News Releases


Monday, March 13th, 2017

James M. Cox Foundation Announces $2.5 Million Grant to Support Early Childhood Education at Charles R. Drew Charter School

The James M. Cox Foundation announced a five-year $2.5 million grant to the East Lake Foundation to further early childhood education through Charles R. Drew Charter School. The program is based in the East Lake community and serves as a…

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Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

The East Lake Foundation Honors Tom and Ann Cousins at Inaugural Party on the Green Event

The East Lake Foundation will host the inaugural Party on the Green event on April 29, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the historic East Lake Golf Club. This signature event, proudly presented by The Arthur M. Blank Foundation, will honor…

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Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

NCAA Men’s and Women’s Teams Announced for Second-Annual East Lake Cup Presented by Hewlett Packard Enterprise Collegiate Match Play Championship

Golf Channel announced today eight of the top NCAA Division I collegiate golf programs have committed to compete in the annual East Lake Cup presented by Hewlett Packard Enterprise match play championship, featuring an expanded tournament format and airing live…

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Thursday, July 21st, 2016

East Lake Foundation Welcomes Four New Members to its Board of Directors

On June 29th, the East Lake Foundation’s Board of Directors elected four new board members: Derek Bottoms, Phil Jacobs, Erika James and Rodney K. Sanders. These four leaders in the community bring important legal, accounting, finance, fundraising and human resources…

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Thursday, May 19th, 2016

East Lake Foundation Receives $70,000 from the Walmart Foundation

The East Lake Foundation today announced it received a $70,000 contribution to assist with the Resident and Community Support Program (RCSP) in The Villages of East Lake. The grant – which was given to the non-profit organization through the Walmart…

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Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

East Lake Foundation Partners with MoZeus Worldwide for Event Engagement and Data Collection

The East Lake Foundation has partnered with Atlanta-based agency MoZeus Worldwide to support its electronic data collection initiatives at the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola (September 22-25, 2016) and upcoming Masters tournament viewing party, Brew Masters (April 9, 2016), both benefitting…

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Friday, March 18th, 2016

Golf Channel’s East Lake Cup Collegiate Championship Announces $475,000 Donation to the East Lake Foundation

Golf Channel’s East Lake Cup collegiate match play championship announced a charitable donation of $475,000 to the East Lake Foundation on behalf of the event’s presenting sponsor, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, as well as associate sponsors BMW, CSX and Rolex. “We…

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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Aaron James to Join the East Lake Foundation as Vice President of Development

Veteran development professional, Aaron James, will join The East Lake Foundation as Vice President of Development on March 1.  James will be responsible for creating and implementing a five-year Development Strategy and will lead the Foundation’s Development team. James is…

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Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

East Lake Golf Club front, back nines to be reversed for TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola

With an eye on creating even more excitement around the finishing stretch of not only the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola, but the entire 2015-16 PGA TOUR season, officials today announced that the front and back nine holes at East Lake…

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Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Start:ME Accelerator Program Targeting Promising Micro-Entrepreneurs for 2016 Programs

Social Enterprise @ Goizueta ([email protected]) at Emory University is partnering with Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE), Friends of Refugees and the East Lake Foundation to offer the Start:Micro-Entrepreneur Accelerator Program (Start:ME) to support the most promising micro-entrepreneurs in and…

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