The Commons – Our Blog
News, Tips, & Insights from Staff & Guests
Welcome to The Commons, 501 Commons' new blog, where we'll be sharing:
- How-tos, tips, and tricks from nonprofit tech, finance, HR, and other areas
- News and updates about upcoming events, programs, and services
- Thought-provoking pieces around topics, such as skills-based volunteerism, nonprofit management, and more
- Stories from clients about the impact of 501 Commons' programs and services
Plus, we invite your comments! Add your thoughts to these posts, so our blog truly becomes "The Commons."
Some highlights from the event, including the best superhero poses from the photo booth.
All you need to know to weather the upcoming changes to the Salesforce Identity Confirmation.
Thanks to the 200+ people who came to our superhero-studded bash and to our sponsors who made the party possible! From kryptonite cocktails and key lime bars to the operatic talents of the Unexpected Productions improvisers, it was a memorable evening.
In addition to their premier Techtacular sponsorship, Microsoft is also providing grant support for some big changes in technology at 501 Commons.
A new I-9 form is available from USCIS, and your organization needs to be ready to start using it before May 7th.
Anticipation is building for the 2013 Washington State Nonprofit Conference, which is this Fri., May 17 in Bellevue. Our staff and service corps members will be among this year's presenters, discussing solutions on a shoestring and innovative approaches to nonprofit challenges.
Global professional services company Deloitte and 501 Commons may not appear very similar at first glance, but both organizations are dedicated to helping nonprofits strengthen their management and effectively use technology.
We’re proud to partner with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as a sponsor for the upcoming Techtacular (April 4 at the HUB Ballroom)! Learn more about the Gates Foundation’s commitment to the nonprofit community and why they’ve chosen to support 501 Commons.
During times of organizational change and stress, most leaders are comfortable with doing, but finding the time to reflect is important too. Guest blogger Amy Erickson continues her series on leading with the wise mind.
501 Commons and United Way of King County are pleased to announce the selection of 32 health and human services organizations to participate in the United Way Volunteer Impact Partnership’s (VIP) two feature programs, VIP 360 and VIP Manager Corps.