$1.84 million in competitive grants drives awareness of the region’s most pressing needs

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ATLANTA – Dec. 5, 2018 – Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta recognizes 29 high performing nonprofits with a total of $1.84 million in funding from its annual and highly competitive General Operating Support grants. These organizations meet the high standards of an extremely rigorous review process that is widely viewed …

Balancing Nature & Commerce conference highlights natural habitats as economic drivers

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By Dan Williams, program officer Teams from across the state recently gathered in Porterdale, Ga. in Newton County for the Balancing Nature & Commerce for Georgia’s Small Communities conference. The conference is a hands-on workshop about thoughtful and deliberate strategies for community planning and development. The Conservation Fund facilitated the conference which focused on …

Community Foundation, Sir Elton John and partners launch AIDSfree appeal

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Community Foundation and partners spotlight continued fight against HIV/AIDS in Atlanta Sir Elton John passionately reaffirms commitment to using his influence to combat disease in a city he holds dear ATLANTA – December 3, 2018 – Georgia leads the nation in new infections of HIV/AIDS and Atlanta is in the …

Book Club: Explosion at Orly: The Disaster that Transformed Atlanta

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By James “Jamie” Tobias, gift planning officer On the heels of another tremendous National Philanthropy Day and approaching the season of giving, philanthropy is a very present topic right now. Often philanthropy is an act of celebration in a moment of joy, but sometimes it comes from tragedy, as a …

Meet the GivingCubes™

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The end of the year is a time for gathering with friends and family. As you get together to bond, eat and laugh, why not infuse your quality time with a playful spirit – and with a giving twist? Meet the GivingCubes™, a tool to help you uncover your family’s …