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 3, 2015: Our Thought Leadership Philanthropy column

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

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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

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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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February 19, 2015: Arts Fund grants to Horizon, Atlanta Celebrates Photography

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The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund, an initiative of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, announced two grants today as part of its pilot Arts Capitalization program.

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February 17, 2015: Passing of the Rev. Joseph Roberts

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We offer our deepest sympathies to the family of the Rev. Joseph Roberts on his passing on Sunday. The Rev. was a long-time friend of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta - most recently as one of four esteemed Atlanta faith leaders who were part of our Higher Ground initiative.

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Strengthening Nonprofits

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