Recent News

May 10 2022

The Villages of East Lake reopen after renovations

The East Lake Foundation, along with Atlanta Housing, Invest Atlanta and Columbia Residential celebrated the grand reopening of the Villages of East Lake on Monday, May 9. The project included … Continue Reading →
May 9 2022

Atlanta renovates 271 affordable housing units in the East Lake area

Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens joined developers on Monday to celebrate one of Georgia’s largest affordable housing renovations, in the city’s East Lake community in DeKalb County.

Thank You

Piedmont Health Care and Georgia-Pacific Donate COVID Test Kits

Sending a huge thank you to Piedmont Healthcare and Georgia-Pacific for their donation of 200 Binax Now Covid Test Kits for residents at the The Villages of East Lake Apartments. We are so fortunate to have such generous and caring partners.

Growing with Hope and Purpose Every Day

2021 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

Drew Charter School

State Champions

Congratulations to Drew Charter School's Boys Basketball Team for winning the Georgia 1A Public State Championship with a 51-50 win over Warren County. Go Eagles! Learn more

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


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