Reflections from recent trips to Nepal, India and Bangladesh, however, have helped me to see the community-driven change we want to support in a subtler, more nuanced light.
Today’s building launch represents a big milestone for the Southeast, for Georgia Tech, and for our Fund. Kendeda’s work began nearly 25 years ago when my mom, Diana Blank, first realized the transformative power that philanthropy could have in changing the world.
What They Do The Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) is an Atlanta-based nonprofit committed to promoting balanced growth and shared prosperity in the American South through multi-demographic coalitions and networks. PSE’s work sits at the intersection point of transportation, energy, land-use, and economic inclusion. Its mission-related activities have a tremendous impact on low-wealth people and communities … Continued
What They Do The Fund for a Safer Future (FSF) plays a strategic role in the gun violence prevention movement, pooling resources from multiple foundations and private donors to invest in targeted, practical, strategies to reduce gun injuries and deaths. FSF supports rational, evidence-based policies at the local, state and federal levels, and invests in … Continued
What They Do The Center for Civic Innovation (CCI) seeks to push Atlanta to be a smart, equitable, and engaged city by investing in community-driven ideas, supporting social enterprises, and engaging people in dialogue and action. They do this by supporting and investing in people and organizations who are already on the ground with products or … Continued
What They Do PCEC safeguards and enhances the lands, water and wildlife in Yellowstone’s northern gateway through community-based engagement and advocacy. PCEC works with Park County, MT residents and leaders to protect and enrich the quality of life in Park County by preserving and restoring rivers, wildlife and landscapes. PCEC is a lead organization working … Continued
What They Do The National Military Family Association’s Operation Purple Family Retreats bring military families together for week-long retreats that provide family members opportunities to reconnect with one another while spending time in the outdoors. The camps also provide practical tools and training families need to manage stressful military lives filled with extended deployments and … Continued
What They Do Working to make Atlanta a place where every student in every community receives a high-quality education, redefinED Atlanta leverages private funding for aligned strategic investments in community empowerment, school level talent, and high quality schools. By the 2021-22 school year, they aim to add 8,000 high-quality seats in Atlanta Public Schools, transforming … Continued
What They Do FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund is the only youth-led fund focused exclusively on supporting global young feminist activism to advance social justice movements and agendas. Governed and operated by dynamic young feminists from around the globe, FRIDA provides funding for newly established young feminist-led initiatives through a participatory grant-making process – … Continued