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Eyes Wide Open: Managing the Risks of Adaptation

Nonprofits are increasingly discovering the need to become more agile to cope with the complexity of their operating environments and the quickening pace of change and competition. Adaptive capacity, the ability to change alongside shifts in the...

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Got Cash? The Nonprofit Loan Fund

For cash-strapped nonprofits that juggle cyclical grant and contract payments, planning is crucial. One unexpected bump in the road can mean missed growth opportunities, unsteady operations, and months of playing catch-up.

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10 Ways to Wake Up Your E-Newsletter

Is your email newsletter putting your readers to sleep with unwanted information, extraneous clutter, and a general failure to connect? An email newsletter is a great way to keep up with donors, members, participants and others - but only if you...

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7 Qualities of Learning Leaders

Excellent leadership is not only scarce, but extremely difficult to achieve. There’s no question that we have much to glean from revisiting past knowledge, from continually recommitting ourselves to being lifetime Learning Leaders. In...

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Southface: Building a Movement

Since its inception in 1978, Southface, an organization dedicated to promoting sustainable homes, workplaces and communities, has become the leading voice of sustainability in, and beyond, the Southeast. 

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Our Economic Impact, by the Numbers

GCN’s latest research report, The Economic Impact of Georgia’s Nonprofit Sector, quantifies our sector’s powerful and growing contribution to the overall health of our economy. Georgia’s nonprofits bring...

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How to navigate a budget shortfall

The great recession has had vast, and, in many cases, lingering effects on the overall economy and on the nonprofit sector. As such, many nonprofits are faced with rarely experienced circumstances. One such circumstance is the budget shortfall. A...

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