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In our first annual IDEAS Issue, NOW celebrates the ingenuity of our members, partners, and friends with a look at their most innovative work. Check out 39 breakout approaches covering every aspect of nonprofit management, from strategic planning to marketing, program expansion to data management, as well as partnerships, rebranding, mobilizing volunteers, and more.
Plus: an interview with Center for Civil and Human Rights CEO Doug Shipman, and a conversation with 2014 AFP Outstanding Fundraising Professional Eileen Heisman.
Across the week of September 15-19, move out of the office and into the field to experience strategy in action. Find answers, insights, and inspiration on an array of small-group Field Trips across Atlanta, hosted and presented by a group of dynamic nonprofit and corporate leaders. PLUS: a keynote on The Future of Philanthropy by Eileen Heisman, AFP's 2014 Fundraiser of the Year.
Space is limited, so register now!
This month: Angel Flight Soars. Find out how a they serve patients throughout the South with a 1,200-strong volunteer army of pilots and "earth angels" flying seven missions a day, every day of the year.
How do we develop the capacity to meet community needs? By working smarter, and by working together. In 2013, GCN continued to leverage our influence, know-how, and assets to forge powerful partnerships, help great ideas scale, and produce High Performance Nonprofits across our state.
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Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is preparing for its first change in executive leadership since its founding in 1994. Talking with their current director and board chair for our Board Chair-CEO conversation series, GCN Senior Consultant Mary Bear Hughes finds out how they’re making a smart transfer of power, and why they’ve selected a duo of leaders to succeed Director and Riverkeeper Sally Bethea
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Make our blog part of your routine as your link to the daily pulse of the Georgia nonprofit sector. We’ll be posting everything from GCN community news, just-announced member events, and commentary from sector leaders, to the latest research findings, live updates from the field, and the rest of our daily musings. Read our blog.
According to Allen Proctor, speaking at a 2013 GCN member event, every nonprofit needs a “dual business model” that includes profitable services that fund money-losing mission-centric programs.
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GCN’s 2012 report, The Economic Impact of Georgia's Nonprofit Sector, conducted in partnership with Georgia Tech, quantifies the powerful and growing contribution of nonprofits to our state’s economy and offers recommendations to leverage our strength.
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In ten years, GCN member organization Voices for Georgia’s Children has started, lead, and grown three statewide coalitions that arm policy-makers with the knowledge and ability to make positive decisions for kids. Voices ED Pat Willis shares the secrets of a dedicated coalition-builder and advocacy veteran.
This member exclusive event features an interactive exchange of information designed to empower nonprofit decision makers with the tools needed to better promote and present their message. Learn more.
A comprehensive, practical foundation in the major areas essential to serving in the HR role. Learn more.