Ralph Mark Gilbert Society



The Presidents club


Named to honor the past leadership of RALPH MARK GILBERT (1899-1956), Renowned Pastor of the First African Baptist Church of Savannah, Playwright and Tenor. Gilbert reorganized the Savannah branch of the NAACP and was its president from 1942 to 1950. He was the organizer, convener, and first president of the Georgia Conference of the NAACP. Under his leadership, more than forty NAACP chapters were organized by 1950 in Georgia.  The Presidents Club recognizes individual donors whose annual gifts total $500 or more. Annual membership is based on the Associations calendar year and is renewable.













Above Left: Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum.  Above Right:  Worship at the  First African

Baptist Church, the oldest Black Church in America.


The Presidents Club has a tiered structure at various giving levels:

  • Benefactors: Annual gifts of $1,500 and above

  • Fellows: Annual gifts of $1000 - $1,499

  • Partners: Annual gifts of $751 and $999

  • Associates: Annual gifts of $500 - $750


Founding members of the Presidents Club have a special lifetime distinction having joined in the first two years of the program. Lifetime Members will include those individuals who make a $10,000 total commitment and/or purchased a $25,000 life insurance policy naming The Georgia NAACP as the sole beneficiary.


An Annual Gilbert Society Reception at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum in Savannah will benefit the Fund.

Learn more about Ralph Mark Gilbert, Father of the Civil Rights Movement in Georgia


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