How do we ensure equitable access to learning remotely without a tablet or Wi-Fi?

Errika Moore Uncategorized 0 Comments

By Errika Moore, senior program officer This past Wednesday Governor Brian Kemp announced that distance learning would continue through the end of the academic year. Distance learning has become the new way of life for many students, but unfortunately not for all. For some students, the past 30 days have represented an …

Grant update: Round three: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and United Way of Greater Atlanta announce third round of grants for COVID-19 response

Louise Mulherin Press Releases 0 Comments

More than $8.7 million distributed to date; Round four set for mid-April ATLANTA – April 6, 2020 – In March, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and United Way of Greater Atlanta announced the Greater Atlanta COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund to direct funding to nonprofits on the front lines helping …

Federal relief package contains changes to charitable giving and retirement plan provisions

Alison O’Carroll News 0 Comments

By Alison O’Carroll, director and philanthropic counsel On Friday, March 27, President Trump signed the third COVID-19 relief package, HR 748 – The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security (CARES) Act. The scope of the over $2 trillion aid package is far-reaching. Within its 880 pages are some provisions of particular interest …

Federal relief package aids nonprofit sector, bolsters safety net

Clare S. Richie News, Nonprofits 0 Comments

On Friday, March 27 President Trump signed the third COVID-19 relief package HR 748 – The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security Act (CARES). It’s estimated that the $2 trillion package will aid individuals ($560 billion), big corporations ($500 billion), small businesses ($377 billion), public health ($154 billion), safety net …