Connector October 2019

Connector October 2019

October 24, 2019 Erika Robertson

Read the full October 2019 Connector here. October Connector 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


Connector February 2019

February 12, 2019 Uyen Vu

Read the February 2019 Connector here. February Connector Contents:  New E-Book: How To Design Conferences  Train the Trainer continues Announcement for Open Position at Washington Nonprofits Policy: Legislative Session Updates Advocacy Events  GiveBig 2019 Registration 2019 State of Grantseeking Survey Monthly Member Spotlight Funding Opportunity of the Month Featured Learning Opportunity


Go Deeper On Your Learning

January 15, 2019 Nancy Bacon

I think a lot about a metaphor my education professor used to talk about learning: A learning program is like a fence. A strong fence has posts that go deep enough to reach solid, stabilizing ground. Its rails are wide enough to efficiently cover a lot of ground. (Too shallow or too wide and the fence falls down. Too deep or too short, and you run out of resources!) Likewise, a strong learning program goes deep on “mission critical” topics and broad across other topics so people get just what they need to take action. Washington Nonprofits’ learning program is […]

Resources for Nonprofits

A new tool to find relevant data for your organization

October 10, 2017 Laura Pierce

Do you wish you had better data about the community you serve? Not sure where to start? Headwaters Economics, a research consulting firm based in Montana, has developed some tools that aggregate federal data and make it available via free tools on their website. The Economic Profile System allows you to create a custom profile for your area with a wealth of information about demographics, local economics and land use. This information is continuously updated from federal sources including the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of the Census. A second tool, Populations at […]