Hurricane Katrina Forest Recovery

As we work together to tackle the historic challenge that Hurricane Katrina has presented to the forestry communities of Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama, we hope that this blog will be a valuable resource and tool.

Thursday, October 12

GCCF Awards More Grants to Non-Profits

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation (GCCF) has awarded more than $674,000 in grants to local non-profits from its Build Back the Coast Fund. The GCCF has now given more than $5.8 million in grants since Hurricane Katrina hit the Coast August 29, 2005.

"It has been our pleasure to help the Coast get back on its feet after Katrina," said Dave Treutel, president of the GCCF. "We look forward to leading the way by serving our community as we all recover and rebuild."

Non-profits receiving grants are Alice Moseley Folk Art, Bay Area Youth Soccer, Center Stage, Feed My Sheep, Goodwill Industries of South Mississippi, Gulf Coast Women's Center for Non-Violence, Hancock County Community Development Foundation, Hancock County Food Pantry, Hancock County Historical Society, Hancock County Human Resources, Hope Haven Children's Shelter, Lynn Meadows Discovery, Magnolia Community Center, Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, Pass Christian Public Library, St. Rose de Lima Catholic Church and The Arts Hancock County.



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