Running a fundraising gala is no easy task. Between marketing your event, getting your technology in place, and setting up your event space, you’ve got your plate full. Luckily, you don’t have to plan and lead your gala alone!
Starting January 1, WA’s minimum wage will increase to $16.28 per hour for employees ages 16+. This represents a 3.4% increase from this year. This new rate applies to nonprofit employers of all kinds.
Every quarter, all WA-based employers – including nonprofits! – must complete and file a Paid Family and Medical Leave report and pay premiums. With the launch of WA Cares Fund on July 1, this means additional reporting is required.
Nonprofits need to run like clockwork to effectively cover their many projects, internal processes, and stakeholder management. Given this, they often have to anchor on project management to keep their wheels turning.
Whether your nonprofit is working to launch a fundraising campaign, adjust its marketing strategies, or recruit volunteers, having access to organized supporter data is essential to making informed and effective decisions.
Like employers in other sectors, nonprofits are facing workforce challenges. These challenges include turnover, job abandonment, shifting expectations about transparency and involvement in decisions, and dissatisfaction with pay and benefits.
Nonprofit branding is used to define your organization, portray your mission, and represent your cause to the world. Maintaining consistency in your brand will help you develop and maintain a presence that accurately reflects these important concepts for supporters.
Most nonprofit jobs require knowledge of the sector and professional expertise. This is reflected in the high education levels in the nonprofit workforce. However, community-based nonprofits tend to have lower pay levels compared to the government, philanthropy, education, and health care sectors. This makes it challenging to attract and retain well-qualified employees.
There’s no better time to lift up the voices of the nonprofit sector than now, especially with the various challenges our communities are facing.
Like all organizations, nonprofits are subject to a range of regulations that dictate how they can and cannot operate in particular jurisdictions. As a nonprofit professional, one of the most important and prominent regulations you’ve likely encountered is charitable solicitation registration.
If you search on Google for the term "Facebook fundraising" in 2022, you might still see developments from 2017 (such as Facebook (Meta) releasing “birthday fundraisers”) as some of the top trending topics.
Thanks to our partnership with Serve Washington, you can access high-quality volunteer management consulting services for free to help you enhance and sustain the ways you engage volunteers.
Is “affordable professional development” on your 2022 to-do list?
The move to virtual hearings and meetings with legislators in most states has allowed many more nonprofits to be actively engaging in proposing changes to the law and funding to benefit the community.
Major gift officers (MGOs) are nonprofit staff members whose sole job is to secure major gifts for your organization. Depending on the size of your nonprofit, you may rely on one MGO or a team of officers who work in tandem.