2010 Press Releases

November 5, 2010
Nearly 300 local philanthropists and community leaders gathered yesterday to attend The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta’s Annual Meeting. The focus of this year’s event was on the need for open, civil dialogue to strengthen the Atlanta region - click here

November 2, 2010
The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund continues its commitment to increasing the resources available to small and midsized arts organizations. The Arts Fund, an initiative of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, has announced its second round of grants for 2010 – a total of $500,000 in general operating support to 13 local organizations - click here

October 25, 2010
Building upon the success of the Arts Loan Fund, The Community Foundation is expanding loans to stabilize the funding of nonprofit organizations. The Nonprofit Loan Fund helps nonprofit organizations in our 23-county service area meet short-term funding needs by providing bridge loans - click here

September 10, 2010
As part of the Grants to Green Initiative, a partnership between The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and Southface Energy Institute, representatives of 53 nonprofits throughout the metropolitan Atlanta area convened last Thursday, August 12 to share best green building practices and experiences - click here 
 
August 2, 2010
The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta is one of the top 100 community foundations in the country, according to a recently announced list by CF Insights, a national data resource for community foundations. There are more than 700 community foundations nationwide; of these, The Community Foundation ranked 8th among most active grantmakers and also made the lists for most activity (40th), which represents the number of gifts and grants processed annually, as well as number of gifts per capita (66th) - click here

July 20, 2010
For almost 30 years, The Community Foundation and United Way of Metro Atlanta have been responding to the HIV/AIDS epidemic providing leadership and distributing more than $11 million in grants. Recognizing that the issue needs more critical attention, the organizations launched the Atlanta AIDS Partnership with a vision of "A Community without AIDS: No New Cases" - click here

June 17, 2010
Seven of Fayette County’s top nonprofit organizations have been awarded general operating support grants from the Fayette Fund, a local fund of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta - click here  

June 10, 2010
The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta has awarded grants totaling $765,000 through its Common Good Funds to 11 metro Atlanta organizations to use where most appropriate - click here

March 29, 2010
The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta is the 2010 recipient of the Council on Foundations’ Paul Ylvisaker Awardfor Public Policy Engagement for our work to improve outcomes for foster youth as they age out of the foster care system through the Metropolitan Atlanta Youth Opportunities Initiative (MAYOI) - click here 

May 7, 2010
The Arts Fund announces $500,000 in general operating support to ten local organizations. This is the second year of increased grants supported through the Atlanta Arts Recovery initiative, a $2.5 million, multi-year program launched last year to keep Atlanta arts organizations stable as they face unprecedented financial challenges – click here
 
February 23, 2010 
Steve Forsyth of Peachtree City, Ga., has been named chair of The Fayette Fund, a local fund of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta – click here

February 11, 2010
In spite of the turbulent economic times of last year, The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and its more than 600 philanthropists gave a record estimated $138.4 million to nonprofits and faith-based organizations – click here   

January 21, 2010
Christie Brown joins The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta as vice president of Finance & Operations – click here  

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