Community Foundation launches PLUS: Parent Leaders United for Students; Engaging APS parents for student and school success

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ATLANTA – July 29, 2016: The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta announces a new pilot program dedicated to increasing parent voice in Atlanta Public Schools (APS) ultimately leading to greater student success. Parent Leaders United for Students, known as PLUS, is a grassroots parent engagement effort targeting the Carver, Douglass …

Community Foundation sets goal of $1.6 billion in assets by 2018: Atlanta Business Chronicle Report

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The Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Maria Saporta interviewed Alicia Philipp to discuss the Community Foundation’s three-year strategic plan and its mission of boosting philanthropy in the Atlanta region. The Foundation currently receives about $100 million in new philanthropic funds every year from individuals, foundations and estates. “That is absolutely awesome,” Philipp …