Recent News

Mar 23 2018

How a failing Atlanta school cut its student turnover rate by nearly half

When Nicole Evans Jones became principal at Thomasville Heights Elementary School two years ago, she inherited a crisis. The Atlanta school, at times, has been the worst performing elementary school in all of Georgia – and one of its poorest.
Mar 12 2018

TOUR Championship announces 2017 charitable donation of $2.5 million

The PGA TOUR and TOUR Championship announced today that $2.5 million was donated from the 2017 TOUR Championship, with a total of $26 million invested in local nonprofits since the … Continue Reading →

2017 Annual Report

A Foundation that Works

2017 was a momentous year for the East Lake Foundation. On behalf of the East Lake Foundation Board, staff and partners, thank you! Your ongoing support allows us to meet these incredible milestones and sustain our work in the East Lake community. Click here to view full annual report infographic: Learn more

Party on the Green

2nd Annual Event Scheduled for May 19

The East Lake Foundation is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Party on the Green, scheduled for May 19th at historic East Lake Golf Club. This year’s event will honor the philanthropic work of Sarah and Jim Kennedy. All proceeds benefit the East Lake early childhood education initiative. Learn more

Swing for East Lake

Successful night swinging for a cause

On November 9th, golfers of all levels joined the Foundation at Topgolf Midtown for Swing for East Lake. This fun an exciting event, presented by King & Spalding, raised more than $50,000 for the East Lake Foundation. Thanks also to our Gold sponsors, Publix Charities, Windcreek Casino and Hotel (Montgomery) and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey! Learn more