George and Pearl Strickland Scholarship Fund invests in the future of students

Nikonie Brown Donor Stories 0 Comments

Many of the funds at the Community Foundation have interesting and inspirational backstories. The story of the George and Pearl Strickland Scholarship Fund is a reminder of the importance of African American philanthropy in Atlanta. As the February 15 deadline for scholarship applications approaches, it’s important to reflect on how …

What do freezing temperatures mean for those on the streets?

Erin Dreiling News, Philanthropic Resources 0 Comments

It’s cold outside – really cold for our city. And the nights are even colder. For people experiencing homelessness, these nights are dangerous. When temperatures drop, a place to stay and warm gear, such as blankets, coats, gloves and hats, are needed more than ever. Below is a list of …