Cause Coalitions for Advocacy and Support

arrow-left Back to Resources Cause Coalitions for Advocacy and Support Use this list of coalitions, local and national, to find advocacy partners already championing your cause under the Gold Dome and on Capitol Hill. Are we missing a coalition that you belong to? Please let us know – along with your latest policy-related news. Health […]

The Board Recruitment Process: Best Practices for Assessing Needs and Finding New Members

arrow-left Back to Board & Governance Resources The Board Recruitment Process:Best Practices for Assessing Needs and Finding New Members By GCN’s Nonprofit Consulting Group Keeping a nonprofit board populated with the right people is essential to the success of the organization. That’s why board recruitment requires a well-thought-out process for understanding exactly what roles you […]

Starting a Nonprofit Organization in Georgia

arrow-left Back to Resources Starting a Nonprofit Organization in Georgia By GCN’s Nonprofit Consulting Group First: Consider registering for an upcoming How to Start a Nonprofit workshop, offered regularly by GCN’s Nonprofit Univeristy. Next: Sign up for GCN communications to receive helpful information and insights about the sector. Complete the newsletter subscription form and be […]

The Performance-Leadership Matrix, Explained

arrow-left Back to Resources The Performance-Leadership Matrix, Explained By GCN’s Nonprofit Consulting Group The Performance-Leadership Matrix, pictured below, was developed by The Bridgespan Group to analyze individual leadership potential and organization-wide staff needs, especially in terms of professional development. You can find our full explanation beneath the illustration, or download Bridgespan’s instructions and templates in […]

The Nonprofit Lifecycle: A Model for Making Smart Decisions

arrow-left Back to Resources The Nonprofit Lifecycle: A Model for Making Smart Decisions By GCN’s Nonprofit Consulting Group All nonprofit organizations have natural lifecycles, from a grassroots idea to peak vitality to a turnaround (or termination). For decades, books and research have focused on the lifecycle process as a way to describe different organizational opportunities […]

What Nonprofits Can Do to Retain Talent: How Professional Development Works

arrow-left Back to Resources What Nonprofits Can Do to Retain Talent:How Professional Development Works By GCN’s Nonprofit Consulting Group Staff turnover is an issue for any organization, but especially for those in the nonprofit sector, where the all-too-typical resource crunch means that talent retention strategies are few and far between.  According to research from Nonprofit […]

Management Accelerators

GCN’s Management Accelerators cover a comprehensive set of skills for managing individuals, teams, and strategy.