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Staff Development Workshop on 3/22: Addressing and Managing Cultural Conflict

Published Feb 21, 2018 09:30 AM

When you bring people from diverse perspectives, backgrounds, values, and work styles onto your team, it’s inevitable that conflict will rear its head. The March Staff Development Coalition workshop will teach you conflict management/de-escalation skills that can guide you through these murky waters.

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Operations Conference on March 1 Equips Nonprofits with What They Need to Grow Strong

Published Feb 20, 2018 10:54 AM

Nonprofits in the greater Vancouver area cannot miss this opportunity to develop stronger internal systems at Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington’s Operations Conference on Thursday, March 1 in Vancouver.

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Exemplary Service Celebrated at the 2018 Executive Service Corps Appreciation & Awards Luncheon

Published Feb 14, 2018 11:20 AM

Inspiring stories and examples of exemplary service highlighted the 2018 Executive Service Corps Appreciation & Awards Luncheon on Monday, Jan. 29 at Pacific Tower’s Panoramic Center.

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To Disrupt Discrimination, Focus on Changing Policies

Published Feb 13, 2018 02:20 PM

Ibram X. Kendi – author of "Stamped from the Beginning" – has an important message for everyone: We need to move away from “not being a racist” toward being “antiracist."

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What You Need to Know About the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Published Feb 02, 2018 12:58 PM

Just days before the New Year, the federal government passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which will have a significant impact on the nonprofit sector. Here's a brief summary of what nonprofits need to know about this new legislation and how it'll affect the social sector.

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Helpful Resources: Invisible Disabilities in the Workplace

Published Jan 30, 2018 08:04 AM

Not everyone with a disability uses a wheelchair, assistance dog, or portable oxygen device. Millions of Americans everywhere have disabilities that are not obvious – and therefore not always considered when crafting employee handbooks, arranging for workplace equipment, or setting time off policies.

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Staff Development Workshop on 2/26: Invisible Disabilities

Published Jan 23, 2018 11:43 AM

The word "disability" is often used to describe an ongoing physical challenge. While some disabilities may seem obvious, many are unseen – or “invisible.” The February Nonprofit Staff Development Coalition workshop will provide you with knowledge and guidance on the impact of invisible disabilities in the workplace and challenge the way you think about disabilities.

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Listen Up! The First Executive Director Forum of the Year is Friday, Feb. 2

Published Jan 22, 2018 05:46 PM

Struggling to keep some balance in your life after a bit of downtime over the holidays? Discuss tactics for self-care and ways the nonprofit sector can build stronger and more diverse networks at the next King County Executive Director Forum gathering on Friday, Feb. 2 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Pacific Tower (Suite #180 on the 1st floor).

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Staff Development Workshop on 1/25: Inclusivity in the Workplace

Published Jan 02, 2018 08:28 AM

Having a diverse staff and board and an inclusive culture that encourages people to be at their best are critical to the success of any organization. You might want to create a more inclusive work environment, but how well equipped are you to design processes that navigate an organization through this complicated – and sensitive – topic?

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Helpful Resources: Building a More Inclusive Work Environment

Published Dec 21, 2017 08:00 AM

Nonprofit staff tend to come from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, and have a broad range of gender identities, sexual orientations, and religious beliefs. More than ever, it is essential that we cultivate a more inclusive work environment that makes everyone feel safe and supported so they can be as productive as possible.

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December 2017 Grant Opportunities

Published Dec 20, 2017 08:56 AM

Want more funding in 2018? Of course you do! Take a look at these grant opportunities with deadlines happening in the next few months.

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Take Your Fundraising and Volunteer Management to the Next Level

Published Dec 19, 2017 09:11 AM

As we turn the page toward a new year, we can help you improve right away in two key areas: Fundraising and volunteer management.

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Subscribe to Washington Nonprofits' Policy Action Alerts and Updates

Published Dec 14, 2017 01:01 PM

Are you subscribing to "Policy Action Alerts and Updates" from Washington Nonprofits yet? Receive regular email updates about what's happening at the state and federal levels in regards to public policy that directly affects nonprofits.

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Learn How to Turn Your "Likes" Into Meaningful Action at Idealware's 6-part Social Media Toolkit Webinar Series

Published Nov 21, 2017 01:08 PM

Posting on your organization’s Facebook or Twitter can be fun and enlightening, but does it result in meaningful support or other benefits?

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Helpful Resources: Increase your Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

Published Nov 20, 2017 01:49 PM

Many people in our sector are feeling high levels of stress. Added to the usual challenges of our sector are concerns about federal actions and changes to laws that will impact the people we serve and our community. What can help you navigate through these murky waters? Building your Emotional Intelligence (EQ).

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Changes to Employment Laws - What Washington's Nonprofits Need to Know

Published Nov 13, 2017 09:55 AM

Starting on January 1, 2018, employees working for Washington State nonprofits will have improved benefits because of legislative changes requiring employers to offer paid sick leave, as well as increases to the minimum wage over several years. There are also changes coming in 2020 to expand access to Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML).

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Worry Less By Outsourcing More to 501 Commons

Published Nov 02, 2017 09:25 AM

If you're trying to accomplish more (and who isn't?), consider the benefits of contracting back office functions to 501 Commons.

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Be Inspired at the 2017 Inland Northwest Conference

Published Oct 05, 2017 09:23 AM

If you are in central or eastern Washington take advantage of the Inland Northwest Conference for the Greater Good. Hosted by Washington Nonprofits, this conference allows you to step back from the fray and reflect upon your progress, connect with like-minded peers, and discover new ways to increase your impact.

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WORKSHOP: Advocate Bolder and Wiser Than Ever Before on Oct. 31

Published Oct 04, 2017 12:42 PM

Nonprofits have a responsibility to stand up for changes that benefit the community interests they serve. Imagine how different our state would look if every nonprofit engaged in advocacy to advance public understanding of their issue and to galvanize action by city, county, state, and federal legislators!

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Helpful Resources: Advocacy Guidelines for Nonprofits

Published Sep 26, 2017 09:01 AM

Nonprofits have a responsibility to stand up for changes that benefit the community interests they serve. Imagine how different our state would look if every nonprofit engaged in advocacy to advance public understanding of their issue and to galvanize action by city, county, state, and federal legislators!

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