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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."

Grant Opportunities - June 2017

Published Jun 27, 2017 08:25 AM

Summer is finally here, but don't let your fundraising go on vacation! Check out these grant opportunities with deadlines happening in the next few weeks or months.

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QuickBooks Made Easy on July 20: Better Accounting Means Better Fundraising

Published Jun 21, 2017 12:25 PM

Like peanut butter and jelly, vibrant fundraising and sound financial practices just naturally go together. Join us for "QuickBooks Made Easy" on Thursday, July 20 at the 2100 Building (Seattle) so that you can take your accounting practices - and fundraising - to the next level.

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We Can Help You Strengthen Your Volunteer Management Practices

Published Jun 19, 2017 08:37 AM

Your volunteers can reap benefits for your organization far beyond the time and talent they already provide. Committed volunteers may also become major donors, expert consultants, project leads, board members, and public advocates if proper time is spent cultivating these relationships.

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