The Atlanta-Rio de Janeiro Sister Cities Foundation (ARJSCF) is a non-profit 501(c) 3 entity building global co-operations, enhancing educational opportunities, and promoting cultural understanding in the United States and Brazil.
ARJSCF was founded in 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia as the funding arm for The Atlanta-Rio de Janeiro Sister Cities Committee. In 2008 the Brazilian federal government recognized the Foundation as a legal entity, making it the first of Atlanta’s 18 Sister City groups approved to operate in a foreign country.
The Educational scholarship program
Cultural exchange programs between the U.S. and Brazil
Partnership with "Family Architect Program"
Sports Diplomacy programs
Programs slated for 2018 include assisting with projects that support the educational, cultural and sports programs. Plans for additional programs include a partnership and peace program, sustainable development, and humanitarian assistance.
ARJSCF President and CEO, Franklin McGruder is responsible for guiding the organization’s fundraising and program development. The Vice President / Vice Chair, Marco Fonseca da Costa manages the ARJSCF’s Brazilian office.
The Atlanta-Rio de Janeiro Sister Cities Foundation welcomes partners, donors, and volunteers. For details please call 404-219-4380 or
Visit our ARJSF General Internship Opportunities at http://www.atlantariofoundation.org