Education Opportunities

G.R.O.W. (Growing Roots of Wisdom) is the umbrella of all of our non-profit educational opportunities. Whether you are looking for leadership training in the non-profit field or developing yourself or looking for opportunities to further develop your organization – G.R.O.W. has something for you. Take a look at our programs and upcoming events and see how you can engage in one or more of these great opportunities.

Luncheon Series

Our nonprofit luncheon series provides local nonprofit organizations with programming on key topics important to nonprofit leaders and board members. All programs are at the North Georgia Community Foundation.

Networking: 11:00-11:30 a.m.
Program: 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m.
Cost: Registration is $20 and includes lunch and drinks.


Learning Series

Learning sessions are offered twice a year to offer attendees a chance to dive further into topics that will be of interest to them and their growing organizations.

Both of the 2020 Learning Series are taught by Columns Fundraising and each series is three parts.

Spring Learning Session – Fundraising

[POSTPONED – Details will come soon on new schedule]

Fundraising on a Personal Level

Moving Up to Major & Planned Gift Fundraising

The Intersection of Special Events, Social Media & Major Gift Fundraising

Fall Learning Session – Board Development

September 18 (Part 1)
Leadership & Management of Your Organization (Form 990)

October 23 (Part 2)
The Board Contract and Your Nominating/Trusteeship Committee

November 20 (Part 3)
Fundraising Coaching for Your Board

Seminar Series

Leaders for the Next Level
2020 Application Period Has Closed.

A 6 month program for emerging leaders
in non-profit organizations.
Facilitated by: Jackie Martin, A Matter of Motivation, LLC

Program Dates: January 28, February 25, March 24, April 21, May 11, June 23

2020 Application Period has Closed.

Executive Coaching Program
Led by: Neil Skalrew
A 12 month program for executives of non-profit organizations.


Have a Question?

If you would like more information on our nonprofit educational opportunities, contact Margaux Dolenc at mdolenc@ngcf.org or 770-535-7880.

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