Nonprofit Voice | Building new lives for our veterans

Monday, August 22, 2016
| by Guest Contributor |

In his speech at Atlanta’s Disabled Veterans Convention on August 1, President Obama declared, “We've helped bring tens of thousands of veterans off the streets, but we're not slowing down," because “every single veteran matters.” HomeAid Atlanta Executive Director Mandy Crater takes those words to heart. “These heroes are responsible for the freedom we enjoy as Americans, and we owe them a huge debt,” she says.

Your road map for Georgia Gives Day 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016
| by Editor |

From Georgia Nonprofit NOW Summer 2016:

We are excited to present our fifth annual Georgia Gives Day on Thursday, November 17, 2016. Join our online giving movement, fueled by a growing collaboration of nonprofits, companies, foundations, media outlets, and government partners, which has contributed $9.2 million so far to our state’s nonprofits. Start planning now to take full advantage of this unique opportunity to activate your cause champions, expand your circle of supporters, and join your sector colleagues in raising awareness of the many missions that are collectively making our state a better place to live, work, and play.

Sir José Bright: A Podcast On Poverty with Gareth J Young

Friday, August 5, 2016
| by Editor |

VP of GCN's Nonprofit Consulting Group, José Bright talked to Gareth J. Young about the passions that drive him, and he offered us many wonderful...

José believes that we should see poverty as more than a lack of subsistence: it includes a feeling of being disconnected. While in Africa, he learned that it really does take a village to raise a child, and that points to a collective way of living that is beyond much of what we frequently conceive. He also believes it is important to cultivate a holistic and collected approach when thinking about poverty. 

Listen to the full podcast here: