GCN Member News | August 14

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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Which GCN member received a $1.9 million grant from the US Department of Energy?  Which Food Network star donated their reality show winnings to ACFB?...

Inside, read our latest member news round-up with updates from GCN members Make-a-Wish Georgia, Southface Energy Institute, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, Atlanta Community Food Bank, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, and Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.

Meet GCN’s New Americorps VISTA Members

For 20 years, Americorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) members across the country have been dedicating their lives to fighting poverty. GCN has a unique opportunity...

Inside, meet the ten new Americorps VISTA members of the GCN staff and learn about their expertise and passion for Georgia's nonprofit sector.


ICYMI: Last Week's NP News, Today | August 12

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...

This week, we explore Mayor Reed's opinion on the New York Times article on income mobility in Atlanta, how to reinvent your annual report, creating virtual volunteer opportunities, and an unexpected happy ending after a domestic violence nonprofit in California was burglarized.  Take a few minutes to see which articles we found most interesting this week!

Meet New GCN Board Chair Edward Shartar

Monday, August 5, 2013
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Shartar begins two-year appointment to Board Chair, succeeding former chair Debbie Gehricke, VP, Corporate Human Resources, UPS.

“Ed has served the past four years on our board very engaged in our work of improving communities across Georgia by making their nonprofits more powerful and impactful,” said Karen Beavor, President and CEO of GCN.  “His background and passion for social enterprise will be vital to advancing our mission as we move forward.”