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From Philanthropy Front and Center-Atlanta
A blog that spotlights grantmakers, their grants, and the work of the Foundation Center in Atlanta and the Southeast.

Featured Reports

Taking Measure: Key Facts on Georgia Grantmaking Trends

April 2015


In 2012, the state of Georgia was home to 1,533 grantmaking foundations that awarded $932 million in grants overall, with the largest share of funding supporting the field of education. This report from Foundation Center, Georgia Grantmakers Alliance (GGA), and the Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) assesses trends in giving by the state's foundations and examines the relationship between Georgia's foundations and nonprofits. Taking Measure also summarizes key findings on the grantmaking practices of Georgia funders based on surveys conducted with GGA and GCN members and includes updated financial data on Georgia foundations.

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Nonprofit Issues Forum with James A. Joseph

May 14, 2013

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Featured Interviews

Philanthropy Chat: Juliana Steele on Fiscal Sponsorship for Artists

September 28, 2012
Juliana Steele Juliana Steele, program specialist for fiscal sponsorship with Fractured Atlas, talks about the concept of fiscal sponsorship. She also explains how artists can determine whether their project would be a good candidate to be fiscally sponsored, and how artists can seek out sponsors.


(4 minutes, 54 seconds; 4.5MB)

Philanthropy Chat: Faith Fuller Discusses Fundraising for Documentary Filmmakers

September 25, 2012
Faith Fuller Author and filmmaker Faith Fuller discusses her background in fundraising for filmmaking. She shares tips on raising money for documentary projects, and explains how documentary fundraising differs from other types of film fundraising.


(8 minutes, 42 seconds; 8MB)

Philanthropy Chat: Why Arts Organizations Should Collect Data

September 29, 2011
Susan Weiner Joe Winter and Jessyca Holland of C4 Atlanta discuss their program "Why Arts Organizations Should Collect Data", presented during Funding for Arts Month at the Foundation Center-Atlanta.


(07 minutes, 09 seconds; 6.5MB)

Philanthropy Chat: Marilyn Hoyt Discusses Reality Fundraising

September 14, 2011
Susan Weiner Joe Winter from C4 Atlanta interviews Marilyn Hoyt, nonprofit consultant and Foundation Center instructor, about her program "Reality Fundraising: Lessons Learned from Successful Arts Organizations", presented during Funding for Arts Month at the Foundation Center-Atlanta.


(07 minutes, 42 seconds; 7MB)

Philanthropy Chat: Adam Natale of Fractured Atlas

September 13, 2011
Rory Golden Joe Winter from C4 Atlanta interviews Adam Natale, Director of Partnerships and Business Development with Fractured Atlas, about special programs presented during Funding for Arts Month at the Foundation Center-Atlanta. Adam also discusses Fractured Atlas' various services for artists, including training programs, fiscal sponsorship, and insurance.


(09 minutes, 10 seconds; 8.4MB)

Philanthropy Chat: Janelle Kerlin Discusses Social Enterprise: A Global Comparison

September 7, 2011
Lisa Tuttle Janelle Kerlin, assistant professor at Georgia State University's Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, discusses her research into social enterprise in different regions of the world, culminating in her recent work as editor of the book Social Enterprise: A Global Comparison.


(11 minutes, 20 seconds; 10MB)

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