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Alice huffard richards FUND

The focus of the AHR grants is to enhance life in Carroll, Haralson, and Heard County communities through targeted investments in the three key focus areas below. The Alice Huffard Richards (AHR) Fund was opened in 2004 to further the philanthropic efforts of Ms. Alice Huffard Richards.
Our focus is to enhance life in our local communities through targeted investments in Early Child Development, the Environment, and Leadership. Before completing this application please review the AHR Charitable Fund Eligibility and Funding Criteria.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Only 501(c)(3) nonprofits or those operating under a 501(c)(3) nonprofit may apply
  • Must meet the requirements specific to each grant
  • Applicants must be submitted using our online forms
  • Early application is encouraged
  • Grant funding is restricted for use in Carroll, Haralson, or Heard counties in Georgia 
  • The grant year for funded applications will run January through December 

Early Child Development

We believe that access to extraordinary educational opportunities from birth is critical for the health and happiness of the children of West Georgia and the communities in which they will live and work. We prioritize grants that impact children from birth through age four. 


We believe in protecting the fragile, natural beauty of the West Georgia Region and raising awareness for the role that each of us as individuals play in the larger environmental community. 


We believe in honoring the legacy of Alice Huffard Richards by investing in the development of strong leaders in our West Georgia communities. 

Art Enrichment for Children

The purpose of this grant is to provide funds for public school music, art, and drama programs located in Carroll, Haralson, and Heard counties, elementary through high school. This grant cycles opens in March and closes in April. 

Applications for AHR’s 2023 grants open on Monday, August 22, 2022 and close at 5:00 P.M. on Friday, September 23, 2022.



Have questions? 

Contact Ms. Patience Allan-Glick, AHR Program Manager:

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