New data offers insight on nonprofit communications trends

Thursday, February 6, 2014
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How does your nonprofit marketing and communications department stack up to the rest of field? Do you struggle with the same problems? Are you utilizing...

How does your nonprofit communicate? Inside, discover some of the highlights from NonprofitMarketingGuide.com's comprehensive Nonprofit Communications Trends Report and discover the communication challenges and trends facing organizations in 2014.

ICYMI: Last Week’s Nonprofit News, Today | Jan. 28

Voice your opinion with Nonprofit Finance Fund's annual survey. Learn whose estate will be donating hundreds of pieces to a GCN member. And learn the...

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.

Fundraising Tip | The Three B’s of a Planned Giving Campaign

Thursday, January 23, 2014
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With the start of a new year, many of your donors may be thinking about how to plan their financial futures – writing wills, opening...

Although their timing is unpredictable, planned gifts have the potential to sustain current programs and provide a foundation to continue your mission. Don’t know where to start? Follow the three B’s for information on how to begin.

 

ICYMI: Last Week’s Nonprofit News, Today | Jan. 22

In case you missed it: How did a nonprofit raise $41,000 on Twitter in a day without really trying?  What is the surest and easiest...

Each Monday (or occasionally later!), 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.

Nonprofit marketing research is vital...and affordable

In a two-part series on marketing research, veteran marketer and Nonprofit University faculty member Debra Semans breaks down why this type of data is vital...

In part one, Semans provides eight decision points in the leadup to executing marketing research that will not only help your nonprofit focus on what is most important, but cut costs by ensuring you are not duplicating efforts or overscaling the design.

Funding and Resource Opportunities | January 2014

Thursday, January 9, 2014
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Start 2014 off right! This month, in particular, GCN has compiled an outstanding array of funding resources and capacity building opportunities specifically geared for Georgia...

Inside, learn more about nonprofit opportunities from foundations and organizations like the The Atlanta Women’s Foundation, TAG Education Collaborative, TechBridge, Atlanta Area Compensation Association, and many more. 

 

Resource Opportunity | City of Atlanta Accepting "Love Your Block" Applications

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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Spring is here, and our friends with the City of Atlanta are bringing back their popular Love Your Block (LYB) program! Since 2012, (LYB) has supported more...

Inside, learn more about the City of Atlanta's Love Your Block program, and how residents, neighborhood groups and nonprofits can apply to receive mini-grants of up to $1,000 to improve their communities.