Metro Atlanta Flood Relief: October 1, 2009

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Many of us in the Atlanta region have been affected by the flooding and rain storms that occurred last week. We’ve heard the stories and seen the photos of flooded homes, fallen trees, washed away roads and more. Many of our residents don’t have the necessary flood insurance to help …

Neighborhood Summit a Huge Success: September 14, 2009

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Nearly 500 metro Atlanta neighborhood and community leaders, activists and members gathered on September 12 to attend the first annual Regional Neighborhood Summit. The one-day event, presented by the Civic League for Regional Atlanta, was aimed at bringing together neighbors from across the region to discuss issues of mutual interest …

Planet Philanthropy 2009: September 1, 2009

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Planet Philanthropy 2009 Customized sessions this year help further engage the next generation   On August 22 and August 29, The Community Foundation held two sessions of our annual Planet Philanthropy event for children and grandchildren of donors. [Click HERE for photos from this exciting event!] The first session, for …

Healthy Belvedere Announces Summer Grants: June 1, 2009

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Healthy Belvedere has awarded $15,000 in grants to 10 community groups to support activities that encourage Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) in the Belvedere community. Grantees are as follows: G+G Organics Kirby Childcare Healthy Food Eater Solomon’s Porch Ministry Saint Philip A.M.E. Church Health Ministry White Oak Hills Neighborhood …

Announcing Nonprofit Scholarships: March 18, 2009

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The Community Foundation’s commitment to strengthening and supporting our region’s nonprofit sector includes more than giving financial grants. Now, organizations that have received a grant from any of our discretionary grantmaking programs within the last five years can apply for Nonprofit Scholarships to attend workshops, trainings and conferences for selected programs. …