ATHENS AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION INC

Create a Dynamic Legacy

aka ATHENS AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION   |   Athens, GA   |  www.athensareacf.org

Mission

The Athens Area Community Foundation works to help passionate donors leave permanent legacies, foster strategic philanthropy, and shape effective responses to community needs through collaboration.

Ruling year info

2009

President | CEO

Sarah McKinney

Main address

Po Box 1543

Athens, GA 30603 USA

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EIN

26-1838979

NTEE code info

Community Foundations (T31)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Public Grantmaking

The community foundation is a catalyzing force that creates a better future for all by increasing strategic philanthropy and inclusively uniting people, institutions, and resources to address the community’s most critical challenges and exciting opportunities.

The Athens Area Community Foundation envisions a community with sufficient philanthropic resources, harnessed to enhance civic engagement, a vibrant regional economy, a nimble workforce, effective schools, affordable housing, accessible healthcare, efficient public transportation, supportive services for the most vulnerable, strong cultural amenities, and environmental sustainability.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Total dollar amount of grants awarded

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Social and economic status

Related Program

Public Grantmaking

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

The monetary figures each year reflect "lifetime" grantmaking - the total amount, in dollars, of grants awarded since our inception in 2008.

Number of donor-advised funds

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Social and economic status

Related Program

Public Grantmaking

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

We work to help passionate donors create permanent legacies, foster strategic philanthropy, and shape effective responses to community needs through collaboration.

We are a local grantmaker and community leader. We are a trusted guide for local philanthropy, a trusted partner for local organizations, and a trusted community leader.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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ATHENS AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION INC

Board of directors
as of 12/12/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Rhodes McLanahan

First American Bank and Trust

Term: 2020 - 2022


Board co-chair

Sara Schramm

Blasingame, Burch, Garrard, and Ashley

Term: 2020 - 2022

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/12/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female
Sexual orientation
Decline to state
Disability status
Decline to state

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data