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Health Insurance Options for Small Nonprofits

Health Insurance Options for Small Nonprofits

Q: We have fewer than 5 employees. How can we provide health insurance benefits for them? A: Many of us have health on our minds. The health insurance market is confusing, so I asked three ...
2020 Census

2020 Census

An accurate count impacts all nonprofits. It drives government funding, and it gives us the data we need to write grants. Learn what you can do to help ensure an accurate count.
Watch for Fraudulent Letter: Announcement from WA Secretary of State

Watch for Fraudulent Letter: Announcement from WA Secretary of State

Nonprofits Beware: misleading letter calls for annual registration renewals Secretary of State Kim Wyman is cautioning Washington business owners to be aware of a misleading and potentially ...
Connector May 2018

Connector May 2018

Read the May 2018 Connector here.
May Public Policy Update: Possible Regulations to Keep Immigrants from Using Nonprofit Services; Washington State Considers Overtime Pay Rule Updates

May Public Policy Update: Possible Regulations to Keep Immigrants from Using Nonprofit Services; Washington State Considers Overtime Pay Rule Updates

The month of May has seen significant developments on public policies impacting nonprofit organizations. Read on to learn about key items relevant to the nonprofit sector. May 30 Public Policy ...
Why Does the Census Matter to Nonprofits?

Why Does the Census Matter to Nonprofits?

The federal government is currently making preparations for the constitutionally required 2020 Census. With nearly $14 billion in federal funds at stake for Washington State, Washington ...
5 Reasons to Attend the Washington State Nonprofit Conference

5 Reasons to Attend the Washington State Nonprofit Conference

Time is running out to register for the Washington State Nonprofit Conference on May 16! Over 500 nonprofit leaders are expected to attend, and we hope you can join us! Here are five reasons to ...
Demand Delay of New Taxes on Tax-Exempt Organizations

Demand Delay of New Taxes on Tax-Exempt Organizations

Hidden in the weeds of the federal tax law enacted in December are two new taxes on nonprofits’ “unrelated business income” that are surprising just about everyone. One provision requires ...
Connector April 2018

Connector April 2018

Read the April 2018 Connector here.
April Public Policy Update: New Tax for Employee Transit Benefits; Census 2020

April Public Policy Update: New Tax for Employee Transit Benefits; Census 2020

With the Washington State Legislature adjourned until 2019, all eyes are now on the U.S. Congress as it works to close out the next few months before its summer recess. Below are key issues for ...

New Research Helps Us Improve Our Practice

As we strive to do our best work, there is so much to learn.  I encourage you to take time for learning and reflection this month, and I’d like to share some new research that is available to ...
Member Spotlight: KXRW – Conquering Adversity with Community Support

Member Spotlight: KXRW – Conquering Adversity with Community Support

What happens when a nonprofit is challenged by a much larger corporation? How can an independent, community-funded organization compete with an established for-profit business with more ...
New toolkit: Liquor, Cannabis, Gambling… and Your Fundraising Event

New toolkit: Liquor, Cannabis, Gambling… and Your Fundraising Event

You are running an event in a community center and want to serve wine. Maybe you are planning a donor reception in a board member’s home and have champagne ready to pop open. Perhaps your local ...
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