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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November 11, 2015: Extra Wish has a new look for Fall!


Keep an eye on your mailbox for your favorite giving publication - the new and improved Extra Wish, an opportunity catalog for our donors. 

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November 9, 2015: 2015 Arts Fund Luncheon Programming Announced!


The programming for the 2015 Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund Luncheon has been announced!

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October 23, 2015: Alicia Philipp to Speak in Washington


Alicia Philipp will present a white paper on donor-advised funds at a special conference in Washington, D.C.

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September 24, 2015: Community Foundation Office Closing


We are moving! Due to this transition, the offices of The Community Foundation will be closed from Thursday, September 25th to Tuesday, September 29th.

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September 15, 2015: Refugee Crisis


The images and numbers of refugees fleeing their homes in Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea and beyond are devastating. The current number of 19 million refugees is the highest amount of displaced persons since World War II. Here is how you can help.

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September 8, 2015: Georgia Grantmakers Alliance Annual Meeting Focuses on Education


The Georgia Grantmakers’ Alliance (GGA) held its annual meeting in Macon on September 2, 2015 and a group of seven staff members from The Community Foundation joined in conversations around the theme of PreK-12 education policy in the state.

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September 1, 2015: Mourning Lynn Huntley: The Community Foundation Says Goodbye to a Board Member


The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta mourns the passing of Lynn Huntley, a board member and friend of the organization.

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August 13, 2015: Nonprofit Bridge Loan Fund Launch


The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta announced the launch of the Nonprofit Bridge Loan Fund today to assist nonprofits with cash flow challenges, access to loan capital and related issues. Click to learn more about it's resources and tools.

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July 30, 2015: “Ideas Challenge” Winner Uses $10,000 Grant to Empower Students to be Creative Activists in Youth Unifying Youth Project


Last night, the 2015 Ideas Challenge winners were announced at an awards ceremony at Georgia Public Broadcasting. Susanna Spiccia isthe first place winner and recipient of a $10,000 grant for her idea, “Youth Unifying Youth,” an after-school program in partnership with Re:imagine/ATL.

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July 6, 2015: 2014 Annual Report now available!


Our 2014 Annual Report is now here. This report explores the concept of "What's in a name?" In our case - everything!

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July 1, 2015: Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina Establishes Lowcountry Unity Fund in Wake of Charleston Massacre


On June 17, 2015, nine members of the Mother Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church were killed inside the church during weekly Bible Study. A fund to help was created at one of our partner organizations, the Coastal Community Foundation.

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June 5, 2015: Achieve Atlanta Names Executive Director


Achieve Atlanta, an independent initiative to dramatically increase the number of Atlanta students completing post-secondary education, will launch this fall under the leadership of Executive Director Tina Fernandez.

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June 3, 2015: 2015 Clayton Fund grantee celebration


The Clayton Fund, a local fund of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, recognized four nonprofits who received grants as the featured program at the Rotary Club of Clayton meeting in Jonesboro. Grantees inspired the crowd as they shared how the funds will be used to further their mission in Clayton County.

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May 19, 2015: The Community Foundation Gifts Over $3 million to Nonprofits Across the 23-County Atlanta Region


The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta announced today its board’s approval of $3,011,203 in grants and support to local nonprofit organizations.

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May 12, 2015: Aid for Nepal Earthquake


Nepal and the surrounding countries have been struck by the second major earthquake in a month, making the need for resources even greater. Learn how you can help.

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May 5, 2015: Succession Planning and Executive Transition Webinar


The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta has been on a learning journey about the relationship between succession planning and long term sustainability in nonprofit organizations. The Foundation offered a free webinar on executive transitions and succession planning on Thursday, April 30 to almost 100 local nonprofit leaders. A recording is now available.

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May 1, 2015: Dr. Robert Putnam talk


Last night, 300 Atlantans gathered at the Atlanta History Center to hear a passionate presentation by Harvard University professor and author, Dr. Robert Putnam. He presented a powerful argument around the increasing opportunity gap among our nation’s children.

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April 21, 2015: Free Executive Transition and Succession Planning Webinar - April 30


As part of the Foundation’s focus on strengthening nonprofit effectiveness, the Foundation is offering a free webinar on April 30 on a topic of critical importance to nonprofits – executive transitions and succession planning.

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April 10, 2015: The Community Foundation Recognizes National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day with New Partnership


In acknowledgement of National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day on Friday, April 10, The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta is proud to announce a new partnership funded by The Elton John AIDS Foundation to educate Atlanta’s youth about HIV and AIDS through two well-respected nonprofits, Moving in the Spirit and VOX Teen Communications.

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April 9, 2015: The Philanthropic Advisor Leadership Institute is now accepting applications for its sixth class


The Professional Advisor Leadership Institute will accept applications for its sixth class through June 5, 2015. PALI is a highly regarded leadership development and networking program that provides financial, legal and accounting professionals with training designed to better educate them on incorporating charitable planning into their professional practice. 

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March 27, 2015: 2015 Managing for Excellence Winners Announced


The Managing for Excellence award recognizes organizations that demonstrate strong leadership and business practices that provide a stable infrastructure and support their mission and impact.The 2015 Managing for Excellence award recipients are Dad’s Garage Theatre and Families First.

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


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


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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January 8, 2015: 2015 Summer Fellowship Program


The Community Foundation is now accepting applications for our Summer Fellowship program. Each year, the Foundation provides a unique summer fellowship experience for an undergraduate student who is interested in philanthropy and the critical issues facing the metro Atlanta region. 

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November 24, 2014: 2013 Annual Report


It’s Here! – Our 2013 Annual Report
In this annual report, we celebrate the people in our 23-county region who work with us to improve quality of life for metro Atlantans.

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October 2, 2014: Ebola Outbreak Response


The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, first discovered in March 2014, is now the largest outbreak of the disease in history, with “widespread and intense transmission” of the virus in Sierra Leone, Guinea, Nigeria, and Liberia (WHO). Provided are opportunities for donors to meet immediate needs.

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August 5, 2014: The Route To and Through College


The issue of high school graduation and matriculation to higher education is a growing national concern. In 2012 only 42% of Georgia’s young adults (25 to 34 years of age) completed a higher education certificate, associate’s degree, or bachelor’s degree.

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August 5, 2014: Nonprofits significant in life of GA’s first Cambodian American Superior Court Judge


Meng H. Lim is an American success story for many reasons. Most recently, this former Cambodian Chinese child refugee was elected Superior Court Judge of Tallapossa Circuit, making him the first Cambodian American elected to Georgia Superior Court.

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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 13, 2014: Clayton Fund Awards $25,000 to meet the needs of local nonprofits


The Clayton Fund, a local fund of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, was the featured program at the Clayton County Rotary Club’s Luncheon on Wednesday, June 4. During the program, the Clayton Fund awarded $25,000 in grants to five local nonprofits making a measureable difference in the community.

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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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May 15, 2014: Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund makes big announcements at Luncheon


The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund, an initiative of The Community Foundation For Greater Atlanta, today announced the creation of its pilot Arts Capitalization program including its largest grant to a single organization in the 21 year history of the Arts Fund. This grant is the first the Arts Fund has made to fund an arts organization’s capitalization plan, awarding a $200,000 grant to the Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center (ACAC) to increase and diversify its audience and donor base. The grant will fund investments in technology, marketing infrastructure and fundraising capacity.

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May 6, 2014: Four Local Organizations Receive Campus-Wide Grants to Green Assessment


Four Atlanta area organizations including Agnes Scott College, the Marcus Jewish Community Center, Zoo Atlanta and Fernbank Museum, will receive energy audits and assessments of their campuses through the Grants to Green initiative.Grants to Green is a partnership between The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Southface Energy Institute and the Kendeda Fund.

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March 18, 2014: Grants to Green updates


Grants to Green has made changes to its Eligibility Guidelines as well as deadline for Assessments. We want to share these changes with you in the event your organization might be interested in applying.

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March 12, 2014: Foundation distributes $1.2 million in grants


Last month, The Community Foundation’s Board of Directors approved $1.2 million 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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March 12, 2014: Supporting Civic Engagement in the Region


At The Community Foundation, one key area of our work is “Advancing Public Will.” Last year, we created the Civic Engagement Fund to provide funding to nonprofit organizations implementing civic engagement strategies.

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March 10, 2014: Scholarships to Volunteering and Service Conference


The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta is excited to partner with Points of Light to offer scholarships to nonprofit leaders interested in attending the Conference on Volunteering and Service, June 15-18, 2014.

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February 25, 2014: Lawmakers Must Understand Philanthropy


Today's online edition of the Chronicle of Philanthropy features a piece co-authored by Alicia Philipp, president of The Community Foundation. Philipp and John Tyler discuss the need for lawmakers to understand philanthropy to make better policy choices.  

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February 21, 2014: Perspectives on Philanthropy


The Community Foundation continues to build raging philanthropists – this time through a new online column. Each week, The Community Foundation shares diverse perspectives on philanthropy and its power to strengthen and improve communities.

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February 12, 2014: Family Volunteer Day was a success


On Saturday, February 8, The Community Foundation held our Family Volunteer Day at Camp Twin Lakes- Will-A-Way where more than 20 donors and their family members participated, supporting Camp Twin Lakes’ Wounded Warrior Retreat.

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February 11, 2014: Strong year for grantmaking


The Community Foundation experienced an historic year for giving in 2013, including the largest total dollar amount for gifts in the Foundation’s 63 year history. In addition to receiving $197 million from donors, we distributed $121 million to support nonprofit organizations – one of our highest years for grantmaking.

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January 22, 2014: A record year for gifts and grants


The Community Foundation is pleased to report that, according to current estimates, 2013 has been one of the best financial years in the Foundation’s history, including the largest total dollar amount for gifts in the Foundation’s 63 year history.

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January 13, 2014: 2014 Summer Fellowship Program


The Community Foundation is now accepting applications for our Summer Fellowship program. Each year, the Foundation provides a unique summer fellowship experience for an undergraduate student who is interested in philanthropy and the critical issues facing the metro Atlanta region.

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January 13, 2014: One Region Atlanta News


The Community Foundation is pleased to announce upcoming events for the One Region Atlanta initiative. Developed in 2013, One Region is dedicated to building a more inclusive region by providing civic engagement and community building opportunities that connect metro Atlanta residents of all cultures and faiths.

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January 8, 2014: Spring 2014 Grantmaking News


Deadlines for our upcoming 2014 grant programs are currently being finalized. See preliminary information below and stay tuned for details. The Community Foundation provides grants and guidance to help strengthen metro Atlanta nonprofits.

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January 6, 2014: Foundation receives $1 million from Woodruff Foundation


The Community Foundation will receive $1 million from the Woodruff Arts Foundation following the sale of the 14th Street Playhouse to the Savannah College of Art and Design. Funds will be used to create and steward a new fund serving performing arts organizations with a focus on theatre and dance companies.

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December 20, 2013: Foundation receives $100,000 for AIDS work


The Community Foundation is pleased to announce a $100,000 grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation. This grant will support work done in 2014 to help local HIV/AIDS service organizations prepare for, and adapt to, changes occurring to the health delivery system.

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December 12, 2013: IRA Charitable Rollover


On January 2, 2013, Congress passed the latest Tax Relief Act, which extended the IRA Charitable Rollover to December 31, 2013. This new law gives you an opportunity to make an annual gift of up to $100,000 from your IRA to a public charity(s) for 2013 only, if you qualify. 

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December 6, 2013: Year-end grants and funds contributions


The busy holiday giving season is once again upon us. To ensure that your end-of-year giving goes as smoothly as possible, we’ve outlined for donors important dates and deadlines for recommending grants and contributing to your fund.

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November 27, 2013: World AIDS Day is December 1


December 1 is World AIDS Day. There has been great progress in fighting the disease yet the challenges remain. Through the Atlanta AIDS Fund, The Community Foundation is responding to this critical community need.  

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November 8, 2013: 2013 Managing for Excellence Award


Congratulations to Quality Care for Children who received our 2013 Managing for Excellence Award earlier today at our Annual Meeting luncheon. Quality Care focuses on creating excellence in child care and early education for Georgia's children.

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November 8, 2013: 2013 Annual Meeting


On Friday November 8 more than 300 donors, professional advisors and top philanthropic and community leaders gathered to attend our Annual Meeting luncheon, exploring how we can build a stronger region for the future.

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November 7, 2013: Foundation announces $2.4 million in grants


The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta is announcing $2.4 million in grants and support to strengthen nonprofits in the 23-county region.

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November 1, 2013: Supporting our region's veterans


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.

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October 9, 2013: Veterans Funding Event on October 30


Today there is a growing need for services and support for veterans. This event will afford donors the opportunity to learn about a recent report on veterans and the nonprofits serving them nationwide.

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October 4, 2013: Mapping Project RFP


The Community Foundation is accepting Requests for Proposals to conduct research to inform development and support of a comprehensive college access support system in the metro Atlanta region.

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September 5, 2013: Center for Family Philanthropy 2013 event


Join us October 3 for our annual Center for Family Philanthropy event featuring Joline Godfrey, CEO of Independent Means who will share case studies, best practices and tools to help families in sharing their philanthropy.

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August 29, 2013: New leaders join Grants to Green initiative


The Community Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of six local leaders to the advisory committee of Grants to Green, which provides environmentally focused knowledge and funding to strengthen nonprofits.

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August 21, 2013: Our Annual Report 2012


We are pleased to present our Annual Report 2012: “Where it all comes together.” This year’s report showcases the best of this place we call home – our 23-county metro Atlanta region. We hope you enjoy the “journey.”

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August 19, 2013: Planet Philanthropy 2013


On Saturday August 17, The Community Foundation hosted our annual Planet Philanthropy event held at the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Planet Philanthropy is designed to allow young people to explore ideas of giving back.

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August 5, 2013: Planet Philanthropy 2013


Planet Philanthropy 2013 will take place Saturday, August 17. Planet Philanthropy allows the children, grandchildren and young friends of our donors to come together to learn about nonprofits, grantmaking and how to make a difference in the community.

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July 11, 2013: 2013 Neighborhood Summit


The 2013 Neighborhood Summit will be held Saturday, September 21. This year's Summit theme is “Celebrating One Region: Sharing Ideas, Places and Spaces,” and will focus on our region’s connectivity and similarities while “celebrating” our rich diversity and gifts.

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July 10, 2013: Our Civic Health


At The Community Foundation, 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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July 9, 2013: Fashion Cares 2013


Join Atlanta’s most exclusive fashion lovers and philanthropists on August 26, 2013 at 7 pm for Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2013, one of the most premier fashion events and largest combined AIDS and breast cancer benefits in the country.

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July 3, 2013: August donor events


There will be two events in August for donors of The Community Foundation. On August 15 is our Women and Philanthropy event. On August 17, we will host our annual Planet Philanthropy event for children, grandchildren and young friends of our donors.

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June 9, 2013: 2013 PAL Institute Class


On June 6, the Professional Advisor Leadership (PAL) Institute graduated its fourth class of advisors. PAL provides financial, legal and accounting professionals with training designed to educate them on how to better incorporate charitable planning into their professional practice.

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June 7, 2013: Clayton Fund 2013


The Clayton Fund, a local fund of The Community Foundation, awarded $25,000 in grants Wednesday to five local nonprofits making a measurable difference in Clayton County.

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June 4, 2013: Introducing Philanthropy blog


We believe in the power of philanthropy to change communities. Each week, we'll be sharing this message via the SaportaReport's Thought Leadership column. This week, hear from president Alicia Philipp.

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May 30, 2013: Resources to get financially fit


What’s in your financial toolbox? Nonprofits are encouraged to attend the June 19 workshop to learn more about budget management, securing short-term funding and the Nonprofit Loan Fund. Come learn about tools to help you be financially fit.

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May 21, 2013: Oklahoma tornado relief efforts


A 2-mile-wide tornado tore through the Oklahoma City on Monday, May 20, destroying entire tracts of homes, piling cars atop one another, and trapping two dozen school children beneath rubble. Consider supporting current relief efforts from the devastating disaster.

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May 10, 2013: An Extra Wish Spring edition


Donors of The Community Foundation have the opportunity to grant the wish of a nonprofit organization through our An Extra Wish program. Our Spring 2013 booklet contains the wishes of 26 nonprofits.

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May 3, 2013: Volunteer Appreciation Event


On Tuesday, April 30 The Community Foundation brought together more than 90 community leaders who currently serve as volunteers for various committees and boards to celebrate their commitment to the work we do to strengthen the metro Atlanta region.

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May 1, 2013: Annual Donor Appreciation Event


Join us for our Donor Appreciation Event at the High Museum on Tuesday, June 4 where we will hear from Ben Cameron, Program Director for the Arts for The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

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April 28, 2013: Our Mission Related Investments


Like many efforts at The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Mission Related Investing (MRI) has been and continues to be a journey not a destination. We have been on our MRI journey for several years now, committed to using this vehicle as one more way to positively impact our region.

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April 17, 2013: Loan Fund Orientation Session


Nonprofits are encouraged to attend a May 1 online orientation session to learn more about the Nonprofit Loan Fund, which provides bridge loans to help nonprofits meet short-term funding needs.

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April 15, 2013: Scholarships for more nonprofits


More organizations are now eligible to receive nonprofit scholarships to strengthen and enhance their organizational and professional development. In addition to grantees, nonprofits that have not received funding from The Community Foundation but that meet certain criteria may now apply.

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April 9, 2013: Scholarships to attend Nonprofit Summit


Nonprofit organizations in The Community Foundation’s 23-county region are invited to apply for scholarships to cover costs associated with attending the Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) 2013 Annual Nonprofit Summit, held May 20-21 at the Atlanta Sheraton.

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April 9, 2013: State of the Sector Results


The Nonprofit Finance Fund recently released the results of its 2013 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey, which details the substantial changes that many organizations are making after years of economic stress.

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April 4, 2013: Meaningful Conversations with Higher Ground


Join the Higher Ground group on April 25 as they discuss "Violence & the Response of People of Faith." The Community Foundation has brought together Higher Ground to provide fresh perspectives on our community's most pressing issues.

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March 12, 2013: Intown Atlanta Neighborhood Tour


Donors are invited to participate in a bus tour to explore the intown communities of Mechanicsville and Peoplestown. This tour will highlight strong nonprofits and programs that are helping revitalize and strengthen these communities.  

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March 6, 2013: March 12 Donor Event


This presentation will be a chance for donors to hear about what’s happening with veterans in our communities, where help is most needed in Atlanta and how they can support.

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March 6, 2013: Local Fund Community Events


The Morgan and Newton Funds of The Community Foundation have awarded their 2013 grants and honored local volunteers for their commitment to making a positive difference in their community.

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February 4, 2013: Support Georgia tornado relief efforts


Tornadoes struck North Georgia counties Bartow and Gordon last Wednesday, January, 31. Current relief efforts from local organizations include overnight shelter stays for displaced families, food distribution and distribution of clean-up, comfort and bulk items to help communities in need.

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January 23, 2013: February 13 Loan Fund Orientation


Nonprofits are encouraged to attend an orientation session on February 13 to learn more about the Nonprofit Loan Fund, which provides bridge loans to help nonprofits meet short-term funding needs.

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January 22, 2013: Upcoming donor events


We are excited to announce our donor engagement opportunities for 2013. Please save the date for two upcoming events: a welcome breakfast to new donors next month, and a discussion on the needs of our veterans in March.

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January 22, 2013: Local Funds accepting nominations for volunteer awards


The Morgan and Newton Local Funds are now accepting nominations for their annual volunteer awards. Local nonprofits, individuals and other groups are asked to nominate individuals who have made a measurable difference in Morgan County and Newton County.

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January 10, 2013: Nonprofit 2013 Deadlines


Following are important dates for nonprofits interested in funding through our multiple grantmaking programs. Nonprofits are encouraged to attend free orientation sessions to learn more about the programs.

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January 4, 2013: Higher Ground Rialto Event


You are invited to a special presentation on Wednesday, February 6 featuring the Higher Ground Group, which will discuss how religion can inspire positive change.

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Neighborhood Nexus

Neighborhood Nexus,  a community initiative of The Community Foundation, is preparing to become the “one-stop shop” data source for information on communities in metro Atlanta. Read more about this growing information resource, and how it is helping strengthen the Atlanta region.  

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