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The Cherokee Garden Club Community Fund is a 501 (c) (3) domestic nonprofit organization.  It was founded by the Cherokee Garden Club in 2008.

The purpose of the Cherokee Garden Club Community Fund is to protect, improve and to restore the environment of the surrounding community through programs and actions in the field of education and conservation.  We accomplish this goal by awarding grants to qualified organizations.

For more information concerning our grant program:
Click here for Grant Guidelines

Click here for Grant Application

Inquiries to: Perrin Kibler
Cherokee Garden Club Community Fund President


The Cherokee Garden Club Community Fund accepts donations from individuals and corporations throughout the community it serves.

2019 Cherokee Garden Club Community Fund Grantees:

  • Acorns to Oaks Foundation (to create a path in a wooded area of the play park at Garden Hill Elementary School)

  • Adair Park Today (to help fund plantings for the Bonnie Brae Park program and community butterfly garden)

  • Atlanta Audubon Society (to create educational interactive bird and native plant displays and take home activity books)

  • Atlanta Memorial Park (to fund the tree pruning project for enhanced safety and aesthetics of the tree canopy)

  • Cherokee Garden Library (to help with rare book acquisition to enhance the Library’s collection)

  • Concrete Jungle (to support needs of the farm and support the PEEL program)

  • Friends of Refugees (to support the environmental sustainability education program at the Jolly Avenue Garden)

  • Georgia Conservancy (to support the creation of educational materials  for the Stewardship Trips program)

  • Global Growers (to help fund installation of a medicinal and culinary herb garden and improve garden composting and waste management systems)

  • Historic Oakland Foundation (to fund pruning, cabling, and treatment of the tree canopy at Oakland Cemetery)

  • Park Pride (to provide two summer interns for the Park Visioning Program and support the Park Design Workshop)

  • Skyland Trail (to fund Phase Two of the Cottage Garden renovation for infrastructure and garden flooring)

  • Trees Atlanta (to purchase, plant and maintain native plants for the Mozley Woods greenspace along the Atlanta Beltline Westside Trail)

  • Trust for Public Land (to help fund promotional items for the Chattahoochee RiverLands project) 

2019-2020 Cherokee Garden Club Community Fund Board of Directors

Perrin Kibler, President

Molly Lanier, Vice President

Carter Morris, Treasurer

Julia Newsom, Secretary

Susan Croft

Pat Hargrett

Anne Mori

Claire Schwahn

Jane Whitaker

Questions? Contact us:  cherokeegc.webmaster@gmail.com

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