Gulf Coast and Tennessee Flood Relief: May 18, 2010

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There have been two significant disasters in the Southeast in the last month, the Gulf Coast Oil Spill and the floods in Middle Tennessee. As a result, community foundations in both areas have established funds for donors interested in providing financial support. Below is information we’ve compiled should you wish to make a grant to help …

Arts Fund Spring 2010 Grantees: May 5, 2010

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Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund provides $500,000 in critical funding to local arts organizations The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund continues its commitment to increasing the resources available to small and midsized arts organizations. Today, the Arts Fund announced its first round of grants for 2010 – a total of $500,000 in …

Covington students learn philanthropy first-hand: April 22, 2010

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Middle school students at the Montessori School of Covington have awarded grants totaling $1,000 to local nonprofit organizations serving Newton County. Working hand-in-hand with the Newton Fund of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and senior consultant Jasper Tanner to select local nonprofits for consideration, students conducted site visits and interviewed …

New Local Leadership: March 5, 2010

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The Community Foundation is pleased to announce new leadership for two of its local funds – the Newton Fund and the Fayette Fund. Local funds of The Community Foundation respond to the charitable needs of local communities. Each local fund is run by an advisory board that lives and works in …

For the Love of Reading Competition: February 8, 2010

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To celebrate its 10th year of service and success, Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy is hosting the first annual For the Love of Reading competition, a friendly reading battle among CEOs and presidents of Georgia businesses and universities. Our very own Alicia Philipp is in the battle — and she needs our votes! Click here to view Alicia’s …