March is wonderful month for networking and there is certainly not a lack of opportunity! Get details below for exciting happenings with HandsOn Tech, Corporate Volunteer Council, Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, Georgia Grant Professionals Association, Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Tax Exempt Association Group and more:
HandsOn Tech Atlanta
Microsoft Excel Basics For Nonprofits
Wednesday, March 5 at 10:00-11:30am
During this training you will learn the basics of the Microsoft Excel Program from a nonprofit perspective. You will learn how to perform essential excel tasks, how to control workbooks and worksheets, how to format a worksheet and much more!
Hands On Atlanta
600 Means Street, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30318
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Corporate Volunteer Council
Thursday, March 6 at 11:30am–1:00pm
Via CVC’s website:
As the demographics in Metro Atlanta continue to shift, community support is essential. Please join Nathaniel Q. Smith Jr., the Founder and Chief Equity Officer at the Partnership for Southern Equity, who will share SE's latest findings on the Metro Atlanta Region.
6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30328
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Young Nonprofit Professionals Network
Transitioning from Team Member to Leader
Wednesday, March 12 at 6:00-8:00 pm
Join YNPN for an evening with Karen Beavor, President and CEO of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN), as we focus on how young nonprofit professionals can position themselves to lead within their organizations and beyond. You will leave this discussion with tips and tools to shift your own thinking every day.
The Georgia Center for Nonprofits
100 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Movie & Discussion
Wednesday, March 12 at 7:30pm
Join Atlantaid for a screening of These Birds Walk, a documentary about the lived of runaway children in Pakistan.
1049 Ponce De Leon Avenue
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Best of Board Governance
The Board’s Role in Monitoring
Thursday, March 13 at 2:00-5:00pm
Metcalf-Davis, CPAs and Thompson Hine, a noted law firm in Atlanta, are teaming up to offer a complimentary workshops on board governance. Step up your performance and feel more comfortable in your board roles while navigating effectively through these uncertain times. In this workshop, learn the board’s role in monitoring (creating internal controls, detecting fraud, maintaining nonprofit status, etc.)
Two Alliance Center
Atlanta, GA 30326
Association of Fundraising Professionals
Tuesday, March 18 at 7:30-9:00am
Join AFP as Mike Siegel, Principal Consultant of The Bedford Group and Michele Pierce, Chief Development Officer of ClearPoint Financial Solutions as they discuss the challenges of rebranding a nonprofit.
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
1440 Spring Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
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Central Atlanta Progress
Wednesday, March 19 at 7:00-9:15am
Join Central Atlanta Progress in celebrating another big year for Atlanta!
Sidney Marcus Auditorium
Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Boulevard NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
QuickBooks Made Easy For Nonprofits
Tuesday, March 25 at 9:00am-4:30pm
Become a QuickBook pro at this workshop. This course is designed for those new to QuickBooks as well as advanced users.
Beth Jacob, Heritage Hall
1855 Lavista RD NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
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Georgia Grant Professionals Association
Tuesday, March 25 at 10:00-11:30am
Join GGPA for their monthly meeting.
Atlanta Community Food Bank
732 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW
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Tax Exempt Association (TEA)
Board Policies, Responsibilities and Orientations
Tuesday, March 25 at 11:30am - 1:00pm
Jones and Kolb formed a group for the financial and administrative staff of Atlanta nonprofits. This group meets monthly to discuss financial, tax and managerial issues. This month's topic will be board governance.
3368 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30305
For more information, contact Molly Amos at [email protected]
Cobb Community Collaborative
Contemporary Issues in Nonprofit Governance
Thursday, March 27 at 11:30am-1:00pm
Mauldin & Jenkins will facilitate discussion around best practices for managing risk, creating transparency through managing the governance process and maximizing the board role as a fiduciary.
995 Roswell Street
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InwardBound Center for Nonprofit Leadership
Masterful Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations
Fridays in April-June
As a nonprofit leader, your job is to empower others and bring teams together to produce results. Improve how you manage and motivate others by learning new, powerful coaching skills—an emerging leadership competency—with this upcoming workshop series. Space is limited to 15 people per workshop, so sign up now!
If you have any upcoming events that you would like us to include in our Local Update posts, please don't hesitate to email Lauren Jeong at [email protected].
Lauren K. Jeong, Program Associate, Foundation Center-Atlanta