Many organizations (sometimes spurred by board members) think they need to use an RFP to select a consultant. In cases of large government funded projects this may be the case.
As our community deals with the coronavirus outbreak and the economic downturn several organizations and government entities are offering nonprofits (as well as small businesses and individuals) grants to help them get back on their feet.
The recent outbreak of COVID-19 is causing nonprofits to reevaluate how prepared they are for emergencies. We’ve been monitoring the situation closely and have assembled resources to help your organization adjust to this new reality.
This article provides advice for nonprofits still operating programs and links to coronavirus resources for King County/Washington.
The key to successful online fundraising during GiveBIG, Giving Tuesday, or other online campaigns is creating content that makes people stop scrolling and say to themselves, “Wow! What’s this?”
The 501 Commons staff and board members are inspired every day by the creativity and commitment we see in the people and organizations we serve.
2020 is ushering in new rules on the federal and state levels that define which employees are exempt from minimum wage and overtime pay.
A culture that engages everyone in supporting philanthropy is critical to fundraising success. As long as any staff or board member thinks fundraising is "not their job," the organization will miss opportunities to engage donors, tell its most powerful stories, and express its mission in a clear and powerful way.
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.
“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.
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.
Get a jump-start on your 2020 funding by taking advantage of these upcoming grants.
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.
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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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.
Take advantage today of 501 Commons’ Nonprofit Advisory Service (NAS) program to find that right bit of information, tool, template, training, venue, or consultant who will make all the difference.
Attention volunteer professionals! We’re offering two upcoming opportunities for you to supercharge your volunteer supervisory skills and expertise.
Take advantage today of 501 Commons’ Nonprofit Advisory Services program to find that right bit of information, tool, template, training, venue, or consultant who will make all the difference.
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.