The importance of completing the FAFSA

Lauren Jeong Uncategorized 0 Comments

In 2017, Metro Atlanta’s graduation rate was 80% and only 75% of those graduates enrolled in a post-secondary institution. A major barrier of college enrollment is cost. Sixty percent of Georgia college graduates finish with debt. Yet only 67% of Georgia’s high school seniors completed a FAFSA last year, which …

The ballot measure that is important to me

Jen Bennecke Uncategorized 0 Comments

By Jen Bennecke, Community Foundation donor My husband Paul and I have a fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta because we want to demonstrate to our children that philanthropy is one important aspect of being a contributing citizen in our community. Voting is another way we can all have …