Balser Giving Circle awards $25,000 in grants

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Grants will boost opportunity for at-risk youth ATLANTA – January 4, 2019 – The Balser Professional Advisors Council’s giving circle has announced a total of $25,000 in grants to three organizations working to improve opportunities for at-risk youth in the Thomasville Heights neighborhood in Atlanta. The grants were awarded after …

$1.84 million in competitive grants drives awareness of the region’s most pressing needs

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ATLANTA – Dec. 5, 2018 – Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta recognizes 29 high performing nonprofits with a total of $1.84 million in funding from its annual and highly competitive General Operating Support grants. These organizations meet the high standards of an extremely rigorous review process that is widely viewed …

Community Foundation, Sir Elton John and partners launch AIDSfree appeal

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Community Foundation and partners spotlight continued fight against HIV/AIDS in Atlanta Sir Elton John passionately reaffirms commitment to using his influence to combat disease in a city he holds dear ATLANTA – December 3, 2018 – Georgia leads the nation in new infections of HIV/AIDS and Atlanta is in the …

Community Foundation’s GoATL Fund closes largest investment to-date

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Flexible financing to support affordable housing in metro Atlanta ATLANTA – October 18, 2018 – GoATL Fund (GoATL), an impact investment fund launched by the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, has announced its  most recent closing, a $1 million investment in Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.’s loan fund (“Enterprise”), to support …

Spark Morgan awards $55,000 to 10 nonprofit organizations

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Spark Morgan!—formerly the Morgan Fund—was established by the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta in 2003 to bring together donors, nonprofits and community members to make philanthropy happen in Morgan County. Spark Morgan offers grantmaking, philanthropic learning opportunities and community awareness activities. On Tuesday, October 2, Spark Morgan awarded grants to …