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 others through tax smart giving."
Founded in 1956 as a "sister" corporation to the local United Way and reorgonized 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 organziations receive grants from the Community Foundation each year totaling over $2,000,000.
Watch an interview with Russ Simpson and the Mid-Morning Report on WTOC for an introduction to The Savannah Community Foundation.
SEE THE INTERVIEW
OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Frank S. Macgill, Esq., Chairman of the Board
John C. Helmken II, Immediate Past Chairman
K. Russell Simpson, President
Stephen S. Leonard, CPA, Vice President
Philip Solomons, Jr., Secretary
Michael C. Traynor, Treasurer
Michael F. Kemp, Asst. Treasurer
Linda J. Evans
Jenny L. Gentry
Justin A. Godchaux
John C. Helmken II
Russell C. Jacobs, III, CFP
Michael F. Kemp
Stephen S. Leonard, CPA
Frank S. Macgill, Esq.
Robert L. McCorkle, III, Esq.
James C. McCurry, Jr.
Kacey K. Ray
Philip Solomons, Jr.
Larry Sprague, Esq.
Michael C. Traynor
Mary Crane Orne, (Ex-officio - ELC President)