serving Glynn, Camden and McIntosh counties. The 2016 competitive grant cycle focused on programs serving at-risk youth and their families.

Local Foundation Begins Donation Run

Coastal Illustrated, August 3, 2016 Sarah Lundgren

The Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation recently began delivering its 2016 Community Impact Grants. The week of June 13 alone, they delivered to CASA Glynn, Safe Harbor Children’s Center, The Gathering Place, STAR Foundation, the Glynn County Board of Commissioners and Juvenile Court, Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia and Children in Action Sports Club.

2016-2017 Correll Scholarships Awarded

Coastal Illustrated, By Sarah Lundgren

The Correll Scholars program at the Communities of Coastal Foundation recently recognized its 2016-2017 awardees. The scholarship program supports college education for talented Glynn County students who have been members of the Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Georgia.

The Business of Giving

Georgia Trend - August 2016, By Jennifer Hafer

Community foundations across Georgia match donors with projects in ways that help improve the lives and livelihoods of community members.

Jumpstart program prepares students for first day of kindergarten

The Brunswick News, By Lauren McDonald

Smartphones were held high in the air, and some parents even stood on table seats to get a better view, as their children performed the classics.

$5,000 Community Foundation grant to fund improved vision screening for Camden children

The Times-Union Mon, Jul 11, 2016
New, non-invasive equipment can detect vision problems in those young as 6 months,officials say

Rich's Consumer Brands Charitable Fund grants $25,000 to CIA

The Brunswick News

A new charitable fund at the Community Foundation established by the Consumer Brands Division of Rich Products Corp. made its first-ever donation July 20, awarding a $25,000 grant to the nonprofit Children In Action Sports Club, a Brunswick-based ministry serving children ages 7-12.  The Rich’s contribution will help fund the nonprofit organization’s after-school program and summer sports camps for children in the Glynn County area.

Foundation Awards Grant to Juvenile Court

The Brunswick News

The Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 Community Impact Grant to the Glynn County Board of Commissioners for Glynn County Juvenile Court. The award will allow the KidsNet Glynn program to serve more participants. The diversion program provides behavior management, family advocacy and parent education to youth and families involved with the juvenile court, with the goal of reducing commitments and recidivism.