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02/08/2022

How aerobics changed the life of Arthur Blank long before he bought the Atlanta Falcons

Arthur Blank was in his 30s when a doctor gave him essentially a mandate, changing his life.

12/14/2021

Arthur Blank funds Atlanta program to help people who stutter: It’s personal

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.

10/28/2021

Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation awards nearly $10 million in democracy grants

The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation announced today it is giving $10 million in grants to a dozen civil and voting rights advocacy groups.

09/20/2021

Flavors: Westside Works Culinary Program Comes to Mountain Sky Guest Ranch

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.

02/12/2021

Arthur Blank’s mission to give away his wealth

At 77, the Home Depot founder, who has a net worth of about 4.7 billion, decides the best way he can spend his time is by giving away his fortune.

02/04/2021

Arthur Blank Foundation gives Civil and Human Rights Center $17M grant

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.

10/12/2020

Children’s Healthcare names new hospital after Arthur Blank following $200M donation

After receiving the largest donation in its history, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta announced that it will be naming its newest hospital after Falcons owner and philanthropist Arthur Blank. The Arthur M. Blank Hospital, which will be located at North Druid Hills Road and I-85 in Brookhaven, is expected to open in 2025, Children’s Healthcare CEO Donna Hyland […]

10/10/2020

University Of Texas Creates New Center On Stuttering With $20 Million Gift From The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

The University of Texas (UT) has received a $20 million grant from the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation to establish the Arthur M. Blank Center for Stuttering Education and Research.

10/09/2020

Reaching for Fitness Among Middle School Girls

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 […]

09/23/2020

With $9.5 million grant, The First Tee will bolster its offerings for teenage golfers

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 […]