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The Herndon
Board Institute

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The Herndon Board Institute was borne out of the need for institutional change that would broaden the participation of minorities and women as active members of boards of directors in both commercial and non-profit settings.

A partnership with America’s leading corporations and organizations proactively aligned to expand minority board member participation.

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The Legacy Continues

Herndon Game Changers

The mission of the Alonzo F. Herndon Game Changer Entrepreneur 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.

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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.

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A Piece of Black History

Meet the
Herndon Family

American barber and entrepreneur, Alonzo Franklin Herndon was founder and president of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company, one of the most successful black-owned insurance businesses in the nation. At the time of his death in 1927, he was also Atlanta‘s wealthiest black citizen, owning more property than any other African-American.

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