ICYMI: Last Week’s Nonprofit News, Today | Nov. 25

As the year winds down, here's some helpful tips for your end-of-the-year fundraising. Check out Forbes 2012's Top 50 Givers! And how to grab your readers...

Each Monday, 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, in the comments.

Announcing the Building Community Network Class of 2013

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
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The Home Depot Foundation and the Georgia Center for Nonprofits are pleased to announce the Building Community Network Class of 2013. 

The Class of 2013 joins nearly 150 alumni that have participated in Building Community Network in prior years. At the end of the day, each organization also received a surprise $20,000 donation from The Home Depot Foundation.

Clayton Gathering Draws Hometown Crowd

Monday, December 9, 2013
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More than 100 nonprofit professionals from Clayton, Fayette, Henry, and Spalding counties gathered at Clayton State University on Nov. 14, 2013, for the Clayton Nonprofit...

Featuring keynote speaker Bill Bolling of the Atlanta Community Food Bank and a series of interactive workshops on fundraising, board management, and grant opportunities, the day-long event provided a dynamic forum for nonprofit leaders working beyond the city center.

Meet GCN’s New AmeriCorps VISTA Members

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

Inside, meet our four 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 | Nov. 19

Looking for a way to help those affected by the typhoon in the Philippines? How does nonprofit economic growth stack up against growth in the corporate...

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, in the comments.

An Open Letter from Karen Beavor

GCN President and CEO Karen Beavor released this open letter to discuss and thank the sponsors, partners and collaboration that led to the success of...

GCN recognizes the critical role of nonprofits in creating thriving communities and that is why we feel so strongly about bringing greater public awareness to the work and worth of nonprofits, and about asking new donors to support that work in their own lives and communities. Georgia Gives Day is our beacon calling for people to join us in our work and contribute needed resources to accomplish that work. 

ICYMI: Last Week’s NP News, Today | Nov. 4

How did a nonprofit use tweets to save lives during Hurricane Sandy? Does giving impact your happiness? Which online retail giant is enabling shoppers to easily...

Each Monday, 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, in the comments.

Five Ways to Build Excitement with our GA Gives Day Prize Funds

Over the last month, we’ve told you about our competitions and prizes, all new for 2013! But how can your organization use these to build...

New this year to Georgia Gives Day, we've added tens of thousands of dollars in games, competitions and prizes aimed to build excitement and incentivize donors to give in bigger numbers and amounts. (Read about all prizes and rules here.)