GCN Member News | October 2

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
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What GCN member received a $25,000 grant for a basketball court from the Atlanta Hawks Foundation? Who is now Make-A-Wish Georgia's largest corporate donor? And...

Inside, read our latest bi-weekly member news round-up with updates from GCN members Home Depot FoundationChattahoochee Nature Center, James T. Anderson Boys and Girls ClubHomeAid Atlanta, and more!

Findings Friday | Metro Atlanta Nonprofit Performance, Part 2: Public Policy

Friday, September 27, 2013
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More than 90% of Georgia nonprofits agree that public policy work is necessary, but less than half actually do it. What motivates us to engage...

In a study of nonprofit performance by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits in partnership with The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, nearly 400 organizations described their strategic planning practices and provide perspectives on public policy. This post is the second of a two-part series and will cover the study’s public policy and advocacy findings.

Got Eyeballs? GA Gives Day secures media partnerships to promote causes like yours

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
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From digital billboards and award-winning PSAs to news stories, our new blog and thousands of flyers, we’re canvassing the state to raise awareness of Georgia...

Inside, learn more about our high-profile media partners and six simple steps you can take to add your own messaging to the momentum of our public awareness campaign.

Is Your Nonprofit Ready for the ACA?

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
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As the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to roll out, a new resource may help to provide clarity as to what this all means...

Because of the numerous tax provisions included in the ACA, the IRS is overseeing a majority of the law’s implementation (the Department of Health and Human Services also has a major role). And as such, the IRS has created a clearinghouse for ACA news, updates, information and resources: http://www.irs.gov/uac/Affordable-Care-Act-Tax-Provisions-Home.