How a Community Foundation and a United Way Adopted Principled Grantmaking Practices for Greater Impact
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“Everyone, regardless of their zip code, deserves to thrive.”
State-wide Funding Opportunity: United Way and DFCS partner for a third year to provide grants to reduce Learning Loss in Georgia.
Learning Loss grant applications are open January 11 – 18, 2023. Applicant information sessions will be held on December 6 at 2pm and December 7 at 11am.
CareerReady ATL is adjusting the course for young adults not on track for success.
The toy request form will be available on the Toys for Tots website to qualifying organizations starting August 1, 2023.
United Way of Greater Atlanta and the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services strategically partnered to reduce learning loss through a statewide competitive grant program. Grants in 2022-2023 supported community-based organizations in Georgia that were reducing learning loss through building reading skills, improving math proficiency, supporting school transition, strengthening family engagement, supporting learning acceleration, […]
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As seen through the United Way’s Child Well-Being Index, literacy rates in our region are unconscionably tied to zip code, race, and ethnicity — keeping equity and justice out of reach for so many. After two disrupted school years, the need has never been greater or the stakes higher. Our brains are naturally wired to […]
By Katrina D. Mitchell, Chief Community Impact Officer – United Way of Greater Atlanta and Erica Fener Sitkoff, Ph.D., Executive Director – VOICES for Georgia’s Children While much news these days focuses on COVID-19 — cases, hospitalizations, deaths, masks, vaccinations, and variants — other challenges, which existed well before the pandemic, are finally getting the […]
The section under race on my mother’s birth certificate says white. That struck me because although my mom is fair skinned and probably could pass for a white woman, she was far from white. In fact, my mother is a third-generation Latino woman whose parents, my grandparents, migrated from Puerto Rico. If anyone were to […]