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We didn't just "wake up with a dream"

Congressman John Lewis discusses his new book, Across That Bridge, as well as a new generation of activists, the importance of nonprofits, and the power of outreach to move people and affect change.

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Facebook Advertising Can Drive Huge Results

Increasingly, social media marketing is considered essential for attracting, engaging and retaining potential donors, volunteers and ambassadors.  With more than one billion users, Facebook remains the most used social media site in the...

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Your Own Best Resource: Five Ways to Invest in Yourself

As a busy nonprofit executive, one of the last things you think about is yourself. But just like we have to make time for our physical and mental health, we should also be working on our career health. The double payoff for your self-regard:...

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Service and Social Clubs as Your Partner

For years, nonprofits have watched funding dollars dwindle at the same time as the demand for their services increase, forcing them to find solutions where they can achieve much more with much less. In recent issues of this newsletter, we’...

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Funds: How Shall I Raise Thee? Let Me Develop the Ways

Fundraising without a broader strategy for funds development can lead your organization down a rocky road, argues funding strategist Quinetha Frasier. Without a sustainable blueprint for development over time, she shows that new programs or...

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A Blueprint for Collective Impact on Georgia's Coast

Blazing a path for the Brunswick community—and the sector—United Way of Coastal Georgia unveils its ambitious High School Graduation Blueprint, a multi-year, all-inclusive plan for improving educational outcomes in Glynn County. Find...

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Tips for a Successful Strategic Partnership

Strategic partnerships offer a path forward for nonprofits with aligned goals and missions to combine resources and ideas to more effectively work toward large-scale solutions to complex problems. But before the final handshakes take place, smart...

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The Five I's of Development

Identify. That’s the first “I” in GCN Affiliate Consultant Lee Patouillet’s thought process that offers a structure for the daunting task of today’s nonprofit fundraiser in navigating new sources of funding, ever-...

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