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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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What's Your Story?

Storytelling isn’t just a trending topic in cause marketing—it’s fundamental to leadership, and every call to action you make. Get some fresh perspective on the ancient art of tale-spinning in this tip-filled...

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