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Georgia Nonprofit NOW | IDEAS Summer 2016


Once again, we bring you our summer IDEAS issue, featuring a roundup of the innovative programs, practices, and partnerships animating our member organizations and pushing new frontiers of impact—plus a look at some of the ground-breaking collaborations set into motion by our Building Community Network and a discussion of the advantages an entrepreneurial mindset can give you. Also featured: How to understand and advance your personal power style, a road map preparing you for Georgia Gives Day 2016, an interview with the new head of global philanthropy for General Motors, and more.

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Designing ideas that succeed

How do nonprofits craft new initiatives that maximize community impact? By developing ideas that adhere to three foundational principles of successful design: desirability, feasibility, and viability.


IDEAS 2016: Georgia nonprofit innovation at work

The third installment of our annual innovation roundup features dozens of our members and partners, each with an inspiring new way they’ve deepened, broadened, or advanced their impact.


The powers that be (and how they are used)

If you want to lead, you've got to understand the sources, strengths, and limitations of your power style, and how to step up your abilities through interpersonal skills and professional expertise. 


Expectation, expansion, integration: A philanthropic program gets fully engaged

Jackie Parker, the new head of global philanthropy for General Motors, discusses the evolution of a program that’s served generations of hometown families, and her goals for the company in both worldwide programs and corporate culture. 


Thinking like an entrepreneur 

In this roundtable discussion, the Nonprofit Consulting Group team experts conducting our freshly-launched business accelerator reveal how sector leaders can benefit from a more entrepreneurial mindset.


A call for collaborative solutions

Working alongside The Home Depot Foundation, our investment in Design Thinking is bringing nonprofits together to share strengths and pilot creative joint programs that serve two missions at once. 


Your road map for Georgia Gives Day 2016

The earlier you prepare, the more you can net on our state’s fifth annual 24-hour celebration of giving—building on the $9 million raised so far and last year’s one-day fundraising record of $3.67 million.