Community foundations have no interest other than to serve

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The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta sent the following letter to the New York Times’ business writer David Gelles, in response to his August 3, 2018 article, “How Tech Billionaires Hack the Taxes with a Philanthropic Loophole.” — David, Let us set the record straight. At a time when charitable …

Community Foundation announces Managing for Excellence recipients

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Annual award recognizes region’s highest-performing nonprofits ATLANTA – July 13, 2018 – Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta announces that Synchronicity Theatre and YMCA of Metro Atlanta are 2018 Managing for Excellence award recipients. A stalwart, highly competitive recognition among the 4,300 nonprofits across Atlanta’s 23-county region, Managing for Excellence recognizes …

Community Foundation’s GoATL Fund closes second investment

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Loans support economic development in underserved communities ATLANTA – June 27, 2018 – GoATL Fund (GoATL), an impact investing fund launched by the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta earlier this year, has closed on its second investment. The investment to Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE), a leading Community Development …

Support children separated from their parents at border

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The separation of nearly 2,500 children from their parents who are seeking asylum or immigration at our southern border has created a child welfare disaster. Separation of a child from their parent leaves an irreversible mark of trauma on a young life. Reports from the detainment camps detail the mental …