East Lake Partners

Atlanta Housing Authority

Joined with the Foundation, community residents and private investors to create affordable housing and a new mixed-income community in East Lake.

Atlanta Public Schools

Along with parents and the Foundation, the Atlanta Board of Education opened Drew Charter School in 2000, the city of Atlanta’s first charter school.

Charlie Yates Golf Course

Named one of the top 10 short courses in America by Golf Range Magazine, Charlie Yates Golf Course is a nine hole public golf course offering private course service and amenities. Net proceeds from the operations of the golf course benefit the East Lake Foundation.  Junior golfers from metro Atlanta, ages 7-18, can play the course at reduced rates.  

The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company supports the East Lake Foundation in a number of ways, including its sponsorship of the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola and monthly Coca-Cola employee "read aloud" sessions at Charles R. Drew Charter School.

Columbia Residential, Inc.

Property manager for The Villages of East Lake.

Charles R. Drew Charter School

Charles R. Drew Charter School, the city of Atlanta’s first public charter school, offers a core curriculum and enrichment programs that emphasize academic achievement and character development for more than 1,700 students, Pre-K through grade eleven. For more information, please visit Drew's website, download Drew's latest Annual Report, or call 404 687-0001.

East Lake Family YMCA

Located adjacent to Drew Charter School and across the street from The Villages of East Lake, the YMCA offers recreational and community programs, including youth and teen outreach and leadership, childcare, youth sports, aquatics, day camp, and health and wellness programs

East Lake Golf Club

This home course of legendary golfer Bobby Jones and permanent home to the PGA TOUR’s season-ending TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola is not only a historic golf club, but a philanthropic one as well. The club’s founding sponsor companies have contributed more than $20 million to the East Lake Foundation to help revitalize the surrounding neighborhood. 

East Lake Neighbors Community Association

East Lake’s official neighborhood association.


Opened a grocery store in East Lake in 2001, which was the first grocery store in this community in 40 years.

Sheltering Arms Early Education and Family Center

Offers an infant, toddler and pre-K curriculum for the East Lake neighborhood.

Start:ME East Lake

In partnership wiht Social Enterprise @ Goizueta, Start:ME East Lake supports micro-entrepreneurs in the East Lake and neighboring Kirkwood communities of Atlanta. The 2016 East Lake program will run from January through April 2016. $30,000 in low-cost loans will be distributed among the top business ventures. Program is free to accepted participants; however, strict attendance and peer-participation standards must be met.

TOUR Championship 

Net proceeds of this season-ending PGA TOUR event held at East Lake Golf Club benefit East Lake community programs and The First Tee of East Lake.



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East Lake Foundation News

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

March 13, 2017 - 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...

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

March 7, 2017 - 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 prese...

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