Earthquake Tragedy in Haiti: January 15, 2010

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The recent tragedy in Haiti has left us all deeply saddened. As you may know, on Tuesday, January 12, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince causing massive destruction. Officials fear thousands – perhaps more than 100,000 – have perished, and some 3 million people are believed …

Announcing 2010 Fayette Fund Grant Cycle: December 15, 2009

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The Fayette Fund, a Local Fund of The Community Foundation for Greater Atanta, has redesigned its grant program for 2010 and will give both program/project and general operating support to sustain organizations as they pursue their missions. Selected nonprofits can receive up to $10,000 in support; historically grants average around or below $5,000.   Upcoming Orientation: …

Announcing 2010 Marshall Memorial Fellows: December 1, 2009

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For the fourth consecutive year, The Community Foundation partnered with the German Marshall Fund to coordinate the selection process for the metro Atlanta region. The Marshall Memorial Fellowship offers emerging leaders ages 28-40, the opportunity to explore societies, institutions and people on the other side of the Atlantic. The Foundation is …

2009 Managing for Excellence Award: November 5, 2009

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Atlanta nonprofit Open Hand has taken the top prize of $25,000 in The Community Foundation’s annual Managing for Excellence Award competition. Jewish Family & Career Services was chosen as this year’s finalist and received a $5,000 award. Both organizations were honored yesterday at the Foundation’s Annual Meeting, which focused on …