Flooding in Tulsa

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Last week the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma faced historic and dangerous flash-flooding that has caused crippling flood damage, sinkholes and erosion. Just prior to the storms in mid-May, several staff members of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta visited Tulsa for a conference. They were welcomed by a beautiful, thriving …

Healthier ATL through Food as Medicine program

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Eating fruits and veggies goes hand-in-hand with health. When doctors at Atlanta’s Grady Health System saw low-income patients struggle with diabetes, hypertension and congestive heart failure, they sought an affordable nutrition solution. They found it in an innovative and low-tech program that prescribes fresh fruits and vegetables to patients. Now, …

Spark Opportunity: hyper-local impact

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Since 2016, a dedicated group of Community Foundation donors have been on a journey to learn more about how collective giving can result in greater impact. The Spark Opportunity Giving Circle emerged out of concern for Atlanta’s widening opportunity gaps, and their journey brought them to one of our city’s …