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The Herndon Legacy

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As A Community We Leave A Legacy

How Your Impact Counts

Alonzo F. Herndon always believed in servitude in his community. If you could work to make someone’s life better, Program is to strengthen the entrepreneurial spirit in our community by providing programs that encourage youth to stay in school, recognize business opportunities, and plan for successful futures.
Our Outcomes
Outcomes of the program include:
  • increased problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • improved interpersonal
  • communication skills
  • job readiness skills
  • enhanced social psychological development
Our Approach
Outcomes of the program will include: increased problem-solving and decision-making abilities; improved interpersonal and communication skills; job readiness skills; and enhanced social psychological development.
Our Learning Environment

Gives students a chance to experience cooperative, engaged and problem- based learning in an envirnment that fosters cohesiveness.

Our Team

is comprised of a dedicated group of professional entrepreneurs, marketers, trainers, and professionals with global expertise in business education and development

Our Measurement & Assessment
The program will implement various research-based measurement and assessment tools inclusive of but not limited to the following:
  • Pre Assessment (PRA)
  • Learning Style Assessment (LSA)
  • Post Assessment (POA)
Our Measurement & Assessment
The program will implement various research-based measurement and assessment tools inclusive of but not limited to the following:
  • Pre Assessment (PRA)
  • Learning Style Assessment (LSA)
  • Post Assessment (POA)

The Legacy Continues

Two Ways to Support Us

Volunteer

Volunteering offers many ways to connect to and support the Herndon Home Museum, such as leading tours, assisting with special events, and participating in outreach efforts. We offer volunteer training sessions annually to help educate and acclimate you to the Home.

Donate

Your gift is an investment in the Herndon legacy. Financial support of the Herndon Foundation makes it possible to maintain and expand the Game Changer Entrepreneur and Scholarship programs for high school and college students, preserve the Herndon Home Museum, conserve the Herndon art and personal collections, conduct educational and outreach programming in schools and communities, and more.

Help Further The Herndon Legacy

Volunteer at the Alonzo F. Herndon Foundation

Volunteering offers many ways to connect to and support the Herndon Home Museum, such as leading tours, assisting with special events, and participating in outreach efforts.
The Herndon Home Museum is operated by the Alonzo F. and Norris B. Herndon Foundation, Inc. The mission of the Foundation to increase the awareness and appreciation of the significance of the Herndon Family and the historical context in which the family lived and worked. The Herndons, one of the most prominent Black families in Atlanta’s history, sharply reflect the city’s distinctive development as a center for Black business, education, and culture.

Help Further The Herndon Legacy

Support the Herndon Home

Your gift is an investment in the Herndon legacy. Financial support of the Herndon Foundation makes it possible to maintain and expand the Game Changer Entrepreneur and Scholarship programs for high school and college students, preserve the Herndon Home Museum, conserve the Herndon art and personal collections, conduct educational and outreach programming in schools and communities, and more.

Since its inception, the Foundation has been a major benefactor to metro-Atlanta institutions and organizations, including but not limited to First Congregational Church, Gate City Day Nursery Association, Greater Atlanta Community Chest, and Morris Brown College. At the national level, the Foundation supported the cause of economic and social development associated with the civil rights movement via contributions to the United Negro College Fund, Inc., and the N.A.A.C.P. Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. Since 1983, the Foundation has been committed to the financial support and operation of the Herndon family residence as a home museum.

Some Questions People Ask Us

Frequently Asked Questions

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Your gift is an investment in the Herndon legacy. Financial support of the Herndon Foundation makes it possible to maintain and expand the Game Changer Entrepreneur and Scholarship programs for high school and college students, preserve the Herndon Home Museum, conserve the Herndon art and personal collections, conduct educational and outreach programming in schools and communities, and more.

The Alonzo & Norris B. Herndon Foundation is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) public charity; therefore, your contribution may be tax-deductible. Please check with your tax adviser to find out more.

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As Always, Our Doors Are Open

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