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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Our Community Partners

In addition to our donors, we are grateful for our community and corporate partners. Each year, we receive financial and in-kind donations from these sponsors to support events like our Annual Meeting.

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August 26, 2014: Our Philanthropy column


We believe in the power of philanthropy to change communities. This summer we’re running some of the “best of” our Thought Leadership Philanthropy blogs from the past twelve months. Presented by the SaportaReport, it's free to subscribe.  

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August 5, 2014: The Route To and Through College


The issue of high school graduation and matriculation to higher education is a growing national concern. In 2012 only 42% of Georgia’s young adults (25 to 34 years of age) completed a higher education certificate, associate’s degree, or bachelor’s degree.

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August 5, 2014: Nonprofits significant in life of GA’s first Cambodian American Superior Court Judge


Meng H. Lim is an American success story for many reasons. Most recently, this former Cambodian Chinese child refugee was elected Superior Court Judge of Tallapossa Circuit, making him the first Cambodian American elected to Georgia Superior Court.

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July 21, 2014: In Atlanta's Core, The AIDS Epidemic Is Skyrocketing


Recently, Georgia Public Broadcasting examined Atlanta's growing AIDS epidemic. Featuing interviews with our President, Alicia Philipp, and others, this piece highlights AIDS Vu a joint project between Emory University and the State Department comprised of interactive online maps showing the percentage of people in a geographic area living with HIV in the U.S.

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