Athens Area Community Foundation

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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The 2018-2019 Nonprofit Training Series is brought to you by a partnership with the Athens Area Community Foundation, United Way of Northeast Georgia, Athens-Clarke County, GA Unified Government, University of Georgia School of Social Work, and UGA Service-Learning.

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Bike Athens Spotlight

BikeAthens, an Athens, GA-based 501(c)3 non-profit since 1991, advocates for a safe and connected city, teaches safe cycling to people of all ages, and repairs and provides bikes for people who need them. BikeAthens operates a workshop where volunteers refurbish donated bicycles to re-donate to members of the community who need an affordable, reliable way to get to work, school, or services. Since 2004 they have developed partnerships with over 20 local social service agencies through a referral system to help those most in need. In 2017 they donated over 120 bikes and served over 200 walk-in repair clients, working nearly 3,000 volunteer hours.

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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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