Goizueta Foundation Grant

Goizueta Foundation

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Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: Up to US $2,000,000

Fields of work: Early Childhood Development Education - Preschool / Early Learning Child Care Services STEM Education After School /Summer Educational Programs

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program, Training / Capacity Building

Location of project: Counties in Georgia: Cherokee County, Clayton County, Cobb County, DeKalb County, Douglas County Show all

Location of residency: Counties in Georgia: Cherokee County, Clayton County, Cobb County, DeKalb County, Douglas County Show all

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NOTE: The Goizueta Foundation accepts applications on a rolling basis, so organizations may complete the online application at any time. Proposals are considered at the May and November board meetings. Notification of grant approvals and declinations are announced following each meeting.

Who We Are

Roberto C. Goizueta was chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company from 1981 until 1997. He established The Goizueta Foundation in 1992 to provide financial assistance to educational and charitable institutions. Today, the Foundation is a family philanthropy that works alongside forward-thinking organizations in metro Atlanta to inspire motivated young people to learn and succeed. 

We believe that challenging organizations to think about education in innovative, strategic ways is a catalyst for creating life-changing opportunities for individuals and long-term benefits for the communities in which they live and serve.

The Foundation’s primary focus is on expanded learning initiatives in the 10-county metropolitan Atlanta region, specifically:

The Goizueta Foundation is a private, general-purpose, grantmaking philanthropy. Since its inception, the Foundation has partnered with more than 85 organizations through 555 grants, totaling more than $386 million.

Types of Funding

The Goizueta Foundation supports efforts within metropolitan Atlanta that are most aligned with our focus and shared values as well as our strategic priorities. We seek to build relationships with organizations and understand their impact before investing in them over the long term.

We provide support for:

  • Institutional strengthening
  • Organizational and program development or expansion
  • Organizational and project planning 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Organizations located within the following 10 metropolitan Atlanta counties are eligible to apply:
    • Cherokee
    • Clayton
    • Cobb
    • DeKalb
    • Douglas
    • Fayette
    • Fulton
    • Gwinnett
    • Henry
    • Rockdale


  • Organizations that provide the following services are NOT eligible to apply:
    • Advocacy
    • Animal protection and wildlife preservation (including zoos and aquariums)
    • Arts and culture
    • Camps
    • Churches
    • 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
  • In general, we DO NOT fund:
    • Annual fund drives or 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


This page was last reviewed June 02, 2021 and last updated June 02, 2021