12 results found
Presents survey findings about attitudes toward, motivations for, and activities in community involvement, philanthropic giving, volunteerism, and public policy involvement in the metropolitan Atlanta region as of July 2011. Considers implications.
Highlights public policy issues that affect higher education in Georgia; the foundation's commitments to increasing access to higher education, including its scholarship funds; nonprofits in the field; and donor options for supporting students.
Offers an overview of the small grants program and leadership institute for grassroots organizations. Profiles foundation staff involved with the fund, advisory committee members, grantees, and donors.
Outlines the premise and strategy behind the initiative, as well as the history, key components, and lessons of the fund for driving positive community change through grants, leadership development, coaching, and partnerships.
Outlines the foundation's roles, in addition to that of grantmaker, as a regional convener, community leader, partner, and pipeline for nonprofit resources in finding solutions to community improvement and development issues.
Outlines for youth the role of philanthropy, nonprofits, and volunteerism in meeting community needs and describes the foundation's Planet Philanthropy workshop for children ages 9 to 15. Includes profiles of nonprofits and resource list.
Describes how the Grants to Green initiative is helping Atlanta nonprofits reduce energy and water use while increasing cost efficiency by funding green building assessments and implementation, knowledge sharing, leadership opportunities, and evaluation.
Summarizes the impact of the foreclosure crisis on metropolitan Atlanta by county, lists potential solutions, and profiles area nonprofits focused on addressing the crisis and community development.
Metropolitan Atlanta Youth Opportunities Initiative: Building Capacity for Youth Aging Out of Foster CareAugust 10, 2010
Describes an initiative to offer support and resources to youth aging out of foster care, including individual development and debit accounts and access to education, jobs, health care, and housing. Outlines impact, CFGA's role, and lessons learned.
Outlines the center's multi-generational approach and the information, resources, and customized service it offers to help donors expand their philanthropic engagement and connect with effective nonprofits. Includes donor profiles.
Provides an overview of Atlanta area arts and cultural organizations; the role of the arts in education, youth engagement, community development, and support for underserved populations; and the foundation's support for the arts between 2005 and 2009.
Provides local HIV/AIDS statistics and profiles the Atlanta AIDS Partnership Fund's work in prevention education; community-based housing, nutrition, and legal services; and advocacy. Highlights successful approaches and grantees' projects.