Tomorrow’s philanthropists shaped today through practical learning

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Each year, 70,000 middle school students are exposed to the real-world importance of giving at Junior Achievement’s Discovery Centers in downtown Atlanta and Gwinnett County, thanks to a unique partnership between the Community Foundation and United Way of Greater Atlanta. The Discovery Centers draw students into an immersive simulated economy, …

A Place to Perform grants give arts nonprofits a stage

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By Lauren Jeong, program associate The arts play a critical role in local economies, connecting people, amplifying child development, providing outlets for mental health and preserving culture. But unfortunately, these opportunities are not spread evenly across our 23-county region. That is why the Foundation tracks arts participation and resident satisfaction in the …