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At its June meeting, the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation voted to award grants, totaling $82,525, to 18 community-based organizations serving Glynn, Camden and McIntosh counties. This was the largest number and amount in the annul competitive program in the foundation’s history The 2017 competitive grant cycle focused on programs serving “at-risk youth and their families.”

Coastal Coalition for Children, Inc., Brunswick, received a grant of $1,700 to provide additional support for grandparents rearing their grandchildren by expanding the Early Childhood Home Visitation Program services to this group of caregivers.

Pictured are Paul White, community foundation president and CEO, from left; Teri Evans, executive director, Coastal Coalition for Children and Lloyd Newberry, member, foundation board of directors. 

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