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The Connector – February 2023

The Connector – February 2023

Read the February Connector to learn about the Wage Equity Study, upcoming Nonprofit Legislative Agenda, NAWA's new office, and more!
Channel Your Interests in Slack

Channel Your Interests in Slack

It’s here! The Washington Nonprofits Slack Community is a space for people who work, volunteer, and consult with nonprofits in Washington state to connect, collaborate, and strengthen the ...
Washington State Reopens

Washington State Reopens

On June 30, Governor Inslee announced the economic reopening of Washington state.  As most businesses return to pre-pandemic capacity and operations, each nonprofit organization will need to ...
June 2021 Connector

June 2021 Connector

This month we are learning about compensation in the nonprofit sector, learning from the Ethical Rainmaker Podcast, and a new FAQ on E-Filing your IRS Form 990. We will also be launching a ...
GiveBIG Demonstrates the Benefits of Shifting to Online Giving and Virtual Events

GiveBIG Demonstrates the Benefits of Shifting to Online Giving and Virtual Events

Online giving advances equity and diversity In Washington, GiveBIG now reaches donors across the state, with nearly a third of the donors and 25% of the participating nonprofits outside King ...
E-Filing IRS Form 990

E-Filing IRS Form 990

Q: Help! It’s tax season and our nonprofit is e-filing with the IRS for the first time. What do we do? A: Thanks to the pandemic, many nonprofits have filed for an extension to complete their ...
Adventures in Compensation

Adventures in Compensation

How do nonprofits decide how much to pay their employees? This question is frequently asked of us, and there is not one clear answer. In fact, Washington Nonprofits has struggled to determine ...
Helping people get rides to vaccination appointments

Helping people get rides to vaccination appointments

Lyft has partnered with the White House to increase vaccine access in our communities. Starting May 24, they’re funding free rides (up to $15) each way, to and from vaccination appointments.
Call Outs in the Nonprofit Sector

Call Outs in the Nonprofit Sector

In the last few months, I see turmoil and conflict erupting in a number of nonprofits. These conflicts involve equity concerns, generational differences, disaffected staff members, and ...
April 2021 Connector

April 2021 Connector

We have two major announcements for you! Our Annual Report for 2020 is available and SB 5034, The Washington Nonprofit Corporation Act, has passed and will become law! This law is the first ...
Vaccine Distribution will Include Homeless, Shelter Workers & Volunteers Supporting Homeless

Vaccine Distribution will Include Homeless, Shelter Workers & Volunteers Supporting Homeless

Governor Inslee recently expanded who can get vaccinated starting March 31st. In addition to the groups listed on the graphic, direct service providers in homeless and domestic violence shelters ...
Washington Nonprofits Statement Regarding Anti-Asian Violence

Washington Nonprofits Statement Regarding Anti-Asian Violence

Washington Nonprofits stands in solidarity with our Asian American colleagues, friends, family, and neighbors. While Asian Americans have faced racism throughout our nation’s history, the ...
March 2021 Connector – SPECIAL EDITION

March 2021 Connector – SPECIAL EDITION

This month we present a special edition of the Connector focused on the Washington State Nonprofit Conference! We are so excited to tell you more about why the virtual conference will be our ...
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