While the Foundation strives to help all of our partners achieve success, we typically partner with established organizations that have strong leadership and a demonstrated record of financial stability.
No, the Foundation does not fund environmental causes.
No, the Foundation does not fund religious organizations.
The Goizueta Foundation does not give preference to Hispanic/Latino causes. However, the Foundation may fund Hispanic/Latino initiatives if they meet our Eligibility Requirements.
In prior years, the Foundation has established endowments at various K-12 and higher-education institutions that award need-based financial aid directly to students. Also, a separate Goizueta Legacy Scholarships program has been established for children of employees of The Coca-Cola Company.
No, the Foundation does not make grants to individuals.
In general, we DO NOT fund:
- Annual fund drives (i.e., membership drives)
- Event or conference sponsorships
- Grants to individuals
- Awards, prizes or competitions
- Capital campaigns
- General operating expenses
- Operating deficits or retirement of debt
- Political campaigns
- Legislative lobbying to influence elections
- Government agencies
We also DO NOT fund organizations that provide the following services:
- Animal protection and wildlife preservation (including zoos and aquariums)
- Arts and culture
- Civil rights, social action and advocacy
- Community improvement (including community action agencies and chambers of commerce)
- Conservation/environments (including environmental education, gardens, and nature centers)
- Emergency disasters and safety
- Food, nutrition and agriculture
- Health-related and medical research
- Higher education (excluding preselected institutions)
- Housing development
- International organizations
- Legislative or lobbying associations
- Membership benefit
- Mental health, counseling and crisis intervention
- Professional associations/membership organizations
- Public foundations and community funds
- Public policy and affairs
- Public school districts
- Public schools (including individual charter schools)
- Recreational and social clubs
- Religious organizations and/or religious orders
- Temporary homeless shelters
However, the Foundation reserves the right to fund organizations that may fall outside our current areas of interest.
The Foundation provides funding to organizations within the 10-county metropolitan Atlanta area, including the following counties:
However, the Foundation reserves the right to fund organizations that may fall outside our geographic parameters.
Our Eligibility Requirements provide information about who is eligible for funding from The Goizueta Foundation.