Our Georgia Footprint
Our impact in Georgia starts with direct engagement in local communities.
In 2019, JPMorgan Chase donated $150,000 to Morehouse College, including $100,000 to upgrade the computer lab of Morehouse’s Software Engineering Department and $50,000 to the Student Financial Fund to support student leaders and high academic achievement. The college named JPMorgan Chase the top employer of Morehouse Men on Wall Street, highlighting how alumni are actively involved with on-campus initiatives.
Bank of America invested $1 million in grants to Atlanta Technical College (ATC), a high-education technical college that is committed to underrepresented communities – 88 percent of its 5,000 students are Black and 5 percent are Hispanic/Latino. Its curriculum focuses on subjects that have promising career paths, such as cybersecurity and information technology, and nearly nine out of 10 of its students find jobs in their field of study. ATC is one of 21 higher education institutions receiving $1 million grants from Bank of America to boost job skills for Black and Hispanic/Latino students. Read More
In 2020, the Citi Foundation committed $15 million to support Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) serving small businesses owned by people of color and low- and moderate-income individuals and communities, including CDFIs that serve people in Cobb County. The commitment provides CDFIs unrestricted grants of up to $500,000 to support their work to assist communities and small businesses adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More