As we write about racial issues on social media, websites, grant applications, newsletters, emails, press releases, and other media, it’s imperative we use precise language at all times to ensure fairness, accuracy, sensitivity, and cultural competency.
Washington State has a new paid family leave program and, as part of the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), employees who work at organizations with fewer than 500 employees may be entitled to a few new federal paid leave benefits.
As we round out a tumultuous year for the nonprofit sector, it’s a good idea to take some time to review your technology. You’ve probably relied on your technology more than ever over the past several months.
Our growing reliance on the Internet means developing an online presence has quickly become a substantial part of an effective marketing strategy. Your nonprofit's website is the foundation of your organization’s entire online presence. While you may have social media accounts and external site referrals, all of this outreach stems from your website.
If you’ve had to recently reduce staff, 501 Commons is here to help you push through these tough times and — hopefully — emerge on the other side stronger than before. Let’s start a conversation about how we can “fill the gaps” in key areas that may be getting pushed to the back burner or given to staff who are already too busy.
Attention volunteer professionals! We’re offering two upcoming opportunities for you to supercharge your volunteer supervisory skills and expertise.
Take advantage today of 501 Commons’ Information & Referral (I&R) program to find that right bit of information, tool, template, training, venue, or consultant who will make all the difference.
Now that the leaves are beginning to fall, it’s time to set our sights on next year’s GiveBIG!
Life comes at you fast, especially for a busy nonprofit! We have two exciting opportunities for you to slow down and look at your organization from a big picture perspective.
We are less than a year away from the 2020 Census – and the National Council of Nonprofits says every organization has a key role to play right away.
Volunteers are cause champions who give their time to boost the impact of our organizations. This is why it's important we structure our volunteer programs in a way that supports these relationships and offers our volunteers the opportunity to be fully engaged and empowered to share their unique talents.
In today’s competitive job market, it is crucial for mission-based organizations to get creative when it comes to employee compensation – especially for nonprofits competing with large for-profit companies that have the ability to pay their employees more.
Nonprofit accounting brings unique challenges, rules, and reporting requirements that for-profit companies don’t have to deal with. If anything is confusing you or causing you to lose sleep at night, partner with us and we can guide your way to better bookkeeping practices.
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.