A Force of Change in Atlanta-area Education

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The Georgia Council for Economic Education awards the 2017 VanLandingham Award to the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Guest post from GCEE For as long as anyone can remember, the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta has been a bedrock resource for the communities of metro Atlanta. But as Foundation President …

Journey through 2016 with our Annual Report

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“Our 2016 annual report shines a light on some of the philanthropists, nonprofits and community initiatives that make our region thrive.” – Alicia Philipp, president We like to say that the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta is a philanthropic GPS. Why? Because no matter where you are with your philanthropy …

Reflecting on loyalty: what does being loyal mean to you and your philanthropy?

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On a beautiful spring evening recently, the Community Foundation hosted more than 120 donors, friends and colleagues at the Atlanta Botanical Garden to hear from James Kane, a leading expert on loyalty. Kane has studied the issue extensively from a psychological perspective and led the audience through an engaging presentation …

Strategic Restructuring at work: The Center for Working Families, Inc.

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Two are so much stronger than one. For years, The Center for Working Families and New Hope Enterprises have operated independently to help move disadvantaged individuals out of poverty by providing soft and hard skills training, connection to employment and other supportive services. The two partners noticed that they were …