GCN New Members | August 27

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
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One of our newest members has helped more than 7,500 residents in 51 mountain communities they serve. Another member just began a new initiative–the Financial Certification Program–a...

Inside, say hello to 19 new GCN organization, business, associate and student members who have recently joined the GCN community!

ICYMI: Last Week's NP News, Today | August 26

What's the latest news with the charitable tax deduction?  Which Georgia locality took arts funding cuts off of their budget chopping block?  And how do...

Each Monday, we bring you a roundup of the news that’s 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 | 3 Steps for Building Capacity through Collaboration

Thursday, August 22, 2013
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New research from The University of Texas at Arlington presents three ways to overcome common barriers that nonprofits face when building capacity to address community...

Following six nonprofits, a public health office, and the lead organizer, researcher Karabi Bezboruah studies a community development process in a suburban Texas community. Three conclusions are identified to overcome the nearly universal barriers of exclusion of low-income individuals, stake-holders’ misaligned ideologies and approaches, and public apathy.

Retired Army Colonel Calls for More Focused Veterans Services

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
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In a nationally syndicated article, retired Army Colonel David Sutherland cites and corroborates GCN's Metro Atlanta Veterans Service Report and calls for more focused methods in...

Colonel David Sutherland — former Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, founder of the Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Community Services, and Purple Heart recipient — writes, “When it comes to addressing the needs of returning veterans, bigger isn’t better.”