Nearly $300K awarded to Gwinnett-area nonprofits

The Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia awarded Monday nearly $300,000 to deserving Gwinnett-area nonprofits. (Credit: Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia)
The Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia awarded Monday nearly $300,000 to deserving Gwinnett-area nonprofits. (Credit: Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia)

At its annual awards breakfast Monday morning, the Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia gave nearly $300,000 in grants to 24 deserving Gwinnett-area nonprofits.

“We are thrilled to be able to help so many worthy organizations,” Randy Redner, executive director of the Community Foundation, said in a news release. “The work they do here in Gwinnett and the surrounding areas is incredible and it’s our desire to help them even more in the coming years.”

The foundation received a record number of applications this year, officials said, and its grants committee spent eight weeks considering each one. In all, $288,000 was awarded Monday.

The recipients included:

• Abba House

• Annandale Village

• Clinic for Education, Treatment and Prevention of Addiction, Inc.

• Duluth Co-Op | Hands of Christ

• Family Promise of Gwinnett

• FCA Soccer

• Forsyth County Family Haven

• Friends of Gwinnett Senior Services

• Georgia Gwinnett College

• Gwinnett Children’s Shelter

• Helping Mamas

• Hi-Hope Service Center

• Hudgens Center for the Arts

• Interlocking Communities

• Lawrenceville Co-op

• Lilburn Co-op

• Norcross Cooperative Ministry

• Peachtree Christian Hospice

• Ser Familia

• Single Parent Alliance and Resource Center

• Society of St. Vincent de Paul

• SPARK United Way Gwinnett

• The PATH Project

• Uniting Hope 4 Children

For more information about the Community Foundation of Northeast Georgia, visit cfneg.org.