Read about Atlanta BeltLine Partnership's Westside Trail Corridor Partnership Plan, Atlanta Center for Self-Sufficiency's CareerWorks program, and Atlanta Mission's Services Design Team.
The day that the US Supreme Court announced their decision recognizing the constitutional right of same-sex couples to marry—June 26, 2015—was a very good day, both personally and professionally.
"No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family… It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the idea of marriage. Their plea is that they do respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its fulfillment for themselves…They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right." – US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
With Georgia Gives Day just 3 months away, here’s a checklist to jumpstart your campaign planning! Join us for our fourth annual "flashmob of giving" on November 12th, and take full advantage of this unique opportunity to activate your nonprofit’s cause champions and connect with new donors.
Last year, close to 18,000 donations were made, and 1 in 10 came from Georgians who had never before given money to a nonprofit. In a single day, participating nonprofits across the state raised $2.3 million, bringing the grand total brought in by Georgia Gives to more than $5 million!
First Step Staffing already won a Nonprofit Revolution Award in 2011, when it was pioneering a novel way to secure sustainable income for people without homes. Their new idea, business acquisition, is set to replicate their impact in cities across the U.S.
Now in its eighth year, First Step Staffing is a refined, tested, and proven model providing 100 jobs a day in Atlanta. President and CEO Barbara Peters says their latest idea is set to increase that impact 14-fold.