Schools Foundation gets $5,000 grant
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January 24, 2014 12:05 AM | 783 views | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The organization’s Philanthropic Fund awarded a grant of $5,000 this month to the Cobb Schools Foundation for the Foundation’s Rising Professionals Summit at Southern Polytechnic. From right are Hank Halter, CEO of Delta Community Credit Union; Sheri Brante, executive director of the Cobb Schools Foundation; Angela Kovachi, WBL/TAP Coordinator from the Cobb County School District and Jacquelina Brown, of the Cobb County School District. (Special to the MDJ)
The organization’s Philanthropic Fund awarded a grant of $5,000 this month to the Cobb Schools Foundation for the Foundation’s Rising Professionals Summit at Southern Polytechnic. From right are Hank Halter, CEO of Delta Community Credit Union; Sheri Brante, executive director of the Cobb Schools Foundation; Angela Kovachi, WBL/TAP Coordinator from the Cobb County School District and Jacquelina Brown, of the Cobb County School District. (Special to the MDJ)
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Delta Community Credit Union, Georgia’s largest credit union, announces the recipients of its Philanthropic Fund and pledges to donate $70,000 to 15 organizations in metro Atlanta. Among its recipients is the Cobb Schools Foundation, which was granted $5,000.
 
As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, Delta Community is an active participant and source of support for organizations important to its members. “With the establishment of this Philanthropic Fund, Delta Community shows its commitment to the communities we serve,” said Jai Rogers, vice president of Business Development. “Out of dozens of applications, these grant winners are most closely in alignment with our goals to help families manage household finances and improve the physical and financial well-being of young people.”
 
The grants, ranging from $500 to $10,000, will be distributed throughout 2014, beginning in January. Other recipients of The 2014 Philanthropic Fund include the Atlanta Community Food Bank, the Brain Tumor Foundation, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Reach Out and Read Program, Cool Girls, Fayette Youth Protection, Georgia Health Sciences, the Georgia Center for Non-Profits, Girls, Inc., the Joseph Sams School, North Fulton Community Charities, Rocky Mount Elementary School, Sara Harp Minter Elementary School, St. Vincent de Paul and the YWCA of Greater Atlanta.
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