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.
Your nonprofit knows how important your donors are in helping you reach your goals and advancing your mission. Your success depends on your supporters’ continued engagement, meaning your next fundraising campaign presents an excellent opportunity to strengthen these relationships.
If your nonprofit is still using Windows 7, we recommend an upgrade of your whole office to Windows 10 as soon as possible. After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7.
Washington State’s Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has proposed rules requiring employers to pay overtime to exempt employees at the following levels beginning July 1, 2020.
Finding the right talent to join your team can be challenging. Allow Mac’s List to come to the rescue!
Summer is already bringing warmth and sunshine to the Pacific Northwest. For us, it also brings a rare opportunity for our executive director to take a well-deserved sabbatical.
Our annual nonprofit advocacy workshop returns on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Pacific Tower’s Panoramic Center. This full-day workshop is sponsored by Win/Win Network, Asian Counseling and Referral Service. and 501 Commons.
When you contract with us, you get just the amount of HR support you need (generally for $600-900 a month) from your HR Partner.
“Phishing” is a fraudulent email sent by a malicious party with the intent of stealing valuable information like passwords or credit card numbers. Phishing emails often look like official messages sent by reputable companies such as Microsoft or a colleague you know, but are anything but trustworthy.
A matching gift strategy holds the potential to more than double your original donations with little extra work from your donors.
Technology is both indispensable in today’s fast-paced world and not always easy to understand without help. Make sure you carve out time on your calendar to attend these upcoming FREE technology classes taught by local techie experts.