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 …

Community Foundation to sunset Managing for Excellence program

Lesley Grady Community, News 0 Comments

Since 1984, our Managing for Excellence program has celebrated nonprofit organizations that exhibit exemplary management. We have been honored to help more than 66 nonprofits in metro Atlanta achieve greater reach and impact aligned with their mission. We are proud to have supported some of Atlanta’s most extraordinary and impactful …

Meet Howard Palefsky

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In 2019, the Community Foundation welcomes three new members to our Board of Directors. Get to know the third, Howard Palefsky. Howard Palefsky is a member, Victoria Capital Management, Inc. He has extensive experience as an entrepreneur, CEO, board chair, director and investor in the life sciences, medical device, healthcare …

Meet Doug Hooker

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In 2019, the Community Foundation welcomes three new members to our Board of Directors. Get to know the next, Doug Hooker. Doug Hooker leads the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), the agency which coordinates local government policy and planning for metro Atlanta, to enhance the region’s economic competitiveness. ARC brings best …

Meet Bert Clark

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In 2019, the Community Foundation welcomes three new members to our Board of Directors. Get to know the first, Bert Clark. Bert Clark is an estate and business planning advisor with Estate Strategies Group, LLC. He advises families, businesses and individuals in all manner of estate, philanthropic, business and financial …