The Board of Directors of The Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area approved the awarding of 40 grants totaling $475,000 to deserving area agencies. The 2012 Unrestricted Fund grant award recipients are as follows:

Aiken Boxing Club, Aiken-Augusta Swim League, AMAN Institute Inc., Augusta Judicial Drug Court, Augusta Museum of History, Augusta Pride Inc., Augusta State University Foundation (ASU Literary Center), The Augusta Technical College Foundation, Augusta Warrior Project, Boys and Girls Clubs of the CSRA, Broad Street Ministry, Center for New Beginnings, Child Enrichment Inc., Compass Youth Mentoring, Coordinated Health Services Inc., Downtown Cooperative Church Ministries, Fireside Ministries and Industries, Inc., Friendship Community Center, GAP Minstires of Augusta, Inc., Georgia Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, Georgia Health Sciences Foundation for Georgia Health Sciences Dept. of Respiratory Therapy, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Girls on the Run, Good Hope Social Services, Inc., Greater Augusta Arts Council, Greater Augusta Fellowship of Christian Athletes, The Hale Foundation Inc., Hope House Inc., Iota Lambda Zeta Charity Fund, Isaiah “Ike” and Justine Washington Scholarship Foundation Inc., Julie’s House Inc., Learn English for Living Foundation, New Bethlehem Community Center Inc., Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Center Evening GED Program, Rachel Longstreet Foundation Inc. (Jessye Norman School of Arts), Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta Inc., S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics Foundation Inc., Shiloh Comprehensive Community Center, Walton Foundation for Independence Inc. and When Help Can’t Wait.

CSRA Community Foundation gives $475k