The Briscoe Family Foundation Fund and the Charles Briscoe Memorial Fund  

The Briscoe Family Foundation Fund and the Charles Briscoe Memorial Fund

Charles lost his battle with Multiple Myeloma, but continues to be an inspiration to others through his legacy of community leadership and philanthropy.

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Kitchen Garden Corps Reflects Community Collaboration  

Kitchen Garden Corps Reflects Community Collaboration

What happens when students from a local middle school, a host of area top chefs, the University of Georgia’s Office of Service Learning, and donor advised fund holders get together on a kitchen garden project at a community school? Remarkable things!

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Community Assessment Supports Strategic Philanthropy  

Community Assessment Supports Strategic Philanthropy

The Community Platform will arm providers, consumers, and donors with street-level and community-wide evaluations of the strengths and deficits in the community’s social service infrastructure.

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Financial Literacy and Support for Athens-Area Residents  

Financial Literacy and Support for Athens-Area Residents

Since 2011, AACF has brought together a collection of non-profits whose purpose has been to educate local residents in the finer points of financial empowerment so that they may develop the tools to support themselves and their families.

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Update on Community Connection’s Community Platform  

Update on Community Connection’s Community Platform

Community Connection of Northeast Georgia has teamed up with AACF to purchase a new software package called Community Platform which includes a searchable database to create a more effective and easy way to enable donors, social service agencies, and the community to acknowledge needs and discover resources to address complex community issues.

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Paul Boumbulian Social Entrepreneurship Fund and Learning Community  

Paul Boumbulian Social Entrepreneurship Fund and Learning Community

In the spring of 2014, one of AACF’s donor advised fund holders, Paul Boumbulian, created a new opportunity for non-profit leaders to reconnect with themselves and relax from the stress of running a full-fledged organization in order to rediscover their passions both personally and professionally.

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Welcome

Founded in 2008, the Athens Area Community Foundation improves the quality of life in our 6 county region and beyond by helping passionate donors shape effective responses to community needs and leave permanent legacies that benefit future generations. Impact the issues you care most about by making AACF your platform for building community.

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Legacy

We are excited to share the second edition of Legacy, Athens Area Community Foundation's Quarterly Newsletter for the philanthropic communities of Athens-Clarke, Oconee, Barrow, Jackson, Madison, and Oglethorpe.

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