What is Generational Poverty?

Have you ever been in an escape room? Only through solving a complicated problem can you and your group of friends or family escape. What happens if you don’t make it out in time? You lose, and you are “imprisoned” … Continue Reading →

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Welcoming the Stranger in Western Middle Georgia

Over two years, El Refugio Ministry received $40,000 funding from ECF to fund the pilot of a new post-release program that offers short-term accommodations for those released with asylum from the detention center. Not only is the Center located in … Continue Reading →

Tackling the Complex Challenges of Human Trafficking

Statistics about human trafficking are hard to digest. Consider the following: 9 million people worldwide are victims of forced labor, including sexual exploitation at any given time (United Nations) 5 million people in the U.S. are human trafficking victims at … Continue Reading →

Everyone is Welcome. Everyone is Valued. Everyone is Fed.

Malachi’s Storehouse received a combined $28,593.60 from the 2018 and 2019 Hunger Walk Run events to renovate their kitchen space at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church. For 25 years, Malachi’s Storehouse has been addressing food insecurity in Metro Atlanta by providing … Continue Reading →

ECF Announces New Ministry of the Month Program

Today, the Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia (ECF) announces a new gift program that will allow the community to vote each month to determine a ministry or nonprofit who will receive a $500 donation. ECF’s Ministry of … Continue Reading →

It Takes a [Rainbow] Village

Rainbow Village received a $17,819 General Grant from ECF in 2018 in partnership with Christ Episcopal Church (Norcross). In its study “Creating High Impact Nonprofits,” the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society concluded the following: Conventional wisdom says that … Continue Reading →