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Recent Press Releases

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Georgia Gives Day Raises A Record $3.9M for Nonprofits

ATLANTA (November 18, 2016) — Yesterday the state proved it can Come Together in a frenzy of generosity around Georgia Gives Day to help and give hope to those who need it. Nonprofit organizations motivated Georgia’s donors to open their hearts to the tune of $3.9 million. 

Come Together for Georgia Gives Day

ATLANTA (November 14, 2016) — People, nonprofits, and business across the state will Come Together for the fifth annual Georgia Gives Day on Thursday, November 17, 2016.

The Future of Georgia’s Nonprofits Honored with “30 Under 30” Awards

ATLANTA — November 1, 2016 The Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) and the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) of Atlanta are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Nonprofit Leader “30 Under 30” Awards program.

GCN Announces Kathy Keeley as New Exec VP of Programs

ATLANTA (October 5, 2016) The Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) has named Kathy Keeley, former Executive Director of All About Developmental Disabilities, as its new Executive Vice President of Programs. 

Get Set for Georgia Gives Day

ATLANTA (July 27, 2016) The fifth annual Georgia Gives Day is on Thursday, November 17, 2016. Since the inaugural event in 2012, Georgia Gives Day has activated more than 54,000 donors, who have given upwards of $9 million to support more than 2,400 organizations across the state. 

Five Atlanta Nonprofits Becoming Better Businesses with GCN’s Momentum: Atlanta

ATLANTA (June 23, 2016) - Five nonprofits in the metro area are hard at work learning how to improve both their business strategies and leadership skills as part of Momentum: Atlanta, the latest project of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits’ Momentum program. 

Georgia nonprofits raise a record-breaking $3.67 million on Georgia Gives Day 2015

ATLANTA (November 13, 2015)  As the clock struck midnight ending the fourth annual Georgia Gives Day, the tally stood at a record-breaking $3,673,562 in donations. More than 2,400 nonprofits across the state are celebrating the virtual outpouring of support from 17,318 Georgians—making November 12, 2015, the biggest giving day in the state's history. 

Georgians Gear Up for Georgia Gives Day on November 12, 2015

ATLANTA (October 19, 2015) — On Thursday, November 12, 2015, Georgians will show their support for the work and worth of nonprofits during the fourth annual Georgia Gives Day. From midnight to midnight, donors statewide are encouraged to visit GAgivesday.org and give to their favorites of more than 2,000 participating nonprofits. 

Momentum Launches in Macon-Bibb County to Support Nonprofits in Building Early Childhood Success

ATLANTA (August 20, 2015) —The Peyton Anderson Foundation, in partnership with GCN, is excited to announce the launch of Momentum for Early Childhood Success, an innovative initiative bringing together 12 nonprofit organizations and four agencies serving the Macon-Bibb County region to strengthen their leadership, infrastructure, collaboration, and alignment to better support children from birth to age 5 and their families.

Graduation Day Approaches for 44 Nonprofits Completing Momentuma Process to Build Their Community Impact

ATLANTA (August 3, 2015) This month, nonprofit leaders from Macon, Augusta, Savannah, and Albany, together with foundation leaders from across the state, will celebrate the completion of Momentum for the Arts—a competitive and transformative multi-year process designed to help them build organizational strategy and leadership that leads them to higher impact in their communities. 

Fourth Annual Georgia Gives Day Set for Nov. 12, 2015

ATLANTA (May 21, 2015) — GCN announced today that the fourth annual Georgia Gives Day will take place on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. This state-wide online fundraiser will drive awareness and donations for participating nonprofits across Georgia, encouraging residents to come together for a 24-hour day of giving. Since the inaugural event in 2012, Georgia Gives Day has brought nearly 30,000 donors to more than 2,000 participating organizations, raising more than $5.1 million to support the nonprofits' individual causes. 

Capacity Building Grants Awarded to 45 Westside Atlanta Nonprofits Through Westside Momentum Initiative

ATLANTA (March 19, 2015) — The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, in partnership with the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, has announced 45 nonprofits selected to take part in Westside Momentum, a three-year capacity building initiative of the Westside Neighborhood Prosperity Fund designed to increase the impact and sustainability of organizations based in Atlanta’s historic Castleberry Hill, English Avenue and Vine City neighborhoods. 

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