Bill Stembler awarded Distinguished Service Scroll Award

The Foundation is pleased to share this special recognition of Board and Executive Committee member - Bill Stembler!

UGA law school to honor distinguished grads during annual Alumni/Alumnae Weekend

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Eloise Bailey Thompson

The world lost a great lady last week!  The eulogy by Dr. Derek McAleer brilliantly communicated the heart and life of a amazing woman.  Eloise was an avid philantropist, one of the original Founders of the Foundation and one of the first to open a donor advised fund with us.....  Read her obituary below, but know that it can't possibly adequately communicate the breadth of her life.

Make Art Not Litter - Community Grant Comes to Fruition

Keep Golden Isles Beautiful KGIB's public sculpture with a purpose: Installations combine litter and animals to show the two don't mix
By LARRY HOBBS 02.01.17

Trash Will Transform into Artistic Treasure

Golden Isles Magazine -

Funding for three of the five statues was provided by the Community Foundation in its 2015 Competitive Grant Cycle.

All that glitters may not be gold, especially if it is found on the side of the road. But Lea King-Badyna hopes residents of the Golden Isles will be looking at trash a bit differently in January and
February. 

Foundation Taking Grant Applications

Lindsey Adkison - Golden Isles News

Since 2005, the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation has been working to help those in need throughout the area. They have awarded more than $7 million in aid to agencies that target
a variety of issues in Glynn, McIntosh and Camden counties. 

Foundation Names New Board Members and Officers

Golden Isles News

At its annual meeting this month, the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation elected new Board members and Officers.  Stephen V. Kinney and Hillary Stringfellow will join the Foundation for new four-year terms, beginning in January 2017.

Grantseekers Information Event hosted by GCN

This past November, the Georgia Center for Nonprofits hosted two events targeted at preparing nonprofits for grant seeking.  

Visionary Fundholder Encourages Community Engagement and Investment

The Corwon Family Fund has partnered with the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation to showcase philanthropy and giving opportunities across the region. Fundholder Scott Corwon, an engaged international philanthropist, has supported the Foundation through beautiful and moving messages on the back cover of recent issues of Elegant Island Living.

Renowned Tax Attorney Presents

The Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation welcomed nationally renowned tax and estate planning attorney, Ron Aucutt, who presented to the group’s Professional Advisors and Estate Planning Council on October 24, 2016.

Paul C. White to take over Community Foundation

By DEBORAH BAYLISS
The Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation is getting a new President and CEO.  Paul C. White, the previous executive director of the Community Foundation of Central Georgia, was chosen to replace Valerie Hepburn in the position.