About The North Georgia Community Foundation

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Our Mission

The North Georgia Community Foundation supports nonprofit organizations and donors by building, distributing and preserving philanthropic assets to enhance the spirit of community and the quality of life in our region.

We are here for good, for ever...

Our Vision

The North Georgia Community Foundation envisions a community with sufficient philanthropic resources that, when invested and utilized effectively, will produce an extraordinary quality of life. We and our donors understand that North Georgia is more than a place, it is a community.  

Our Service Area

While our donors may make grants to qualified charities anywhere in the country, the vast majority of the North Georgia Community Foundation's grantmaking stays within our 15 county northeast Georgia community that includes: Banks, Dawson, Fannin, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, and White counties. 

National Standards

We are proudly confirmed in compliance with the Council on Foundations National Standards – the nation’s highest philanthropic standards for operational quality, integrity and accountability. 



Impacting Communites in North Georgia & Beyond

The Community Foundation serves our 15 county North Georgia region and beyond, encouraging philanthrophy, supporting nonprofits and giving donors a way to improve the quality of life in our region for this and future generations.

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