ICYMI: Last Week's Nonprofit News, Today | June 30

This week: too much charity overlap in the UK, a new philanthropy for Atlanta’s westside, the secrets of the “soft launch,” a nonprofit perspective on...

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. 

ICYMI: Last Week's Nonprofit News, Today | June 23

This week: research from Giving USA and Blackbaud show giving is on the rise (and that Atlanta is no. 3 in online giving!), measuring 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.

Michelle Nunn on the Power of Partnerships and the Struggle of Scale

Michelle Nunn has spent two and a half decades leading and growing volunteer service organizations, merging her Hands On Network with the Points of...

Last year, Nunn took a leave of absence from her position as CEO of Points of Light in order to declare her candidacy for the Senate seat formerly held by her father, Sam Nunn, for 24 years. She'll face the winner of the July 24 runoff election between Republicans David Perdue and Jack Kingston (R-GA, 1st District). 

Nunn recently spoke with GCN President and CEO Karen Beavor from the campaign trail in South Georgia. The full interview is available for GCN members in the latest issue of Georgia Nonprofit NOW. Here, we provide an excerpt as Nunn discusses the successes gained and struggles faced since merging Hands On Network with Points of Light in 2007.

Wanted: Your ideas for a special issue of Georgia Nonprofit NOW!

We're excited to announce a special summer issue of Georgia Nonprofit NOW in the works—our very first IDEAS issue. And we need your help to discover the...

We’re looking for ideas of all kinds from GCN members—if your organization has one (or more) to share that you’ve put into practice and getting results, we want to hear about it!

ICYMI: Last Week's Nonprofit News, Today | June 18

This week, we’re reading about the new EPA regulations and their potential to change the world, a new Foundation Center initiative challenging government to step...

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. 

Nonprofit Voice | Downtown's Big Year

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
| by Guest Contributor |

For 73 years, GCN member Central Atlanta Progress (CAP) has overseen Downtown Atlanta through many times of transition and growth as the neighborhood has been...

Earlier this year, the New York Times released a list of “52 places to go in 2014” that included destinations around the globe—and Downtown Atlanta was one of them! With the inauguration of the Atlanta Streetcar, the opening of both the Center for Civil and Human Rights (GCN member) and the College Football Hall of Fame, as well as the groundbreaking for a new Atlanta Falcons Stadium, Downtown Atlanta is the place to BE. 

ICYMI: Last Week's Nonprofit News, Today | June 10

This week: a couple of predictions for the future of nonprofits, fundraising that doesn’t forget the “fun,” appealing to donors when you serve the “unworthy,”...

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.  

 

ICYMI: Last Week's Nonprofit News, Today | June 2

And we’re back from a break (good to see you again!) with the big VA scandal, the new work group for Atlanta immigrants, donor data...

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.