Project Description

Alicia Philipp is president of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, one of the largest and fastest growing philanthropic service organizations in the country. With more than $933 million in assets, The Community Foundation strengthens the

23-county Atlanta region by providing quality services to donors and innovative leadership on community issues. In 2014, The Community Foundation distributed $106.1 million in grants to nonprofits locally, nationally and abroad.


Philipp was recently named the ninth most powerful person in Atlanta by Atlanta Magazine. Her local, regional and national leadership responsibilities include previous service as a board member of the Council on Foundations, the Southeastern Council of Foundations, Independent Sector and the National Center on Family Philanthropy. Honors received include being named to Georgia Trend’s “100 Most Influential Georgians” list, one of the “100 Most Influential Atlantans” by the Atlanta Business Chronicle and one of 175 “Emory History Makers” by Emory University.

Philipp received a bachelor’s degree from Emory University and a master’s in business administration from Georgia State University. She lives in Decatur and has two adult children, both of whom live in Europe.

Alicia Philipp
Alicia Philipp