- Bent Tree Foundation, located in Jasper, Georgia, is "Dedicated to Caring and Giving" within the community and to students and teachers in Pickens County.
- The Bent Tree Foundations Grant Program has awarded 11 grants totaling $8,050 to teachers in Pickens County schools.
- The Bent Tree Foundations Scholarship Program has awarded 35 scholarships totaling $20,550 to graduating seniors from Pickens High School.
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- Thank you, Bent Tree Foundation . . . your financial support is helping to improve our educational opportunities.
The Bent Tree Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to providing educational and quality-of-life funding to benefit the students and residents of our local community.More...
Board of Directors
The Bent Tree Foundation Board of Directors is composed of nine members. Each member serves a three-year term and is limited to two consecutive terms. All Board members are homeowners in the local community and are volunteers who ...More...
The first year of the Bent Tree Foundation’s Scholarship/Grant Program was completed with the awarding of thirteen scholarships totaling $7,300 to graduating seniors. These students were honored at a reception on Sunday, May 15, 2011.More...
In addition to the thirteen scholarships awarded in 2011, the Bent Tree Foundation awarded five grants to teachers in local Pickens County schools. Kelly Howell, a teacher at Jasper Elementary, was awarded $500 to purchase novels and ...More...
Dedicated to Caring and Giving
The Bent Tree Foundation strives to enhance the educational experience of Pickens County students and teachers through Scholarships and Grants. Additionally, the Foundation is committed to caring for Stray Pets that wander into our community.
The Bent Tree Foundation has organized various fundraising activities in the past three years since its inception. These fundraising activities have been in support of varied projects within Bent Tree. Additionally, other fundraising efforts have been in support of providing as many educational opportunities as possible for the students of Pickens County.
Please check here for information on the upcoming events sponsored by the Bent Tree Foundation. They include a fundraiser for stray pets and other fundraisers for scholarships and grants. For dates and times of our upcoming fundraising efforts, click “More” below or click “Events” in the upper tabs.
About Bent Tree Foundation
The Bent Tree Foundation was approved as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization by the Internal Revenue Service on July 2, 2009. The organization was chartered as an independent organization and a public, tax exempt charity by the Service.
According to the Foundation's ByLaws, Article II, entitled Purpose: The general purpose of this organization is for charitable, recreational, educational, scientific (including management and preservation of natural resources), literary, amateur athletic programs, and projects that enhance the well being and living conditions of the local community.
The Board is composed of nine members who do the planning for and conduct the business of the Foundation. Its makeup is quite diverse in its distribution of talent, experience and management skills. The expenses of the Foundation are less than 2% of the total donations on an annual basis.