Monday Clippings | June 24, 2013

Each Monday, we'll bring you the latest headlines and trending topics that inform your work as a nonprofit professional. Check back with us every week...

This week, we digest a week's worth of insight from the Chronicle of Philanthropy, Forbes, Stanford Social Innovation Review, what's taking place under the domes in Atlanta and Washington, and more!  

Put Georgia Nonprofit NOW at the top of your summer reading list!

Members can read current and back issues of NOW on the new GCN.org!

In issue 5, find our insightful, expert guide to smart human resources practices; the secrets of MedShare’s leadership transition success; and Allen Proctor’s “dual business” model—a smart approach to money-making for money-losing operations. Plus: a conversation with Atlanta Ballet’s CEO and board chair, Alicia Philipp on grantmaking and new projects from The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, the Momentum initiative’s impact on the lower coast, and more. 

Findings Friday | Serving Our Vets, Part 1: The Sixth Month

Friday, May 31, 2013
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GCN’s Metro Atlanta Veterans’ Services Research Project is the first comprehensive study designed to gain a more holistic understanding of how best to support area veterans....

Both veterans and veteran-service organizations were surveyed in the ten-county metro Atlanta area, home to approximately 216,000 vets. In this blog series, we'll explore issues highlighted by the report and potential solutions. These include the skyrocketing of vet-related service usage over time; nonprofits’ capacity to provide veteran-specific assistance; and the mismatch of nonprofits’ focus and veteran needs.

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