Fueling our Georgia nonprofit leaders for success

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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Last week, we asked Georgia's nonprofit leaders to tell us what fuels them throughout their work day using hashtag #NOWfuel on Facebook and Twitter. They...

To highlight the summer issue of Georgia Nonprofit NOW magazine and our feature on nonprofit HR practices, “How to find, prepare, grow and engage your people," we wanted to know what fuels our awesome nonprofit leaders throughout their day. As individuals we all need something a little more personal to fuel our day-to-day work. For us, we love granola bars, popcorn and our great view of Centennial Park!

Findings Friday | Serving Our Vets, Part 3: Veteran-Nonprofit Misalignment

Friday, July 19, 2013
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GCN’s Metro Atlanta Veterans’ Services Research Project (VSRP) is the first comprehensive study designed to gain a more holistic understanding of how best to support area...

The ten-county metro Atlanta area is home to approximately 216,000 veterans.  This blog series focuses on issues highlighted by a survey of metro vets and veteran-service organizations and potential solutions to enable nonprofits to promote social reintegration. So far, we've posted on the skyrocketing of service usage over time; nonprofits’ capacity to provide veteran-specific assistance.  Today, in the final of the three-part series, we'll focus on the mismatch of nonprofits’ focus and veteran needs.

In Case You Missed It: Last Week's NP News, Today | July 15

Each Monday, we bring you a roundup of the news that caught our attention over the past week.

Today’s entry brings us new approaches to Millennial engagement, tips for fundraising across a number of channels (old and new), a milestone for Georgia’s Points of Light foundation, and more!

Findings Friday | State Budget Breakdown

Friday, July 12, 2013
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Georgia's new $37.2 billion FY2014 budget went into effect on July 1. What does this mean for Georgia's nonprofits and constituents? Find out in this...

In the latest issue of Georgia Nonprofit NOW, we discussed some of the highlights from the Georgia General Assembly's 2013 legislative session and provided a more in-depth look at 2013 legislation affecting Georgia's nonprofit sector. Today, we'll take a deeper dive into HB 106, Georgia's 2014 state budget, which went into effect on July 1.

What Fuels your Work Day?

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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Nonprofits have huge missions to guide them, but as individuals we all need something a little more personal to fuel our day-to-day work. We want...

To highlight the summer issue of Georgia Nonprofit NOW and our feature on Nonprofit HR practices, we’re going to be posting some of the things that keep our office mojo going—beginning with our favorite: popcorn and granola bars! Join us, by sharing images and stories of your office motivators: sweets & treats, family photos, client testimony, your favorite manager—whatever fuels your day!

GCN New Members | July 8

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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Say hello to nine new GCN organization, business, associate and student members, in our July 8 update!

One of our newest members preserves native plants found in the upper Georgia Piedmont ecosystem. Another provides food, shelter and safety for Haitian orphans to acquire basic reading skills.  Inside, find out who they are, and discover the many new faces in the GCN family.

In Case You Missed It: Last Week’s NP News, Today | July 8

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...

Another week’s worth of nonprofit headlines from PhilanTopic, The Washington Post, Nonprofit Quarterly, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Nonprofit Tech 2.0, Forbes, and more—sorted and pre-screened especially for your busy Monday afternoon.

Findings Friday | Serving Our Vets, Part 2: Reaching Out and Building Capacity

Tuesday, July 2, 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....

In this week's portion of our analysis of the study, explore the challenges facing nonprofits as they attempt to reach out to Veterans who may need their services.

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