ICYMI: Last Week's Nonprofit News, Today | July 7

What we’ve been reading about this past week: the impact of last week’s big SCOTUS decisions; rumors of the donor pyramid’s demise, confirmed; fundraising trends...

Each week, we bring you a roundup of the news, analysis, and resources that caught our attention in the past week. Be sure to share the articles and blogs that intrigued you over the past week, in the comments. 

First 'Leading for Impact' Cohort Celebrates Milestone

Friday, July 11, 2014
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Teams of nonprofit executives continue to convene at GCN for "Leading for Impact—Atlanta," a collaboration between GCN and The Bridgespan Group, a Boston-based nonprofit consultancy...

The first of five cohorts comprising Leading for Impact—Atlanta (LFI) celebrated the first major milestone of the program on Wednesday, June 18, with the completion of the time-intensive strategic management curriculum and their first customized organizational project.

ICYMI: Last Week's Nonprofit News, Today | June 30

This week: too much charity overlap in the UK, a new philanthropy for Atlanta’s westside, the secrets of the “soft launch,” a nonprofit perspective on...

Each week, we bring you a roundup of the news, analysis, and resources that caught our attention in the past week. Be sure to share the articles and blogs that intrigued you over the past week, in the comments. 

ICYMI: Last Week's Nonprofit News, Today | June 23

This week: research from Giving USA and Blackbaud show giving is on the rise (and that Atlanta is no. 3 in online giving!), measuring the...

Each week, we bring you a roundup of the news, analysis, and resources that caught our attention in the past week. Be sure to share the articles and blogs that intrigued you over the past week, in the comments.

Michelle Nunn on the Power of Partnerships and the Struggle of Scale

Michelle Nunn has spent two and a half decades leading and growing volunteer service organizations, merging her Hands On Network with the Points of...

Last year, Nunn took a leave of absence from her position as CEO of Points of Light in order to declare her candidacy for the Senate seat formerly held by her father, Sam Nunn, for 24 years. She'll face the winner of the July 24 runoff election between Republicans David Perdue and Jack Kingston (R-GA, 1st District). 

Nunn recently spoke with GCN President and CEO Karen Beavor from the campaign trail in South Georgia. The full interview is available for GCN members in the latest issue of Georgia Nonprofit NOW. Here, we provide an excerpt as Nunn discusses the successes gained and struggles faced since merging Hands On Network with Points of Light in 2007.

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