Cobb County Nonprofit Grant Documents Available

Posted March 1st, 2018 in Fundraising, news by Irene Barton

For those organizations that attended one of the mandatory RFP sessions and plan to submit an application for this grant, the documents are available on the Cobb County website:

Ready to Win a SPARK Prize?

Posted February 28th, 2018 in Fundraising, news by Irene Barton

Are you an innovative nonprofit creating change in your community? SPARK Prize™ is celebrating big thinkers like YOU and awarding grants to increase your community impact.

If you are using innovation, technology and creativity to address issues in United Way’s Northwest Region, you could win up to $20k to advance your work. The deadline for video submissions is March 30 and finalists will present “Shark Tank” style during a live panel on May 18. Learn more today!

Lunch & Learn – Conflict Resolution

Posted February 2nd, 2018 in news, recent by Irene Barton

The Collaborative thanks Dawn Statsny, President of Stellaris Group for leading our first Lunch & Learn of 2018. The topic was Conflict Resolution. Here’s Dawn’s powerpoint   and the two handouts: Issue Clearing Model and the Dysfunctions. We look forward to seeing you at our next Lunch & Learn on April 24.

Policy Council on Aging Kickoff Meeting – A Success!

Posted February 1st, 2018 in news, recent by Irene Barton

We had close to 30 stakeholders join us on Tuesday at the Mansour Center to identify those issues important to seniors in Cobb County. We are looking forward to our next meeting in March! Several valuable resources were shared, including the following Policy Briefings from Atlanta Regional Commission:

Senior Housing Shortage Challenge

Cobb County & Senior Housing Shortage

Transportation Issues Challenge

Transportation & Older Adults – Success Story

And information from AARP for job-seekers over 55

Be on the lookout for information about our next Council on Aging meeting!



New FASB Rules for Nonprofits

Posted January 24th, 2018 in news, recent by Irene Barton

The Collaborative thanks Brian Muia of Jones Kolb for an outstanding workshop on January 23 covering the new FASB accounting standards for nonprofits. Here is the powerpoint from Brian’s presentation. He encourages anyone with questions to contact him. A real benefit for Collaborative members!

2018 Sponsorship Opportunities

Posted January 3rd, 2018 in news, recent by Irene Barton

The Cobb Collaborative is seeking organizations to sponsor our events so we can continue to provide support, training, information and communications to our members. Please take some time to review the 2018 Sponsorship Package and consider the level of support you can provide. Together, we can continue to serve those who are serving in Cobb County.

Online sponsorships can be received here.


Georgia Power – CEEP

Posted December 19th, 2017 in news, recent, Uncategorized by Irene Barton

If you missed the presentation from Georgia Power at our December meeting, check out the PowerPoint on its Commercial Energy Efficiency Program. It could mean savings for you!