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February 2022 Connector

February 2022 Connector

This month we are revisiting strategic plans with our Learning Team. And we get a chance to meet the new Equity Ambassadors! Be sure to read their full bios. And the Washington State Nonprofit Conference is coming, but now is your chance to apply for a scholarship to the largest nonprofit conference in Washington. And finally, we have a policy update from our Executive Director, Laura Pierce, about the labor shortage, government contracting, ARPA funding, and the Small Employer Emergency Safety Grant Program.
2019 Conferences Impact Report

2019 Conferences Impact Report

Washington Nonprofits is proud of the success of both of our 2019 conferences.  You can read more about them by clicking on the impact reports below. Washington State Nonprofit ...
2018-2019 Learning Year in Review

2018-2019 Learning Year in Review

In the 2018-2019 academic year, Washington Nonprofits produced over 140 trainings, reaching nearly 9,000 nonprofit professionals across the state and online. We have even more planned for the ...
Member Spotlight: Edith Bishel Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired – Dinner in the Dark

Member Spotlight: Edith Bishel Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired – Dinner in the Dark

A Different Kind of Dinner Imagine you are attending a nonprofit fundraiser. You have your best gala clothes on and are eyeing the items available for auction. A local chef has meticulously ...
2019 Summer Reading Picks

2019 Summer Reading Picks

pictured: person reading on a beach Get to know the Washington Nonprofits Board and Staff members by hearing what we're reading this summer. Maybe your next favorite book is on this ...
Are You Ready to Weigh in on Overtime Pay?

Are You Ready to Weigh in on Overtime Pay?

Washington State’s Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) issued its new overtime pay proposal. Official public hearings on the proposal begin next week, so read on to learn how you can comment on the policy. Proposal Information L&I is proposing to raise the overtime pay threshold (the minimum below which employees must be paid overtime for over 40 hours of work in a week) to 2.5x the minimum wage by 2026. This equates to a threshold annual salary of nearly $80,000. If you missed our recent webinar on the proposal, you can view the recording and access the slides below. You can access the salary tables, and other information here.
Member Spotlight: Ocean Shores Food Bank – Listening to volunteers, a nonprofit’s secret strength

Member Spotlight: Ocean Shores Food Bank – Listening to volunteers, a nonprofit’s secret strength

Like many nonprofits, the Ocean Shores Food Bank (OSFB) is an all volunteer run organization. Volunteers handle every task, from stocking shelves to assisting clients to raising money and ...
A Day in Washington, DC!

A Day in Washington, DC!

David Streeter and Tom Lang went to DC last week for lobbying, networking, and learning. Read on to learn about their experiences at the 2019 National Council of Nonprofits Lobby Day and ConFab: ...
New Rule May Affect Who Gets Overtime Pay

New Rule May Affect Who Gets Overtime Pay

Washington State’s Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has issued its official overtime pay proposal. In short, L&I is proposing to raise the overtime pay threshold (the minimum ...
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?
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