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.

Community Foundation hires new President & CEO

By Terry Dickson

The Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation has selected Paul C. White to replace Valerie Hepburn as its new President and CEO, the organization said in a release.

Giving to Georgia

Georgia Trend - September 2016
Thank you for your thoughtful coverage of Georgia’s Community Foundations in the August 2016 issue. The Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation is still quite young in this field, so it was very kind of you to showcase our philanthropy.

Safe Harbor Recipient of Donation from Rich's

The Brunswick News

Safe Harbor Children’s Center, a Brunswick-based nonprofit offering shelter and therapeutic services to children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected and those who are homeless or have run away from home, was the recent recipient of a $25,000 donation from the Rich’s Consumer Brands Charitable Fund, a new philanthropic arm of Rich Products Corporation’s Consumer Brands Division (CBD), on St. Simons Island.

Grant Awarded to The Gathering Place

The Brunswick News

The Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation awarded a community impact grant in the amount of $4,000 to The Gathering Place.  The grant will support The Gathering Place’s annual summer college tour, which provides rising high school seniors the opportunity to tour a wide range of academic and technical colleges across Georgia. The program also assists these students with the preparation of college applications and provides ongoing support during their college years.

Foundation Wraps Up Grant Giving

Coastal Illustrated

At its June meeting, the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation voted to award grants, totaling $62,000, to 16 different community-based organizations serving Glynn,Camden and McIntosh counties.