Wednesday, December 03, 2008

The Fayette Fund Announces Grant Program

Charitable organizations in Fayette County have the opportunity to apply for grants to advance their good works. The Fayette Fund, a local fund of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for grants to fund various community needs within the county. Organizations must be recognized as nonprofit entities with 501c3 status and provide programs and services to the residents of Fayette County.

The Fayette Fund awards grants up to $5,000.

Grant applications will be accepted through December 12, 2008. Grant application and guidelines can be found on The Community Foundation’s website at (under Local Funds – Fayette). For more information, contact Kim Frederking at 678-462-8320 or email at

2008 grant recipients were Advo-Kids (Casa), Fayette Care Clinic, Fayette County Education Foundation, Fayette FACTOR, Fayette Family YMCA, Joseph Sams School, Real Life Center and Southwest Christian Care.

With nearly $800 million in assets, The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta connects donors, nonprofits, community leaders and other partners to make philanthropy happen. Last year, The Community Foundation awarded more that 4,600 grants totaling $63 million to nonprofit organizations throughout 23 counties in the greater Atlanta region in the areas of arts and culture, community development, civic affairs, education, health, religion and human services.

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