Ideas Challenge sparks innovative thinking for civic engagement

Mindy Kao Community, Events, Great Grant Stories, Nonprofits 0 Comments

How would you use $10,000 to improve community engagement around the 2017 local elections? Earlier this year, the 2017 Ideas Challenge posed this question to citizens of the metro Atlanta region. Hosted in partnership by the Center for Civic Innovation (CCI) and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, the competition …

Alicia Philipp honored by Rotary Club of Buckhead

Louise Mulherin Community, Events, Media, News, Nonprofits 0 Comments

On Saturday, March 4, Rotary Club of Buckhead honored Community Foundation President Alicia Philipp at their annual Foundation Ball. She was recognized for her 40 years of service to the region, her success building the Community Foundation to become the region’s philanthropic leader and for providing more than $1.5 billion …

Higher Ground Group reunites for friendship luncheon

Louise Mulherin Community, Events, Higher Ground, Philanthropic Resources 0 Comments

Formed in 2010 by the Community Foundation, the Higher Ground Group was born of a unique relationship between four long-time Atlanta faith leaders, the Rev. Joanna Adams, imam Plemon El-Amin, the Rev. Joseph Roberts and Rabbi Alvin Sugarman. For nearly five years, through weekly blogs, community events and media appearances, …