Junior League of Atlanta targets truancy through donor-advised fund gift

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The Junior League of Atlanta (JLA) has a donor-advised fund with the Community Foundation and we work closely with JLA members to inform their annual grantmaking. We collaborate to identify nonprofits that enable the JLA to have a sustained impact within three priorities: improving early childhood education, reducing generational poverty …

Tomorrow’s philanthropists shaped today through practical learning

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Each year, 70,000 middle school students are exposed to the real-world importance of giving at Junior Achievement’s Discovery Centers in downtown Atlanta and Gwinnett County, thanks to a unique partnership between the Community Foundation and United Way of Greater Atlanta. The Discovery Centers draw students into an immersive simulated economy, …

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From Terry Mazany, senior vice president for philanthropy We live in a time of massive and accelerating change unlike any other time in human history. The challenges are great, but so are the opportunities – if we work together. When tackling these enormous challenges there is an adage that “If …