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Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta


Last profile update: 02/16/2018
Last grant data update: 04/06/2018

At A Glance

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

(formerly Metropolitan Atlanta Community Foundation, Inc.)

(also known as MACF)

191 Peachtree St. NE, Ste. 1000

Atlanta, GA United States 30303-1741

Telephone: (404) 688-5525


Type of Grantmaker

Community foundation






Incorporated in 1977 as successor to Metropolitan Foundation of Atlanta established in 1951 in GA by bank resolution and declaration of trust - Since 1951, the foundation has been connecting community members, nonprofits and other partners to strengthen the 23-county Atlanta region through philanthropy. Today the foundation is one of the largest community foundations in the country working with more than 650 individual funds and several supporting organizations ranging in size from $50,000 to $190 million. Together with its donors, the foundation averages more than $75 million in grants annually to an estimated 2,000 nonprofit organizations locally, nationally and internationally

Purpose and Activities

The foundation strengthens the region by providing quality services to donors and innovative leadership on community issues.