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The Commons – Our Blog

News, Tips, & Insights from Staff & Guests

News, Tips, & Insights from Staff & Guests

Welcome to The Commons, 501 Commons' 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."

Rising Young Nonprofit Leaders Point the Way

Rising Young Nonprofit Leaders Point the Way

Published Jun 17, 2014 04:55 PM

A leadership crisis is brewing. Two-thirds of all nonprofit senior leaders say they plan to leave their post in the next five years. How can the sector welcome, prepare and support the next generation in leading our essential mission-based organizations? A timely survey of young professionals tells us how we can begin today.

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Improve your Board's Effectiveness

Published Jun 16, 2014 10:25 AM

Policy Governance is a model of board governance that an increasing number of nonprofits are engaging. Join us at this training on July 17th and help your board focus on the "big picture".

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Seattle Hosting Independent Sector Conference

Published Jun 10, 2014 08:40 AM

Seattle will host the national Independent Sector conference this November. Don't miss one of the most valuable educational opportunities for the nonprofit sector, featuring leaders from nonprofits and philanthropy.

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