Providing Philanthropic Support for Non-profit Groups and Service Organizations
The Landings Landlovers was established in 1974. Its purpose is to promote fellowship through social and cultural activities while working towards the continued improvement of community life at The Landings and Skidaway Island. Our goal is to provide philanthropic support for non-profit groups and service organizations that provide cultural and educational programs for us to enjoy, tend to our health and safety, and beautify our environment.
All grant applicants must be a non-profit or service organization with a commitment to volunteerism. Applications will not be accepted for individual requests, travel expenses, salaries, stipends, operating costs or political or religious activities. The deadline for applications is March 14, 2022. Any organization which has not completed its grant evaluation for the previous year’s funding will not be considered for a grant. For further information, please contact Marian Mackle (LLpresident22@gmail.com).
Landlovers Grants are distributed in May.
Categories for Landlovers Grants are:
1. Social services for adults and children
2. Nature and environmental projects
3. Health and safety projects
4. Educational and cultural projects
Criteria for receiving Landlovers Grants are:
1. Organizations must be non-profit or service organization and have a commitment to volunteerism.
2. Applications will not be accepted for individual requests, travel
expenses, salaries, stipends, operating costs or political or
3. If funding is granted, a description of any previous year’s grant must be submitted prior to any new application.
2020-2021 Grant Recipients
Boy Scouts of America, Troop 57: They will build a cement slab for the pavilion built behind the SI Community Church with last year’s grant.
Bright Eye-deas: Funding will be used to maintain their website, providing information for members to regain as much independence as possible.
Coastal Conservation Association (CCA): Funds are used to stock the kids’ fishing lagoon and sponsor a free Kids’ Fishing Derby.
Landings Military Relief Fund: Funding provides assistance to active-duty military families to meet emergency needs not covered by other options as well as educational assistance. It also supports the Warrior Transition Unit and BackPack Buddies.
Orphaned Bird Care: Funding is used to aid orphaned baby birds, release fledged or recovered birds where they can thrive and offer post-release support.
Safe Shelter: Funding will provide 48 twin bed mattresses for their shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children.
Salvation Army: Funding provides assistance in adult rehabilitation, emergency disaster services, emergency financial assistance, housing and homeless services, hunger relief and youth services.
Skidaway Audubon: Funding will support the digitization of A Short History of Skidaway Island, first published in 1980.
Skidaway Farms: Funding will be used for improvements to the children’s garden and polinator area.
Skidaway Island Fire Department: Funding will purchase replacement portable radios and snag-proof tactical polo shirts for personnel to wear while representing the Division.
St. Joseph’s/Candler Foundation: Funding will support their Movement Disorders Program.
The Family Justice Center: Funding will assist them in obtaining certification through the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, which will then allow more funding through the Violence Against Women Act’s Grant Program.
TLA Security: Funding will be used to purchase new AED devices for security personnel.
Toys for Tots: Funding will be used for gifts for adolescents and to supplement collection shortfalls in specific age groups.