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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Our Community Partners

In addition to our donors, we are grateful for our community and corporate partners. Each year, we receive financial and in-kind donations from these sponsors to support events like our Annual Meeting.

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July 29, 2014: Our Philanthropy column


We believe in the power of philanthropy to change communities. This summer we’re running some of the “best of” our Thought Leadership Philanthropy blogs from the past twelve months. Presented by the SaportaReport, it's free to subscribe.  

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July 21, 2014: In Atlanta's Core, The AIDS Epidemic Is Skyrocketing


Recently, Georgia Public Broadcasting examined Atlanta's growing AIDS epidemic. Featuing interviews with our President, Alicia Philipp, and others, this piece highlights AIDS Vu a joint project between Emory University and the State Department comprised of interactive online maps showing the percentage of people in a geographic area living with HIV in the U.S.

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June 13, 2014: Atlanta Summer Reading List


Atlanta Summer Reading List- Earlier this month our donors were treated to a thought provoking and inspiring panel discussion moderated by Dr. Cliff Kuhn of Georgia State University on philanthropy in Atlanta and the deep history of our beloved city, which has been integral to many of our nation's vital civic movements.

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June 4, 2014: Checklist for Giving


Here at The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, we often get asked about our role in strengthening nonprofits in our 23-county metro Atlanta region and how we encourage nonprofits to practice organizational excellence in all aspects of their work.

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Strengthening Nonprofits

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