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In July’s newsletter, a perfect storm of advice: How Susan G. Komen remade its most beloved event, how top GAgives fundraisers get campaign planning underway, and how disaster prep experts ready for a real perfect storm – plus our new free resource for financial wellness knowledge, another roundup of funding opportunities, and more. 

INSIGHTS

DEVELOPMENT & FUNDRAISING

Rebooting an icon: How Komen topped its most famous fundraiser 

Revamping a beloved, generation-old signature event, Susan G. Komen made sure to do it the right way, and for the right reasons. The result: A new Walk that hit the ground running.


 

WORK FOR GOOD

When the unexpected strikes: Readying the workplace for emergencies

Emergencies on the job can happen anytime – especially during hurricane and wildfire season – which means it’s always worth reviewing disaster prep tips from the pros.




DEVELOPMENT & FUNDRAISING

Getting ahead of GAgives on #GivingTuesday: Planning advice from top campaigners

We know it pays to start planning early; to find out more, we asked a group of campaign leaders: What are the most important first steps for starting your #GivingTuesday campaign planning strong?

THE LATEST


New Mission:Money initiative tackles financial wellness for the nonprofit workforce

This week, GCN launched Mission:Money, a unique initiative designed to increase financial wellness among mission-minded professionals. This partnership between GCN and the SunTrust Foundation addresses a critical sector need by delivering free resources and training for employees and employers both. Thank you also to Mutual of America and Marsh & McLennan Agency for their support.

Mission:Money takes nonprofit employees through eight vital components of financial wellness, from establishing a foundation to understanding taxes, credit, retirement planning, insurance, education funding, big purchases, and employer benefits. 

There, you’ll also find an in-depth Employer Guide to help nonprofit leaders design an organizational financial wellness program. 

EXPLORE MISSIONMONEY.ORG > 
 

ICYMI: news you can use to jumpstart 
your #GivingTuesday campaign 

Eye-opening stats on #GivingTuesday, a six-month planner, event invitations, and more: It’s all in this email.

RSVP for the GAgives kickoff event


On August 17, join us for a keynote from #GivingTuesday’s community lead, Jamie McDonald, highlighting winning campaigns from around the world, plus panel discussions on campaign planning, strategies, and tactics from some of Georgia’s own top-performing campaigns. Start the day at our spirited rally in Woodruff Park, and you’ll be in the running to win $500 for your nonprofit!

RSVP now

HR SUPPORT

Reduce unemployment costs with UST.


For 35 years, UST has been helping nonprofits manage their unemployment claims in a safe, efficient manner by protecting their funds on the front end so they don’t experience steep ups and downs in cash flow due to unexpected claims. Collectively, their 2,200 participating nonprofits save more than $35 million in unemployment claims annually, while benefiting from the support of dedicated claims representatives, cloud-based HR resources, and outplacement services.

If your organization is looking for ways to save money, benchmark your unemployment costs by filling out a free Unemployment Cost Analysis form today. (Use Priority Code 2018GCN to expedite your request).

What's ahead
 

July 25 | Atlanta
NONPROFIT UNIVERSITY
Culture and Change Management Strategies

August 1 | Atlanta
NONPROFIT UNIVERSITY
Intended Impact: What is your Theory of Change?

Starting August 7 | Atlanta
NONPROFIT UNIVERSITY
Certificate of Fundraising | Introduction to Fundraising

Starting August 15 | Atlanta
NONPROFIT UNIVERSITY
Certificate of Fundraising | Capital Campaigns

August 17 | Atlanta
GAgives EVENT
GAgives on #GivingTuesday 2018 Kickoff

August 21 | Atlanta
NONPROFIT UNIVERSITY
QuickBooks Made Easy for Nonprofits

August 23 | Atlanta
NONPROFIT UNIVERSITY
National Foundation Relations

Starting August 28 | Atlanta
NONPROFIT UNIVERSITY
Certificate of Nonprofit Marketing

ALL PROGRAMS >
 

Funding & Resource Opportunities


This month’s roundup includes a 60-second video contest, as well as grants for human services in the Metro area and rural communities, cultural projects that unite Muslim and non-Muslim populations, hunger relief and social support for seniors, capacity-building for nonprofits, and much more.

ALL OPPORTUNITIES >
 

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