Friends of Scouting is our Council’s primary fundraising program; it supports our Character Education and Leadership Training programs.
In 2020, donors contributed $1,200,000 to the program through
150 volunteers contributed $102,000 in tiered support levels as a unique opportunity to honor our past while looking towards our future as a new council
GGAC was #3 in the Western Region. More than 1,400 Scouts participated with noteworthy efforts from:
A gift to a local council, designated by the donor to the council endowment fund, qualifies for membership as a James E. West fellow. The gift must be in addition to— and not replace or diminish—the donor’s annual Friends of Scouting support.
The Harvest in the Vineyards event went virtual this year. 78 contributors donated.
This was our only in-person event of the year with 305 participants donating.
Gala was another successful event with 68 participants contributing.
Lunch-o-Ree was a great success with contributions from 129 donors.