THE SAVANNAH COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, INC.

OUR MISSION

The Savannah Community Foundation benefits donors, donees and the community by providing a safe, simple, inexpensive and tax efficient vehicle for philanthropic capital formation, investment and distribution to public charities.

 


"Let us help you help others through tax smart giving."

 

INTRODUCING THE SAVANNAH COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Founded in 1956 as a “sister” corporation to the local United Way and reorganized in 1986 as a “community foundation”  the Community Foundation is an umbrella philanthropic organization through which individuals, families, businesses and charities support the well being of our community. The Community Foundation, a nonprofit Georgia corporation classified as a Section 501(c)(3) public charity by the IRS, invests in solutions to the area’s civic, educational, health and human services, religious, and cultural challenges. Typically, more than 200 charitable organizations receive grants from the Community Foundation each year totaling over $2,000,000.

 

How can you give to the Community Foundation?

 

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2012 - 2013 Officers & Directors

Officers
Directors
Linda J. Evans, Chairman of the Board
Jennifer Abshire
Dolly Chisholm, Immediate Past Chairman
Christopher Cay
K. Russell Simpson, President
Dolly Chisholm, Esq.
Michael Traynor, Vice President
Dale C. Critz, Jr.
Stephen W. Schwarz, Secretary
Linda J. Evans
Christopher Cay, Treasurer
Justin A. Godchaux
Michael F. Kemp, Asst. Treasurer
John C. Helmken II
 
James R. Hungerpiller
 
Russell Jacobs III, CFP
 
Michael F. Kemp
 
Al Kennickell, Jr.
 
Melanie L. Marks, Esq.
 
Frank S. Macgill, Esq.
 
Stephen W. Schwarz, Esq.
 
Michael Traynor