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Silent Auctions: A How-To Guide For Raising More Money

October 24, 2016

Silent auctions have been a staple of event fundraising for years, and for good reason. They’re highly engaging events that require plenty of audience participation and have the potential to help organizations raise a lot of money. This article covers 5 strategies to get you on your way to silent auction success.

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The ABC's Of Forming Your 501(c)(3)

October 13, 2016

Starting your own nonprofit is exciting, but navigating state and IRS requirements is a significant challenge. Despite these challenges, the journey to creating a 501(c)(3) to serve an unmet need is well worth the investment.

October 2016 Local Update

October 2016 Local Update

September 30, 2016

Don’t miss out on the array of professional development and networking events for social sector professionals in Atlanta this month! 

Steering Clear of Partisan Political Activity

Steering Clear of Partisan Political Activity

September 21, 2016

With Election Day quickly approaching, nonprofits must be careful not to engage in partisan political activity. Do you know what your organization can and can't do? Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta shares some practical ways to get involved without risking your tax-exempt status.

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4 Best Practices For Spicing Up The Need Section With Data

September 8, 2016

Most people don’t think of data as “spicy,” or of adding any real interest. But actual data, sprinkled sparingly in appropriate places, can be extremely effective in driving home an important point. Backing up your assertions of need with carefully selected facts demonstrates to the funder that you’ve done your homework. Read four best practices for sprinkling the spice of data into your foundation proposal recipes.