What’s new from Alicia? Building leverage in our community

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The Community Foundation relies on the generosity of our donors to make grants to worthy nonprofits in our region. Beyond grantmaking, we are committed to our role as a connector in the community, even if a contribution of funds is not involved. Here is one such example: Recently, our public …

Ideas Challenge sparks innovative thinking for civic engagement

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How would you use $10,000 to improve community engagement around the 2017 local elections? Earlier this year, the 2017 Ideas Challenge posed this question to citizens of the metro Atlanta region. Hosted in partnership by the Center for Civic Innovation (CCI) and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, the competition …

Balser Giving Circle awards $25,000 to Our House

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The Balser Professional Advisors Council’s giving circle has announced a $25,000 grant to Our House, a nonprofit organization that offers children and families experiencing homelessness the tools, support, and education they need to thrive. The grant was made after the group heard funding pitches from three nonprofit organizations that had …

Community Foundation grants over $2.5 million to Atlanta nonprofits. Competitive grants are supplemented by gifts from donor-advised funds

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ATLANTA – October 12, 2016 – The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta announced $2.5 million in competitive grant awards to 52 local nonprofit organizations today. In addition to these competitive grants, the Community Foundation has also awarded more than $65.9 million in grants to nonprofits from donor-advised funds as of …