A Legacy of Giving

The Helen Marie Stern Fund was created in honor and memory of Helen, an Atlanta native who made a deep and lasting impact in our community. In the spirit and guidance of Tikkun Olam, the principle of repairing the world, our fund offers resources to help turn creative dreams into reality.

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Warm and welcoming

We aspire to build personal connections with our grantees and offer the resources and space necessary for them to create and innovate. Our hope is that through shared passion and collaboration, we can achieve more together.

Committed to Atlanta

Our Fund is committed to the Atlanta community. We strive to create change in our city by offering support for ideas and initiatives that will positively impact the community in a unique way.


We are a boutique fund that uses deep discretion in evaluating potential projects. We seek to partner with innovators who provide imaginative and creative ideas for initiatives that align with our fund’s priorities. We are flexible, fluid, and interested in compelling ideas.