Well-being Impact Area: what did we learn in 2016?

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In 2016, the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta launched Impact Areas with measurable objectives as a way to focus our financial, partnership and advocacy investments in the Atlanta region. As a starting point for future trend analysis, we have created an Impact Area dashboard that captures baseline values. The following narrative, …

Succession Planning Innovation Speeds Nonprofit Effectiveness

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The Community Foundation recently partnered with BoardSource on an innovative succession planning project for nonprofits that is already attracting national attention and replication interest. Early, thoughtful planning, especially for the retirement of a long-term leader, is vital for the stability and sustainability of nonprofit organizations. Yet our research showed that …

Nonprofit Bridge Loan Fund Spans Financial Gaps for Organizations

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ATLANTA – August 12, 2015 – Armed with data gained through quantitative and qualitative insights provided by more than 500 nonprofit leaders across the 23-county metro area, The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta announced today an enriched program to assist nonprofits with cash flow challenges, access to loan capital and …

No Words

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It is true no words can capture what it means to a parent when they lose a child. Words of comfort can only attempt to convey the love and sorrow that others feel for the grieving parents and family. As I walk the path of sorrow along with the parents …

Anger Management

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During one of the heavy downpours of rain this week, I found myself caught for an hour in a traffic jam of historic proportions. Later, I discovered that lightening had struck a traffic light a mile or so from where I sat imprisoned in my car and worried about arriving …