Connector October 2019

October 2019

October 24, 2019 Erika Robertson

Read the full October 2019 Connector here. Contents: TrendWatch: Nonprofit Impact Matters Member Spotlight: Community Foundations Welcome Erika! Census Update: News and Resources How Your Nonprofit Can Support Diverse Census Hiring New Federal Overtime Pay Rules Beginning January 1, 2020 Public Policy Action Alert: Tell Legislators About Overtime Pay Register to Vote! Mandatory Training for Lobbyists Funding Opportunity: Groundswell Rapid Response Fund Learning Opportunity: The Ultimate Grant Proposal Blueprint

Member Spotlight

Community Foundations: Community, Connection, and Collaboration

October 16, 2019 Nancy Bacon

Give where you live. That’s the philanthropy that community foundations inspire. Community foundations bring together the financial resources of local individuals and businesses in support of worthy causes. They invest in deep local knowledge to solve problems and act on opportunities. They make space for nonprofits to learn from each other and visitors from outside the community. Through their work, they weave together all of the elements of a healthy community. Washington Nonprofits’ Nancy Bacon recently spent an afternoon with three community foundations: Pacific Community Foundation, Olympic View Community Foundation (Clallam County), and Whidbey Community Foundation. All three are young […]