The Peyton Anderson Foundation is an independent, place-based foundation investing in the good works of people in Central Georgia and improving their quality of life through community development, education, health, human services and arts and culture.About PAF
The Peyton Anderson Foundation serves as a lasting memorial to a man whose goodwill lives on long after his lifetime. Peyton Anderson, owner in the 1950s and 60s of the Macon Telegraph and the Macon News, was a highly successful businessman, family man, civic leader and philanthropist. He assigned the bulk of his estate for charitable purposes to benefit his hometown of Macon, Georgia.
Our Community Stories
The Peyton Anderson Legacy
Peyton Anderson was the most profound influence in my life.
- Tom Johnson, Former Trustee
Peyton Anderson Cancer Center Navicent Health
An experience like being diagnosed with breast cancer teaches you to appreciate life.
- Lucinda Thompson
Peyton Anderson Scholar
We’re all an extension to each other. If you change one person’s life they could go and change someone else’s life.
- Filmore Thomas IV