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North Georgia Community Foundation (NGCF)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

NGCF is a community foundation based in Gainesville, GA that was founded in 1985. As of 2019 they had $22 million in revenue and $68 million in assets.

The North Georgia Community Foundation supports nonprofit organizations and donors by building, distributing and preserving philanthropic assets to enhance the spirit of community and the quality of life in our region.

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Program areas at NGCF

Grants and scholarships the North Georgia Community Foundation offers our donors the opportunity to create a legacy by establishing charitable funds to make grants to support nonprofit organizations and causes important to them. In addition, we support area nonprofits through our Community impact grant program and local students through our scholarship programs. During the year, we awarded over 5 million in grants and 200,000 in scholarships.

Promoting philanthropy the Community Foundation provides professional advisors with the information they need to add charitable giving and philanthropic planning to the discussions they have with their clients. By actively working with professional advisors the Community Foundation is promoting philanthropy in the North Georgia Community. In addition, the Community Foundation hosts an annual philanthropist of the year event which honors an individual, family or business for life-time or long-term achievements that have made a significant impact in the Community. The award honors those with a proven record of exceptional generosity and whose generosity encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles.

Service to nonprofits the Community Foundation is committed to supporting local non-profit organizations. The Foundation offers affordable office space to a wide variety of non-profits. In addition to the Foundation offices, the Community Foundation building is home to 11 local non-profit organizations. Through the nonprofit network, which provides electronic newsletters with field-specific information to network members and training workshops that are local and affordable for the smaller non-profits in the region, the Community Foundation is able to build capacity and strengthen the local non-profits so they can better achieve their missions.

Form 990s for NGCF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 5, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Nov 3, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jan 17, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Nov 23, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for NGCF

Total grants, contributions, etc.$17,374,634
Program services$570,298
Investment income and dividends$3,949,563
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$578,086
Net income from fundraising events$-30,807
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$22,441,774

Vendors for NGCF

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-16
█████████Marketing software2020-06-16
████████ ████████████Software2020-06-16
█████████ ████████Software2020-03-17
███████ ███ ███████ ███Tax accounting2019-10-17

Personnel at NGCF

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Michelle PraterPresident and Chief Executive Officer$139,605July 20, 2020
Lisa WarwickVice President , Finance-July 20, 2020
█████ ██████Vice President , Marketing and Development / Vice President of Marketing and Development / Director of Donor Engagement-July 20, 2020
███████ ██████Director , Strategic Initiatives / Systems Adminstrator-July 20, 2020
███████ ██████Director of Grants and Community Partnerships-Aug. 6, 2019
███ ██████Vice Chair$0Dec. 31, 2018
███ ██████Secretary$0Dec. 31, 2018
████ ████Vice Chair$0Dec. 31, 2018
████████ █████ ██████Past Chair$0Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ███████Treasurer$0Dec. 31, 2018
...and eight more key personnel

Peer community foundations

1Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley501(c)(3)$24 millionColumbus, GA
2The Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area501(c)(3)$15 millionAugusta, GA
3Community Foundation of West Georgia (CFWG)501(c)(3)$28 millionCarrollton, GA
4Community Foundation of Central Ga501(c)(3)$12 millionMacon, GA
5Community Foundation of South Georgia501(c)(3)$32 millionThomasville, GA
6Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia501(c)(3)$10 millionDalton, GA
7Grays Harbor Community Foundation501(c)(3)$9.0 millionHoquiam, WA
8Community Foundation of Louisville501(c)(3)$66 millionLouisville, KY
9Arkansas Community Foundation501(c)(3)$37 millionLittle Rock, AR
10Greater Northwest Kansas Community Foundation501(c)(3)$5.8 millionBird City, KS
11Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region501(c)(3)$11 millionAlbany, NY
12Pinellas Community Foundation501(c)(3)$12 millionClearwater, FL
13Community College of Allegheny County-Education Foundation501(c)(3)$8.8 millionPittsburgh, PA
14The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia (CFNOVA)501(c)(3)$24 millionOakton, VA
15Community Foundation for SW Washington501(c)(3)$24 millionVancouver, WA
16Philanthropic Ventures Foundation (PVF)501(c)(3)$9.4 millionOakland, CA
17Community Foundation for Mississippi501(c)(3)$9.2 millionJackson, MS
18The Jerusalem Foundation Incorporated501(c)(3)$11 millionNew York, NY
19Whitefish Community Foundation501(c)(3)$12 millionWhitefish, MT
20Community Foundation of Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio501(c)(3)$9.0 millionSharon, PA
21Lakeshore Community Foundation501(c)(3)$6.2 millionManitowoc, WI
22Community Foundation of Warren County501(c)(3)$8.0 millionWarren, PA
23Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO)501(c)(3)$37 millionSpringfield, MO
24Lancaster County Community Foundation501(c)(3)$21 millionLancaster, PA
25Berrien Community Foundation501(c)(3)$10 millionSt Joseph, MI