Foundation Spotlights

Straight Ally Jehan Benton

Guilford Green is a fun environment that brings community members together to support the unique personality of the Piedmont area.

Straight Ally Dennis Quaintance

What makes GGF so unique is that it is an outward showcase of support, funding all types of community projects.

Straight Ally Cecelia Thompson

Guilford Green is a social enabler for local LGBTQ people that want to get involved in the greater community.


GSAFE (Gay, Straight, Advocates for Educators) is a local non-profit that helps local students and educators to feel safe in schools, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity expression.

Former Board Co-Chair Cile Johnson

As a successful foundation of its kind in a small southern city, GGF is a model for the rest of the country in promoting diversity.

Advisory Board Member Dawn Chaney

The endowment for Guilford Green is the sustainability for the future – a testament to GGF’s investment in the community, regardless of what happens in economic times.

Corporate Sponsor Lorraine Johnson

Corporate sponsorships leverage money that goes straight back to the community through putting on bigger events that bring in even more money.