Let’s build a better future for Greater Atlanta.

We can make Greater Atlanta a place where every kid achieves their dreams. Where every family has a safe place to call home. Where neighborhoods rally around the future they want to see—and have the resources to make it happen. Are you with us? 

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How we help

Right now, more than 500,000 kids across Greater Atlanta don’t have the basic necessities to thrive. Things like food, housing, and educational opportunities. And for 77,000 of those kids, conditions in their communities aren’t just bad—they’re getting worse. These issues take more than quick fixes. To change the future, we’re taking action right now.

Safety & Security

Tackling challenges around housing and family support


Partnering with local schools and offering additional programing


Amplifying the voice of our community and leading civic action


Providing fair access to resources and protecting mental health

Economic Support

Increasing economic mobility and building foundational stability

The Impact of Your Donation

Dakarai learned how to apply for college funding

Through our college readiness funding, Dakarai learned about FAFSA — ultimately applying for and receiving aid to help him achieve his dream of a college degree.

Miquael obtained housing for himself and his children

We connected Miquael with resources to help him find and keep a home, allowing him to provide a stronger foundation for his children’s future.

Lauren received financial assistance after just one call

Just one call to the United Way of Greater Atlanta hotline 211 resulted in $800 of financial assistance, and an appointment with a financial counseling agency.

We partner to deliver support across Miqual's situation.

One Donation, Outsized Impact

Safety & Security
Miquel can tap into rent and utility assistance

Miquel’s children can attend an after-school program


Miquel has access to expanded local-level family services


Miquel is offered counseling to help with stress levels

Economic Support

Miquel can utilize ride-share credits to get to his job

We take an innovative approach to making a difference – using date to identify need, raise funds for collective action, and strengthen our neighborhoods.

We believe effective donors—working collaboratively and thoughtfully—can profoundly contribute to creating a better and more just world.

The Center for Effective Philanthropy

Funding Where it's Needed Most

When you give to us, we put our network and know-how to work — making sure funding goes where it will have the most impact for our communities’ children.


We supported 42,738 families with food, shelter, transportation & technology


We aided 34,148 children in accessing additional educational programming


We helped 2,300 families
obtain increased access
to health services

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