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The Cherokee Garden Club Community Fund is a 501(c)(3) public charity.  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.

Inquiries to: Melissa Wright
President
Cherokee Garden Club Community Fund
404-660-2413
cherokeegc.commfund@gmail.com 

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

2018 Cherokee Garden Club Community Fund Grantees:

  • Cherokee Garden Library (to help fund and sponsor the Fall lecture featuring acclaimed author Amy Stewart)
  • Concrete Jungle (to help support the farm manager, the purchase of gardening tools needed and some planting of annuals and perennials).
  • Global Growers (for creation of signage throughout their gardens to welcome and educate the refugee growers and larger community).
  • Park Pride (for two intern stipends, and for materials and supplies to organize the Design Workshop and for the Visioning process with communities participating in this process).
  • The Atlanta Audubon Society (for development and production of marketing tools such as the National Audubon Plants for Birds information sheets).
  • The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
  • The Trust for Public Land (to fund a summer intern who is creating a public engagement ‘tool kit’ to educate as well as solicit input)
  • Skyland Trail (to expand the existing Cottage Garden, an important place for the patients in the healing process)
  • Trees Atlanta (to fund the planting of a fruit and nut orchard within the new Urban Forest to eventually help in feeding those in need).


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


  
 Member, Garden Club of America, 1963


 
GCA Zone VIII


  Member, Garden Club of Georgia, 1928 


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