2018 Community Impact Grants

THIS YEAR THE FOUNDATION'S COMPETITVE GRANTS CYCLE INVESTED $98,800 IN PROGRAMS ADDRESSING AND CHANGING FUTURES FOR AT RISK YOUTH.  THIS WAS A RECORD TOTAL THANKS TO HELP FROM FUNDHOLDERS!

Twenty-two grants were made to organizations doing impressive work in this field:

Boys and Girls Club 2018

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Georgia, Brunswick - A computer science lab will be upgraded at the St. Simons location.  Pictured L-R: Brooke Parmalee, BGC Staff, one of the summer campers and Sandi Channell, Foundation Board Member.

Camden House

Camden Community Crisis Center - Support for the Child Advocacy Program.  Pictured L-R: Ed Andrews, Foundation Board Member, Lawanda Wright, Shelter Manager and Paul White, Foundation President and CEO.

Camden Health

Camden County Board of Health - Early Childhood Literacy program "Learn to Read - Read to Learn".  Pictured L-R:  Ed Andrews, Board Member, Mallory Chappell, BSN, RN and Paul White, President and CEO of the Foundation.

CASA 2018

CASA Glynn, Inc. - Support for National and State Training for Advocate Coordinators.  Pictured L-R:  Ellen Post, Foundation Grants Coordinator and Cary Greenfield, CASA Executive Director.

CIA 2018

Children In Action Sports Club - Support for Summer Outreach Program Scholarships for Children.  Pictured L-R: Sandi Channell, Foundation Board, Allen Benner, CIA Executive Director, children and Matt Nelson, CIA staff.

Coastal Coalition for Children

Coastal Coalition for Children, Inc. - Support for the Grandparents Rearing their Grandchildren program.  Pictured L-R:  Sandi Channell, Foundation Board and Teri Evans, CC4C Executive Director.

Coastal Georgia Community Action Authority

Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority, Inc. - Support for "Georgia United Nations Assembly" a simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about civics, effective communication, globalization and multilateral diplomacy.  Pictured L-R:  Ellen Post, Grants Manager and Zerik Samples, Chief Development Officer of CGACAA.

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Coastal Outreach Academies/Coastal Outreach Soccer - Program Support.  Pictured: Staff and Students, Shawn Williams, Executive Director on the far right.

CIS 2018

Communities In Schools - Support for Student Professional Development Training.  Pictured L-R:  Sandi Channell, Foundation Board, Lynn Love, CIS Executive Director and Paul White, Foundation President and CEO.

2018 the Gathering Place

The Gathering Place - Support for the College Tour Program.  Pictured L-R:  Art Lucas, Foundation Board Chair, Lucas Ramirez, Gathering Place Executive Director, Paul White, Foundation President and CEO.

Glynn County Board of Health - Support for a Youth Engaged In Leadership Program in Camden County.  Picture pending.

GIAHA 2018

Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association - Support for the Golden Penguin Project for young people with disabilities.  Pictured L-R:  Art Lucas, Foundation Board Chair,  Heather Heath, GIAHA Executive Director and Paul White, Foundation President and CEO.

FCA 2018

Golden Isles Fellowship of Christian Athletes - Support for the Summer Leadership Camp and Coaches Camp.  Pictured L-R:  Tim Harden, FCA Area Director, Mike Maloy, Foundation Board and Paul White, Foundation President and CEO.

Hog Hammock Public Library - Funding for Facilty upgrades - Book Shelves -  Picture not available

2018 Marshes of Glynn LibrariesMarshes of Glynn Libraries - Support for the Early Literacy Program, "Storytime to Go".  Pictured L-R:  Paul White, Foundation President and CEO, Geri Lynn Mullis, Director Marshes of Glynn Libraries and Art Lucas, Foundation Board Chair.

McIntosh County Health 2018

McIntosh County Board of Health - Support for the Public Health Play and Protect Program aimed at protechting young children from potential dangers in the home and creative play to stimulate the imagination.  Pictured L-R:  Brooke Deverger, County Nurse Manager and Paul White, Foundation President and CEO.

Methodist Home for Children and Youth

Methodist Home for Children and Youth - Funding to replace bedroom furniture in boys group home.  Pictured L-R:  Ed Andrews, Foundation Board, Youth Home staff and Paul White, Foundation President and CEO.

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Morningstar Children and Family Services, Inc. - Support for an Art Therapy Program for children in the foster care facility.  Pictured L-R:  Lisa Wicker, Director of Development, Bernard McCloud, Foundation Board Member, Beth VanDerbeck, Morningstar CEO.

Safe Harbor

Safe Harbor Children's Center, Inc. - Computers and Software for Transitional Living Program. Pictured L-R:  Leslie Hartman, Safe Harbor CEO, Dr. Laura Ridings, Safe Harbor Program Director, Sandi Channell, Foundation Board.

SOAR 1 2018

Social Opportunities & Active Recreation, Inc. (SOAR) - Swim Camp for Youth with Disabilities to acquire water safety and swimming skills.  Pictured L-R:  Jane Christian and Bev Latvala - SOAR Volunteers, Paul White, Foundation President and CEO and Mary Root, Foundation Board.

St. Andrews 2018

St. Andrews Episcopal Church - Community Youth Connection connecting at-risk children with people and resources that will help them to become whole people and to solidify their growth into adulthood.  Pictured L-R:  St. Andrews staff, Laura Evans, St. Andrews Youth Director and Bernard McCloud, Foundation Board.

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St. Marys Children's Theatre, Inc. - Theatre Arts and Training Program for 5-9 year olds.  Pictured L-R:  Ed Andrews, Foundation Board, Megan Kaufman Theatre staff and Paul White, Foundation President and CEO.