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Coastal Georgia Foundation's Unrestricted Fund

This fund supports the annual operating expenses of the Coastal Georgia Foundation. Your gift to this fund creates a revenue source so the Foundation can continue to be the community's philanthropic knowledge expert and charitable resource manager. 

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Coastal Community Endowment Fund

The Coastal Community Endowment is a permanent fund that supports, and will continue to support for future generations, a broad range of identified community needs from feeding the hungry, educating youth, protecting our coastal environment, nourishing the arts, revitalizing neighborhoods to a multitude of social services. This fund also makes a contribution to the Foundation's competitive Community Impact Fund grants program, which runs annually beginning in January to support programs serving at-risk youth and their caregivers. 

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Community Emergency Needs Fund

This fund supports the efforts of charitable agencies responding to disaster-caused needs throughout the Coastal Georgia community. Working in close partnership with the United Way, the fund was established after Hurricane Irma in 2017 to financially support local agencies working directly with the victims of this catastrophic event. Since then, the Coronavirus pandemic has been the newest challenge.  Currently over $860,000 has been distributed to non-profits working to alleviate needs as a result of this pandemic.

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Sea Island Legacy Fund for Team Member Assistance

The Sea Island Legacy Fund was established to help team members facing economic hardship, including those associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. By paying a bill directly to a vendor, utility provider, healthcare provider, etc., the Fund can significantly lesson the unexpected hardship.By partnering with the Foundation, the Legacy Fund can offer the full range of donated asset options. If you wish to donate non-traditional assets-please call Paul White, President and CEO of the Foundation to discuss. 

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Hospice of the Golden Isles Endowment Fund

This designated fund supports the mission of Hospice of the Golden Isles to provide the highest quality and compassionate hospice care to all of our neighbors in Glynn, Camden, McIntosh, Brantley and Charlton Counties, regardless of their ability to pay. As Southeast Coastal Georgia's premier community-based, non-profit hospice since 1980, HGI helps patients live life to the fullest and supports families through their journey and in their grief.   

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Conservation Fund

Conservation donors from Coastal Georgia and around the state are working together to raise funds to support various conservation efforts. For more information on all the options available, please call our office to speak to a member of our staff on local initiatives to preserve and conserve our resources and native wildlife.  

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Honorarium or Memorials

Honor a family member or a friend, enhance your donor advised fund, or support local grantmaking. Call our office to discuss your interests and how we might be able to help you direct funds. 

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Glynn Academy Class Of 1969 Scholarship Fund

A college scholarship fund supported by the Glynn Academy Class of 1969 in memory of their “Gone But Not Forgotten” for the benefit of students graduating from Glynn Academy in Brunswick, Georgia and furthering their education at a Georgia academic college or university.

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Golden Isles Fund for Trees (GIFT)

To provide for the preservation and enhancement of the tree canopy in Glynn County through education, and advocacy through the planting, maintenance and replacement of trees. 

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Rich's Consumer Brands Charitable Fund

The Rich's Consumer Brands Charitable Fund works together with partners, locally and globally, building relationships, and sharing time, talents and financial resources to improve the lives of children and youth through education, sportsmanship and health promotion. 

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McIntosh County Economic Development Fund

In keeping with its mission and goal to establish the needed tools to aid in economic growth in McIntosh County, the McIntosh County Industrial Development Authority (MCIDA) and Coastal Georgia Foundation have formed a partnership to establish a Field of Interest Fund to be used as a revolving loan fund. The goal of the McIntosh County Economic Development Fund is to create new jobs by providing financial assistance for businesses to start-up or expand.

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Eugenia Price/Joyce Blackburn Charitable Fund

The Coastal Georgia Foundation owns the copyrights to over 50 titles of written work by authors Eugenia Price and Joyce Blackburn, including the widely read, St Simons Trilogy by Price. The royalties associated with book sales or general donations are put back into the local arts and humanities in our community through grants. A documentary that celebrates the life of Eugenia Price is in its early stages. If you are interested in learning more or have stories, moments or memories to share, please contact the Foundation at info@coastalgeorgiafoundation.org.   

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Morningstar Children's Endowment Fund

This designated fund supports the mission of Morningstar Children and Family Services to provide residential and community counseling services to children, youth, and their families. These programs provide quality therapeutic services to children and youth who have multiple diagnoses including intellectual disabilities. 

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Camden Connection Resource Fund

Camden Connection is a nonprofit organization built to strengthen the Camden County community by encouraging the development of healthy, happy, and productive citizens. With a network of community partners, it evaluates the specific issues Camden County families and children are facing and creates strategies for addressing local need on the local level. This fund was created to support these efforts. 

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Christ Church Frederica Episcopal Church Women Scholarship

The Christ Church Frederica ECW Scholarship Fund for Women provides a $2500 scholarship to a graduating female senior of the Episcopal faith who has been accepted to attend a US college, university, or technical school. 

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Ramah Cemetery Fund

The Ramah Cemetery Fund was established in 2017 as a component fund of the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation to honor the families laid to rest on these grounds. Distributions made to the Ramah Cemetery Fund are used for the sole purpose of providing in perpetuity for the groundskeeping and maintenance of the Ramah Cemetery in Gordon, Georgia. 

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Mildred Huie/Mildred Huie Wilcox Endowment for the Arts

The purpose of the Mildred Huie/Mildred Huie Wilcox Endowment for Arts and Culture is to help stimulate vitality and quality in nonprofit organizations specializing in visual, musical, performing arts, cultural programming and Coastal Georgia History. Grants will be made to any 501(c) 3 organization or educational institution for improvements in management, artistic excellence, or special programming. Special consideration will be given to organizations whose artistic offerings are reflective of, and deeply rooted in, the Coastal Georgia community. No grants will be made to individual artists. 

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Davis Love foundation fund

Established in 2005 by professional golfer Davis Love, III, the Davis Love Foundation contributes to the well-being and progress of society by supporting both national and community-based programs that focus on children and their families. Headquartered in St. Simons Island, GA, the private foundation provides a positive and far-reaching vehicle for creative solutions to social issues that affect children and their families. The mission of the Davis Love Foundation is to help build a better future for children and their families who are at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes by providing grants to programs focusing on children and families in need. By partnering with the CCGF, donors are able to make contributions from their donor advised fund, not otherwise allowed to be made to private foundations.