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Grants and In-Kind Support to Georgia Nonprofits in Eligible
Counties for Program Support and Leadership Development

Alice Huffard Richards (AHR) Grants

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Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of West Georgia

Deadline Date:

09/23/22 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants and in-kind training to Georgia nonprofit organizations in eligible counties to benefit local residents. Funding is intended for activities within the focus areas of environment and early childhood development. In addition, the Foundation offers leadership development training opportunities to nonprofits. The goal of the grants program is to enhance the quality of life in the communities of Carroll, Haralson, and Heard Counties.

Focus Areas

Early Childhood Development Grants fund:

  • Efforts designed to develop young children’s “reading readiness” and early literacy skills
  • Access to local, high quality early educational opportunities
  • Professional development of the local, early childhood development workforce
  • Early screening and intervention for preschoolers around problems that could limit educational success (speech, hearing, vision, development, autism and specific learning disabilities)
  • Approaches that prepare parents to effectively support their child’s early learning, develop reading readiness skills and promote early literacy (parent coaching/mentoring, books in the home, etc.)

For more information, see: https://www.cfwg.net/ahr-funds-early-child-development-impact-intentions/

Environment Grants fund conservation and stewardship of the local region’s natural resources including:

  • River and stream monitoring and activities that help ensure river and stream purity and availability of clean drinking water.
    • This includes removal of trash and toxic items from land and waterways.
  • Recycling projects and beautification of public space
  • Community education and volunteer and community engagement

For more information, see: https://www.cfwg.net/ahr-funds-environmental-impact-intentions/

Leadership Grants: The purpose of the AHR Grant is to invest in the development of strong leaders in the Foundation's West Georgia communities.

For more information, see: https://www.cfwg.net/ahrleadership/

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 149214

Term of Contract:

The grant year for funded applications will run Jan. through Dec., 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grant funding is restricted for use in Carroll, Heard, or Haralson Counties in Georgia.

Only 501(c)(3) nonprofits or those operating under a 501(c)(3) nonprofit may apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for AHR’s 2022 grants open on Monday, August 22, 2022 and close at 5:00 P.M. on Friday, September 23, 2022.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Early Childhood Development Application:
https://www.cfwg.net/ahr-early-child-grant-application/

Environmental Application:
https://www.cfwg.net/ahr-environmental-grant-application/

Leadership Application:
https://www.cfwg.net/ahr-leadership-grant-application/

For questions, contact:
Patience Allan-Glick, AHR Program Manager
p.allanglick@comcast.net

Community Foundation of West Georgia
807 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117
Phone: 770-832-1462

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Georgia: Carroll, Haralson, and Heard counties

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