Children & Youth
The Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation maintains a special focus on helping children and youth in need in metro Atlanta. The Foundation works to strengthen child welfare in Georgia and to support the development of Atlanta’s youth into healthy, responsible and productive citizens.
- Improvements in child welfare at the state level, with an emphasis on prevention and intervention strategies
- Youth development and academic enrichment programs for underserved youth in metro Atlanta that operate at scale with strong outcomes, community support and school- or district-level partnerships
- Capital or capacity-building needs of organizations providing residential or therapeutic care in metro Atlanta
What We Do Not Fund
- Organizations outside of metro Atlanta