Hagan Family Foundation

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Hagan Family Foundation
Non-profit organization
Founded1999; 24 years ago (1999)
HeadquartersRoswell, Georgia
Key people
  • Robert W. Hagan (Founder)
  • Chadwick Hagan (Chairperson)
  • Fine Arts
  • Community Wellbeing
  • Education, & Environment Protection

Hagan Family Foundation is a private foundation headquartered in Roswell, Georgia. The foundation works to expand opportunities in the USA, UK, Africa, and India through grantmaking, investing, and dedicated efforts towards community wellbeing, environmental conservation, education, and fine arts.[1]


Hagan Family Foundation (HFF) was established in 1999, by Robert W. Hagan, an Atlanta based multimillionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist. HFF is a non-profit organization that provides funding, and resources to organizations that support the foundation's goals. The organization is known to work in collaboration with partners worldwide and has a current focus on projects in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Notable programs

Hagan Arts Trust - A fine arts program, chaired by Chadwick Hagan, based in Roswell, Atlanta and Cromwell Place Arts Center, London. It is a long-term fine art investment program, focused on education, collecting, and collaborating with leading artists, producing multimedia projects such as books, audio, documentaries, and imagery, as well as commissioning public exhibits. The trust was instrumental in commissioning Atlanta’s Live Lab (2020) with Magnum Photos and the High Museum of Art.[2][3]

HFF Nature Trust - Chaired by a Chadwick Hagan, the trust originated in 2014, as the Rhino Action Fund, Inc. (RAFI) with the objective of supporting rhino breeding operations in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Later, with the amendments in South Africa’s legislation rule regarding the rhino horn trade, RAFI was reorganized as HFF Nature Trust. The program is now focused on increasing awareness and providing resources for the protection of native habitats, rewilding efforts for single species and the environment at large. The trust was an early supporter of the British charity Beaver Trust and apex predator rewilding.

Legacy Programs - Hagan Family Foundarion Legacy Programs are largely based around Robert (Bob) Hagan’s core philanthropy work, which includes programs focused on the development and promotion of education, sports, and family well-being. Programs include large financial gifts to the Rotary Foundation: a new basketball floor at Valdosta State University (named after Robert W. Hagan); sponsorship of the Georgia Symphony Orchestra’s musical director; facilities sponsorship at Roswell’s Child Development Authority (CDA) and The Cottage School, as well as the $150,000.00 challenge for the CDA and ongoing support for the Chattahoochee Nature Center and polio vaccinations through the Rotary Foundation.[4]


  1. "Hagan Family Foundation - GuideStar Profile". www.guidestar.org. Retrieved 11 November 2022.
  2. "Creativity During Crisis: Magnum Live Lab in Quarantine | Magnum Photos Magnum Photos". Magnum Photos. Retrieved 11 November 2022.
  3. Art, High Museum of (18 June 2020). "Creativity During Crisis: Magnum Live Lab in Quarantine". High Museum of Art. Retrieved 11 November 2022.
  4. "Hagan Family Pledges $150,000 To Child Development Association". Roswell, GA Patch. 12 December 2016. Retrieved 11 November 2022.

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