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George Shinn Foundation, Inc.

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation supports programs designed to reflect the founder’s deep Christian faith; improve the lives of those in need; and further the work of churches, ministries, missionaries, and non-profit organizations .


Established in 1973 in NC - Founded by George Shinn, former owner of the New Orleans Hornets, the Charlotte Knights, the Gastonia Knights, and the Raleigh-Durham Skyhawks. Mr. Shinn is also the former owner of Evans Business College in Concord, NC, as well as other small colleges that offered 18-month to two-year programs which he consolidated under the name Rutledge Education Systems.


George Shinn Foundation, Inc.

Company-sponsored foundation




725 Cool Springs Blvd., Ste. 600 Franklin, TN United States 37067

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