Nancy Bacon

Hot off the Presses: Safety and Health in Nonprofits Toolkit

Hot off the Presses: Safety and Health in Nonprofits Toolkit

Your people matter. So let’s make sure you have the information and tools to protect them and follow the law. Nonprofit people are all about the work. We roll up our sleeves and do what needs to be done, from moving furniture for events to sitting in old chairs not quite at the right height. We know our people matter—where would we be without our tireless volunteers and dedicated staff! And yet paying close attention to safety and health falls by the wayside because we lack time, money, or technical knowledge to do the right thing.
Community Foundations: Community, Connection, and Collaboration

Community Foundations: Community, Connection, and Collaboration

(Front) Jennifer Puff, Nancy Conard (Back) Leslie Lauren, Nancy Bacon, Kathleen Sayce, Sheila Everett Give where you live. That’s the philanthropy that community foundations inspire. ...
New Nonprofit Network in northeast Washington!

New Nonprofit Network in northeast Washington!

Nonprofit staff, board members, and volunteers in the northeast corner of the state were eager to learn more and to collaborate locally after attending a training in the spring, led by Nancy ...
What does it take to keep our people safe and healthy?

What does it take to keep our people safe and healthy?

Be a part of our next toolkit development! Washington Nonprofits received a Safety and Health Investment Project grant from Washington State Labor & Industries. We want to make sure you have the information, tools, and connections you need to keep your people safe and healthy. We also want to make sure you are following the law. Can you take 5 minutes to complete this survey?

What a day we had in Yakima!

Akaya Windwood starts our day talking about "People Matter." More than 275 people gathered in Yakima for the Central Washington Conference for the Greater Good on April 24, 2019. People came ...
New Advocacy Toolkit Launch: Build a Movement (BAM!)

New Advocacy Toolkit Launch: Build a Movement (BAM!)

Knowledge is power, and nonprofits certainly have a lot of knowledge. The trick is to get that knowledge to the people who need it to make good policy decisions. How can a nonprofit communicate ...
What Would It Take? Train the Trainer Continues

What Would It Take? Train the Trainer Continues

I keep a creased and faded flip chart page on my wall. At the top it says, “What Could We Do? What Would It Take?” It comes from a November 2017 event at which we invited consultants and those ...
New e-book on how to design conferences

New e-book on how to design conferences

Hot off the press: “Conferences That Make a Difference,” co-authored by Washington Nonprofits Associate Director, Nancy Bacon! Do you organize an annual conference? Are you looking to deepen ...
Go Deeper On Your Learning

Go Deeper On Your Learning

I think a lot about a metaphor my education professor used to talk about learning: A learning program is like a fence. A strong fence has posts that go deep enough to reach solid, stabilizing ...
Calling All Great Ideas! Washington State Nonprofit Conference wants to hear from you.

Calling All Great Ideas! Washington State Nonprofit Conference wants to hear from you.

WSNC 2018 Speaker Do you have an idea that you want to share with other nonprofit leaders? Do you have experiences that you think other nonprofit people could learn from? The Washington State ...

Washington State Nonprofit Conference – May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019 in Bellevue, WashingtonPre-conference tracks on May 20, 2019 Go to the conference website to learn more!

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