A look at the power of philanthropy to improve communities throughout the metro Atlanta region. As two of the Atlanta region’s top nonprofits, the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta partnered with the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta strengthen our region by providing quality services to donors and innovative leadership on community issues. Learn more at www.cfgreateratlanta.org or https://www.unitedwayatlanta.org/.
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By Ali Gant, gift planning officer, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Happiness comes in many forms and can be a key driver for successful people, as two hundred professional advisors learned recently at the 11th Annual Balser Symposium. The symposium’s …
Did you know that one-third, or more than 77 million Americans, do not pay all of their bills on time? And 39% of Americans carry credit card debt over from month to month?
Do you work for a nonprofit? Do you volunteer or serve on the board of one? Help us spread the word about the Organizational Profile and Common Grant Application!
It’s not easy getting a nonprofit off of the ground. That’s why United Way of Greater Atlanta created its SPARK Prize Competition – to change that fizzle to a spark.
By Lauren Jeong, program associate, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta This is the time of year when high school seniors in the region are awash in paperwork – college applications, school assignments and, for many, scholarship applications. And the Community …
Before winning United Way of Greater Atlanta’s SPARK Prize, we were a little organization with big dreams. The vision was there, we just needed the funds and some belief to execute.
By Mindy Kao, program associate, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta For the past six years, Carol Yancey and the Oakwood Trails Neighborhood Watch has hosted the Oakwood Trails Back-to-School Block Party for the families of this small Clayton County neighborhood. …
Every Wednesday on United Way’s Facebook page, we’ll be sharing a new story from Communitarians like you who are working to make Greater Atlanta awesome.
By Alicia Philipp, president, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta The beginning of a new year brings the ritual of making resolutions for many, including myself. Beyond personal reflections, this year I offer these wishes for our region:
Forget diamonds, a purse is a girl’s best friend! Whether it’s a clutch or over the shoulder, most of us have our favorite purse packed with all the essentials to get us through the day. Women in Greater Atlanta are …