Community Foundation to sunset Managing for Excellence program

Lesley Grady Community, News 0 Comments

Since 1984, our Managing for Excellence program has celebrated nonprofit organizations that exhibit exemplary management. We have been honored to help more than 66 nonprofits in metro Atlanta achieve greater reach and impact aligned with their mission. We are proud to have supported some of Atlanta’s most extraordinary and impactful …

The power of an anonymous gift

Lauren Jeong Great Grant Stories 0 Comments

Not everyone wants to be recognized for their contributions. How can anonymous gifts supercharge our Atlanta community? Here are a few examples of how anonymous donors made an impact in 2018: Grant Park Conservancy received funding to renovate three new ADA accessible picnic areas with heavy steel trash receptacles and …

Government shutdown impacts nonprofits as well as federal employees

Erin Dreiling News, Philanthropic Resources 0 Comments

Portions of the federal government have been shut down for nearly a month in the longest governmental shutdown in our nation’s history. The consequences are far-reaching, affecting not only the employees that are not being paid, but also the beneficiaries of many of the shuttered programs. Many nonprofit organizations are …