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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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No Slowing Down for the Oldest Museum in the South

It’s been another busy summer for the Telfair Museums of Art in Savannah, with a crowded roster of camp programs, family events, new exhibits, and gallery talks keeping new executive director Lisa Grove on her toes. She’s also got a $...

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Jump-Starting Your Nonprofit's Innovation Engine

Every spring semester, I teach a class called “Innovations in Nonprofit Organizations.” After years of experimentation, I’ve developed the ideal assignments for students who want to learn about creating an innovation-friendly...

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