Nonprofit Voice | Voices for Georgia's Children on Advocacy by Coalition

Monday, April 27, 2015
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Our Nonprofit Voice blog series is back! These guest posts are written by GCN member leadership about a pressing community challenge they are tackling—whether it's...

What does it take to pass legislation that ensures healthy futures for Georgia’s children? It’s comparable to jumping rope on the playground: there are multiple roles required in order to play.

Nonprofit Voice | GBPI Crunches Numbers to Ensure State Roads Plan Adds Up

Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Our Nonprofit Voice blog series is back! These guest posts are written by GCN member leadership about a pressing community challenge they are tackling—whether it's...

Busy season for retailers is the last two months of the year. For swimming pool operators, it’s the dog days of summer. The busy season for the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute is the 40-day legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly that ended this year on April 2.

One of Your Organization’s Most Visible Documents: Understanding IRS Form 990

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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Ahead of our upcoming webinar (free to GCN members!), Mauldin & Jenkins Tax Director Mary Jo Alexander reminds us that IRS Form 990 isn't just...

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 990 is an exhaustive, complicated tax filing that goes well beyond simply reporting annual financial results. Further, the report is available publicly, seen by prospective donors, nonprofit analysts, the news media and others interested in the tax-exempt arena. This means nonprofit leaders should make time to become familiar this report and understand the information it communicates to these many audiences.

Managing the Nonprofit Facility: Renovations and Construction

Friday, December 12, 2014
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One of the most challenging tasks for many nonprofit organizations is the job of adapting their physical facilities to their evolving functional needs within the...

The nonprofit facility is often constantly evolving. From routine and cyclical maintenance to meeting the needs of a new mission-critical program, existing facilities may need to be expanded, renovated, or reconfigured; or a new facility may need to be planned and built. Projects have to be put together to achieve those results.

Nonprofit Voice | Downtown's Big Year

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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For 73 years, GCN member Central Atlanta Progress (CAP) has overseen Downtown Atlanta through many times of transition and growth as the neighborhood has been...

Earlier this year, the New York Times released a list of “52 places to go in 2014” that included destinations around the globe—and Downtown Atlanta was one of them! With the inauguration of the Atlanta Streetcar, the opening of both the Center for Civil and Human Rights (GCN member) and the College Football Hall of Fame, as well as the groundbreaking for a new Atlanta Falcons Stadium, Downtown Atlanta is the place to BE. 

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