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Free Coaching for Executive Directors

Free Coaching for Executive Directors

The Community Consulting Partnership (CCP) is accepting clients for executive coaching services. The coaches are all experienced practitioners who can help you navigate and lead through this ...
March 2022 Connector

March 2022 Connector

The Connector this month is dedicated to the upcoming Washington State Nonprofit Conference! This special edition is focused on what we are most excited about and how to connect with nonprofit ...
February 2022 Connector

February 2022 Connector

This month we are revisiting strategic plans with our Learning Team. And we get a chance to meet the new Equity Ambassadors! Be sure to read their full bios. And the Washington State Nonprofit ...
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 ...
It’s time to collaborate more, not less.

It’s time to collaborate more, not less.

What does it mean to collaborate right now? This was the question among a team of nonprofit state association CEOs at a recent meeting. As we all leaned into the conversation, Laurie commented, ...
January 2022 Connector

January 2022 Connector

We are pleased to present a special letter from our Executive Director, Laura Pierce, about some of the amazing work folks at Washington Nonprofits are engaged in, including: The Washington ...
December 2021 Connector

December 2021 Connector

This December we are trying to make space for nonprofit wellness with our Learning Team. We also have results to share with you from the National Council of Nonprofits. And while we consider ...
Washington State Nonprofit Conference – Workshop Request for Proposals Open!

Washington State Nonprofit Conference – Workshop Request for Proposals Open!

At the 2022 Washington State Nonprofit Conference, we will explore the theme “Discovering a New Way.” The COVID-19 pandemic continues to push us to discover new ways of being and new ways of ...
How do I know I’m getting reliable nonprofit information online?

How do I know I’m getting reliable nonprofit information online?

Q: I’m trying to submit my annual report, but the website is asking me to pay for an annual subscription. What’s going on? A: We’ve all become more aware of the dangers of misinformation. ...
Prioritizing Mental Health and Wellness for Nonprofit Staff and Volunteers

Prioritizing Mental Health and Wellness for Nonprofit Staff and Volunteers

We are now faced with dramatic evidence that by not directing attention to mental health, we are unlikely to retain engaged, productive staff teams and volunteers. Here are some things to think ...
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 ...
November 2021 Connector

November 2021 Connector

This month we have a reminder that minimum wage changes are coming and what it means for nonprofit employers. There is also an open survey regarding the labor shortage in the nonprofit sector ...
Are You Ready for 2022 Minimum Wage Changes?

Are You Ready for 2022 Minimum Wage Changes?

As you prepare your nonprofit’s 2022 budget, have you ensured that all your employees meet the minimum hourly wage as well as the minimum salary threshold for any overtime exempt employees? In ...
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