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First-hand tips for a data-first approach

Two years into a new process for measuring outcomes and making decisions, the CEO of The Gathering Place has ten tips for any organization seeking a data-based solution for better planning, growing, and communicating their impact.

 

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What the watchdogs see

As scrutiny of nonprofits intensifies, it’s critical to understand the agencies keeping tabs on the sector. Two experts from Mauldin & Jenkins detail the priorities of these watchdogs, and how to satisfy them, in this member event recap.

 

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Your all-in-one talent management solution from GCN

Exclusively for member nonprofits, our Nonprofit University + ThinkHR Subscription delivers year-round professional development and training for your team; unlimited on-call support from certified HR pros; and interactive HR and talent compliance tools.

 

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The work-life balance formula that actually works

Too often, faulty math keeps us from realizing the goal of simultaneously fulfilling work- and home-lives. Correcting the equation is easier than you think: It all comes down to quality over quantity.

 

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A benefit that pays back: Financial planning for your people

Nonprofit employers need cost-friendly ways to retain talent, and we could all use help offsetting salaries that continually fall behind those in other sectors. Senior Consultant Mary Bear Hughes explores a compelling solution to both challenges: personal financial planning tools.

 

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How can your organization become the workplace of choice?

The demand for fulfilling, purpose-driven careers is growing – and yet, mission-driven employers must contend for top talent in a highly competitive hiring environment. This new report from GCN's own Work for Good, based on our recent survey of nonprofit pros, delivers first-hand testimony and sound methods for attracting, engaging, and retaining your greatest assets: talented employees eager to make a difference.

 

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Our annual IDEAS showcase, celebrating sector innovation

Learn about the innovative advances of GCN members and partners: the practices and strategies that are multiplying impact, sharpening talent, leveraging supporters, and demonstrating exactly why we’re needed on the front lines of Georgia’s most pressing challenges.

 

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How “doable” is your job? What the workload means for your legacy

If you’re an overloaded executive, you’re ensuring a rocky transition for anyone who steps into the role after you. With this advice from GCN executive search expert Mary Hughes, you can rethink your position to better serve the organization’s future – and your own.

 

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Upcoming Events

1.23.19 | Atlanta

Writing the Annual Report

Learn how to write stellar annual reports that tell the story of your yearly successes. Learn more.

1.29.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Fundraising | Capital Campaigns

This 5-part series walks you through all phases of winning capital campaigns, from planning, building teams, and assessing readiness, to developing case statements, donor prospecting and communications, making asks, cultivating foundation and corporate support, and recognizing all contributors. Learn more.

1.30.19 | Atlanta

Intended Impact: What Is Your Theory of Change?

Intended Impact and Theory of Change provide the “north star” for organizations as they determine their outcomes and impact in the community. Learn more.

1.31.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Supervision & Management

Prepare for a supervisory role with the knowledge and skills needed to be an effective manager and team leader. Learn more.

2.06.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Fundraising | Introduction to Fundraising

Prepare for growth in the development role with these six foundation-building courses, through a comprehensive orientation to the crucial area of nonprofit fundraising. Learn more.

2.07.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Nonprofit Human Resource Management

Designed for organizations of all sizes, this four-part series focuses on human resources practices critical to success, delivering a comprehensive, practical foundation for the HR professional. Learn more.

2.07.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Fundraising | Annual Giving Campaigns

In this 4-part series, discover best practices to leverage all of your resources – your people, technology, programs, and data – to capture the most donations from the most people. Learn more.

2.08.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Fundraising | Grant Management

Go beyond the basics to learn how to not only write compelling proposals but create a powerful grant management system. Learn more.

2.21.19 | Atlanta

Member Webinar | 8 Key Trends that Will Transform the Social Sector in the Next Decade

Learn about the top forces influencing nonprofits now and in the future to inform current strategies, feed SWOT efforts, and launch important discussions within your organization. Learn more.

2.28.19 | Atlanta

How to Start a Nonprofit

This evening workshop covers the essentials to get your nonprofit off to a strong start. Learn more.

3.19.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Nonprofit Social Media

Rapidly advance your understanding of social media practices for nonprofits, building a broad foundation and focused expertise in topics like advertising and analytics. Learn more.

3.26.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Change Management

NEW! Lead to effectively drive positive change. A two-day series overview of change management theory and strategies for driving a change process, managing resistance to change, and helping others more effectively support your agenda for change. Learn more.

3.28.19 | Atlanta

How to Start a Nonprofit

This evening workshop covers the essentials to get your nonprofit off to a strong start. Learn more.

4.10.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Nonprofit Accounting

Prepare for growth in the financial management role through this comprehensive 5-part series. Learn more.

4.17.19 | Atlanta

Advanced Nonprofit Board Leadership Clinic

A full-day forum for nonprofit executives and board members: explore the best practices that drive exceptional governance, and receive an individualized assessment of your board. Learn more.

4.25.19 | Atlanta

How to Start a Nonprofit

This evening workshop covers the essentials to get your nonprofit off to a strong start. Learn more.

6.20.19 | Atlanta

How to Start a Nonprofit

This evening workshop covers the essentials to get your nonprofit off to a strong start. Learn more.

8.14.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Fundraising | Grant Management

Go beyond the basics to learn how to not only write compelling proposals but create a powerful grant management system. Learn more.

8.29.19 | Atlanta

How to Start a Nonprofit

This evening workshop covers the essentials to get your nonprofit off to a strong start. Learn more.

9.19.19 | Atlanta

How to Start a Nonprofit

This evening workshop covers the essentials to get your nonprofit off to a strong start. Learn more.

9.24.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Change Management

NEW! Lead to effectively drive positive change. A two-day series overview of change management theory and strategies for driving a change process, managing resistance to change, and helping others more effectively support your agenda for change. Learn more.

10.07.19 | Atlanta

How to Start a Nonprofit

This evening workshop covers the essentials to get your nonprofit off to a strong start. Learn more.

10.29.19 | Atlanta

Certificate of Nonprofit Human Resource Management

Designed for organizations of all sizes, this four-part series focuses on human resources practices critical to success, delivering a comprehensive, practical foundation for the HR professional. Learn more.

12.05.19 | Atlanta

How to Start a Nonprofit

This evening workshop covers the essentials to get your nonprofit off to a strong start. Learn more.