Connecting Passion With Purpose

Atlanta Prospers with Philanthropy

Atlanta prospers with philanthropy - it's vital to our past, present and future. Click to learn more about how the Community Foundation's 2016-2018 Strategic Plan will build philanthropy for Atlanta.

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2016 Donor Events

Each year, we offer a variety of exciting events for our donors to learn about philanthropy, specific issues and the Atlanta region to ignite their passion for giving!

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Investment Pool

We pride ourselves on strong investment return results for our donors and the philanthropic dollars entrusted to us. Check out our investment pool numbers as of 12/31/15!

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Donor Engagement

Each year, we offer a wide variety of education and engagement opportunities for our donors. These events are designed to connect you to the issues in our community and help you make a greater impact through your giving.

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Donor Engagement

June 14, 2016: Thought Leadership in Philanthropy


We believe in the power of philanthropy to change communities and are partners with the United Way of Greater Atlanta on this weekly blog. Presented by the SaportaReport, it's free to subscribe. 

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June 22, 2016: New in the News! Succession Planning Launch


The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta has been on a learning journey about the relationship between succession planning and long term sustainability in nonprofit organizations. As part of the Foundation’s focus on Nonprofit Effectiveness, the Foundation offered a free webinar on executive transitions and succession planning on Tuesday, June 14.

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June 17, 2016: Discover our 2015 Annual Report


2015 was an amazing year that was full of change, transition and joy. Join us to reflect on this powerful year with stories from our donors, grantees and members of our philanthropic family in our 2015 Annual Report.

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June 16, 2016: Stand with Orlando


The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta stands with Orlando. Our thoughts are with all of those touched by the terrible and tragic attack at PULSE nightclub. Click to view a list of ways that you can help this reeling and vulnerable community.

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May 20, 2016: Succession Planning Innovation Speeds Nonprofit Effectiveness


Early, thoughtful planning, especially for the retirement of a long-term leader, is vital for the stability and sustainability of nonprofit organizations. We partnered with BoardSource on an innovative succession planning project for nonprofits that is already attracting national attention.

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April 17, 2016: Alicia Philipp's Interview on Atlanta Business Chronicle's BIZ


Our very own Alicia Philipp joined David Rubinger on Atlanta Business Chronicle's BIZ ‘Executive Profiles’, Sunday, April 17 at 11AM on 11Alive!, to discuss the history of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, and the importance of philanthropy to Atlanta's past, present and future.

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