Archive | February, 2015

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 #2: Update on Community Connection’s Community Platform


Since our last issue, Community Connection of Northeast Georgia has been hard at work implementing the Community Platform software package with funding from AACF. The Community Platform’s searchable database is a critical component of a broader effort to enable donors, social service agencies, and the community to identify needs and leverage resources to better address […]

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Legacy #2: Area Organizations Team-up to Bring Financial Literacy and Support to Athens-Area Residents


It’s a Tuesday afternoon, and a new cohort of Money Management students has taken their seats in class. Today’s subject is budgeting, a vital tool in combating the cycle of scarcity. Recognizing the power of financial literacy and education in providing local residents with the tools to support themselves and their families, a group of […]

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Legacy #2: Letter from the Director


The Athens Area Community Foundation stewards more than financial resources; it translates deep community knowledge into influence, connecting donors to needs at the right moment, preparing the community and organizations for change, and evaluating progress. In this issue of Legacy, we’ll explore some of the ways AACF leverages knowledge and network to meet community needs […]

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