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We gave away almost $250,000 to 27 nonprofits last week! Thanks for the great coverage, Gwinnett Daily Post!

“In total, the Community Foundation awarded $242,995 in immediate funding to nonprofits, though with the addition of challenge grants — grants made to a nonprofit once that organization has raised a certain amount of funds as described by the challenge — the total impact being funneled into area nonprofits this year is $500,000.” Read more

Here’s a special opportunity to recognize your favorite teachers. Don’t delay though – nominations are due by June 17th.

Ten honorees will be chosen based on how he/she went above and beyond to educate, inspire and encourage students during the 2017-18 academic school year. Grade levels K-12 are eligible. Please complete the nomination form by June 17, 2018. Read more

Book Mobiles have hit the streets! AND, along with books, the Atlanta Community Food Bank is providing weekly snacks for all the stops, plus piloting full meals at several sites with the goal of expanding to as many sites as possible next year.

Gwinnett County Public Schools’ two mobile libraries —the “Explore” Book Mobile and the “Pow” Book Mobile — are hitting the streets to provide books for children beginning Monday.

During the course of the summer, the mobile libraries are scheduled for a 35-stop route in the Meadowcreek and Norcross clusters each week to provide to provide students who may not have easy access to the public library the opportunity to check out books. Read more

There’s still time to register for next week’s workshop – Developing a High-performing Nonprofit Board! AND we’ve extended our early bird rate of $25 so you get a special summer savings deal!

We’re so excited about celebrating all our nonprofits at the Good2Give Celebration on August 18th! Buy your tickets or table now.

That’s it for this week. See you next week with more good news from our community. To all the dads out there making a difference in children’s lives, Happy Father’s Day!