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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."

Helpful Resources: Building a More Inclusive Work Environment

Published Dec 21, 2017 08:00 AM

Nonprofit staff tend to come from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, and have a broad range of gender identities, sexual orientations, and religious beliefs. More than ever, it is essential that we cultivate a more inclusive work environment that makes everyone feel safe and supported so they can be as productive as possible.

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December 2017 Grant Opportunities

Published Dec 20, 2017 08:55 AM

Want more funding in 2018? Of course you do! Take a look at these grant opportunities with deadlines happening in the next few months.

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Take Your Fundraising and Volunteer Management to the Next Level

Published Dec 19, 2017 09:15 AM

As we turn the page toward a new year, we can help you improve right away in two key areas: Fundraising and volunteer management.

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Subscribe to Washington Nonprofits' Policy Action Alerts and Updates

Published Dec 14, 2017 01:05 PM

Are you subscribing to "Policy Action Alerts and Updates" from Washington Nonprofits yet? Receive regular email updates about what's happening at the state and federal levels in regards to public policy that directly affects nonprofits.

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