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Washington Nonprofit Handbook 2022 Edition

Washington Nonprofit Handbook 2022 Edition

The Washington Nonprofit Handbook, 2022 Edition, is published by our partner Communities Rise! During the 2021 Washington Legislative Session, SB 5034 was introduced and passed, modernizing the ...
Policy Updates – July 2022

Policy Updates – July 2022

Important Updates Public Service Loan Forgiveness – Individual nonprofit staff with student loans should take action now to see if you qualify for forgiveness under the temporarily PSLF waiver ...
June 2022 Connector

June 2022 Connector

This month, learn how Washington Nonprofits became Nonprofit Association of Washington (NAWA) and what our new identity means for you. We also shared our diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility (DEIA) learning plans along with a suggested summer read, On Juneteenth. And – we’re hiring! Check out the full edition for the job listings and so much more!
April 2022 Connector

April 2022 Connector

Our newsletter this month invites you to attend one of our upcoming Nonprofit Office Hours on insurance, fundraising & event planning, or supporting mental health, as well as a reminder to register for the biggest event of the year, the Washington State Nonprofit Conference! We also unveil our report on Nonprofit Experiences with Government Contracting, share an update to our Nonprofit Economic Impact Report, and highlight 501 Commons' 2021 King County Nonprofit Wage & Benefits Report. Last but not least, we welcome new staff to the team and our new and renewing member organizations, and share an important funding opportunity.
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 leaders from across Washington at the largest annual gathering of nonprofits in our state. Please learn more about the virtual conference and how you can discover a new way!
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 Conference is coming, but now is your chance to apply for a scholarship to the largest nonprofit conference in Washington. And finally, we have a policy update from our Executive Director, Laura Pierce, about the labor shortage, government contracting, ARPA funding, and the Small Employer Emergency Safety Grant Program.
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 State Nonprofit Conference currently open for workshop proposals, an upcoming summit on leadership transition, our open survey on government contracting reform, the pro bono community consulting project, and more!
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 that data, Washington Nonprofits is running a survey about Government Contracting Reform. We also have a new FAQ to help you ensure you are getting reliable information and new reports on our community engagement efforts!
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 and an exciting funding opportunity, the Summer Program Fund. Finally, learn more about the Washington Healthplan Finder, which currently has open enrollment.
October 2021 Connector

October 2021 Connector

This month we are excited to share our new report, the 2021 Nonprofit Economic Impact Report! Learn about the impact of nonprofits in Washington and how the sector has change from 2017 to 2020. We are also accepting applications to be an Equity Ambassador! As we consider possible returns to the office, we have new Tools for Returning for Work available for you as well as free executive director coaching available. Finally, we have a special post about Juneteenth – Four Months Later.
September 2021 Connector

September 2021 Connector

We are happy to share a new Learning series, the Nonprofit Office Hours! These sessions will each be focused on a different subject but aimed at answering your questions as well as learning from you! Please join us for these open sessions to learn more and learn together! We also have a special post about recruiting diverse candidates and a new RFP opportunity - Outreach to Historically Disadvantaged Communities. Finally, learn more about how to create an accessible online presence.

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