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Service Corps Earns National Recognition

Service Corps Earns National Recognition

501 Commons' Executive Service Corps program was selected as a Featured Finalist for the America's Service Commissions (ASC) Innovation and Leadership Awards. Nearly 500 people in Washington State volunteer their time and talents to nonprofit through the Executive Service Corps, which was founded in 1989. Because of their generosity, 501 Commons can provide affordable management consulting services and programs to nonprofits.

Guest Blog: State Unemployment Insurance Needn’t Overtax Nonprofits

Jenn Smith of the Unemployment Services Trust (UST) explains why, regardless of your own nonprofit’s unemployment history, your organization could be overpaying in unemployment costs. She shares a federally approved way for many nonprofits to save money.

How to Tell a Compelling Story in the Digital Age

Take a few minutes to learn from Nancy Xu's Slideshare about how you can tell a compelling story using visuals, a strong narrative structure, and good old-fashioned content. And sign up for our newsletter and twitter feeds to learn about upcoming 501 Talks Tech sessions!

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14 Must-Know Stats About Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology @nonprofitorgs

Data Visualizations to Effectively Communicate Impact @NTENorg @evergreendata #data #impact