Millennials Intent on Leaving a Legacy

Leaving a legacy may not be a priority for some 30-somethings. But for Amanda Sutt and her husband Hugh Thompson, including the Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia in their will was a very deliberate decision, especially as parents of a… Continue reading

Meet the Teen Who Started Her Own Food Drive

Fundholders at the Community Foundation, Buzz and Cathy Loew have three children. Earlier in the pandemic, their younger daughter wanted to do something for her community. Here’s how she helped, in her and her mom’s own words. Elyse Loew “I… Continue reading

Stepping up During a Crisis

They might be retired but right now they’re working five days a week. For Bob and Lois Jernigan it’s a labor of love, though. For years they have volunteered at the Lilburn Cooperative Ministry, so when COVID-19 turned the world… Continue reading

Beyond the Money

How the Community Foundation made a difference in one family’s giving In the beginning, it was the tax benefits. Forsyth County residents Brett and Rachael Johnson initially created a family foundation through the Community Foundation because their CPA Greg Hayes… Continue reading

Charlotte Nash Community Fund

Give Now! Dean Collins had an idea.  “I was sitting with some community leaders talking about Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Charlotte Nash’s retirement,” said Dean, who is founder and president of Axis Companies. “A little later, I started… Continue reading

Giving from the Heart

They wanted to give more – and give thoughtfully. But year-end was quickly approaching and Steve and Terri Damon thought they were out of options and would just have to sit on their cash until they could figure it out.… Continue reading

Serving, and Giving, Together

Some people love numbers. Take Forsyth residents Scott and Deana Jordan for example. They appreciate data – which is a good thing because they are both bankers. But they also realize that numbers tell a story. And when they started… Continue reading

A Legacy of Giving

Giving is not just about the present, it’s also about the future. We believe, along with many of our fundholders, that giving can impact generations beyond ours. As we guide our fundholders on their journey of generosity, we wanted a… Continue reading

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