Recent News

Jan 21 2022

East Lake Foundation Announces Leadership Team Promotions

The East Lake Foundation announces the promotion and a role change for two current members of its team. Catherine Woodling has been promoted from Director of Marketing and Communications to … Continue Reading →
Dec 13 2021

From Firebombs to Parks: An East Lake Atlanta Woman’s Lifelong Fight

Riding the bus from a public housing development to the richest neighborhood in Atlanta changed Shannon Heath Longino’s life. Longino was just two weeks old when she moved with her grandmother to East Lake Meadows, a newly built public housing community at the easternmost edge of Atlanta.

East Lake Women's Alliance

2021 Grant Night

On November 4th, the East Lake Women's Alliance (ELWA) gathered at Intown Golf Club to celebrate the end of a fantastic year and to determine how to grant their collective dues this year. Overwhelmingly, ELWA chose to make a $20,000 donation to the Foundation's affordable housing initiative in partnership with the Atlanta Land Trust. Want to join the dynamic members of the ELWA? Learn more

East Lake Cup


Congratulations to our 2021 East Lake Cup Champions, University of Oklahoma's Men's Golf Team and Oklahoma State University's Women's Golf Team. Learn more


Get Vaccinated Today!

The East Lake Foundation encourages everyone to get vaccinated! We're proud that 100% of our staff is vaccinated. Help us beat COVID-19. Protect yourself and your neighbors! Click below for additional information on updated vaccine research and free vaccination sites. Learn more

Drew Charter School

Congratulations Class of 2021

Drew Charter School's Class of 2021 graduated on May 22, 2021. All 97 members of the senior class graduated. Congratulations, Drew Eagles!

A Foundation that Shines Bright

2020 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


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