ICYMI: Last Week’s NP News, Today | Sept. 23

What's the latest on the House's cut of $40 million to food stamps? Giving Days are trending all over the country; don't miss out! And...

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. 

Findings Friday | Metro Atlanta Nonprofit Performance, Part 1: Strategic Planning

Friday, September 20, 2013
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Does your organization have a strategic plan? Probably. But is it up to date? Does it have all the right components? Is it evidence-based?...

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 first of a two-part series and will cover the study’s strategic planning findings.

GCN joins the Georgia Food Bank Association to defend nonprofit tax exemptions

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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Before an unelected Governor-appointed task force, the Atlanta Community Food Bank and GCN provided economic justification for vital tax provisions that were phased out in...

Last Monday, Governor Deal and his appointed Georgia Competitiveness Initiative taskforce convened on Georgia Tech’s campus to discuss state tax provisions. Their goal: “to enhance the State's economic development strategy” through the adoption or phasing out of specific tax provisions.

ICYMI: Last Week’s NP News, Today | September 16

With open enrollment for Georgia's health insurance marketplace coming soon, Bloomberg explores how some Georgia lawmakers are attempting to block implementation of the ACA. Learn...

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.

Findings Friday | 7 Tips for Effective Visual Storytelling

Friday, September 13, 2013
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A new guide from Resource Media will empower you to use imagery to its fullest extent. By employing these seven fundamental practices, you’ll be able...

There are three tried and true visual communication premises, which can be simplified to: humans are visual, and humans act on emotion, thus visuals can prompt emotional reactions. But this is just a preface to the guide’s most important points, the “Seven Rules of the Road.”

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