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The mission of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits is to build thriving communities by helping nonprofits succeed. Through a powerful mix of advocacy, solutions for nonprofit effectiveness, and insight building tools, GCN provides nonprofits, board members and donors with the tools they need to strengthen organizations that make a difference on important causes throughout Georgia. 

For more than 20 years, GCN has served as a cornerstone of support for Georgia's nonprofit and philanthropic community by delivering a wide range of services and support. Our members span the nonprofit world in scale and scope—from international organizations to corporate philanthropies, foundations, and community initiatives.

GCN Membership provides comprehensive support to more than 1,200 organizations and 5,000 professionals through exclusive access to landmark research, publications and in-depth online content, cost-saving opportunities, and events throughout the year. 

GCN's member expert series and networking events bring thousands of sector professionals together each year with thought leaders, leading funders, experts and peers—proving the power of the network in sharing knowledge and building partnerships. 

Innovative year-round onsite and online programming through GCN’s Nonprofit University delivers an array of professional development opportunities to develop leadership skills and core competencies. Our Nonprofit Consulting Group provides the expert guidance to develop strategies and build capacity for organizations of all sizes, enabling them to accelerate and grow their impact.

 

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In 2014, GCN continued to advance our mission to support nonprofits in building thriving communities across the state. Read about our work in equipping community leaders with the skills and networks they need; changing what’s achievable in social impact by arming nonprofits with high-performance practices; building a giving movement through Georgia Gives Day; nurturing the people who power nonprofits with career support and professional development; and sparking the next big thing with innovative initiatives and the resources to take risks. 

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