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Juneteenth: Beyond June 19

Juneteenth: Beyond June 19

Read Juneteenth: Beyond June 19 Here.
Connector November 2017

Connector November 2017

Read the November 2017 Connector here.
The “M” word

The “M” word

On October 26th, I experienced my first Washington Nonprofits Conference. I picked up a tremendous amount of knowledge and met some great professionals who are currently working to make the ...
It’s Budget Season. Are You Accounting for the Right Things?

It’s Budget Season. Are You Accounting for the Right Things?

The Overhead Myth: The idea that you can reasonably evaluate a nonprofit’s performance and trustworthiness by only looking at how much they spend (or don't spend) on overhead, including ...
Member Spotlight: Homes First Talks about Board Development

Member Spotlight: Homes First Talks about Board Development

"Community members, through nonprofits, do what needs to be done to make their community a better place." Trudy Soucoup joined Homes First as the Executive Director six years ago, and she ...
4 Best Practices for An Amazing Giving Tuesday

4 Best Practices for An Amazing Giving Tuesday

The end (of the fiscal year) is nigh; Giving Tuesday is upon us. Well, not quite. You still have some time to make a great plan for the nationwide giving bonanza that will take place on Tuesday, ...
November Public Policy Update

November Public Policy Update

The push to the end of the 2017 calendar year has seen lots of action on public policies impactingnonprofit organizations. Below is a round up of issues for your organization to be aware of. If ...
ACTION ALERT:  Urge a NO Vote on the House Tax Bill And Shape the Senate Bill

ACTION ALERT: Urge a NO Vote on the House Tax Bill And Shape the Senate Bill

This week is a crucial week for tax reform. The House version of the bill cleared the Ways and Means Committee last week and the Senate version is currently being debated in the Senate Finance ...
ACTION ALERT: House Tax Reform Bill Could Dramatically Alter Nonprofit Operations, Missions

ACTION ALERT: House Tax Reform Bill Could Dramatically Alter Nonprofit Operations, Missions

Some of the proposed tax changes in the just-introduced House tax reform bill are bad for nonprofits. Very bad. And there’s very little time to do something about it. Call your Representative ...
Connector October 2017

Connector October 2017

Read the October 2017 Connector here. 
Take 3 Minutes TODAY to Tell Congress Not to Make Nonprofits Political Tools

Take 3 Minutes TODAY to Tell Congress Not to Make Nonprofits Political Tools

Congress is finally serious about federal tax reform, and the ability of charitable nonprofits, houses of worship, and foundations to stay out of partisan politics is under attack. Please take ...
Member Spotlight: Baked goods, changed lives, & social enterprise

Member Spotlight: Baked goods, changed lives, & social enterprise

“What’s more welcoming than hot, fresh baked goods?” Transitions, a Washington Nonprofits organizational member since 2011, works to end poverty and homelessness for women and children in ...
October Executive Director Letter

October Executive Director Letter

Dear Members and Friends, As I write to you this month, I am feeling very lucky. This past month I’ve had numerous opportunities to travel around the state and meet many of our members and ...
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