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Dozens of nonprofits get grants for work addressing needs in CSRA

Photo from the Augusta, GA- Boys and Girls Club of the CSRA.
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Published: Dec. 3, 2021 at 1:03 PM EST
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - More than 50 CSRA nonprofit agencies were awarded over $626,000 in grant money to continue to help meet needs in our local counties.

Volunteers viewed applications, paid visits to these sites, and brought recommendations to help decide which nonprofits would be recognized and awarded.

These grants are made available through the foundation’s community grants fund, which is primarily supported by the Augusta National Golf Club Masters Tournament.

Since 1997, the fund has awarded over 865 grants, totaling more than $11.2 million to nonprofits.

These are the 2022 Community Grants Award recipients:

  • Aiken Area Council on Aging Inc. – $11,250
  • Aiken Music Festival dba Joye in Aiken – $11,250
  • American Red Cross of East Central Georgia – $11,250
  • Apparo Academy – $11,250
  • Augusta Boxing Club – $11,250
  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area, Inc. – $11,100
  • Augusta Jewish Museum Inc. – $15,000
  • Augusta Locally Grown – $14,750
  • Augusta Mini Theatre Inc. – $15,000
  • Augusta Rescue Mission Inc. – $6,750
  • Augusta Technical College Foundation – $9,000
  • Augusta Training Shop – $15,000
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Augusta – $15,000
  • Burn Foundation of America – $9,375
  • Child Enrichment Inc. – $15,000
  • CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority, Inc. $11,250
  • East Georgia State College– $14,780
  • Family Counseling Center of the CSRA – $15,000
  • Family YMCA of Greater Augusta – $11,250
  • Foundation for Public Schools in Edgefield County – $15,000
  • Foundation of Wesley Woods – $11,250
  • Gap Ministries of Augusta Inc. – $15,000
  • Georgia Foundation for Agriculture – $5,900
  • Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia – $11,250
  • Helping Hands Inc. – $14,850
  • Heritage Academy Inc. – $11,250
  • Historic Augusta Inc. – $11,250
  • Hope House Inc. – $15,000
  • iCare4 Inc. – $15,000
  • Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer’s Care – $10,000
  • Kids Restart, Inc. – $11,250
  • Marty Turcios Therapeutic Golf Clinic – $11,250
  • Morris Museum of Art – $3,780
  • Old Fella Burke County Animal Rescue – $11,250
  • Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Center – $15,000
  • Phinizy Center for Water Sciences – $13,500
  • Project Refresh Inc – $15,000
  • Reach Out and Read Georgia – $15,000
  • ReStart Augusta Inc. – $15,000
  • Rise Augusta – $15,000
  • Safe Homes of Augusta Inc. – $9,837
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society Georgia – $15,000
  • Storyland Theatre, Inc. – $15,000
  • Successteam – $11,250
  • That’s What Friends Are For Inc. – $15,000
  • The Bridge Ministry of the CSRA – $11,250
  • The Center for New Beginnings – $15,000
  • The Lydia Project, Inc. – $11,250
  • The RECing Crew – $11,250
  • Westabou Montessori School Inc. – $15,000

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