Connecting Passion With Purpose

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

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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May 3, 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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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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March 31, 2016: 2016 Grant Changes Announced


The Community Foundation is proud to announce changes to our 2016 competitive grant cycles and will offer two forums - one online and on in-person - for nonprofits wanting to learn more. Register here!

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March 31, 2016: Morgan County Kiwanis Club Luncheon


The Morgan Fund, a county-centric fund of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, awarded $25,000 in grants to five local nonprofits making a measurable difference toward Morgan’s future success. The grant distribution was the featured program at the Morgan County Kiwanis Club luncheon.

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March 15, 2016: Foundation Names Managing for Excellence Award Recipient

Today the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta named the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta its 32nd annual Managing for Excellence Award winner. This award recognizes nonprofit organizations that demonstrate the attributes of a successful business, such as strong leadership, consistent business practices, stable infrastructure and strong allegiance to support its mission and impact.

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February 10, 2016: Flint Water Crisis


Our hearts go out to all of the families in Flint, Michigan affected by the lead water crisis. Donate to the Flint Child Health and Development Fund to help provide aide and support to all of the families and children affected by this crisis. Visit for more details.

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