2018 Philanthropic Distributions

Thanks to Sana Thomas and her committee for their work reviewing the grant applications this year.

Am Yisreal Chai $4,000

Support for annual Holocaust Remembrance Project

Community Assistance Center: $20,000

Purchase of phone system, computers and office furniture for new facility

Creating Connected Communities $2,000

Enrich activities provided by teen volunteers for summer learning programs

Every Woman Works  $5,000

Training program to increase employability of students

Friends of the Benson Center  $8,525

Purchase of eight aqua bikes for water aerobics

Heritage Sandy Springs: $76,475 

Support for educational programs, publication of Gazette and museum exhibit about the role of women in forming Sandy Springs

Horizons Atlanta at Holy Innocents Episcopal School: $17,000

Bus transportation for children to attend summer enrichment program

Los Niños Primeros $4,000

Expansion of summer learning program for three to five year- olds

Mary Hall Freedom House $4,500

Business Ethics and Etiquette course to help women navigate the workplace

Mr. Tom’s Heart $4,000

Support for expenses to pick-up and deliver in-kind donations of food

Prevent Blindness Georgia: $5,000

Visiosn screening for 600 pre-school students

Riverwood International Charter School Foundation $15,000

Equipment for Fab Lab to teach creation and innovation using technology

Sandy Springs Education Force: $7,000

STEM enhancements for after school program for middle school students

Sandy Springs Mission: $8,000

STEM summer camp programmer 40 Latino middle school students

Sandy Springs Tennis Association  $4,000

Scholarships for low-income elementary school students to learn to play tennis

Second Helpings Atlanta $9,000

Technology improvements to increase acquisition and distribution of food donations

Senior Services, North Fulton: $8,000

Support for Transportation Options Program to take senior to medical appointments

Spalding Drive Charter Foundation $5,000

Funding to support creation of an outdoor classroom

Spartan Nation Foundation: $12,000

TeenBiz 3000 reading program to build students’ reading capacity

Total amount of grants for 2018 distribution to Agencies:  $218,500

Total: $3,750,000


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