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Return to Work?

Return to Work?

We know that reopening is on your mind, and we want to continue to provide useful resources to guide your decisions. In June we hosted a Return to Work webinar and wrote a Washington State ...
October Public Policy Update Federal Tax Reform, Capital Budget, State Gambling License Fees, and Election 2017

October Public Policy Update Federal Tax Reform, Capital Budget, State Gambling License Fees, and Election 2017

The final push to the end of the 2017 calendar year is expected to contain a lot of action on public policies impacting nonprofit organizations. Below is a round up of issues for your ...
Imagining a New Way to Lead

Imagining a New Way to Lead

The New Network Leader coming to Spokane on October 26 Small nonprofits work hard to grow and expand their impact. Large organizations struggle to stay close to the people they are trying to ...
A new tool to find relevant data for your organization

A new tool to find relevant data for your organization

Do you wish you had better data about the community you serve? Not sure where to start? Headwaters Economics, a research consulting firm based in Montana, has developed some tools that aggregate ...

Connector September 2017

Read the September 2017 Connector here.
Member Spotlight: Wenatchee River Institute

Member Spotlight: Wenatchee River Institute

Since joining Washington Nonprofits, Wenatchee River Institute Executive Director Patrick Walker said one of the most surprising aspects of attending workshops and conferences is “how easily you ...
Make Your Voice Heard on Overtime Pay

Make Your Voice Heard on Overtime Pay

Dear Washington Nonprofits Members, I wanted to be sure you knew that the U.S. Department of Labor has an open request for information (RFI) on updating the rules for overtime pay. A quick ...
Unemployment Insurance Options for Nonprofits

Unemployment Insurance Options for Nonprofits

Nonprofits, like for profit businesses, pay unemployment taxes to provide funds for any employees who may lose their jobs. Nonprofits interested in independently reimbursing the state for ...
September Public Policy Update

September Public Policy Update

Weigh in on Washington Capital Budget Delay and Federal Overtime Rules The fall season is shaping up to be full of public policy developments impacting nonprofits. Below is a round up of key ...

Connector August 2017

Read the August 2017 Connector newsletter here.
Member Spotlight: Tieton Arts & Humanities

Member Spotlight: Tieton Arts & Humanities

Finding Sustainable Ways to Serve its Community Tieton Arts and Humanities creates and implements artistic and cultural programs in Tieton, Washington. Like many nonprofits, it needed to find ...
Advocacy Update – DOL Overtime Rules (Again)

Advocacy Update – DOL Overtime Rules (Again)

Remember the proposed change in Department of Labor (DOL) overtime rules that we were all preparing to implement last year?  And how it was blocked at the last minute by the courts?  Well, DOL ...
Planning for Action Will Help Your Board Members Forget to Be Forgetful

Planning for Action Will Help Your Board Members Forget to Be Forgetful

You will remember about 58 percent of this after 20 minutes, 33 percent after a day. That’s according to one study, with other studies showing varying levels of forgetting after you learn new ...
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