GCN Member News | August 14

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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Which GCN member received a $1.9 million grant from the US Department of Energy?  Which Food Network star donated their reality show winnings to ACFB?...

Inside, read our latest member news round-up with updates from GCN members Make-a-Wish Georgia, Southface Energy Institute, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, Atlanta Community Food Bank, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, and Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.

Findings Friday | 2013 Nonprofit Wage & Benefits Report

Friday, August 16, 2013
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Wages are showing signs of recovery, but benefits are still on the decline. Explore comprehensive data on nonprofit compensation in Opportunity Knocks’ newly released 2013-2014...

Opportunity Knocks, a national online nonprofit job board, HR resource and career development destination (and program of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits), has published its latest edition of the National Nonprofit Wage & Benefits Report. With data from more than 1,600 nonprofits nationwide, this report offers comprehensive and solid evidence to use as you build your organization's salary, health insurance and retirement packages.

How does your nonprofit tell its story?

Friday, August 16, 2013
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Your story is the most powerful method you have for demonstrating the work and worth of your nonprofit. Why should donors and volunteers care about...

It’s photo competition time! To kickoff Georgia Gives Day 2013, we’re asking Georgia’s nonprofits to show us how you impact our community in one powerful image. Tweet, Facebook, or Instagram us your photo using hashtag #GAGivesImpact and you could be featured in the Fall issue of Georgia Nonprofit NOW magazine or on the Georgia Gives Day website!  Read more inside.

Meet GCN’s New Americorps VISTA Members

For 20 years, Americorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) members across the country have been dedicating their lives to fighting poverty. GCN has a unique opportunity...

Inside, meet the ten new Americorps VISTA members of the GCN staff and learn about their expertise and passion for Georgia's nonprofit sector.


ICYMI: Last Week's NP News, Today | August 12

Each Monday, we bring you a roundup of the news that’s caught our attention in the past week. Be sure to share the articles and...

This week, we explore Mayor Reed's opinion on the New York Times article on income mobility in Atlanta, how to reinvent your annual report, creating virtual volunteer opportunities, and an unexpected happy ending after a domestic violence nonprofit in California was burglarized.  Take a few minutes to see which articles we found most interesting this week!

ICYMI: Last Week's NP News, Today | August 5

In case you missed it: Is your website driving away potential volunteers? Who are the Nonprofit Times' Power and Influence Top 50?  Also, three ways...

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

Meet New GCN Board Chair Edward Shartar

Monday, August 5, 2013
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Shartar begins two-year appointment to Board Chair, succeeding former chair Debbie Gehricke, VP, Corporate Human Resources, UPS.

“Ed has served the past four years on our board very engaged in our work of improving communities across Georgia by making their nonprofits more powerful and impactful,” said Karen Beavor, President and CEO of GCN.  “His background and passion for social enterprise will be vital to advancing our mission as we move forward.”