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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June 23, 2015: Our Thought Leadership Philanthropy column


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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July 30, 2015: “Ideas Challenge” Winner Uses $10,000 Grant to Empower Students to be Creative Activists in Youth Unifying Youth Project


Last night, the 2015 Ideas Challenge winners were announced at an awards ceremony at Georgia Public Broadcasting. Susanna Spiccia isthe first place winner and recipient of a $10,000 grant for her idea, “Youth Unifying Youth,” an after-school program in partnership with Re:imagine/ATL.

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July 6, 2015: 2014 Annual Report now available!


Our 2014 Annual Report is now here. This report explores the concept of "What's in a name?" In our case - everything!

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July 1, 2015: Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina Establishes Lowcountry Unity Fund in Wake of Charleston Massacre


On June 17, 2015, nine members of the Mother Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church were killed inside the church during weekly Bible Study. A fund to help was created at one of our partner organizations, the Coastal Community Foundation.

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June 5, 2015: Achieve Atlanta Names Executive Director


Achieve Atlanta, an independent initiative to dramatically increase the number of Atlanta students completing post-secondary education, will launch this fall under the leadership of Executive Director Tina Fernandez.

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Strengthening Nonprofits

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