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The Connector, January 2023

The Connector, January 2023

August Public Policy Update

August Public Policy Update

The late summer shows no sign of slowing down on the public policy front. The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries released its menu of overtime pay options for comments by ...
Comment on WA Overtime Pay Policy Options

Comment on WA Overtime Pay Policy Options

Washington State’s Department of Labor and Industries is currently engaged in rulemaking to update our state’s overtime pay exemption threshold. The likely effect of this process is that more ...
New Liquor, Cannabis, Gambling and Events Toolkit!

New Liquor, Cannabis, Gambling and Events Toolkit!

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 ...
Connector July 2018

Connector July 2018

Read the July 2018 Connector here.
Member Spotlight: Washington State CAP – The Beginning of Our Boldness

Member Spotlight: Washington State CAP – The Beginning of Our Boldness

Have you recently asked a policy maker for something that would make a positive difference in your community? The Washington State Community Action Partnership (WSCAP) did just that when they ...
Opportunities for Action: July Public Policy Update

Opportunities for Action: July Public Policy Update

This summer is a busy one on the public policy front. Below is a brief summary of public policy developments and action opportunities for your nonprofit. Also, read on to view this month's ...
Summer Reading Picks

Summer Reading Picks

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 list!   From the Washington Nonprofits ...
WA Plans Changes to Overtime Pay Rules: Share Your Nonprofit’s Perspective

WA Plans Changes to Overtime Pay Rules: Share Your Nonprofit’s Perspective

Washington State’s Department of Labor and Industries is currently engaged in rulemaking to update our state’s overtime pay exemption threshold. The likely effect of this process is that more ...
Connector June 2018

Connector June 2018

Read the June 2018 Connector here.
Member Spotlight: The Wishing Star Foundation – Mission Meets World (and baby goats)

Member Spotlight: The Wishing Star Foundation – Mission Meets World (and baby goats)

How did baby goats get involved with the oldest wish granting organization in Washington State? Dan Curley, Executive Director of the Wishing Star Foundation, tells the story of how baby goats ...
New Insurance Option for Nonprofits

New Insurance Option for Nonprofits

A New Benefits & HR Management Option for Nonprofits  We hear from our members all the time that healthcare benefits for employees is a huge challenge. The costs are high and rising fast. ...
June Public Policy Update: What’s Happening on Capitol Hill?

June Public Policy Update: What’s Happening on Capitol Hill?

Below is a brief summary of state and federal public policy issues impacting nonprofit organizations. Please share with us any thoughts you may have and keep us apprised of the advocacy that ...
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