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Recent Press Releases
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(Nov. 1, 2018) This Nov. 27, GCN, as state organizing lead, prepares to field our second campaign unifying GAgives with the global #GivingTuesday initiative, following up a record-setting 2017 event that raised $6.8 million for 3,000 Georgia nonprofits, and building on the year-over-year growth of both movements.
(August 25, 2018) GCN and the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) of Atlanta are proud to announce the recipients of the 2018 Nonprofit Leader 30 Under 30 Awards program, continuing the four-year-old collaboration between two organizations dedicated to serving the local nonprofit sector and supporting its next-generation leaders.
(July 18, 2018) As the next step in its ongoing mission to help nonprofits succeed, the Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) has launched Mission:Money, a unique initiative designed to increase financial wellness among mission-minded professionals. This partnership between GCN and the SunTrust Foundation addresses a critical sector need by delivering free resources and training for employees and employers both.
(April 16, 2018) According to new research from Work for Good, that draw is both powerful and lasting: These purpose-driven professionals report high workplace engagement – nearly three times the national average – plus healthy satisfaction rates. And they are committed: Nearly 9 in 10 plan to stay in nonprofits for the rest of their careers. The full results of that research are now available: The nonprofit workforce speaks: Candid insight to attract, engage, and retain top mission-driven talent is a new ebook published by Work for Good, a leading national nonprofit job board and employer resource, and program of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits.
(February 6, 2018) Continuing their decade-long Building Community Network partnership, GCN and The Home Depot Foundation are proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Collaborative Innovation Grants competition. The Home Depot Foundation is providing a total of $317,000 to seven Atlanta nonprofit partnerships that will further the “greening” of neighborhoods, expand access to no-cost medical equipment, bring free opera performances to the BeltLine, and much more
(December 7, 2017) GCN and YNPN Atlanta are proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 Nonprofit Leader 30 Under 30 Awards program, continuing the four-year-old collaboration between two organizations dedicated to serving the local nonprofit sector.
(December 6, 2017) Last Tuesday, Nov. 28, the state came together in an overwhelming show of generosity and community spirit for our very first GAgives on #GivingTuesday. Today, we are thrilled to report that a record $4 million was donated through GAgives.org, and another $2.8 million was reported from 36 other major donation platforms – raising a grand total of $6.8 million for Georgia nonprofits in our state’s first unified #GivingTuesday campaign.
(November 22, 2017) On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, GAgives on #GivingTuesday will present Georgians with an easy but powerful way to keep the season of thanks going (and a feel-good respite from the annual shopping frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday).
(August 31, 2017) Two successful social campaigns raising awareness and funds for the nonprofit sector are aligning forces, combining Georgia’s biggest day of giving with a growing worldwide phenomenon. The first GAgives on #GivingTuesday happens November 28, 2017.