Georgia Grants and Foundations

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Denise Elizabeth
Denise Elizabeth
Senior Financial Editor & Writer

Date Published: February 23, 2021

ADC Foundation - Marietta

The ADC Foundation makes direct grants to two strategic focus areas: mathematics and science education, and nonprofit access to technology. Although the Foundation will continue to match ADC employee gifts to a wide spectrum of types of nonprofits and causes, the foundation will consider grant requests only in the following two areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education, Access to Technology.

Aflac's Community Involvement

Aflac’s philanthropic efforts in our community can be seen in four areas: health, education, youth, and the arts. From contributing to the John B. Amos Cancer Center to helping underwrite the creation of a new library, Aflac is a vital part of the Columbus, Georgia, community. Aflac supports the American Cancer Society (ACS) by raising thousands of dollars each year through events such as Relay For Life.

Agnes B. Hunt Trust

The Agnes B. Hunt Trust consider 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in Griffin and Spalding County, Georgia ONLY. As directed in Mr. Hunt’s will, these grants must be “used for the health, welfare and education of the poor and the needy, without regard to race, color or creed.” In addition, these grants to “such educational and charitable organizations must operate in Griffin and Spalding County, Georgia.” Applications must be received by November 1 ea…

Alvah H. and Wyline P. Chapman Foundation - Florida & Georgia

The Alvah H. and Wyline P. Chapman Foundation currently makes grants in support of not–for–profit organizations where the trustees and members live and are involved in the community. The Foundation will consider requests for support from organizations that have developed successful, innovative and creative programs that address the following: Children and Families, especially those at risk; Education, at all levels; Interracial and multiethnic…

Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation is focused on enhancing education, preserving greenspace, sustaining the arts and sparking collaboration among its community partners. The Foundation™s geographic focus is on communities where members of the Blank family have deep roots: Atlanta; Maricopa County, Arizona; and Beaufort County, South Carolina.

Atlanta Falcons Foundation

The Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation was established in 1985 to serve as the philanthropic arm of the Atlanta Falcons. The Foundation is taking the issue of childhood obesity head on by investing in nonprofit organizations that are moving school–age kids to spend more time every day in organized physical activity.

Atlanta Women's Foundation

The Atlanta Women’s Foundation is Georgia’s only public foundation focused solely on the needs of women and girls. We leverage time, talent and treasure to engage the power of every woman as a force for change in the lives of all women.

Birds Eye Foods Foundation

The Birds Eye Foods Foundation provides grants to not–for–profit organizations operating in communities where Birds Eye Foods has facilities*. Primary giving areas include health, community services, education, youth, and cultural programs. Geographical areas: Watsonville, California; Montezuma, Georgia; Fennville, Michigan; Waseca, Minnesota; Bergen, Brockport, Fulton, Oakfield & Rochester, New York; Berlin, Pennsylvania; Algona & Taco…

Callaway Foundation - LaGrange and Troup County

The Foundation has made contributions from income for recognized religious, educational, and charitable purposes, such as schools, colleges, churches, hospitals, libraries, recreation, and downtown renewal. Grants are usually made for the benefit of projects and people in LaGrange and Troup County, Georgia. Preference is given to enduring construction projects and capital equipment. Challenge grants may be of special interest to the Foundation.

Carlos and Marguerite Mason Trust - Health & Wellness

The purpose of the Trust, created in loving memory of her husband, Carlos Mason, is to improve the process of organ transplantation for Georgians through the grants to Georgia 501(c)(3) organizations “first and primarily to enable them to provide needy persons who are residents of the State of Georgia with financial assistance when they require transplants of eyes, kidneys, hearts and other human organs.

Cobb Community Foundation

Focus areas for grants from the Cobb Community Foundation (CCF) Funds include the Arts, Community Development, Education, Environment, Health and Human Services.

Coca-Cola Foundation - Georgia, National & International Focus

The Coca–Cola Foundation, aim to make a greater impact around the world by being responsive to the citizenship needs of the communities where we live and work. All requests for community support in the form of grants or sponsorships for consideration by The Coca–Cola Company, The Coca–Cola Foundation or any of its affiliated regional foundations must be submitted through our online application system. Areas of funding interest include Loc…

Coca-Cola Foundation - Georgia, National & International Focus

The Coca–Cola Foundation, aim to make a greater impact around the world by being responsive to the citizenship needs of the communities where we live and work. All requests for community support in the form of grants or sponsorships for consideration by The Coca–Cola Company, The Coca–Cola Foundation or any of its affiliated regional foundations must be submitted through our online application system. Areas of funding interest include Loc…

Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation

The Foundation will provide grants annually to charitable organizations through Camden, Glynn and McIntosh counties. Currently, our areas of focus include capacity building for local nonprofits and Literacy/Education which includes the launch of a literacy initiative~the Certified Literate Community Program.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

Guided by the revised Philanthropic Framework, the Foundation has modified our grantmaking practices. With these new criteria in place, the Foundation no longer limits our grantmaking through traditional focus areas”education, health, youth and community and economic development. We believe this change will create more flexibility in our grantmaking. Instead, during the coming years the Foundation will place emphasis on: General Operating Support f…

Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area

The Community Foundation are distributed through the annual Unrestricted Grants Program to the Greater Augusta area, including one or more of the following counties: Richmond, Columbia, McDuffie, Burke, Aiken and Edgefield. Currently, The Community Foundation considers and funds applications in the following eight major program areas: Arts/Cultural, Children/Youth/Family Services, Civic Affairs, Community Development, Education, Environmental, Human Servic…

Community Foundation of Central Georgia

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia aims to further the ability of community–based charitable organizations to meet the needs of the residents of this region. Through its Responsive Grant Program CFCG will consider applications for projects designed to improve the quality of life in central Georgia. Grant applications must have a direct relevance to the Central Georgia region. At donors™ request, most award money is currently restrict…

Community Foundation of Northeast Georgia

The Community Foundation seeks to leverage opportunities in the region where a moderate amount of grant money can achieve a significant result. We look for proposals from organizations with a well–planned approach to issues and needs, with a demonstrated base of support, committed leadership, and the involvement of individuals with the skills necessary to carry out the work. We are interested in those organizations that can demonstrate that they have…

Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia

The Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia awards grants to qualified organizations in Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Murray, Pickens, Walker, and Whitfield counties. The deadlines for grant submissions are 31 March 2010 and 01 October 2010. We welcome applications from organizations that provide services in Northwest Georgia and have tax exempt status. Our focus areas are Arts and Cultural Enrichment, Civic Activities,…

Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley

The Foundation provides suport to non–profit organizations in the entire eight–county Chattahoochee Valley Region, including Columbus/Muscogee County, Chattahoochee, Harris, Marion, Russell (AL), Stewart, Talbot and Taylor Counties.

Community Foundation of West Georgia

The Community Foundation of West Georgia™s primary mission is to enhance the quality of life for the people of the West Georgia area, specifically, residents of Carroll, Haralson, and Heard counties. Funding Priorities & Criteria – Proposals will be considered that address one or more of the following focus areas of the Foundation. Priorities are not listed in order of importance: Education, Human Services, Environmental Improvement, Med…

David, Helen, and Marian Woodward Fund

Trustees distribute income and principal exclusively to or for the benefit of non–profit institutions, corporations and associations which are located in Georgia or one of its neighboring states and which are organized and operated exclusively for religious, educational and charitable and scientific purposes and to governmental agencies to which contributions by individuals are made deductible from income by the Internal Revenue laws.

Fragile Kids Foundation

For 20 years, our Foundation has assisted over 400 children each year with grants of equipment, by sharing items for rehabilitation and referring families to partner organizations working to meet a variety of challenges for medically fragile children. The Foundation provides equipment to safely transport a medically fragile child without injuring them or their caregivers, as well as specialized equipment for daily care.

Frances Hollis Brain Foundation

Proposals addressing basic human need are given priority. Interest areas are: Human Services, Health, Education. The Trustees prefer that an applicant organization demonstrate a broad base of financial support for a proposed project from its own community and constituency prior to asking for Foundation support.

Francis L. Abreu Charitable Trust

The F.L. Abreu Charitable Trust benefits others by providing grants to arts and cultural programs, education, health associations, human services and children and youth services in the metro Atlanta area only.

Fuller E. Callaway Foundation - LaGrange, Georgia

The Fuller E. Callaway Foundation focuses on grants to other 501 (c) (3) tax exempt organizations, such as American Cancer Society, for their assistance to cancer victims and to local school systems for specific projects for children with special educational needs.

Georgia Power Charitable Giving

Georgia Power Charitable donations support the many diverse segments of our customers and our communities. Over 30 percent of our giving directly benefits women, children and minorities. Areas of funding interest include Health & Human Services, Education, Environment, Arts & Culture, Regional & Plant Initiatives.

Goizueta Foundation

Because our resources are limited, and to best advance The Foundation’s mission, we focus our grant–making for the greatest possible impact by concentrating on those problems on which we believe have long–term impact and sustainable change. Therefore, The Goizueta Foundation is currently focused on and will review organizational overviews in the following areas: Early Childhood Education, Primary and Secondary Education, Higher Education,…

Grants Fundraising.com

Grants Fundraising.com’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non“profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant i…

Halle Foundation

The Foundation supports new and innovative projects which further its mission of promoting knowledge and friendship between the people of Germany and those of the United States. The Foundation relies on the requesting organization to fully organize, staff, and execute any projects for which grants are requested. As a matter of general policy, the Foundation does not support budget relief of previously established organizational projects, even if those proj…

Hallmark - MO, KS, CT, ILL, GA, TX

At Hallmark, community involvement begins with our hometowns. These include Kansas City, Mo., our corporate headquarters city, as well as locations where we operate production and distribution facilities: Liberty, Mo.; Lawrence, Leavenworth and Topeka, Kan.; Enfield, Conn.; Metamora, Ill.; Columbus, Ga.; and Center, Texas. Funding decisions are guided by a philanthropic vision based in the belief that people’s lives are enriched through caring connect…

Hayes Family Foundation

The Hayes Family Foundation exists to promote intergenerational family unity by using venture philanthropy to enhance the effectiveness of worthy organizations within our communities. Areas of funding interest include: Women and families ” including programs that promote independence and empowerment. Programs that promote independence and empowerment. Education ” such as child mentoring and after school programs. Job Training ” for…

Hudson Family Foundation

The Hudson Family Foundation is committed to making a positive and long lasting impact in the lives of children who have a genuine need for assistance with regard to a specific physical, emotional or financial circumstance.

J. Bulow Campbell Foundation

The Foundation responds to a variety of charitable organizations serving the general welfare of the community, education, youth, Christian concerns and, to a limited extent, arts and cultural organizations. Grants are awarded almost exclusively in Atlanta and Georgia. While organizations in Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee are technically eligible to receive grants, the Foundation has provided only limited support outside Geor…

Jim Mora Count On Me Family Foundation - Georgia & Washington

The Jim Mora Count On Me Family Foundation was created to support children in need, primarily in three target areas: children from low socio–economic backgrounds, mentally and physically challenged children, and children at–risk. The Foundation affords children the opportunity to realize their potential and dreams by working with organizations helping to create more stability in their lives, supporting advocacy for children, and supporting chan…

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

To heighten the impact of our grant making, Knight Foundation’s trustees have elected to focus on two signature programs, Journalism Initiatives and Community Partners, each with its own eligibility requirements. A third program, the National Venture Fund, nurtures innovation, leadership and experimentation for community investments that might benefit Knight communities. Areas of funding interest include Journalism, Education, Well–being of chil…

Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation

The Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation makes grants to specified public charities in metropolitan Atlanta to benefit the community™s disadvantaged citizens, especially children. In recent years, the Foundation has made substantial investments in improving the quality and accessibility of early childhood development programs in metropolitan Atlanta.

Katz Foundation - Medical Research, Music & Life Enhancement - Georgia & Na...

The Abraham J. and Phyllis Katz Foundation seeks to fulfill the wishes of its founders by providing support for organizations that provide innovations in medicine, access to music and performance and lend support to those with chronic illness or other life challenges. Areas of funding interest include Medical Research, Life Enhancement, Music, Small grants program with focus in Fayette or Coweta County, Georgia.

Lettie Pate Evans Foundation

Grants of the Lettie Pate Evans Foundation reflect a strong emphasis on private secondary and higher education; arts and culture; museums and historic preservation. Grants are limited to specified public charities in Georgia and Virginia.

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation - Multiple States

The Foundation was chartered in 1946 for the aid and benefit of poor and needy Christian girls and women in nine specified states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. The Foundation is dedicated to the support of women in nine southeastern states. The Foundation devotes most of its resources to the Lettie Pate Whitehead scholarship program, which provides scholarship grants to schools…

Malone Family Foundation

The mission of The Malone Family Foundation is to promote positive changes in the lives of people, who in turn can build and enhance the communities in which they live. We support initiatives that improve the quality of education, the motivation and the self–esteem of students from pre–kindergarten through higher education. The Foundation has an especially strong interest in supporting innovative endeavors that lead to a better–educated p…

Marietta Community Foundation

The Marietta Community Foundation welcomes grant requests from organizations that benefit the citizens of Washington County and the surrounding communities. The Foundation grants benefit the community in areas such as education, social services, arts and humanities, health, seniors and natural resources and animals.

Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund

The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund provides grants, strategic support, and related management consulting to small and midsized arts organizations throughout the metropolitan Atlanta region.

Michaels Family Charitable Foundation

The Michaels Family Charitable Foundation is an independent private foundation with a focus on supporting educational non–profit organizations in Atlanta, Georgia, and elsewhere.

North Georgia Community Foundation

The North Georgia Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the spirit of community and quality of life in the greater North Georgia region by building, preserving and distributing philanthropic assets. Discretionary grants are made only to organizations which are tax–exempt under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are located in the Community Foundation™s 15 county northeast Georgia region that includes Banks, Dawson, Fannin, Fo…

Peyton Anderson Foundation

Those proposing grants from the Peyton Anderson Foundation must be organizations that hold CURRENT valid letters of qualification from the Internal Revenue Service showing that they are qualified as Section 501(c)(3) organizations and that they are NOT private foundations. Grants may not be made to individuals under the terms of the trust. Priority will be given to the award of grants that will be expended in, and are for the benefit of, Macon and Bibb Co…

R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation

The Foundation focuses on four funding priorities: EDUCATION, both private and public, HEALTH, including programs treating eye diseases and providing health services for children and youth, ENVIRONMENT, including conservation of land, preservation of natural resources, and protection of air, water, marine life, and other wildlife & ARTS. Priority is given to organizations that serve the metropolitan Atlanta area. Consideration will also be given to pro…

R.J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation

The R. J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation promotes genealogical research in Georgia by providing grants to individuals and organizations to defray the cost of publishing approved projects (print and digital).

Robert W. Woodruff Foundation

The Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc. is an independent private foundation with a broad charter to support charitable, scientific and educational activities. The Foundation is governed by a self–perpetuating Board of Trustees under the laws of the state of Georgia. Grants generally are limited to tax–exempt public charities located and operating in Georgia. Principal giving interests are focused on the following program areas: Elementary, sec…

Safeco - Atlanta

Safeco realizes that the most vibrant and successful neighborhoods have three things in common: an economically strong foundation, the ability to protect that foundation, and a cohesiveness that makes them desirable places to live. Our funding priorities seek to build strength in each of these areas. We fund programs and organizations that play a role in: Building an economic foundation for strong neighborhoods, Helping neighborhoods flourish and thrive….

Sapelo Foundation

The Sapelo Foundation promotes progressive social change affecting, in particular, vulnerable populations, rural communities and the natural environment in the state of Georgia. The Foundation is particularly interested in projects that involve multiple groups that work cooperatively toward common goals, accomplish systemic reform, and have a statewide impact. To accomplish its purpose, the Foundation currently gives special attention to these program area…

Sara Giles Moore Foundation - Atlanta

The Board of Trustees of the Sara Giles Moore Foundation seeks to continue Mrs. Moore™s goals by making charitable grants serving five (5) major areas of interest in Metro Atlanta: Fostering a love of and knowledge of the Arts and Culture, Supporting specific, select Healthcare providers, Enhancing Educational and other Opportunities for Children, Providing Food, Shelter, Counseling and Job Training with the goal of helping others toward Self Suffi…

Sartain Lanier Family Foundation

The primary focus of the Foundation is in the area of education. The following areas are also targeted in descending order of priority: ¢ Health and Human Services, ¢ Arts, ¢ Environment and Community Development. Grants are made only in the southeastern United States with the majority of recipients located in Georgia and specifically in the metro Atlanta area.

Southern Education Foundation

The Southern Education Foundation is in the business of advancing creative solutions to ensure fairness and excellence in education for all. SEF is a public charity with offices in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Through a variety of programs and strategies involving research, analysis, advocacy, technical assistance, and outreach, SEF works to: Improve education policy and practice, Inform the public about education issues and policy options, Strengthen parent, sc…

Stewart Huston Charitable Trust

The purpose of the Stewart Huston Charitable Trust is to provide funds, technical assistance and collaboration on behalf of non–profit organizations engaged exclusively in religious, charitable or educational work; to extend opportunities to deserving needy persons and, in general, to promote any of the above causes. Areas of funding interest include Health and Human Services, Civic Affairs. Primary focus in two geographic areas: Chester County, Penn…

SunTrust Bank Atlanta Foundation

The SunTrust Bank Atlanta Foundation is funded entirely by contributions from the earnings of SunTrust Bank Atlanta, formerly known as Trust Company Bank of Georgia. The Foundation makes grants to non–profit organizations in Metropolitan Atlanta. Please visit our blog for more details.

Tull Foundation

The Tull Foundation limits grant awards to charitable organizations based in the State of Georgia. Requests from organizations located outside of Georgia are not considered. Areas of funding interest include Art & Culture, Education & Schools, Health & Human Services, Youth Development, Civic Improvement. Deadlines: January, April, July, October.

UPS Foundation

Our expanding global philanthropy brings with it a new and exciting landscape ” and it also brings new operating challenges. As UPS grows and expands, so does its capacity to touch lives around the world. As a result, The UPS Foundation must align its assets ” financial, human and knowledge ” on our primary focus areas: economic and global literacy, environmental sustainability, nonprofit effectiveness, strength from diversity, and…

Wachovia Foundation

The Wachovia Foundation is a private foundation that is funded annually by Wachovia Corporation. We provide grants to eligible 501(c)(3) tax–exempt organizations in two primary and two secondary focus areas. Primary Focus Areas: Education, Community Development. Secondary Focus Areas: Health and Human Services, Arts and Culture. Geographical areas: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Yor…

Watson-Brown Foundation

The Watson–Brown Foundation supports education directly by administering its own college scholarship program and by operating three house museums in Thomson, Georgia. The Foundation supports historic preservation in part through its Junior Board of Trustees, a group of talented high school students that awards $25,000 in grants annually to worthy projects and organizations in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) of Georgia and South Carolina.

William I. H. and Lula E. Pitts Foundation

The William I. H. and Lula E. Pitts Foundation was established in 1941 with specific instructions from its founder that its funds be used to support charities within the state of Georgia that are affiliated with the Methodist Church. Specific Areas of Interest: Education, Children’s Homes, Charitable Hospitals, Care of the Elderly.