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Legacy #2: Reflections on the Paul Boumbulian Social Entrepreneurship Fund and Learning Community

Imagine the healing powers of a supportive retreat, a stroll around a labyrinth inviting you to connect with inner thoughts, or a conversation brought forth from an inspiring poem. In the non-profit realm, personal well-being and growth may often be overlooked for the sake of the needs of the organization or client. Many non-profit leaders […]

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Legacy #1: Celebration at Dixon Oconee Farms Brings Donor Advised Fund Holders Together for Fellowship and Idea Exchange

On May 15, over a hundred of AACF most valued supporters attended a dinner held at Dixon Oconee Farms, the home of hosts Matt and John Dixon, to celebrate the foundation’s successes and achievements over the course of the last six years and a half. In the true spirit of building community, many of the […]

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Legacy #1: Donor Advised Funds Help Kitchen Garden Corps Project Bear Significant Fruit at Clarke Middle School in Athens

Earlier this spring, UGA’s Wick Prichard brought a proposal for a middle school kitchen garden project to AACF’s Delene Porter for consideration. Prichard, an AmeriCorps VISTA out of UGA’s Office of Service-Learning, hoped to secure partial funding for a five-week summer program designed for Clarke Middle students to work in the school garden and kitchen […]

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Cedar Shoals High School JROTC

AACF was proud to provide fundraising support for the Cedar Shoals High School JROTC Cadets who represented Georgia in the 70th Anniversary of D-Day Memorial Parade in St Mere Eglise, France on June 6th, 2014! Of all the approximately 3,500 JROTC programs in the nation, only 50 are selected for the parade. For Cedar Shoals, […]

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Investing for good – The Cottage sets up first Agency Fund at the Athens Area Community Foundation

The Cottage – Sexual Assault Center & Children’s Advocacy Center- is taking advantage of a new program at the Athens Area Community Foundation which helps nonprofits establish endowments to provide a permanent income stream to support their programs and operations. “Although the majority of the community foundation’s Funds are created by families and businesses, we […]

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