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

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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 we look for in scholarship recommendation letters

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The Community Foundation’s 2018-2019 scholarship deadline is February 15, 2018. With the scholarship deadline quickly approaching, we wanted to quickly share some advice on what our review committees look for in scholarship recommendation letters. So here are some tips for scholarship applicants and their recommenders: Students should choose the right …