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A holiday gift for you: 50% off these Nonprofit University courses!

Jump-start the new year with certificates and classes in marketing, fundraising, strategy, and more. Through Dec. 31, we're offering a 50% discount on these six programs, and classes within each certificate. Register now to secure your place – and this rate – as space is limited!

 

Certificate of Nonprofit Organization Management, starting 1/8
Certificate of Writing Outcome Measures, starting 1/9
Certificate of Nonprofit Marketing Essentials, starting 1/16
Writing the Annual Report, on 1/23
Certificate of Fundraising | Capital Campaigns, starting 1/29
Intended Impact: What is your Theory of Change?, on 1/30 

 

First-hand tips for a data-first approach

Two years into a new process for measuring outcomes and making decisions, the CEO of The Gathering Place has ten tips for any organization seeking a data-based solution for better planning, growing, and communicating their impact.

 

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What the watchdogs see

As scrutiny of nonprofits intensifies, it’s critical to understand the agencies keeping tabs on the sector. Two experts from Mauldin & Jenkins detail the priorities of these watchdogs, and how to satisfy them, in this member event recap.

 

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A benefit that pays back: Financial planning for your people

Nonprofit employers need cost-friendly ways to retain talent, and we could all use help offsetting salaries that continually fall behind those in other sectors. Senior Consultant Mary Bear Hughes explores a compelling solution to both challenges: personal financial planning tools.

 

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The work-life balance formula that actually works

Too often, faulty math keeps us from realizing the goal of simultaneously fulfilling work- and home-lives. Correcting the equation is easier than you think: It all comes down to quality over quantity.

 

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Monthly sector news and insight, delivered.

Get complimentary issues of This Month @ GCN, featuring reporting on trending topics and best practices, grant opportunities, and upcoming events; Georgia Nonprofit NEWS, a roundup of accomplishments, impact, and people moves; plus, timely briefings on policy developments, training opportunities, and more.

 

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Your all-in-one talent management solution from GCN

Exclusively for member nonprofits, our Nonprofit University + ThinkHR Subscription delivers year-round professional development and training for your team; unlimited on-call support from certified HR pros; and interactive HR and talent compliance tools.

 

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How can your organization become the workplace of choice?

The demand for fulfilling, purpose-driven careers is growing – and yet, mission-driven employers must contend for top talent in a highly competitive hiring environment. This new report from GCN's own Work for Good, based on our recent survey of nonprofit pros, delivers first-hand testimony and sound methods for attracting, engaging, and retaining your greatest assets: talented employees eager to make a difference.

 

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Our annual IDEAS showcase, celebrating sector innovation

Learn about the innovative advances of GCN members and partners: the practices and strategies that are multiplying impact, sharpening talent, leveraging supporters, and demonstrating exactly why we’re needed on the front lines of Georgia’s most pressing challenges.

 

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How “doable” is your job? What the workload means for your legacy

If you’re an overloaded executive, you’re ensuring a rocky transition for anyone who steps into the role after you. With this advice from GCN executive search expert Mary Hughes, you can rethink your position to better serve the organization’s future – and your own.

 

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Upcoming Events

1.08.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Nonprofit Organization Management

This 360-degree orientation to NPO program management will help you learn the sector inside and out. Learn more.

1.09.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Writing Outcome Measures

Join us for a two-day series on writing effective outcome measures that will wow your funders, help your board define success, and focus your programs on results. Learn more.

1.16.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Nonprofit Marketing Essentials

Learn the tools for building a strong marketing and communications program from the ground up. Learn more.

1.23.19 | Atlanta

Writing the Annual Report

Learn how to write stellar annual reports that tell the story of your yearly successes. Learn more.

1.29.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Fundraising | Capital Campaigns

This 5-part series walks you through all phases of winning capital campaigns, from planning, building teams, and assessing readiness, to developing case statements, donor prospecting and communications, making asks, cultivating foundation and corporate support, and recognizing all contributors. Learn more.

1.30.19 | Atlanta

Intended Impact: What Is Your Theory of Change?

Intended Impact and Theory of Change provide the “north star” for organizations as they determine their outcomes and impact in the community. Learn more.

1.31.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Supervision & Management

Prepare for a supervisory role with the knowledge and skills needed to be an effective manager and team leader. Learn more.

2.06.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Fundraising | Introduction to Fundraising

Prepare for growth in the development role with these six foundation-building courses, through a comprehensive orientation to the crucial area of nonprofit fundraising. Learn more.

2.28.19 | Atlanta

How to Start a Nonprofit

This evening workshop covers the essentials to get your nonprofit off to a strong start. Learn more.

3.19.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Nonprofit Social Media

Rapidly advance your understanding of social media practices for nonprofits, building a broad foundation and focused expertise in topics like advertising and analytics. Learn more.

4.10.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Nonprofit Accounting

Prepare for growth in the financial management role through this comprehensive 5-part series. Learn more.