Five Philanthropy Mistakes Families Make

By Jillian Wagenheim   Family philanthropy is an incredible way to instill values, strengthen family bonds, share passions and build a legacy.  However, even a road paved with good intentions can be fraught with issues. Below are five common mistakes… Continue reading

Meet Board Member Scott Jordan

Through his lifestyle as a Community Foundation board member, family man, banker, and volunteer, Forsyth resident Scott Jordan emphasizes the importance of looking beyond oneself for the betterment of others. Learn more about him through our Q&A! CFNEG: What do… Continue reading

Duluth Family Inspiring Generations

When Kay Montgomery’s great grandparents opened their first store in 1876, in Bethesda, Georgia, they had no idea the legacy they were creating. By 1925 Kay’s grandparents had gone into business with her great grandparents and opened the first Parson’s… Continue reading

G.G.’s Wish List

Have you met G.G. the Good2Give Elf yet? This holiday season she’s visiting places where good things happen and making a list (and helping Santa check it twice, of course!) of ways to give to our nonprofits. Check out her… Continue reading

Five Errors to Avoid in Estate Planning

Everyone looks forward to the new year and its promise of new opportunities. Did you know the old year might also yield rewarding returns? As you look ahead, consider some year-end decisions that can make a big difference, not just… Continue reading

Gwinnett Giving Girls

Join our Gwinnett Giving Girls for their next meeting on December 13th from 5:30 – 7 p.m. and connect with women making an impact on our community by helping fund emerging nonprofits focused on women and children! If you haven’t… Continue reading

Thankful

This Thanksgiving, we wanted to share why we’re thankful for our fundholders and nonprofits. So we reached out to our staff, board and emeritus board members and asked them to share why they are thankful for YOU. Here are their… Continue reading

Women Who Give

Did you know women now control more than half of the wealth in the United States? It’s an unprecedented time in the history of women and philanthropy. This surge of empowered, philanthropically minded women started us thinking. Maybe we should… Continue reading

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