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That’s why we partner with you to invest in our region through strategic grantmaking. We are deeply involved in our community, which means we can help you quickly and expertly deploy funds where they will make the biggest impact. We connect you to causes you care about, helping you give with purpose and create a dynamic legacy.
While we’re headquartered in Athens, we serve Barrow, Clarke, Jackson, Madison, Oconee, and Oglethorpe Counties.
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We help you grow your charitable giving, connect you with causes that align with your giving goals, and ensure your gift will do good work, now and forever.Learn more
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Grants Awarded in 2019
We help our donors understand the benefits of donating to charity. Since inception, our donors have awarded more than $22 million in grants to qualified nonprofit organizations.Learn More
We work with professional advisors to create giving plans that meet their clients’ charitable and financial goals.Learn More
As part of creating a dynamic legacy in our community, we provide education and mentoring so that nonprofits in Athens Georgia can effectively raise, use, and preserve the resources they need to fulfill their missions.Learn More
Banking expert, Phil Bettendorf, has a community-driven purpose that is a big part of what drove him to get involved with the Athens Area Community Foundation nearly 15 years ago.Read Phil's Story