Our Mission

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

What is a community foundation?


25th Anniversary Event

Tribute to our Founders

August 21, 2019

THE CONNECTION is a searchable, mappable online directory of non-profit organizations. It includes program information, volunteer opportunities and both financial and in-kind needs. Looking to volunteer with your children or a group from the office? Search THE CONNECTION. Have some furniture you’d like to donate? Add it to THE CONNECTION. Thinking about starting your own… Read more »

Our Stories
August 7, 2019

The Japanese concept of ikigai or “thing that you live for” is the intersection of one’s passion, profession, mission and vocation. Without a doubt, protecting and supporting first responders in Cobb County is Barbara and Lance LoRusso’s ikigai. Lance, a former police officer, is the principal attorney at LoRusso Law Firm where, quoting the firm’s… Read more »

August 7, 2019

“You are here because you are leaders in the community, you care about the community and you need to know what’s going on at Wellstar”. This is how Shari Martin, CCF executive director, addressed a group of over forty CCF fundholders, donors, board members, and guests who gathered for a VIP donor event hosted by… Read more »