George and Pearl Strickland Scholarship Fund invests in the future of students

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Many of the funds at the Community Foundation have interesting and inspirational backstories. The story of the George and Pearl Strickland Scholarship Fund is a reminder of the importance of African American philanthropy in Atlanta. As the February 15 deadline for scholarship applications approaches, it’s important to reflect on how …

Nonprofits: Help Us Learn About Your Work!

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By Maria Najlis, program associate, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Since joining the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, the question I have been asked most often by people who work for nonprofits is, “how can we connect with the Foundation and/or its donors?” It’s a great question and one I …

Donors – we want to hear from you!

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As a donor of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, thank you for all that you do. Philanthropy makes Atlanta prosper and you are a vital part of that. Our organization values our relationship with you and seeks to provide you with the very best tailored philanthropic services, paired with …

Balser Giving Circle presents Boys and Girl Club of Thomasville Heights with $25,000

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The 12th Annual Balser Symposium, a partnership between the Atlanta Jewish Foundation, United Way of Greater Atlanta and the Community Foundation, took place on February 2. Attendees listened to Harriet Warshaw of The Conversation Project discuss ways to talk about death with clients, along with their friends and family.   Attendees also …