Connecting Passion With Purpose

Our Work

The Community Foundation connects donors, nonprofits and community leaders to strengthen the Atlanta region through philanthropy. In doing so, we are creating a healthier region today and for generations to come. 

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Future generation

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

Our Civic Health

At The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, we know that thriving communities are communities that actively participate in philanthropy and civic engagement. Learn about results from a recent study on civic life in metro Atlanta.

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March 24, 2015: Our Thought Leadership Philanthropy column


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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March 10, 2015: One Region Atlanta Grantee Reception


On Sunday, March 8, One Region Atlanta hosted a reception to celebrate One Region Atlanta grantees, coaches, friends and family.

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March 3, 2015: The Community Foundation recieves highest Charity Navigator rating


Charity Navigator has awarded The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta the prestigious four-star rating for good governance, sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

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March 2, 2015: Atlanta joins national network to increase post-High School education completion


The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, in partnership with local and national partners, launches Achieve Atlanta, an innovative program designed to increase the percentage of Atlanta Public Schools students with post-secondary degrees as part of Goal 2025.

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February 27, 2015: Foundation distributes over $912,000 in grants


The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta has approved $912,041 in grants and support to strengthen nonprofits in the 23-county region. A group of diverse organizations applied for funding during this fall/winter through a variety of grant programs and other support opportunities. 

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Strengthening Nonprofits

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