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Policy Update: Data on Labor Shortage, Government Contracting, ARPA Funding, Small Employer Emergency Safety Grant Program

Policy Update: Data on Labor Shortage, Government Contracting, ARPA Funding, Small Employer Emergency Safety Grant Program

Action Alert: take the Nonprofit Finance Fund Survey. A national report and Washington state-level results are available from the National Council of Nonprofits Nonprofit Labor Shortage Survey. We are analyzing the results of our survey regarding government contracting. We continue to work to monitor American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) spending in Washington State. Good news! The guidelines for Washington State’s new Small Employer Emergency Safety Grant Program are inclusive of nonprofits in their eligibility definition for "small employer."
Member Spotlight: Youth Services of Kittitas County – Mentoring as a way to transform your world

Member Spotlight: Youth Services of Kittitas County – Mentoring as a way to transform your world

Burnout in the nonprofit sector is a trending topic these days. Best selling books have been written about it, self-care is a popular keynote topic at nonprofit conferences, and many nonprofit ...

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 ...
Applying an Equity Lens to Washington Nonprofits

Applying an Equity Lens to Washington Nonprofits

The leadership of Washington Nonprofits cares deeply about racial equity and is working to embody our values better within our own organization and support efforts to create a more equitable ...
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 ...
Announcing More Amazing Workshops at Washington State Nonprofit Conference

Announcing More Amazing Workshops at Washington State Nonprofit Conference

We are pleased to announce our two curated tracks at the Washington State Nonprofit Conference.  This year, we’ll have a track on Strengthening Democracy and a series of ...
Member Spotlight: Helping Link – Supporting an Immigrant Community with ESL and iPads

Member Spotlight: Helping Link – Supporting an Immigrant Community with ESL and iPads

When you move to a new country with a different language, you take an ESL (English as a Second Language) class. But where do you sign up for a class that teaches the new language of culture? ...
Take Action for the 2020 Census Today

Take Action for the 2020 Census Today

It is now April 2019, which means that we are one year away from the 2020 Census!  The 2020 census is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to get increased federal funding and representation for our ...
New Tax Will Divert Funds from Mission-Related Work

New Tax Will Divert Funds from Mission-Related Work

National tax-reform has changed the landscape for nonprofits, including the new 21% tax burden on transportation benefits and employee parking. A national sign-on letter is now ...

Member Spotlight: Washington Main Street Communities – Strategy Transforming Communities Across Washington

The Main Street Story Have you ever had a lovely vacation in a delightful town with a charming Main Street? Maybe you have fond memories of a Main Street in the community where you grew ...
GiveBig 2019 Updates & Deadline

GiveBig 2019 Updates & Deadline

GiveBIG is now statewide and offers peer-to-peer campaigns (Register by March 29) GiveBig, a giving day campaign started by the Seattle Foundation has raised $113 million for 2000 King County ...
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