Ready, Set, Go Workshops

Ready, Set, Go Workshops

Our signature Nonprofit Board Leadership Training workshops are back! Attend just one. Or several. Or attend them all – you choose your path!

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Investing in our community

We believe in helping grow vibrant, healthy communities.

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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Make a Difference

Are you ready for your giving to create an even larger philanthropic impact? Start planning with us today!

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How it Works

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.

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Look at what we’re accomplishing together!

Our history is rooted in the trusted leadership and focus of community members committed to mobilizing resources for the greater good.


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We help our donors understand the benefits of donating to charity. Since inception, our donors have awarded more than $25 million in grants to qualified nonprofit organizations.

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We work with professional advisors to create giving plans that meet their clients’ charitable and financial goals.

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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.

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Community Story
"The Athens Area Community Foundation really highlights the positives and helps people do something - they put the wheels in motion and enact change because of the level of engagement and awareness they have around these issues. It’s the beauty of getting people who are philanthropic together so they can share their thoughts and ideas and pool their money for a greater impact. There’s a lot of power in the network the Community Foundation has created.”

For Tee Noland, it’s all about the kids. Whether it’s involving his own children in philanthropy or investing in local kids through the Boys and Girls Clubs of Athens, Tee’s all in.

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