Love Your Block Partnership: July 12, 2011

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The Community Foundation is currently partnering with the City of Atlanta and Hands On Atlanta in a city-led impact service initiative, “Love Your Block”, where residents are encouraged to participate in beautification projects and programs specific to their community. Examples of how citizens can “love their block” include participating in an …

Foundation awards $1.2 million: May 31, 2011

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The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta is announcing $1.2 million in grants and support to strengthen nonprofits in the 23-county region. Forty-five metro Atlanta nonprofits have received funding and support through the Foundation’s multiple grantmaking programs during this most recent set of competitive grants.     Common Good Funds – …

Your Favorite Wish Facebook Contest: May 3, 2011

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For many years now, we have offered donors of The Community Foundation, an opportunity to grant the wish of a nonprofit organization through our An Extra Wish program. These wishes are essential items that contribute to the success of an organization, but have been set aside because of more pressing …

Southeastern Tornado Disaster: May 2, 2011

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One of the worst tornado disasters in U.S. history hit six southeastern states on Wednesday, April 27 with a death toll reaching to 300 today, the large majority in Alabama. The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center reported137 tornadoes around the region, including 66 in Alabama and 38 in Mississippi. In addition, …

Upcoming Neighborhood Fund Orientation Session: April 13, 2011

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The next orientation session for neighborhood leaders and groups interested in grants and support from The Community Foundation’s Neighborhood Fund is Wednesday, May 11.   Neighborhood Fund Orientation Session Wednesday, May 11, 6-8 pm ReadyTalk Web Conference Click here to participate The Neighborhood Fund provides resources to community groups (non-501(c)3) seeking …