A3C Hip Hop Conference and Festival

Mike Walbert

The preeminent hip-hop event in the US, commonly referred to as, “hip-hop’s family reunion", encompassing music, education, art, film, style, pro-audio and more

Next Generation Men

Ian Cohen

Providing historically underserved students with the experiences and skills necessary to pursue post-secondary educational or professional opportunities and grow into exemplary members of society.

STE(A)M Truck

Jason Martin

Closing opportunity gaps and providing lifelong opportunities by transforming teaching and learning through an experiential maker approach that brings together youth and adult learners within collaborative communities!


Deborah Gonzalez

A new approach to providing affordable and effective legal services strengthening one of the essential pillars of economic development through the protection of intellectual property of those who are marginalized outside the traditional legal system - independent creative professionals

Resurgens Impact Consulting

Betty Barnard

Working collaboratively to build sustainable, bold outcomes, through planning and assessment, fundraising, organizational development, and community engagement.

Strickland Webster

Sydney Strickland

Strickland Webster, LLC is an Atlanta-based law firm specializing in criminal defense, post-conviction relief, immigration, and appellate services.

Jinean Robinson

Providing creative resource services to empower agencies, celebrities, companies, government, and non-profits to rock their world!

Robert and Polly Dunn Foundation

Karen and Christopher Wilbanks

Tommy Bledsoe


A SAAS platform that engages Jews in local Jewish life


Leigh Ann Webster

Witness Change produces highly visual storytelling on seldom-addressed human rights abuses. We amplify the voices of those who have survived abuse, we document the stories of those who have not, and we stand for the end of human rights violations for generations to come.

edea (stance)

Reginald Maisonneuve

Defining, visualizing, and quantifying financial health to help people understand, achieve and maintain financial well-being across the world


Susanna Spiccia

In school and mobile programming serves Atlanta teens from all backgrounds by providing mentorship and training in film, music, podcasting and other media outlets.

The Dharma Project

Rutu Chaudhari

Empowering diverse and at-risk communities, using a unique combination of yoga practice and training, healthy lifestyle education, and employment opportunity.


Jeffrey MartÍn

A non-profit social enterprise providing curriculum and training to schools to bring more web-development into the general K12 classroom

Soul Food Cypher

Alex Acosta

Showcasing the positive aspects of rap through cypher events, membership program, and community outreach

We Love BuHi

Marian Liou

Catalyzing and supporting a livable, inclusive, sustainable Buford Highway through creative place-making collaborations with other social enterprises and nonprofit organizations and strategic partnerships with local businesses and governments.

Living Walls

Monica Campana

Promoting, educating, and changing perspectives about public space in our communities via street art.

The Center for Children with Incarcerated Parents of America

Joshua Brown

Diverting parental and intergenerational incarceration, with the goal of helping at-risk, low-income individuals to stabilize their lives economically and reach their leadership potential in the community.

Carver's Produce

Yasmeen Salaam-Sabir

Establishing an effective food hub that increases our local agricultural economy, develops a healthy supply and demand of sustainably sourced produce, and increases food security within low access areas.

Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery

J. Olu Baiyewu

The Eyedrum Rooftop Garden to be a fully functioning, production garden growing a variety of herbs, flowers, and vegetables through the calendar year (3 seasons), that hosts a small farmers market and a Pick-Up-Point CSA site for 20 or more community members in South Downtown.

Georgia Farmers Market Association

Sagdrina Jalal

Strenthening farmers markets and increase food access in communities across the state by providing guidance and tools to producers, technical assistance, resources and training to market management, and healthy food access and education to consumers

Grow Where You Are

Eugene Cooke

Inspiring people to grow quality, local food in beautiful systems that support the ecology, encourage the economy and improve human health.

National Women in Agriculture Association - Georgia Chapter

Noreen Whitehead

Empowering socially disadvantaged women in rural and urban areas to gain available local and federal resources.

Urban Sprout Farms

Nuri Icgoren

Building an agricultural hub through an organic farm and nursery.

Center for Family Farm Development

Ariel Harris

Advocating for economic justice and market equity for Black American farmers and to create sustainable market opportunities for their products.

Freewheel Farm

Brent Hall

A diversified urban farm committed to growing the highest quality Certified Naturally Grown produce for residents of Atlanta by turning vacant lots into thriving food oases.

Gilliam's Community Garden

Jasann Gilliam

Improving community health in the Oakland City neighborhood and adjacent areas area through greater availability of fruits, vegetables, poultry products, nutrition education, and increase social capital through its urban farming outreach efforts at local elementary schools.

Love is Love at Gaia Gardens

Joe Reynolds

Demonstrating that young, land-less farmers can build a successful farming operation and actively serve the good food movement through mindful land stewardship.

Patchwork City Farms

Jamila Norman

Promoting a healthy and safe environment by demonstrating and teaching others how to grow safe foods.