The Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation, Inc. is a non-stock corporation that received approval from the Internal Revenue Service on January 17, 1995, to be classified as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Foundation was founded to provide information and services to youth golf and special needs golfers, and to promote the game to the public at large. It is intended to serve golf throughout Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.
Since its inception, one of the primary objectives of the Foundation has been the support of youth golf programs and activities, including the underwriting of the Connecticut Section PGA Junior Golf Association and the PGA Junior Golf TOUR. The Foundation also strives to help fund community programs and initiatives that serve youth golfers, Special Olympians, and physically challenged golfers.
The Connecticut Section, PGA Golf Foundation, Inc. (“Foundation”) 501(c)(3) stated purpose/mission with golf programs targeting examples of the following:
Dollars contributed to the Foundation are completely tax-deductible.
The Foundation strives to raise money in many ways, including but not limited to solicitation of gifts, grants and contributions from corporations, businesses, private citizens, and other foundations. Also, PGA Professionals participate in the annual section fund raising drive, entitled Drive for the Game (a day chosen at their facility).
Youth golf groups, junior golf programs at golf courses, and others are encouraged to complete a Foundation Grant Application to seek funding for these efforts.
Donate to the Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation online!
To learn more about the mission of the Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation, please read Russ Held's in-depth profile "Connecticut Section PGA's Golf Foundation 'helping people improve their lives through golf.''