Category: Community Impact

2021 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all Georgians share in the state’s prosperity. These are the policy priorities GBPI will track during 2021. Many are part of our People-Powered Prosperity campaign.

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Funder Spotlight: The Kendeda Fund

The Kendeda Fund has supported GBPI since 2016, when the foundation launched its Atlanta portfolio. At that time, the Fund’s vision was bold and simple: ensure equitable access to high-quality education and economic opportunity for historically marginalized populations and communities

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Raise Revenue to Protect Georgia Families

Dear Governor Kemp and Members of the Georgia General Assembly, Thank you for your work in service of our state during this very difficult time. As partners in the effort to help our state recover, we are asking you to

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GBPI Budget Town Hall

COVID-19 created an economic crisis that led Georgia lawmakers to call for deep budget cuts to every state agency. But without an effort to raise revenues and fix budget shortfalls, our state faces a massive economic downturn that will severely

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Unlock TANF Reserves to Serve Families in Need

Dear Governor Kemp and Director Rawlings, Thank you for your service and dedication to our state during this very difficult time. We know you are working to lessen the economic harm caused by the pandemic while attempting to reduce the

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GBPI’s 2017-2018 Milestones and Highlights

During Georgia’s 2017-2018 legislative cycle and throughout the months between those two sessions, the growing GBPI team improved the public policy discourse and, in many cases, state policies changed for the better as a result. Georgia will fully fund its

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