Bank of America Awards $6.3 Million to 96 Atlanta Nonprofits in 2020
Philanthropic Grants and Donations Focused on Coronavirus Relief for Health, Education & Job Impacts
To support communities amid the ongoing pandemic, Bank of America has awarded a total of $6.3 million to 96 local nonprofits across Atlanta this year, with a focus on alleviating the unprecedented impacts to health, food insecurity, jobs and education. In addition to this philanthropic capital, which is triple its giving in 2019, the bank also donated 233,000 personal protective equipment masks and 137 cases of 8-ounce hand sanitizer to help protect the most vulnerable populations hardest hit by the coronavirus.
Local philanthropic investments included grants to Grady Health System to expand COVID-19 testing and capacity, Atlanta Technical College for job training and education, Mercy Housing Southeast to provide safe and high quality housing, as well as Morehouse School of Medicine to upgrade
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