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 …

MailChimp Community College: Connecting corporate passion with local purpose

Louise Mulherin Great Grant Stories, News 0 Comments

“No other company has taken their employees in so deep a journey into community knowledge and philanthropy. It was such a phenomenal opportunity to see those people light up and argue about equity.” Alicia Philipp, as quoted in the Atlanta Business Chronicle The Community Foundation has recently wrapped up an …

Well-being Impact Area: what did we learn in 2016?

Erin Dreiling Community, News 0 Comments

In 2016, the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta launched Impact Areas with measurable objectives as a way to focus our financial, partnership and advocacy investments in the Atlanta region. As a starting point for future trend analysis, we have created an Impact Area dashboard that captures baseline values. The following narrative, …