Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta has granted $60.8 million to Atlanta nonprofits year-to-date

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ATLANTA – November 17, 2017 – Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta announces $60.8 million in grants to nonprofits year-to-date. Of that, $2.4 million in competitive grants have been awarded to 38 nonprofit organizations in the Foundation’s most recent competitive grant cycle. In addition to these competitive grants, the Community Foundation …

Balser Giving Circle awards $25,000 to Our House

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The Balser Professional Advisors Council’s giving circle has announced a $25,000 grant to Our House, a nonprofit organization that offers children and families experiencing homelessness the tools, support, and education they need to thrive. The grant was made after the group heard funding pitches from three nonprofit organizations that had …

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 …