The Tull Charitable Foundation
50 Hurt Plaza, Suite 1245
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 659-7079

Contact: Barbara Cleveland, Executive Director

Areas of Interest

Requests for start-up grants are sometimes considered for new initiatives that address unmet community needs and that demonstrate a potential for ongoing operating support from other sources.

Contact Foundation via brief letter of intent or visit. Include:

Have previously given to: Butler Street YMCA

Eagle Ranch

Presbyterian Home for Children

Boys & Girls Clubs

Sheltering Arms

Georgia AGAPE

Families First

Methodist Home for Children & Youth


Deadline: October 1

J. Bulow Campbell Foundation

1530 SunTrust Tower

25 Park Place, NE

Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 658-9066

Contact: John Stephenson, Executive Director

Giving limited to Georgia, supports capital campaigns, families, youth services

Deadline: October 15


SunTrust Bank Atlanta Foundation

c/o SunTrust Bank Atlanta

PO Box 4418, MC 041
Atlanta, GA 30302-4418
(404) 230-5550

Contact: William R. Bowdoin, Jr.

Giving primarily limited to metropolitan Atlanta

Initial Approach: Letter or Telephone Inquiry


Deadline: September 1

Frances L. Abreu Charitable Trust u/w of May P. Abreau

C/o SunTrust Bank, Atlanta

PO Box 4655
Atlanta, GA 30302-4655

Contact: Brenda Rambeau, VP SunTrust Bank, Atlanta

Gives primarily to social service agencies, especially those benefiting the young
Support: General/Operating support, capital campaigns, program development, seed money, matching funds

Initial Approach: Letter, 1 copy of proposal

Deadline: September 30

Metro Atlanta Community Foundation

The Hurt Building

Suite 449

Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 688-5525

Contact: Winsome Hawkins, Sr., Program Officer

Support: Youth, general operating, program development, seed money, and technical assistance

Initial Approach: Letter or Telephone

Deadline: November 15

Bibb Foundation

PO Box 4207

Macon, GA 31208

(912) 752-6700

Contact: Frank Sheehan, VP

Giving primarily in GA, SC, NC, and VA to Youth Services Initiatives

Approach: Send 2 copies of proposal

Deadline: April 30

Churches Home Foundation

PO Box 4387

Atlanta, GA 30302

Application Address:

C/o V. Fay White

3333 Peachtree Road, NE

500 Atlanta Financial Center

South Tower

Atlanta, GA 30326

Awards individual scholarships, but also support youth and social services, general operating support, giving restricted to organizations in Atlanta, GA

Deadline: None

Lettie Pate Evans Foundation, Inc.

50 Hurt Plaza, Suite 1200

Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 522-6755

Contact: Charles H. McTier, President

Limits grants to organizations in Atlanta, GA

Gives seed money, capital campaigns, but no general operating expenses

Deadline: September 1

Georgia Power Corporate Giving Program

333 Piedmont Avenue, 20th Floor

Atlanta, GA 30302

(404) 526-6784

Contact: Judy M. Anderson, VP & Corporate Secretary

Gives to children and youth services, general operating support, continuing support, seed money, technical assistance

Initial Approach: Letter to headquarters

Deadline: None

The Home Depot Corporate Contributions Program

2455 Paces Ferry Road

Atlanta, GA 30338

(404) 433-8211

Contact: Suzanne H. Apple, Director of Community Affairs

Gives to programs that serve at-risk youth, general operating support, seed money, but no fund raising

Initial approach: Letter of inquiry outlining program and request

Deadline: None. Response within 4-6 weeks of written proposal

The James R. Kuse Foundation

2970 Randolph Road

Atlanta, GA 30345

(404) 873-5378

Contact: Carolyn KoKenge, Director

Gives support for charities in metro Atlanta, with special emphasis on programs for children, general operating, endowments, annual campaigns

Deadline: None

Katherine John Murphy Foundation

C/o SunTrust Bank Atlanta

PO Box 4655—Mail Code 221

Atlanta, GA 30302

(404) 588-7356

Contact: Brenda Rambeau, VP, SunTrust or Martin T. Gatins, Chair

Gives to children & youth, seed money, program development

Initial Approach: Letter of inquiry

Deadline: December 15

Virgil P. Warren Foundation

C/o SunTrust Bank Atlanta

PO Box 4655

Atlanta, GA 30302-4655

Contact: Kelly McCutchen

Gives to children & youth, giving limited primarily to Georgia, general operating, program development, endowment funds, equipment, renovation

Initial Approach: Proposal

Deadline: September 1