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The Georgia Black United Fund

GA Black United FundIn 2008 more than 643,000 Georgia residents, mainly in the metro Atlanta area, were served by the Georgia Black United Fund, Inc. through its member agencies. The Georgia Black United Fund, Inc. (GBUF) has been serving Georgia resident since 1975.  GBUF is an umbrella organizations with thirty-eight member agencies and provides fundraising, technical assistance, and opportunities for collaboration for all member agencies.  Funds are allocated on a quarterly basis to give unrestricted supplementary support to projects and programs that assist in building a self-sufficient economic infrastructure in African-American and other underserved communities in the metro Atlanta area. GBUF is governed by a sixteen-member, Georgia-based board of directors, and currently participates in fourteen workplace-giving programs in addition to its other fundraising efforts.  GBUF represents agencies such as 100 Black Men of Atlanta, National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta Chapter of 100 Black Women, Covenant House Georgia, Inc., Apex Museum, Hammonds House Galleries and Resource Center, Figgtree Youth Recording Academy, Georgia Citizens’ Coalition on Hunger, Single Parents Alliance and Resource Center, Tennis in the Hood, and Spectrum Technical Institute.  Contributions to GBUF will be distributed among the organizations or distributed in full to the organization of your choice if so designated.

GBUF currently is one of four recipients of a grant from the Kellogg Foundation through the Rockefeller Advisory group that matches 1:1 any contributions up to $200,000.  A single contribution to GBUF supports the work of all our members.

View the list of current partnering agencies.

Contact

  • Georgia Black United Fund (GBUF)
    1201 Peachtree Street NE
    400 Colony Square, Suite 200
    Atlanta, Georgia 30361
    404.524.4003
    404-524-6332 (F)
    www.ga-buf.org