It’s no wonder why San Miguel de Allende has been coined one of the best cities in Mexico. The second your feet touch the cobblestone ground, you get a whiff of fresh baked bread & elote, and hear the ringing voices of the local Mariachi bands — it all makes sense. When I told Maria […]
A reflection on leadership in non-profit arts, occasioned on Lara Smith leaving Dad’s Garage
By Guest Columnist DERIN DICKERSON, outgoing chairperson of Dad’s Garage
Being a leader in the arts is not an easy job, and especially so over the last year dealing with COVID-19.
More apartments sought by program that matches renters with landlords of affordable units
An Atlanta non-profit that helps individuals who are a wisp short of finding affordable housing is seeking to expand its pool of residences before the next round of residents are displaced.
United Way’s College Bound Program Assists Students, Parents Apply for Student Aid
United Way of Greater Atlanta has launched a new program aimed at helping students in select high schools apply for college funding by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid [FAFSA] form. United Way hosted a pilot event for the program, which is sponsored by Delta Air Lines, last spring at Tri-Cities High School […]
Breaking out of the “emerging nonprofit” mindset
By Erica JamisonOne of the most difficult challenges emerging nonprofits face is breaking out of the “small organization” mentality—where they feel conflicted or uncertain in how to increase capacity and budget while remaining accessible and community-oriented. Though it may come from a place of humility, this mindset can hamper an organization’s growth and longevity. As […]
HARD WORK TAKES MANY HANDS
By George Dusenbury, Georgia State Director, The Trust for Public Land 2017 was a bit of a transitional year for The Trust for Public Land in Georgia. We spent a lot of time renewing ties with old acquaintances and building ties with new ones. As an organization, we have big dreams, and we know that […]
The right tools build a stronger nonprofit
Although investing in programs is important, I am here to challenge you to consider making an investment that will strengthen an organization from within.