Submitted by Ellen Post
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.”
A grant of $5,000 will support the Street Beat Program at Safe Harbor Children’s Center through the purchase of much-needed computers and software to be used by youth for GED and ACT/SAT preparation and job searches.
Pictured are L.E. Williams, from left, and Sharron Atkinson, both of the Safe Harbor Street Beat Program; Beth Ann Bushon, development director, Safe Harbor; Paul White, president and CEO, community foundation; Bonney Shuman, member, community foundation board of directors and Shawn Pinkney, Safe Harbor Street Beat Program.
LE Williams and Sharron Atkinson, Safe Harbor Street Beat Program; Beth Ann Bushon, Safe Harbor Development Director; Paul White, Community Foundation President and CEO; Bonney Shuman, Community Foundation Board; Shawn Pinkney, Safe Harbor Street Beat Program.