We Can Help You Get More Things Done in 2020
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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Free Google Analytics Workshop!
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.
Free Help When You Want a Resource, Referral, or Reality Check
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.
Supercharge Your Volunteer Supervisory Skills and Expertise
Attention volunteer professionals! We’re offering two upcoming opportunities for you to supercharge your volunteer supervisory skills and expertise.
We are Your Source for Free Help When You Need a Resource, Referral, or Reality Check
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.
Pathways: Slow Down and Take a Look at the Big Picture
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.
Everyone Counts! Nonprofits Will Play a Key Role in the 2020 Census
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.
Advance Your Volunteer Strategies Beyond the Basics
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.
Get Creative With Employee Benefits
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.
Take the Guesswork Out of Your Bookkeeping
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.
Salesforce to Enable Lightning Experience Starting in October 2019
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.
Can Nonprofits Advocate for Social Change? Yes!
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.
5 Tips to Mobilize Donors and Reach Your Fundraising Goals
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.
Still Use Windows 7? Upgrade to Windows 10 by January 14, 2020
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.
L&I Announces Official Overtime Pay Proposal and Public Hearings
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.
Mac's List Connects You With Passionate Job Candidates
Finding the right talent to join your team can be challenging. Allow Mac’s List to come to the rescue!
Get Your Advocacy On!
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.
3 Reasons to Contract with 501 Commons for HR Services
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.
How to Avoid Phishing Email Scams
“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.