Feeling the Benefit

The Community Foundation of Macon County is creating a stronger more equitable community for area residents, so more people can thrive and live a better life.

Through programs and initiatives like the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Young Leaders in Action, Equity and Inclusion funds, and adult and traditional scholarships, our donors are creating more opportunities for success for residents of all ages in Macon County.

Giving through the Community Foundation improves the quality of life for residents today, tomorrow and generations to come.

By The Numbers

$5.3 million +

Awarded in grants and scholarships

in 2021
81

Scholarships Awarded

via online application portal
$544,981

Awarded to 68 Nonprofits

in August 2022

Lives Changed

Find out how recipients felt and the difference they've made after receiving the generous gift administered through The Community Foundation.

Hear their stories
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