• Legacy of Joseph B. Whitehead

    Joseph B. Whitehead was one of the original bottlers of Coca-Cola. His legacy has benefited many people in need in metro Atlanta, and children in particular. Learn More »
  • Early Childhood Education

    The Foundation seeks to improve the quality and accessibility of early childhood education in metro Atlanta. Learn More »
  • K-12 Education

    The Foundation invests in systemic improvements to K-12 education at the state level and within Atlanta Public Schools. Learn More »
  • Children & Youth

    The Foundation makes grants to Atlanta-based child welfare and youth development organizations that serve Atlanta children in need. Learn More »
  • Human Services

    The Foundation supports a range of human services organizations in metro Atlanta that serve vulnerable populations. Learn More »
  • Health

    The Foundation seeks to improve health outcomes and access to affordable healthcare for residents of metro Atlanta. Learn More »

Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation

An independent private foundation that seeks to help people in need in metro Atlanta, particularly children, by investing in education, health and economic opportunity.

  • Our Mission

    The Foundation seeks to help people in need in metropolitan Atlanta, particularly children. We pursue our mission by responding to community needs, typically making grants to well-established organizations with strong leadership and a broad base of support.

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  • How to Apply

    Learn about grant eligibility requirements, application deadlines and our application process. Note that grants are limited to organizations located and operating in metro Atlanta. Organizations outside the metro area will not be considered.

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  • Current Grantees

    The Foundation values our relationship with grantees and the tremendous work they do. If you are a current grantee, please review the Foundation’s guidelines regarding ongoing communication, reporting requirements and grant publicity.

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