Recent News

Jan 13 2021

Debunking the Black community’s distrust for the COVID-19 vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout is now in phase two and many influential, Black people have shared videos of their vaccination on social media. Purpose Built Communities saw an opportunity to provide local Atlanta communities of color with factual information about the virus and the vaccine, to help inform and educate.
Dec 11 2020

Carol Naughton named CEO of Purpose Built Communities

The board of Purpose Built Communities on Thursday afternoon named Carol R. Naughton as its new CEO. Naughton has been serving as the nonprofits interim CEO since the departure of David Edwards earlier this year.

East Lake Cup


Congratulations to our 2020 East Lake Cup Champions, Ole Miss Women's Golf and Pepperdine Men's Golf! Learn more

Thank you

Birdies for East Lake

What started as a simple gesture in by PGA Tour player Brendon Todd wanting to support the work of the East Lake Foundation in 2014 has turned into a movement. Thank you to everyone who supported the 2020 Birdies for East Lake Challenge. This year, generous donors pledge nearly $70,000 to support the Foundation's work in the East Lake neighborhood. Learn more


East Lake COVID- 19 Relief Fund

The Foundation has established the East Lake COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide targeted short- and long- term support to stabilize families and our community wellness partners who are experiencing economic hardship. Our goal is to raise $1 million to support our most vulnerable residents and our partners who serve them. Please click on the Learn More button to make a donation to the East Lake COVID-19 Relief Fund. Learn more

A Foundation that Works

2019 Annual Report

The East Lake Foundation continues its work to transform place and build promise in the East Lake neighborhood. We are grateful to all the partners, supporters and residents who make our success possible. Learn more