The Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation makes grants to specified public charities in metropolitan Atlanta to benefit the community’s disadvantaged citizens, especially children. In recent years, the Foundation has made substantial investments in improving the quality and accessibility of early childhood development programs in metropolitan Atlanta.
Traditionally, preference has been given to one-time capital projects and to other extraordinary needs of well-established organizations with proven ability to meet their annual operating budget. Awards for basic operating expenses usually are avoided. Grants are never made to individuals or to an organization for the benefit of a named individual. No loans.
Grants are not made to any institution or agency if a substantial part of its activities consists of carrying on propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation.