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39 Days of IDEAS | Day 27: Marketing research puts more Hands On Atlanta

As Hands On Atlanta realized they were trying to be all things to all people, they called in market study researchers they helped them narrow...

When going through a SWOT analysis in their latest round of strategic planning, volunteer-centric nonprofit Hands On Atlanta realized they were missing several key volunteer demographics, including families and Millennials.

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 18: Online support for nonprofit founders

Friday, September 26, 2014
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To better serve aspiring nonprofit founders, the Foundation Center-Atlanta developed the Nonprofit Startup Assessment, an online tool that provides feedback on a variety of...

Every year, more than 60,000 groups apply for nonprofit status, and Program Associate Lauren Jeong is one of the professionals at the Foundation Center-Atlanta who counsels aspiring leaders on effective implementation of their ideas. 

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 16: Joining forces to form a top nonprofit

Effective July 1, Literacy Action merged with Literacy Volunteers of Atlanta. “By bringing together the two largest literacy organizations in the Southeast, we’re becoming one of the...

According to Dickson, the merger idea was tossed between the two well-established organizations for “at least 15 years.” Finally, “both boards felt the time was right: the resources were there, the leadership was there, the momentum and rationale were strong.”