Grants – 2016
Athens YMCA, Athens, Georgia
For support of the Junior Drumming and Music Therapy program, including staffing costs, instruments, and tuition assistance.
Conservation Legacy, Durango, Colorado
For support of the donation of conservation services as provided by the Southeast Conservation Corps for the benefit of the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia.
Cumberland Trails Conference, Crossville, Tennessee
For support of the CTC Connector project, aimed at identifying and mapping biological and recreational attributes of potential peripheral linkages to the main route of the Cumberland Trail.
Exponent Philanthropy, Washington, D.C
For general operations and support of the 20th Anniversary capital campaign.
Georgia River Network, Athens, Georgia
For support of research and mapping in conjunction with the publication of the Oconee River User’s Guide.
Land Trust for Tennessee, Nashville, Tennessee
For support of the purchase of the 671-acre Denny Cove tract in Marion County, Tennessee, as an addition to South Cumberland State Park.
Metropolitan Ministries, Chattanooga, Tennessee
For support of the Client Services Endowment Campaign.
Oconee River Land Trust, Athens, Georgia
For partial sponsorship of the inaugural Oconee River Belles concert and fundraising event.
Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County, Athens, Georgia
For support of the construction of a public boat launch at Ben Burton Park.
University of Georgia Music Business Certificate Program, Athens, Georgia
This grant, paid to the University of Georgia Foundation, was for support of the Music Business Certificate Program during the 2016-2017 school year.
University of Georgia River Basin Center, Athens, Georgia
This grant, paid to the University of Georgia Foundation, was for support of the Lake Herrick restoration project, including monitoring and modeling within the surrounding watershed, as well as restoration of the Upper Pond.
Whitfield County Government, Dalton, Georgia
Partial support for the acquisition of the 308-acre Grant Farm in Whitfield County as an addition to the Rocky Face Ridge historic district.