Arthur Blank was in his 30s when a doctor gave him essentially a mandate, changing his life.
Arthur Blank never let his stutter be a hindrance to his success. That was thanks in large part to his determination and the support of his mother, who always told him that his words mattered. Now Blank wants to help others who have the speech disorder.
At the Mountain Sky Guest Ranch tucked into the Paradise Valley in Emigrant, Eastern spirits met Big Sky flavors. Two Westside Works Culinary Academy graduates from Atlanta received hands on training under the leadership of Executive Chef Mason Zeglen this summer.
The Arthur Blank Family Foundation announced a $17 million grant to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on Thursday, a sum that is likely to be transformative for the downtown Atlanta landmark.
In the fifth grade, 51 percent of girls in Georgia have healthy aerobic ability. By the 12th grade, the number plummets to 31 percent. What’s causing this drop? And what can be done about it? A group of nonprofits, led by the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation, have decided to focus on the issue — and on […]
There may not be a better moment than now to support junior golf. That’s exactly what PGA Superstore and Arthur Blank, co-founder of Home Depot and owner of the Atlanta Falcons, have done. Their $9.5 million grant will go towards bolstering The First Tee’s offerings for teenage golfers. The grant will fund a leadership summit […]
This week, Blank’s Atlanta United added to the initial financial commitment with its ‘United We Conquer’ initiative, which will serve as a platform for the club to give back to the community, acknowledge and support those on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis and offer resources for fans and community members who would like […]
Simms Fishing Products has stopped making outdoor equipment in its Bozeman plant and is now producing medical gowns for Bozeman Health. Simms, which delivered its first batch of reusable gowns on Friday, is one of several local businesses designing and manufacturing personal protective equipment in the face of a nationwide shortage stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Announces Nearly $5.4 Million In Funding For COVID-19 Relief Efforts
Commitments Made to Nonprofits in Atlanta and Montana to Help with Immediate and Long-Term Support ATLANTA – March 20, 2020 – In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation today announced nearly $5.4 million in funding for immediate and long-term recovery assistance to organizations providing critical support throughout Georgia and […]
Atlanta United and Falcons owner Arthur Blank is donating $5.4 million to COVID-19 relief efforts in Georgia and Montana through his foundation. The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation plans to provide immediate and long-term assistance to multiple organizations in both states as the country grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.
In many cases, income inequality and the forces of gentrification have made Atlanta a virtually unaffordable place to live for working-class people such as fast food employees, teachers, and emergency responders. Thanks in part to a $4 million grant from the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, however, Atlanta Police Department recruits could soon have a […]
A multimillion-dollar grant is intended to address a pressing problem that the building boom across the county and especially in metro Atlanta has exacerbated — the lack of workers in the skilled construction trades.
Home Depot cofounder Arthur Blank has distributed hundreds of millions through grants from his family foundation since its formation in 1995. But none of the gifts were as large as this one.