Atlanta Foundation Grant

Atlanta Foundation

Grant amount: Up to US $55,000

Next anticipated deadline: Mar 1, 2019

Later anticipated deadlines: Sep 1, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Research, General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Counties in Georgia: DeKalb County, Fulton County

Location of residency: Counties in Georgia: DeKalb County, Fulton County

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About the Foundation

The Atlanta Foundation was created by a resolution adopted on February 1, 1921 by the Board of Directors of the Fourth National Bank of Atlanta under which the bank was named as sole Trustee. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., now continues as Trustee.

The income of the foundation is distributed by a committee of five persons who shall be residents of Atlanta, men or women, interested in welfare work, possessing a knowledge of the civic, educational, physical, and moral needs of the community; preferably one, and in no event to exceed two members of said committee to belong to the same religious sect or denomination. Those holding or seeking political office are disqualified from serving. The term of service for a committee member is five years.


The purpose of the Atlanta Foundation is to assist charitable and educational institutions located in Fulton County or DeKalb County, Georgia that promote education or scientific research; advance care for the sick, aged, or helpless; improve living conditions; provide recreation for all classes; and such other charitable purposes as will improve the mental, moral, and physical life of the inhabitants of Fulton and DeKalb counties regardless of race, color, or creed.

Program areas

All program areas

Types of support

Focuses on program grants and operating projects.

States served


Geographic limitations

Fulton County or DeKalb County, Georgia

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    • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
    • Grants are limited to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations located in Fulton County or DeKalb County, Georgia.
    • Grantmaking priorities :
      • The foundation assists with funding of program grants and operating projects.

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