CCF announces recipients in record $117K Traditional Grant Cycle
Pictured above: On hand for the Coweta Community Foundation’s announcement of this year’s Traditional Grant recipients were, from left, CCF Grants Chair Doug Kolbenschlag, George Alexander from the City of Newnan, CCF Executive Director Kristin Webb, and CCF Board Chair Cynthia Bennett.
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The Coweta Community Foundation (CCF) announced recipients of their 2022 Traditional Grants in a record-breaking $117,472 distribution of funds and an additional $1,500 of in-kind donations through its Mentorship Program.
“It is an honor to be able to support so many organizations through our Traditional Grant Cycle,” said Kristin Webb, executive director. “With so many worthy causes, the decisions were not easy, because each organization is deserving. Awards were given to 31 nonprofit organizations that represent small to medium organizations and some larger organizations serving Coweta residents. The grants range in amounts from $500 to $5,000 each, representing a broad range of services.”
This year’s recipients are:
B.Y.R.D. House, Behavioral Youth Resource Development Inc.
Backstreet Community Arts, Inc.
Bloom Our Youth
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta
Carroll County Emergency Shelter, Inc.
Christian City Inc.
Coweta County Special Olympics
Coweta Family Connection Corp
Coweta Ferst Foundation, Inc.
Coweta Organization for Riding, Rehabilitation and Learning (CORRAL)
Coweta Samaritan Clinic
ELEVATE Coweta Students
Healing Bridge Clinic
Hope Revisited, Inc.
Keris Kares Inc.
Meals on Wheels of Coweta, Inc.
Newnan-Coweta Angels House
Newnan-Coweta Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
Real Life Center, Inc.
Rutledge Center, Inc.
Senoia Area Historical Society
Sisters for Society Corporation
Southern Arc Dance Theater
Southern Conservation Trust
SouthWest Atlanta Youth (SWAY) Mountain Bike Club
The Salvation Army Newnan Service Center
Yeager Road Community Resource Center
In addition, the following nonprofits received monetary grants as well as in-kind donations of professional consultation for organizational improvements and nonprofit tips:
More Music Foundation
The I-58 Mission, Inc.
“This has been a challenging two years for many nonprofit organizations, and it is our honor to support them through our Traditional Grants,” Webb said on Thursday. “Today marks another milestone for our organization, and we are honored to share it with those that do so much in our communities.”
Each year, CCF approves and partners with over 50 organizations throughout Georgia and provides funds to support important causes including the arts, education, health and human services, animal rescues and therapies, women and children, and disaster recovery and relief. Over the past 25 years, CCF has distributed over $2.5 million to worthy organizations through its grants program.