Community Change Begins with the Heart

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
| by Guest Contributor |

A recent partnership study by GCN and The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta on Nonprofit Performance in the 23-County Metro Atlanta Area found that nearly half of the organizations...

Have you asked yourself where the real power in your planning comes from? Civic engagement and organization development expert Peter Block, author of Community: The Structure of Belonging, writes that the energy for change comes from asking the public we serve, “What are the deep commitments that you bring with you?”

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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.

 

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What's the current status of new proposed IRS regulations on 501(c)(4) organizations? What three tenets does the Huffington Post propose for revolutionizing philanthropy? And The...

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.

The Importance of Being Interim

Leadership transition for any organization is a serious challenge that needs to be handled in a time-conscious, yet thorough, manner. Appointing an interim CEO from...

Inside, read as Susan Thigpen discusses first-hand her experience as interim CEO at Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, and how (with the empowerment of dedicated board) she continued to execute goals, maintain financial strength, and position the organization for new leadership success.

 

ICYMI: Last Week’s Nonprofit News, Today | Feb. 4

With Atlanta now through the deep thaw after last week's snowstorm, learn how local nonprofits helped the city's most vulnerable residents. Also, Forbes tackles 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.