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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February 9, 2016: Thought Leadership in Philanthropy


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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February 10, 2016: Flint Water Crisis


Our hearts go out to all of the families in Flint, Michigan affected by the lead water crisis. Donate to the Flint Child Health and Development Fund to help provide aide and support to all of the families and children affected by this crisis. Visit for more details.

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November 11, 2015: Extra Wish has a new look for Fall!


Keep an eye on your mailbox for your favorite giving publication - the new and improved Extra Wish, an opportunity catalog for our donors. 

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November 9, 2015: 2015 Arts Fund Luncheon Programming Announced!


The programming for the 2015 Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund Luncheon has been announced!

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October 23, 2015: Alicia Philipp to Speak in Washington


Alicia Philipp will present a white paper on donor-advised funds at a special conference in Washington, D.C.

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September 24, 2015: Community Foundation Office Closing


We are moving! Due to this transition, the offices of The Community Foundation will be closed from Thursday, September 25th to Tuesday, September 29th.

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September 15, 2015: Refugee Crisis


The images and numbers of refugees fleeing their homes in Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea and beyond are devastating. The current number of 19 million refugees is the highest amount of displaced persons since World War II. Here is how you can help.

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