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Salesforce to Enable Lightning Experience Starting in October 2019

Salesforce to Enable Lightning Experience Starting in October 2019

Published Aug 05, 2019 01:45 PM

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.

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Can Nonprofits Advocate for Social Change? Yes!

Can Nonprofits Advocate for Social Change? Yes!

Published Jul 30, 2019 04:39 PM

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.

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5 Tips to Mobilize Donors and Reach Your Fundraising Goals

5 Tips to Mobilize Donors and Reach Your Fundraising Goals

Published Jul 17, 2019 03:17 PM

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.

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Still Use Windows 7? Upgrade to Windows 10 by January 14, 2020

Still Use Windows 7? Upgrade to Windows 10 by January 14, 2020

Published Jul 10, 2019 09:30 AM

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.

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L&I Announces Official Overtime Pay Proposal and Public Hearings

L&I Announces Official Overtime Pay Proposal and Public Hearings

Published Jul 09, 2019 12:16 PM

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.

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Mac's List Connects You With Passionate Job Candidates

Mac's List Connects You With Passionate Job Candidates

Published Jul 08, 2019 11:05 AM

Finding the right talent to join your team can be challenging. Allow Mac’s List to come to the rescue!

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Meet Amanda Baker, Our Interim Executive Director for the Summer

Meet Amanda Baker, Our Interim Executive Director for the Summer

Published Jul 03, 2019 09:30 AM

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.

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Get Your Advocacy On!

Get Your Advocacy On!

Published Jul 02, 2019 11:57 AM

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.

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3 Reasons to Contract with 501 Commons for HR Services

3 Reasons to Contract with 501 Commons for HR Services

Published Jun 24, 2019 10:27 AM

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.

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How to Avoid Phishing Email Scams

How to Avoid Phishing Email Scams

Published Jun 20, 2019 09:14 AM

“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.

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5 Tips to Revamp Your Online Matching Gift Strategy

5 Tips to Revamp Your Online Matching Gift Strategy

Published Jun 17, 2019 11:27 AM

A matching gift strategy holds the potential to more than double your original donations with little extra work from your donors.

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Attend These Free Technology Classes

Attend These Free Technology Classes

Published May 28, 2019 02:28 PM

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.

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Share Your Opinions on Board Governance by May 24

Share Your Opinions on Board Governance by May 24

Published May 21, 2019 10:20 AM

We encourage you to participate in BoardSource's Leading for Impact survey of board practices in the U.S. There are separate links for executives and board chairs:

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Grant Opportunities - May 2019

Grant Opportunities - May 2019

Published May 16, 2019 03:51 PM

Take a look at these upcoming grant opportunities to see if any are relevant to you.

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Thank You to Our GiveBIG 2019 Sponsors!

Thank You to Our GiveBIG 2019 Sponsors!

Published May 06, 2019 11:42 AM

It takes a tremendous amount of support to ensure GiveBIG can be as successful as possible for nonprofit organizations across the state of Washington.

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Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaigns Cultivate New Donors

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaigns Cultivate New Donors

Published May 02, 2019 12:12 PM

This year 1,500+ nonprofits are participating in GiveBIG 2019. So far during the Early Giving period, more than 1,000 donations have come in through the first 24 hours. Nonprofits have already raised $2.1 million in matching funds and nearly 300 peer-to-peer campaigns have been created.

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6 Strategies to Drive More Donations Through Your Website

6 Strategies to Drive More Donations Through Your Website

Published Mar 28, 2019 05:16 PM

Your software solutions are designed to help your nonprofit succeed. Success looks different for every organization, but generally speaking, your technology should help contribute to your organization’s overarching mission. Whether that means better communicating your goals to your supporters or garnering donations, technology is there to help.

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Free Report and Webinar: "Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector"

Free Report and Webinar: "Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector"

Published Mar 25, 2019 09:05 AM

Building Movement Project’s Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector report has just been released and reveals that women of color encounter systemic obstacles to advancing their careers in the nonprofit sector compared to white women and men of color.

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Helpful Resources: Running a Successful Peer-to-Peer Campaign

Helpful Resources: Running a Successful Peer-to-Peer Campaign

Published Mar 21, 2019 10:09 AM

A new feature of GiveBIG 2019 are Peer-to-Peer Campaigns (P2P), also known as “social fundraising.” P2P is when your donors, board members, volunteers, staff, and celebrity supporters solicit donations from their networks to raise money on your behalf.

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Central WA & Bellevue Conferences: Learn, Connect, and Leave Inspired

Central WA & Bellevue Conferences: Learn, Connect, and Leave Inspired

Published Mar 20, 2019 02:46 PM

Conference season is officially underway! Take a moment to skim through the offerings at the Central Washington Conference for the Greater Good (April 24 in Yakima) and the Washington State Nonprofit Conference (May 20-21 in Bellevue) and register before the early bird periods end.

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