On Wednesday December 18th, the last Children & Families Strategy Team meeting of the year took place at the McCleskey YMCA center. Policy Analyst for Voices for Georgia’s Children Brittney Newton gave a sobering presentation on the needs currently represented for children and families throughout Georgia. This was followed by policy recommendations & initiatives as…

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Tomorrow is GivingTuesday, an annual event that promotes giving, generosity, and collaboration to make a change in the world. In 2018 alone over $400 million dollars were donated to nonprofits. If your nonprofit is aware of GivingTuesday you have more than likely been working on your campaign, sending out emails, and posting social media content…

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Since Grow with Google’s inception in 2017, it has helped over 27,000 job seekers find employment and assisted over 3 million Americans in developing digital skills that are essential in today’s workforce. Google has recently announced a grant opportunity targeted at Georgia Nonprofits! “Grow with Google aims to help everyone across America access the best of…

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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) “Winter is coming” are you ready? LIHEAP is a program that Tallatoona provides to all qualifying low-income families, disabled individuals and elderly in our eight county service delivery areas. The LIHEAP funds can assist with starting new heating services, paying tank rentals and/or delivery, and to stop the disconnect of…

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If you missed our exclusive webinar offered by Bloomerang on December 13 about retaining those year-end donors into 2019, not to worry! The recording is here https://youtu.be/9E-_f-KdknU We thank Bloomerang and Steven Shattuck, Chief Engagement Officer, for sponsoring our General Membership Meeting this month and supporting Collaborative members. The slides can be seen HERE.

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The GA-506 Marietta/Cobb Continuum of Care invites you to its general membership meeting on December 12, in collaboration with the Cobb Collaborative general meeting. Attendees will hear how the Coordinated Entry System is operating in Cobb County and also discuss the upcoming 2019 Point In Time Count as we will do a sheltered and unsheltered…

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New Collaborative member Live Resources operates a food pantry on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. See the flyer for details. Their Resource Center is also open Tuesdays (6:30p,-10pm) and Sundays (11am-6pm).

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At its meeting last night, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners approved by a 3-2 vote, the funding for the Cobb County Nonprofit Grant. These contracts with local organizations enable the 16 agencies to address the priority areas approved by the County in December: Homelessness, Family Stability/Poverty, Workforce Development and Health & Wellness. There is…

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We had terrific attendance at our general membership meeting today. Thank you to all who came out to wish Karen well on her journey. The Powerpoint from the Georgia Family Connection Partnership can be found HERE .  The Partnership website is here: http://gafcp.org/ We look forward to seeing you at upcoming events!

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