2019 Conversation to Action Mini-Grant Program Recipients (Milledgeville)

Awarded in February 2020

Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Church | On-Site Census Registration | $1,250
This grant will help open Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Church as a site to have people from the neighborhood come and complete the Census 2020 forms. The Census registration will be announced in the local newspapers as well as the local radio stations.

River Edge Behavioral Health | Mental Wellness & Recovery Symposium | $1,250
This grant will increase awareness of resources to create a healthier community especially as it relates to accurate and non-stigmatizing health information. Accordingly, RE would like to assist planning and facilitation of an educational symposium.

River Edge Behavioral Health | Homelessness Relapse Prevention | $1,250
This grant will increase awareness of resources to create a healthier community especially as it relates to accurate and non-stigmatizing health information. Accordingly, RE would like to assist planning and facilitation of an educational symposium.

River Edge Behavioral Health | Whole Health Copay Assistance Fund | $1,250
This grant will assist River Edge Behavioral Health in Baldwin County in partnering with Tendercare Clinic Inc. in an effort to ensure whole health for individuals we serve. They would like to establish funds for those in need of assistance paying indigent care rate fees.

Central Georgia Technical College | Each One Reach One Baldwin County | $1,250
This grant will help Baldwin students engage in On the Table inspired conversation,to discuss the impact of literacy on them & their families and discuss educational and job skills opportunities available. Students will invite dropout friend/relatives to the table.

Twin Lakes Library System | Read to Lead | $1,250
This grant will help implement Read to Lead, an initiative that brings local leaders together with young library patrons for library storytimes. It will also promote the connection between literacy and leadership with READ posters of local leaders placed in local schools.

Ashley Copeland | Read to Lead | $1,250
This grant will help implement Read to Lead, an initiative that brings local leaders together with young library patrons for library story times. It will also promote the connection between literacy and leadership with READ posters of local leaders placed in local schools.

Tiara Johnson | Family Craft Night | $1,250
This grant will help bring bi-weekly Family Craft Nights that will consist of craft parties for only $5, allowing families with multiple children to have access to affordable recreational activities at various locations throughout Macon & Milledgeville.

Kara Lassiter | Summer Readers – Future Leaders | $1,250
This grant will help provide local, K-3rd grade students with age appropriate books and reading materials to continue to promote literacy during the summer months.

Angie Martin | Sustainable Strategic Planning for Economic Development in Baldwin County | $1,250
This grant will help create a sustainable economic development plan focused on current initiatives, increasing economic development, and retention our youth.

Louise Sallstrom | Miriam Ministry of Milledgeville – Raising Awareness | $1,250
This grant will help the GA Alliance to End Homelessness advocate through public awareness in order to gain support for solutions to homelessness. They will provide flyers to service providers, the public, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and policymakers, and more!

Carlee Schulte | Milledgeville Family Portrait | $1,250
This grant will help host a Milledgeville family portrait event to bring members of our community together for a gathering and then get a drone picture to record the event.