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2019 Conferences Impact Report

July 16, 2019 Uyen Vu

Washington Nonprofits is proud of the success of both of our 2019 conferences.  You can read more about them by clicking on the impact reports below. Washington State Nonprofit Conference 2019 May 21, 2019 Central Washington Nonprofit Conference 2019 April 24, 2019

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2018-2019 Learning Year in Review

July 16, 2019 Tom Lang

In the 2018-2019 academic year, Washington Nonprofits produced over 140 trainings, reaching nearly 9,000 nonprofit professionals across the state and online. We have even more planned for the 2019-2020 academic year. But first, here are some of the highlights of this past year: We launched Next Level Nonprofit. Too often, busy nonprofit professionals attend a webinar or training and then go right back to work. It’s hard to follow-up on what you learned a week ago. That’s why we bundled our three core trainings (boards, finance, and nonprofit law) and created a wraparound booster program. Over 250 people have joined a […]

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Member Spotlight: Edith Bishel Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired – Dinner in the Dark

July 16, 2019 Julia Hunter

A Different Kind of Dinner Imagine you are attending a nonprofit fundraiser. You have your best gala clothes on and are eyeing the items available for auction. A local chef has meticulously constructed a delicious meal for you to enjoy with the other guests. Soon after you arrive, you blindfold yourself and spend the rest of the evening in the dark, eating your meal without the use of sight. If you live in the Tri-Cities area, you have the chance to join this unique event and support a nonprofit that provides essential services for the blind and low vision communities […]

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2019 Summer Reading Picks

July 12, 2019 Julia Hunter

Get to know the Washington Nonprofits Board and Staff members by hearing what we’re reading this summer. Maybe your next favorite book is on this list! From the Washington Nonprofits Board: Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others by Connie Burk and Laura van Dernoot Lipsky This book is written for anyone who is doing work with an intention to make the world more sustainable and hopeful—all in all, a better place—and who, through this work, is exposed to the hardship, pain, crisis, trauma, or suffering of other living beings or the planet itself. […]

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Are You Ready to Weigh in on Overtime Pay?

July 8, 2019 David Streeter

Washington State’s Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) issued its new overtime pay proposal. Official public hearings on the proposal begin next week, so read on to learn how you can comment on the policy.

Proposal Information
L&I is proposing to raise the overtime pay threshold (the minimum below which employees must be paid overtime for over 40 hours of work in a week) to 2.5x the minimum wage by 2026. This equates to a threshold annual salary of nearly $80,000. If you missed our recent webinar on the proposal, you can view the recording and access the slides below. You can access the salary tables, and other information here. […]