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Peyton Anderson Scholarships


Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

Peyton Anderson Scholarships

, United States

Telephone: (478) 743-5359


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $97,212,756

Total giving: $4,450,159





Additional Contact Information

Peyton Anderson Scholarship tel. (Scholarship Mgr.): (478) 314-0948, e-mail:


Incorporated in 1988 in GA; funded in 1989

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for community development and human services; funding also for the arts. Scholarships have also been established to help fund the college education of highly promising high school students in Bibb County, GA, who have been residents for the past 2 years and who are graduating high school seniors with a 2.0 GPA, who are graduating from a Bibb County public high school or private high school accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and demonstrate academic promise, strong character, community involvement, and financial need. All scholarship recipients must register as full-time students in an undergraduate degree program at one of the following Georgia schools: Central Georgia Technical College, Fort Valley State University, Georgia College and State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Southern University, Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University, Macon State College, Mercer University, Middle Georgia Technical College, University of Georgia, or Wesleyan College. Scholarships are paid directly to the school and not the individual.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to help fund the college education of highly promising high school students in Bibb County, GA.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Theater
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $97,212,756 (market value)

Gifts received: $28,000

Expenditures: $6,239,191

Total giving: $4,450,159

Qualifying distributions: $5,281,665