Recent News

Oct 22 2021

Atlanta high school graduation rates increase for class of 2021

Atlanta Public Schools’ four-year graduation rate reached 83.1% for the class of 2021. That’s an increase from the year before, when it was 80.3%. Drew Charter School had the second highest graduation rate in Atlanta Public Schools (99%), close behind Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy.
Sep 15 2021

Start:ME Accelerator Program Seeking Entrepreneurs for the 2022 Program, Offering $30K in Grants to Small Businesses in Clarkston, East Lake, Southside Atlanta

The Start:ME business accelerator program is currently recruiting promising microentrepreneurs in and around Clarkston, East Lake, and Southside Atlanta for its 2022 programs. Fifteen to eighteen entrepreneurs from each community … Continue Reading →

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

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Start:ME East Lake

Are you a small business owner or know someone who is? Start:ME Atlanta is now accepting applications for their 2022 entrepreneurship programs in East Lake, Clarkston and South Atlanta. Applications will be open until October 15th. Don't miss out on this amazing and free opportunity! 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