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A Nonprofit's Guide to Corporate Giving and Partnerships

A Nonprofit's Guide to Corporate Giving and Partnerships

Published Dec 03, 2019 03:18 PM

Contrary to popular belief, the nonprofit and business worlds intertwine constantly. In fact, nonprofits rely substantially on businesses to fund their missions, and businesses often seek out partnerships with organizations to enhance their brands.

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Helpful Resources: Mindfulness and Relieving Workplace Stress

Helpful Resources: Mindfulness and Relieving Workplace Stress

Published Nov 25, 2019 10:41 AM

“Mindfulness” is the practice of focusing on your inner feelings and gaining a better understanding of how these feelings influence your thoughts, actions, sense of purpose, and interactions. It also serves a vital role in fueling our creative processes, taming anxiety, and effectively maneuvering through stressful situations in the workplace.

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Build a More Dynamic and Secure WordPress Website

Build a More Dynamic and Secure WordPress Website

Published Nov 06, 2019 02:42 PM

WordPress is a popular and powerful content management system that can do much more than just create blog posts; it powers 1/3 of all websites.

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Grant Opportunities – Fall 2019

Grant Opportunities – Fall 2019

Published Oct 31, 2019 11:48 AM

Get a jump-start on your 2020 funding by taking advantage of these upcoming grants.

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QuickBooks Desktop vs. Online: Which is Best For Me?

QuickBooks Desktop vs. Online: Which is Best For Me?

Published Oct 30, 2019 03:25 PM

Few accounting software programs can compete with Intuit’s QuickBooks for smaller to mid-sized organizations. Many nonprofit organizations use it for bookkeeping, payroll, and managing fundraising activities.

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We Can Help You Get More Things Done in 2020

We Can Help You Get More Things Done in 2020

Published Oct 29, 2019 08:18 AM

Need to get more done with limited resources? Want your internal operations to hum? Contracting for services from 501 Commons can reduce your costs or bring needed expertise at an extremely affordable rate.

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Nonprofit Networking Group Listserv Transitioning to Groups.io

Nonprofit Networking Group Listserv Transitioning to Groups.io

Published Oct 28, 2019 11:30 AM

IMPORTANT CHANGE TO THE YAHOO LISTSERV MODERATED BY 501 COMMONS - A message to Nonprofit Networking Group subscribers and others.

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Free Google Analytics Workshop!

Free Google Analytics Workshop!

Published Oct 01, 2019 10:34 AM

Google Analytics is a popular tool for gathering information on who visits your website, how they got there, and what they do once they're there.

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Free Help When You Want a Resource, Referral, or Reality Check

Free Help When You Want a Resource, Referral, or Reality Check

Published Sep 30, 2019 03:35 PM

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.

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Supercharge Your Volunteer Supervisory Skills and Expertise

Supercharge Your Volunteer Supervisory Skills and Expertise

Published Sep 25, 2019 09:16 AM

Attention volunteer professionals! We’re offering two upcoming opportunities for you to supercharge your volunteer supervisory skills and expertise.

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We are Your Source for Free Help When You Need a Resource, Referral, or Reality Check

We are Your Source for Free Help When You Need a Resource, Referral, or Reality Check

Published Sep 24, 2019 01:12 PM

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.

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GiveBIG Washington 2020 Kicks Off!

GiveBIG Washington 2020 Kicks Off!

Published Sep 23, 2019 10:55 AM

Now that the leaves are beginning to fall, it’s time to set our sights on next year’s GiveBIG!

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Pathways: Slow Down and Take a Look at the Big Picture

Pathways: Slow Down and Take a Look at the Big Picture

Published Sep 19, 2019 01:29 PM

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.

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Everyone Counts! Nonprofits Will Play a Key Role in the 2020 Census

Everyone Counts! Nonprofits Will Play a Key Role in the 2020 Census

Published Sep 03, 2019 08:34 AM

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.

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Advance Your Volunteer Strategies Beyond the Basics

Advance Your Volunteer Strategies Beyond the Basics

Published Aug 29, 2019 08:59 AM

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.

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Get Creative With Employee Benefits

Get Creative With Employee Benefits

Published Aug 28, 2019 03:05 PM

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.

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Take the Guesswork Out of Your Bookkeeping

Take the Guesswork Out of Your Bookkeeping

Published Aug 27, 2019 02:32 PM

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.

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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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