Connecting Passion With Purpose

Our Work

The Community Foundation connects donors, nonprofits and community leaders to strengthen the Atlanta region through philanthropy. In doing so, we are creating a healthier region today and for generations to come. 

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Future generation

Donor Engagement

Each year, we offer a wide variety of education and engagement opportunities for our donors. These events are designed to connect you to the issues in our community and help you make a greater impact through your giving.

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Donor Engagement

Our Civic Health

At The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, we know that thriving communities are communities that actively participate in philanthropy and civic engagement. Learn about results from a recent study on civic life in metro Atlanta.

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May 19, 2015: Our Thought Leadership Philanthropy column

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We believe in the power of philanthropy to change communities and are partners with the United Way of Greater Atlanta on this weekly blog. Presented by the SaportaReport, it's free to subscribe. 

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May 19, 2015: The Community Foundation Gifts Over $3 million to Nonprofits Across the 23-County Atlanta Region

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The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta announced today its board’s approval of $3,011,203 in grants and support to local nonprofit organizations.

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May 12, 2015: Aid for Nepal Earthquake

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Nepal and the surrounding countries have been struck by the second major earthquake in a month, making the need for resources even greater. Learn how you can help.

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May 5, 2015: Succession Planning and Executive Transition Webinar

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The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta has been on a learning journey about the relationship between succession planning and long term sustainability in nonprofit organizations. The Foundation offered a free webinar on executive transitions and succession planning on Thursday, April 30 to almost 100 local nonprofit leaders. A recording is now available.

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May 1, 2015: Dr. Robert Putnam talk

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Last night, 300 Atlantans gathered at the Atlanta History Center to hear a passionate presentation by Harvard University professor and author, Dr. Robert Putnam. He presented a powerful argument around the increasing opportunity gap among our nation’s children.

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Strengthening Nonprofits

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