Flex Your Raiser's Edge Muscle

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
| by Guest Contributor |

Do you feel like you need Raiser’s Edge boot camp? Whether you are a new or long-time user, adding these simple exercises to your routine...

Quality growth in most areas of life occurs incrementally. Regardless of the skill you are attempting to build, that skill will develop as long as you have a plan to nurture it daily. You can easily max out your Raiser’s Edge (RE) muscle with some small adjustments or additions to your routine. Start using these 10 exercises today—right now—and you’ll pump up your RE skills in no time.

ICYMI: Last Week’s Nonprofit News, Today | Mar. 31

This week sees some discouraging numbers from the Combined Federal Campaign, but some encouraging confirmation from Blackbaud; harsh criticism for the work of the Georgia...

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. 

GCN welcomes more than 50 new members!

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
| by Editor |

We're pleased to welcome more than 50 new nonprofits, businesses and students as new members of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits! 

Inside, discover which organizations have joined our ranks this past quarter, and explore our network of member nonprofits and committed businesses on our Member Directory.

ICYMI: Last Week’s Nonprofit News, Today | Mar. 24

Included in today’s roundup: the goings-on at the Gold Dome, including mass arrests (of protestors, not lawmakers) and last-minute legislation; a crowdsourcing infographic from one...

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. 

How to put your market research plan to action

In a two-part series on marketing research, veteran marketer and Nonprofit University faculty member Debra Semans tells you why this type of data is vital...

Marketing research for nonprofits isn’t a luxury—it’s a vital tool that’s never been more affordable. In part two of our series on the topic, Debra Semans provides eight ways to help you put your research plan into action

Engage, Advocate, Advance: A Challenge

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
| by Editor |

In an opinion piece published in a 2013 issue of Georgia Nonprofit NOW, GCN President and CEO Karen Beavor issues three challenges to "responsible, leading...

I am a bonafide news junkie. CNN and coffee in the morning, NPR during the commute, and local news at night. Listening to the economic reports or Marketplace these days is encouraging as the stock market continues to hang in there, housing prices inch up, and even job reports, though mixed, are far from the dismal free fall experienced during the depth of the recession. But, as the 2013 Georgia legislative session came to an end, and I reviewed the state’s budget, [I was] less optimistic. 

ICYMI: Last Week’s Nonprofit News, Today | Mar. 18

Last week, we saw some sector reaction to the president’s ambitious but (inevitably) controversial “My Brother’s Keeper” project, a bit of positive news on 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.

ICYMI: Last Week’s Nonprofit News, Today | Mar. 10

What we were reading about over the past week: nonprofit response to International Women’s Day and the Oscars, food deserts in the metro Atlanta area,...

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. 

GCN Celebrates Corporate Community at Annual Breakfast

Friday, March 7, 2014
| by Editor |

More than 100 corporate and foundation leaders gathered Wednesday morning for GCN’s annual Corporate Community Breakfast, where we stop to thank our network for their...

Paul Snyder, InterContinental Hotels Group’s Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Public Affairs, welcomed the crowd to the InterContinental Buckhead hotel. Speaking as the chair of GCN’s 2014 Corporate Sustainers Steering Committee, he said he’s proud to support an organization that “doesn’t just represent one cause, but fuels the social sector to make a difference.” He also appreciated GCN’s work, “which everyone is experiencing today with this event,” to bring “the right players together, aligning the efforts of nonprofits, funders, companies, and community stakeholders.”

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