Many of the greatest role models rose from humble and at times seemingly impossible circumstances; achieving success and motivating others to follow. Not every young person with tenacity and dedication will find themselves in the public spotlight. These children however, are what inspired us to make their cause a principal
The Gary C. Butler Family Foundation is a private charitable trust started by Gary C. Butler in 1998. The Foundation provides grants in areas and locales that reflect the charitable interests of the foundation trustees and their families.
Wetlands America Trust (WAT) recently elected Gary Butler one of its newest trustees. The WAT board is the land trust arm of Ducks Unlimited (DU) – a world leader in waterfowl and wetlands conservation. WAT oversees DU’s endowment and land holdings, including conservation easements. Not only has WAT been successful
I truly believe the first step to giving, is finding the causes that are important to you; whether that is habitat conservation, education, betterment of women,children and families or homelessness. I’ve also found that a common misconception is that all donations must be financial. Many charities are in need of
On Sunday, March 6 hundreds of people of all ages gathered on the lawn of the historic Oakland Plantation to celebrate the benefits of land conservation. “This fun, family-friendly event highlights the value of the land conservation work the East Cooper Land Trust does,” said Paul Butler of The Butler
DECEMBER 28, 2015 • ATLANTA, GA The Georgia Institute of Technology has received a $1 million grant from The Gary C. Butler Family Foundation to establish an endowed faculty chair in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISYE), the top-ranked program of its kind in
I am pleased to be writing at a time when U.S. economic output has been expanding for several years, a clear sign that the economy is continuing to recover from the recession that dampened growth in 2008 and 2009. This economic climate should support an increase in charitable giving not just