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What’s Happening

  • Executive Director Laura Pierce hits the road to hear what you need to succeed Your mission matters. Your success matters. That is why Washington Nonprofits is kicking off our 2017-18 strategic planning with a tour of Washington— including online events— to create the space in which you can tell us what you need to succeed. We value your input and will use it, in combination with the input from other Listening Tour events, to set our strategic direction and our advocacy agenda.
  • Join us on October 26 in Spokane as nonprofits across Eastern Washington gather to learn, connect, and be inspired!  This is a once-in-a-year chance to renew connections and take advantage of time away from the office to reflect in powerful ways. Visit our conference website for more information.
  • Cover of the 2016 Northwest Nonprofit Capacity Report
    Washington Nonprofits is proud to partner with the four other northwest state nonprofit associations to release a comprehensive study on the capacity, strengths, and challenges of the region’s nonprofit sector. The 2016 Northwest Nonprofit Capacity Report: Our Strengths – Our Challenges – Our Resilience was developed using survey data from over 1,000 nonprofits in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. The report highlights the progress nonprofits are making in creating a resilient sector. Download the summary and the full research report. Download information specific to Washington State.

Blog

  • Dear Washington Nonprofits Members, I wanted to be sure you knew that the U.S. Department of Labor has an open request for information (RFI) on updating the rules for overtime pay. A quick review of the comments [...]
  • Nonprofits, like for profit businesses, pay unemployment taxes to provide funds for any employees who may lose their jobs. Nonprofits interested in independently reimbursing the state for unemployment claims have several alternatives and no one [...]
  • Weigh in on Washington Capital Budget Delay and Federal Overtime Rules The fall season is shaping up to be full of public policy developments impacting nonprofits. Below is a round up of key items for [...]
  • Remember the proposed change in Department of Labor (DOL) overtime rules that we were all preparing to implement last year?  And how it was blocked at the last minute by the courts?  Well, DOL is [...]
  • Originally posted by Nancy Bacon on the BoardSource Blog, Jul 26, 2017 9:45:46 AM Nancy Bacon will be presenting at the 2017 BoardSource Leadership Forum in Seattle, October 19-20. Please consider joining us there. You will remember about 58 [...]

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