Congress Must Act to Support Nonprofit Sector

CLARE S. RICHIE | March 23, 2020

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As the Community Foundation and United Way of Greater Atlanta begin to distribute grant awards from our joint Greater Atlanta COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund to support nonprofits helping those most vulnerable to economic and health-related impacts from the pandemic in our region – we need the federal government to step up too.

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