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?

 

Click to see Russ Simpson's interview on WTOC.



 

2014 - 2015 Officers & Directors

Officers

Directors

Michael C. Traynor, Chairman of the Board

Jennifer Abshire

Linda J. Evans, Immediate Past Chairman

Christopher Cay

K. Russell Simpson, President

Dale C. Critz, Jr.  

John C. Helmken, II, Vice President

Linda J. Evans

Stephen W. Schwarz, Secretary

Justin A. Godchaux

Christopher Cay, Treasurer

John C. Helmken II

Michael F. Kemp, Asst. Treasurer

Amy R. Henderson, Esq.

 

James R. Hungerpiller

 

Russell Jacobs III, CFP

 

Michael F. Kemp

 

Al Kennickell, Jr.

 

Stephen S. Leonard, CPA

 

Frank S. Macgill, Esq.

 

Stephen W. Schwarz, Esq.

 

Michael C. Traynor

 

Kacey Kennickell

 

(Ex-officio-ELC President)