Our Blog of News, Tips & Insights
Welcome to The Commons, 501 Commons' blog, where we share:
- How-to's, 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."
Starting on October 12, 2019, Salesforce will enable Lightning Experience in all client databases on a rolling basis. You might not know the exact time and day it will be enabled, but that doesn’t mean it needs to come as a surprise.
501(c)3 nonprofit organizations are legally allowed to advocate for social policy changes that would benefit the communities they serve…but it has to be done correctly.
Your nonprofit knows how important your donors are in helping you reach your goals and advancing your mission. Your success depends on your supporters’ continued engagement, meaning your next fundraising campaign presents an excellent opportunity to strengthen these relationships.
If your nonprofit is still using Windows 7, we recommend an upgrade of your whole office to Windows 10 as soon as possible. After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7.
Washington State’s Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has proposed rules requiring employers to pay overtime to exempt employees at the following levels beginning July 1, 2020.
Finding the right talent to join your team can be challenging. Allow Mac’s List to come to the rescue!
Summer is already bringing warmth and sunshine to the Pacific Northwest. For us, it also brings a rare opportunity for our executive director to take a well-deserved sabbatical.
Our annual nonprofit advocacy workshop returns on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Pacific Tower’s Panoramic Center. This full-day workshop is sponsored by Win/Win Network, Asian Counseling and Referral Service. and 501 Commons.
When you contract with us, you get just the amount of HR support you need (generally for $600-900 a month) from your HR Partner.
“Phishing” is a fraudulent email sent by a malicious party with the intent of stealing valuable information like passwords or credit card numbers. Phishing emails often look like official messages sent by reputable companies such as Microsoft or a colleague you know, but are anything but trustworthy.