Community Foundation grants over $2.5 million to Atlanta nonprofits. Competitive grants are supplemented by gifts from donor-advised funds

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ATLANTA – October 12, 2016 – The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta announced $2.5 million in competitive grant awards to 52 local nonprofit organizations today. In addition to these competitive grants, the Community Foundation has also awarded more than $65.9 million in grants to nonprofits from donor-advised funds as of …

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 …

Succession Planning Innovation Speeds Nonprofit Effectiveness

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The Community Foundation recently partnered with BoardSource on an innovative succession planning project for nonprofits that is already attracting national attention and replication interest. Early, thoughtful planning, especially for the retirement of a long-term leader, is vital for the stability and sustainability of nonprofit organizations. Yet our research showed that …