GETTING THE FOOD OUT IN COBB – THE REST OF THE STORY

The latest round of grants from the Cobb COVID-19 Community Relief Fund continues to focus on food.  “When we looked at where other funding had been made available and what is needed to help meet basic needs, the gap we …

Operation Santa provides PPE to Cobb nonprofits

When the Georgia Center for Nonprofits received a donation from UPS of tens of thousands of bottles of hand sanitizer and masks, they reached out to community foundations across the state and asked who wanted a delivery.  The CONNECTION, our …

Autism Speaks Needs Fundraising Volunteers

Volunteers are critical to help plan and execute our fundraising events (walk, gala, and 5k) and to grow our local corporate support for Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, …

Howard Koepka Named 2020 Visionary Philanthropist

We are pleased to announce that Howard Koepka is the 2020 recipient of the James L. Rhoden, Jr. Visionary Philanthropist Award. This award was created by the Board of Cobb Community Foundation in conjunction with its 10thanniversary in December 2003, …

Holiday Gifts that Give Back

This time of year, our mailboxes and email inboxes are full of holiday gift ideas, ads with smiling, happy people letting us know our lives are not complete without this or that trinket, shipping deadlines and the like.  It’s enough …

Access Our Year in Review Stakeholder Update

Thank you to everyone who attended our 12/07/20 virtual Stakeholder Update, where the CCF team members, alongside an incredible group of guest speakers, looked back at the impact made on the community during the year, introduced our new investment manager …

Welcome The Luke Project/LukeCamp Fund

We welcome our newest agency fund holder, The Luke Project, an organization founded by Jeff and Norita Gorman in 2001. Jeff served with World Relief, Inc. out of West End Baptist Chapel in West End, Atlanta which halted its efforts …

Marietta City Schools Needs Food Pantry Volunteers

Marietta City Schools is requesting volunteers to assist at a “food pantry” site located at First Presbyterian Church which serves their school families almost every Monday. Volunteers are needed to help unload deliveries, sort and bag/box, and then distribute; morning …