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The right tools build a stronger nonprofit

By Lita Pardi, senior program officer, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Uncategorized 0 Comments

When considering investing in a nonprofit organization, many donors direct their support to programs that give them a clear picture of what they are supporting – books for children learning to read or employment skills training for those who want to get better-paying jobs. Although investing in programs is important, …

Georgia Grantmakers Alliance 2016 Annual Meeting – Food for Thought

Lauren Jeong Uncategorized

On September 1st, 100+ grantmakers gathered for the Georgia Grantmakers Alliance Annual Meeting to learn about Georgia’s food system and to discuss how philanthropy can strengthen the local food system to promote greater sustainability, better health outcomes, economic development, community building and wellness. Georgia agriculture contributes over $74 billion to …

Lighthouse Council Podcast interviews Alicia Philipp: Key factors driving nonprofit success

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Lighthouse Counsel partners with respected nonprofits to develop and implement strategies that increase mission awareness, organizational effectiveness and philanthropic support. In this episode of The Beacon Podcast, Lighthouse Counsel’s Karen Kemp and Alicia Philipp discuss the work being done at the Community Foundation, how they identify nonprofits that are the …

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Beyond Books with the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance

Lauren Jeong Uncategorized 0 Comments

For those of us who work in nonprofits or philanthropy, we know it takes more than studying fundraising models or learning how to read a 990 to be effective. Working in this sector takes experience with our audience, clear communication, innovative problem solving and overcoming the fear of making your …