The Community Foundation is currently involved in a wide range of Community Initiatives. These are our opportunities to bring individuals and groups with various areas of expertise and diverse points-of view together around a common issue and create collaborative approaches or solutions.
See below for a full list of current community initiatives.
Atlanta AIDS Fund
The Atlanta AIDS Fund supports regional Atlanta’s HIV/AIDS advocacy, prevention education and service efforts through funding and leadership.
Atlanta AIDS Partnership
Atlanta AIDS Partnership focuses the region’s leadership’s attention and resources, human and financial, on HIV/AIDS. With our community partners, AAP serves as the planning and coordination body for Metropolitan Atlanta.
Atlanta Place-Based Funders
Convened by The Community Foundation, the Atlanta Place-Based Funders is a learning and action group of funders committed to investing in specific communities in Atlanta.
Champions for Children
Champions for Children with Exceptional Needs provides support services for Georgia’s medically fragile and special needs children and their families.
Grants to Green
Grants to Green provides environmentally focused knowledge and funding to strengthen nonprofits. Through this initiative, metro Atlanta nonprofits have the opportunity to renovate or build healthier work places that are energy and water efficient and environmentally efficient.
Healthy Belvedere promotes healthy eating and active living through community-based and community driven strategies.
Health Safety Net
Health Safety Net aims to develop the capacity of an array of community-based service providers who provide free and affordable health services to under- and un-insured individuals.
Local Funds respond to the charitable needs of local communities. Each local fund is run by an advisory board that lives and works in that area and is committed to developing local philanthropy and responding to the needs of the community.
Marshall Memorial Fellowship
The Marshall Memorial Fellowship offers emerging leaders ages 28-40, the opportunity to explore societies, institutions and people on the other side of the Atlantic.
Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund
The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund focuses on the 250+ small and medium-sized arts groups in the Atlanta area with operating budgets of less than $2 million.
Metropolitan Atlanta Youth Opportunities Initiative
The Metropolitan Atlanta Youth Opportunities Initiative works to create better outcomes for youth transitioning out of foster care in metro Atlanta.
Neighborhood Fund empowers community members to positively impact neighborhoods at the local level.
Neighborhood Nexus is a comprehensive information resource that empowers community leaders to enhance the quality-of-life in the Atlanta region.
One Region Atlanta
One Region Atlanta is dedicated to building a more inclusive region by providing civic engagement and community building opportunities that connect metro Atlanta residents of all cultural and faith backgrounds.
Motivated by a growing interest of donor advisors at The Community Foundation, we began efforts in 2012 to explore the needs of veterans in our community and programs available to support these areas.