ICYMI: Last Week's Nonprofit News, Today, September 15

This week: football’s nonprofitability, the gap between the diseases we donate to and what’s actually killing us, lessons to learn from startup successes, the advantages...

Each week, we bring you a roundup of the news, analysis, and resources that caught our attention in the past week. Be sure to share the articles and blogs that intrigued you over the past week.  

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 9: Celebrating corporate volunteerism

The Corporate Volunteer Council of Atlanta’s annual IMPACT Awards—happening this Wednesday at the College Football Hall of Fame—is a high-profile recognition of Atlanta companies that...

A great idea now in its 17th year, the Corporate Volunteer Council of Atlanta’s annual IMPACT Awards is a high-profile recognition of Atlanta companies that support the community through employee volunteer programs and other civic engagements.

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 8: Innovation showcase

Friday, September 12, 2014
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This summer‘s Design for Social Impact exhibit at Museum of Design Atlanta offered a look at how design is solving 21st century problems.

Based on the idea that design is a way of looking at the world with an eye for changing it, this summer‘s Design for Social Impact exhibit at Museum of Design Atlanta offered a look at how designers, engineers, students, professors, architects, and social entrepreneurs from across the Southeast are using design to solve 21st century problems. 

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 2: Turning artists into leaders

Thursday, September 4, 2014
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Zoetic Dance Ensemble uses dance to celebrate women, explore history, embrace diverse cultures, and examine societal attitudes. Their new idea: using dance to find new...

“Our collaborative culture led to an inventive succession plan, giving artists the chance to pursue leadership positions within the company,” said Zoetic Dance Ensemble founder and Creative Director Melanie Blanchard. That’s how they hired new Artistic Director Mallory Baxley, a dancer and filmmaker who began with the company in high school, and stuck with them through college at UGA and beyond. “Many of our dancers have invested years of their careers in Zoetic,” said Blanchard. “We wanted to offer them a significant return by recruiting a new Artistic Director from within.”