2009 Managing for Excellence Award: November 5, 2009

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Atlanta nonprofit Open Hand has taken the top prize of $25,000 in The Community Foundation’s annual Managing for Excellence Award competition. Jewish Family & Career Services was chosen as this year’s finalist and received a $5,000 award. Both organizations were honored yesterday at the Foundation’s Annual Meeting, which focused on …

October and November classes for nonprofits: October 8, 2009

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The Community Foundation’s commitment to strengthening and supporting our region’s nonprofit sector includes more than giving financial grants. Beginning in 2009, The Community Foundation is offering a slate of classes relating to our four priorities under Nonprofit Effectiveness: strategic planning & business analysis, board development, fund development planning and advocacy. …

Metro Atlanta Flood Relief: October 1, 2009

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Many of us in the Atlanta region have been affected by the flooding and rain storms that occurred last week. We’ve heard the stories and seen the photos of flooded homes, fallen trees, washed away roads and more. Many of our residents don’t have the necessary flood insurance to help …

Neighborhood Summit a Huge Success: September 14, 2009

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Nearly 500 metro Atlanta neighborhood and community leaders, activists and members gathered on September 12 to attend the first annual Regional Neighborhood Summit. The one-day event, presented by the Civic League for Regional Atlanta, was aimed at bringing together neighbors from across the region to discuss issues of mutual interest …