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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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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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