Advancing Educational Experiences for Boys and Girls in Candler County Schools
Post Office Box 21
Metter, Georgia 30439

Board of Education
210 South College Street
Metter, Georgia 30439 (912) 685-5713

A great big THANK YOU!! to all of you.  The 2015/2016 Fund raising drive has a great start with your generous donations.  Once again MHS tops the list with the most dollars donated of $5,000.00.  Congratulations and thank you to MMS for 100% participation for a total of $3,094.00 donated followed by MES with $1,718.40 and MIS with $1,618.00.  Thank you also to the rest of the staff including the board office personnel for donations totaling $2,459.00.  This grand total of $13,889.00 is a wonderful start.  

Board of Trustees

Dr. Nancy B. Norton, Chairman
Retired Educator,
Candler County School System

Chuck Clark, Vice-Chairman
Retired, U. S. Army
and GA Air National Guard.

Carvy Snell, Treasurer
The Metter Advertiser

Justin Franklin
Carter Franklin LLP

Jincy Fordham
Retired Educator,
Candler County School System

Letrell Thomas
Education Administrator
Eddy Jones
Director of Plant Operations, Pineland Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Ex Officio Trustees
Dr. Bubba Longgrear, 
Candler County Schools

Cheryl Hendricks
Member, Candler County Board of Education

Our Mission Our community-based, non-profit organization's mission is to promote and support educationally enriching experiences for girls and boys attending Candler County Schools.

Our Purpose The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a means through which grants and gifts contributed by individuals, businesses, corporations and other resources can be utilized to enhance the educational opportunities in Candler County Public Schools.

Our Goal Our community-based, non-profit organization's mission is to promote and support educationally enriching experiences for girls and boys attending Candler County Schools.

Our Commitments

  • We commit to operate this Foundation with integrity.
  • We commit to review all applications that meet the criteria.
  • We commit to utilize 100% of the contributions to advance learning experiences for Candler County Public School students.

How contributions will be used

Examples are as follows:
  • Innovative projects to extend learning
  • Artist in residence
  • Special performances
  • Scholastic teams
  • Literary events
  • Equipment

How To Make a Contribution The Foundation will utilize your gifts to provide valuable experiences for the students in our schools. Please consider any one of these possible methods of contributing:

Cash: Send us a check today in any amount! "In Memory" or "In Honor" Gifts are a great way to honor or remember someone special in your life.

Annual Gift: Set up an annual gift to the Foundation. Call us, and we will show you how easily your wishes can be put in motion.

Payroll Deduction: Many local businesses can deduct your gift from your payroll checks in any amount you designate. Consider contributing a weekly amount to be deducted from your check.

Major Gifts: The Foundation would welcome the opportunity to discuss with you a major gift ($5000 and over) to be used either for general funding of the Foundation's work or for designated areas you specify. Please contact any of our trustees.

Deferred Gifts: The Foundation will be glad to work with your attorney, accountant or financial planner in setting up the appropriate instrument for your Deferred Gifts to the Foundation. Wills, life estates, life insurance and many other opportunities are available.

Grants: The Foundation is always looking for opportunities to apply for Grants that may be available from a number of public or private foundations or organizations. If you know of such an organization, tell us about it, and someone from our organization will happily follow-up on your suggestions.

All gifts to the Candler County Public Schools Foundation are tax deductible as allowed by law. For specific questions about the tax deductibility of your gift, it is recommended that you consult your tax advisor.
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