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.

Bank of America and Merrill Lynch make Donation

Coastal Illustrated

Local branches of Bank of America and Merrill Lynch recently awarded the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation with a generous donation to support the Foundation’s mission of providing community education and policy engagement for professional advisors and estate planners.

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

Tribune & Georgian

A Foundation has given the Camden County Health Department a $5,000 grant to begin an advanced vision screening program to ensure children can see well enough to read.

Grants for Programs Serving "At Risk Youth"

Foundation Board Members have been busy!  As a result of the 2016 Competitive Grants Process, 16 worthy organizations are being awarded grants.  Here are some of them....

Foundation Awards 2016 Community Impact Grants

At its recent meeting, the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation voted to award grants, totaling $62,000, to sixteen (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.