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Life Resources Opens Food Pantry

New Collaborative member Live Resources operates a food pantry on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. See the flyer for details. Their Resource Center is also open Tuesdays (6:30p,-10pm) and Sundays (11am-6pm).

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Marietta Rotary Opens Grant Process

The Marietta Rotary Grant RFP for the 2018-2019 funding year is open. The following documents are provided: RFP Cover Sheet Application  Please note the deadline of October 25

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Human Service Award Nominations Open!

Each year, the Cobb Collaborative honors members of our community who have exhibited outstanding service to those in need in Cobb County. And this year is extra special since it will be the 25th year. Jack Vaughan, Jr. was a state representative and member of the Cobb Collaborative who showed unselfish dedication to public service…

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Cobb Collaborative Vitality Survey – Input Needed!

The Collaborative Vitality Survey is a systematic way for our stakeholders to communicate what their experience has been with our organization. Your input will help us identify areas for improvement and growth and also lets us know what we need to keep doing. It should take you only about 5-7 minutes to completely the survey.…

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Cobb County Nonprofit Grant Funding Approved!

At its meeting last night, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners approved by a 3-2 vote, the funding for the Cobb County Nonprofit Grant. These contracts with local organizations enable the 16 agencies to address the priority areas approved by the County in December: Homelessness, Family Stability/Poverty, Workforce Development and Health & Wellness. There is…

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Latest Study on Georgia’s Homeless Students

The latest policy report on Georgia’s homeless students from the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness has been released. See how Cobb County fares. Note that the US Dept. of Education’s definition of homelessness includes students who are “doubled up” or have no option but to stay with others in overcrowded, often unsafe living conditions.…

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August General Membership Meeting

We had terrific attendance at our general membership meeting today. Thank you to all who came out to wish Karen well on her journey. The Powerpoint from the Georgia Family Connection Partnership can be found HERE .  The Partnership website is here: http://gafcp.org/ We look forward to seeing you at upcoming events!

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Cobb Commissioners To Vote August 28

The Cobb Board of Commissioners approved a millage rate increase and the FY19 budget on July 25. This included funding for the Cobb County Nonprofit Grant. On August 28, the Commissioners will vote to approve the allocation of the $850,000 grant based upon the recommendations of the Cobb Collaborative Board of Directors. The meeting will…

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