Matthew Pruitt

Foundation Relations Officer
Corporate and Foundation Relations »

Bank of America
110 East Clayton Street
Suite 300
Athens, GA 30602
phone: (706) 369-5950


Matt Pruitt focuses on building relationships with foundations, working to match their varied missions with opportunities to support the important work being done by faculty, staff, and students at the University of Georgia. He works with the university’s colleges and units to stay apprised of their projects and priorities, while seeking to build the important networks and connections to the foundations likely to support those efforts.


Before joining the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Matt worked as an educator, teaching and coaching in high schools in the Athens area. Prior to that, he served as the director of communications for a small software company. Matt started his professional career as a journalist, working for a daily newspaper where he wrote varied news and features articles and became the primary reporter on issues related to healthcare and medicine.


Matt is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, where he studied journalism and English.