We seek to help kids succeed in school and improve health, economic opportunities and neighborhoods for children and families.

Our Atlanta Civic Site team brings together civic, education, nonprofit and business partners to promote high-quality education for kids, economic opportunity for their parents and safety and stability in their communities. To those ends,we use the following core strategies:

From the Blog

Supporting Neighborhood Leadership and Change in Atlanta: A Video on the Community Investment Fund

A new video highlights the Foundation’s Community Investment Fund, which supports resident-led neighborhood improvement projects in southwest Atlanta. 

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Atlanta’s Community Investment Fund Advisory Board has selected its new class of grant recipients for 2016. Funded projects will serve residents in a variety of ways — from developing community gardens to pairing local youth with rescue animals in need. This blog post previews the work of all 15 awardees.

Supporting Kids and Parents in the Atlanta Civic Site

Video: Helping Kids and Parents Thrive

While building a solid foundation for children to succeed, we connect their parents to the programs and services they need to become financially stable and build careers.

Fighting for Georgia's Young Readers

Winning the War for Reading Proficiency describes the Georgia Campaign for Grade-Level Reading's efforts to significantly increase the percentage of state children reading at or above grade level by the end of third grade by 2015.

Video: The Healthy Beginnings System of Care

The Dunbar Learning Complex provides programs and services to keep children on track developmentally. The Healthy Beginnings program helps connect kids and families to health services and resources.