Community Foundation awards more than $1.9 million to nonprofits

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Competitive grantmaking process recognizes effective organizations ATLANTA – November 6, 2019 – In conjunction with the annual National Philanthropy Day celebration, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta announces awarding more than $1.9 million in grants to nonprofit organizations in the metro region. Grants were awarded through the Foundation’s General Operating Support …

Two events to inspire philanthropy

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We were delighted to host two important events for our donors on Tuesday, October 22nd, one profoundly thought-provoking and one wonderfully inspirational. In partnership with Woodruff Arts Center at Atlanta Symphony Hall, we hosted a dramatic reading of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ award-winning book Between the World and Me. The performance, first staged at …

Catchafire builds brand for GSIC

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By Sydney Hulebak, Georgia Social Impact Collaborative Many investors are beginning to consider social outcomes as they weigh needs for financial return, which is driving a transformational shift in how we invest and address social challenges in our communities. But while many regions have a robust impact ecosystem, Georgia lags behind. …

Community Foundation’s GoATL Fund invests in affordable housing in South Atlanta

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Foundation and Focused Community Strategies foster better living for ATL residents ATLANTA – October 9, 2019 – Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta’s impact investment fund, the GoATL Fund (GoATL), has closed on a $500,000 loan to Focused Community Strategies (FCS) to boost a successful affordable housing initiative. The investment will …