A record-breaking third Georgia Gives Day!

GCN President and CEO Karen Beavor reports on a record-breaking Georgia Gives Day 2014 in this letter to the nonprofit and philanthropic communities, released on...

The Georgia Center for Nonprofits recognizes the critical role of nonprofits to thriving communities and that is why we feel so strongly about bringing greater public awareness to their work and worth. Georgia Gives Day is our beacon call for people in communities across the state to join us in our work and help raise needed resources to accomplish it. 

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 24: A House United

Monday, October 6, 2014
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Decatur-based Our House and Atlanta’s Genesis Shelter made their merger official, joining forces to better serve homeless families across the metro area.

On July 1, Decatur-based Our House and Atlanta’s Genesis Shelter made their merger official, joining forces to better serve homeless families across the metro area.

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.”