EIN 58-1344646

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

IRS 501(c) type
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Financials as of 2019-12
$132m: Grants & donations
$30m: Non-invt sales, net
$18m: Invst income
$3m: Misc other revenues
$122m: Grants, in USA
$12m: Grants, US-people
$4m: Invest mgmt
$11m: Misc other expenses
$687m: Stocks & bonds
$302m: Other sec
$11m: Grants receiv
$27m: Misc other assets
$25m: Grants payable
$8m: Other lia
$2m: Accts pay
To be The most trusted resource for growing philanthropy to improve communities throughout The Atlanta region. To strengthen our region by providing quality services to donors and innovative leadership on Community issues. To lead and inspire philanth...
Also known as...
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Program areas at The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

Philanthropic services - see schedule o for complete description.philanthropic servicesthe Foundation provides a philanthropic officer to every donor to consult on their unique philanthropic needs as a part of our concierge-style personalized services. Our philanthropic services staff provides one-on-one support in creating a philanthropic strategy, connecting donors with organizations and trends that may interest them and engaging family members. We offer regular events and workshops on various philanthropic topics, as well as tours of nonprofits doing great work. Our greatest number of grants are awarded through these non-competitive channels. See further discussion under program titled grantmaking below. The small amount of revenue seen under philanthropic services is mainly fees received from our supporting organizations for professional services, such as consultation on their philanthropic needs.
Community partnerships and initiatives - see schedule o for complete description.community partnerships and initiativesat The Community Foundation, we believe in The power and potential of individuals and organizations to change communities, whether those communities are physical neighborhoods, a group of individuals with a common interest or a cohort of organizations focused on similar issues. We play a variety of roles, but our key goal is to be The connecting point for The various partners, nonprofit organizations and Community leaders working together toward The common vision of a stronger Greater region for all atlantans. In 2019, our work focused on: The implementation of nonprofit effectiveness programs like catchafire and general operating support grants; scaling our new impact investing program, The goatl fund; deep research and focus groups to shape our equity of opportunity architecture; and partnerships with corporations like harry norman realtors, mailchimp and state farm to give back to The Community.
Competitive grants - see schedule o for complete descriptiongrantmaking servicesthe Foundation awards grants through both competitive and non-competitive channels. The greatest number of grants are awarded through non-competitive channels, such as donor-advised funds, where grant investments are recommended by The donor or fund advisor often with The guidance of his or her philanthropic advisor. The total expense related to these donor-advised grants are included under The program heading philanthropic services. The grants awarded by The Foundation through competitive channels, for which The costs are included under this grantmaking program heading, occur where prospective grantees submit proposals that are reviewed by staff and/or members of a designated grant making committee and trustees. These grants are made to address critical issues in The 23-county Atlanta region. All grants, both competitive and non-competitive, receive an in-depth review by The Community committee and are then reviewed and approved by our board of directors.

Form 990s for The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-05990View PDF
2018-122020-01-27990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122017-12-28990View PDF
2015-122017-03-30990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

Who funds The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Courts FoundationThe Foundation Deposits Funds for Grants for the Benefit of Various Piublicly Supported Charities$2,200,000
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Grants made by The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Bard CollegeGeneral Support$12,000,000
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...and 944 more grants made

Financials for The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$134,121,451
Program services$924,751
Investment income and dividends$17,589,343
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$30,472,262
Net income from fundraising events$-306,579
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$34,105
Total revenues$182,835,333

Personnel at The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

Frank FernandezPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Diana ChampVice President , Capacity and Chief Financial Officer
Elyse HammettVice President , Marketing and Communications
 Subscribe to viewSenior Vice President , Philanthropy / Senior Vice President Philanthropy$248,016
 Subscribe to viewManaging Director , Social Impact Strategy$139,540
...and 22 more key personnel

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General information
191 Peachtree Street Ne Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 30303
Metro area
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
Website URL
(404) 688-5525
Facebook page
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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