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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."

Helpful Resources: Leadership Development

Published Jul 26, 2017 10:09 AM

Quality leadership at the top is critical to the success of every nonprofit. So what can you do to further hone your leadership skills and your ability to navigate through challenges?

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We Keep Our IT Customers Satisfied. Do You Want to Be Next?

Published Jul 20, 2017 11:25 AM

Not sure if your organization needs IT help? Consider this:

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How the Washington Family Leave Act Affects Nonprofits

Published Jul 19, 2017 11:55 AM

In early July, the legislature passed the Washington Family Leave Act (FLA), which provides eligible workers up to 12 weeks of paid protected leave for the birth or adoption of a child or for leave when the employee or a family member (including registered domestic partners) faces a serious health condition.

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Helpful Resources: Financial Management

Published Jul 03, 2017 01:15 PM

Sound financial management is a must for nonprofits. It's necessary for maintaining compliance with local and federal laws, reporting back to funders, and keeping the organization running smoothly. We share with you important resources on financial management that you should keep bookmarked for future reference.

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