Want more visibility for your organization on GA Gives Day 2014? We can help!

Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Our Georgia Gives Day campaign is at its best when we are able to showcase you, our participating nonprofits. After talking with our media partners...

Read through the options below and brainstorm with your team about the best ways you can participate. Our priority deadline is November 3. We’ll continue to accept ideas and visuals after this date, but will be able to give most attention to what receive on or before 11/3. Have fun! And be creative!

ICYMI: Last Week's Nonprofit News, Today | October 14

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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This week, we’re reading about end-of-year fundraising strategies, the unexpected value of small grants, donor communications tips from three marketing masterminds, what lessons we can...

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. 

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 27: Marketing research puts more Hands On Atlanta

As Hands On Atlanta realized they were trying to be all things to all people, they called in market study researchers they helped them narrow...

When going through a SWOT analysis in their latest round of strategic planning, volunteer-centric nonprofit Hands On Atlanta realized they were missing several key volunteer demographics, including families and Millennials.

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 26: Wheels of a different kind

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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Working together with BikeAthens, the Athens Community Council on Aging and one enterprising volunteer have piloted what they call Meals on Two Wheels.

University of Georgia student Ian Crosby, a volunteer at BikeAthens, had an unusual idea for the Athens Com­munity Council on Aging (ACCA): he wanted to deliver food for their Meals on Wheels program via bike. 

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 24: A House United

Monday, October 6, 2014
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Decatur-based Our House and Atlanta’s Genesis Shelter made their merger official, joining forces to better serve homeless families across the metro area.

On July 1, Decatur-based Our House and Atlanta’s Genesis Shelter made their merger official, joining forces to better serve homeless families across the metro area.

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 23: Sandy Springs' big day

Friday, October 3, 2014
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One metro Atlanta community celebrates an annual service day that has grown from a handful of volunteers to more than 500.

On April 26, more than 500 Sandy Springs residents volunteered at 18 different nonprofits, including GCN members Mary Hall Freedom House, Community Assistance Center, and Heritage Sandy Springs, in the 12th annual Volunteer for a Better Sandy Springs Day.