Our Mission

Inspiring charitable giving, building resources for the future and connecting donors who care with causes that matter

What is a community foundation?


August 14, 2018

More than ever, advisors are recommending to their clients who are over 70 ½ to make their charitable gifts out of their IRAs with those distributions going directly from their IRA to the charity. The great advantage to the “QCD” is that although it counts toward your required minimum distribution from your IRA, it is… Read more »

Our Stories
August 10, 2018

What did you do for your birthday this year? For her third birthday, Mary Evelyn Higginbotham chose to help children who have experienced domestic violence and sexual assault. Mom Laura hosted a Beauty and the Beast themed party for Mary Evelyn, who asked that guests bring Belle’s favorite thing, books, in lieu of presents. Mary… Read more »

July 11, 2018

Celebrating 25 Years of Inspired Charitable Giving | Upscale Sunday Brunch | October 21, 2018 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.| Cobb Galleria Centre In late 1993, a group of Cobb business leaders, established the Cobb Community Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. Fourteen years later, we obtained our 501(c)(3) designation and became Cobb… Read more »