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Action Alert: Government Contracting Reform

Action Alert: Government Contracting Reform

Join 100+ Washington nonprofits in calling for common sense changes to nonprofit government contracting.
COVID Relief Update

COVID Relief Update

The American Rescue Plan Act March 15, 2021 Additional COVID Relief has been critical to nonprofits across the U.S. and here in Washington State. On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed ...
February 2021 Connector

February 2021 Connector

The Connector looks this month at the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as well as a new FAQ about alcohol at silent auctions for when we are able to return to in person events. But this year we invite ...
You can now include alcohol at online silent auctions

You can now include alcohol at online silent auctions

UPDATE: This article reflects a temporary rule that has since been updated. Please see the current rules. Transitioning your fundraiser to a virtual platform last year was hard. We heard many ...
2021 Volunteer Managers Cohort

2021 Volunteer Managers Cohort

This is the landing page for the 2021 Volunteer Managers Cohort! Thanks to funding from Serve Washington, Washington Nonprofits will continue serving volunteer managers with three convenings of ...
January 2021 Connector

January 2021 Connector

Welcome to the new year! To start the new year we have a new post about how to start a nonprofit in Washington. After, we explore an exercise in active listening, more important than ever as we ...
When Members of Their Community Weren’t Getting Public Health Information, These Nonprofits Came Together To Change It

When Members of Their Community Weren’t Getting Public Health Information, These Nonprofits Came Together To Change It

When it’s a matter of public health, getting information out is critical.So, when Spanish-speaking residents of Grays Harbor weren’t receiving timely information about the Coronavirus pandemic, ...
So, You Want to Start a Nonprofit…

So, You Want to Start a Nonprofit…

Since the pandemic started, several people per week have been asking me how to start a nonprofit. Often, they want to know how fast they can secure tax-exempt status. Your generous and ...

COVID Relief Bill Update

What nonprofits need to know about the latest COVID Relief bill passed by Congress.
Action Alert: COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan for Nonprofit Workers

Action Alert: COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan for Nonprofit Workers

The Washington State Department of Health has released their current COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan, which is currently open for comment and feedback.
December 2020 Connector

December 2020 Connector

Read the full December 2020 Connector here.
How Nonprofit Leaders Are Feeling About 2021

How Nonprofit Leaders Are Feeling About 2021

2020 has been a challenging year for nonprofits in Washington. As the new year approaches, we asked nonprofit leaders across the state to share how they’re feeling about the end of year and what ...
Are you keeping up with changing wage rates and HR compliance requirements?

Are you keeping up with changing wage rates and HR compliance requirements?

Minimum wage and overtime threshold levels now rise with inflation every year in Washington state. Make sure you are complying by paying your staff above these levels starting on January 1, ...
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