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Nonprofits need solid technology, sound planning, and robust administrative systems. They also need engaged boards, supported staff, and sustainable funding.

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Changes to Overtime Rules Proposed for FLSA Laws

Changes to Overtime Rules Proposed for FLSA Laws

The Department of Labor (DOL) is considering changes to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that will require nonprofits to pay some currently exempt staff members time-and-a-half whenever they work more than 40 hours/week. You have until Sept. 4 to submit comments to the DOL about these changes.

Kick Off Fall with the Sept. 11 King County Executive Director Forum

The Executive Director Forum on Sept. 11 at Pacific Tower is a unique opportunity for nonprofit EDs/CEOs to connect with their peers, share ideas, and learn from each other in a supportive environment. Each session offers three discussion groups facilitated by three outstanding leaders.

Make Room in Your Budget for 501 Commons!

We may be only half way done with 2015, but many nonprofits are now starting to figure out their budgets for 2016. We ask that you consider making room in your budgets for staff and leadership development and organizational improvement, as 501 Commons offers trainings, events, and direct services in these areas.

Tweets You Can Use


#Volunteering is good for you and your community @nationalservice

#Nonprofits can now add a "Donate Now" button to their #Facebook pages! @johnhaydon explains what you need to know


#Nonprofits can now add a "Donate Now" button to their #Facebook ads! @johnhaydon explains what you need to know

Our next FREE 501 Talks Tech event, "Wordpress + Social Media = Engagement," is on 9/24