Shannon Cofrin Gaggero

Director of Grant Services & Trustee, Homestead Foundation

Shannon Cofrin Gaggero is the Director of Grant Services as well as a trustee at the Homestead Foundation, a small, family foundation based in Atlanta, Georgia. She is passionate about moving money to Southern, social and racial justice movements led by impacted communities and holds an endless belief in the power of grassroots organizing. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where she was born and raised, with her family.


Voices from the Field

The Homestead Foundation Moves Boldly and Urgently

Posted on July 14, 2020 by Shannon Cofrin Gaggero

We are living through a moment of grand scale reckoning. COVID-19 has disproportionately and negatively impacted the health of Black and brown communities; financial and educational disparities are exposed along clear racial lines; state violence and violence by white vigilantes against Black people have inspired sustained uprisings all over the country. Certainly, our country stands before a crossroads and so… Read More