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39 Days of IDEAS | Day 26: Wheels of a different kind

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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Working together with BikeAthens, the Athens Community Council on Aging and one enterprising volunteer have piloted what they call Meals on Two Wheels.

University of Georgia student Ian Crosby, a volunteer at BikeAthens, had an unusual idea for the Athens Com­munity Council on Aging (ACCA): he wanted to deliver food for their Meals on Wheels program via bike. 

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 12: Scaling a sustainable back-to-work model

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...

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.

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 2: Turning artists into leaders

Thursday, September 4, 2014
| by Editor |

Zoetic Dance Ensemble uses dance to celebrate women, explore history, embrace diverse cultures, and examine societal attitudes. Their new idea: using dance to find new...

“Our collaborative culture led to an inventive succession plan, giving artists the chance to pursue leadership positions within the company,” said Zoetic Dance Ensemble founder and Creative Director Melanie Blanchard. That’s how they hired new Artistic Director Mallory Baxley, a dancer and filmmaker who began with the company in high school, and stuck with them through college at UGA and beyond. “Many of our dancers have invested years of their careers in Zoetic,” said Blanchard. “We wanted to offer them a significant return by recruiting a new Artistic Director from within.”

ICYMI: Last Week's Nonprofit News, Today | August 11

Filling up our reading docket this week: Blackbaud’s mid-year state-of-fundraising update, the plans underway to elevate the work of Athens nonprofits, six easy steps to...

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