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Heather McLeod Grant will join us at the May 13, 2015 Washington State Nonprofit Conference. She is the founder and principal of McLeod-Grant Advisors, the co-author of Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits, speaker/trainer, and consultant with more than twenty years experience in the social sector. She too believes to change the world, we must first change the conversation.   

Join over 600 nonprofit and community leaders on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the Washington State Nonprofit Conference at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue to connect, learn, share your ideas and change the world.

Registration is open - please visit the website:
2015 Washington State Nonprofit Conference

NONPROFIT IMPACT MONTH
APRIL 2015


Join us in raising awareness about the impact of nonprofits
 
Scratch the surface of why people love Washington and you’ll find a strong network of nonprofit organizations delivering on their mission. Nonprofits create jobs, develop community leaders, and invest significant financial and human resources. April is when we remind people that nonprofits make life better for every person in every community in our state.

There are three ways to help:
1. Ask your local elected official to pass a proclamation honoring nonprofits in your city or county
2. Participate in our super-easy Social Media Campaign
3. Send our press kit to your newspaper
Click here to find out more and link to our easy to use materials.



FINANCE UNLOCKED FOR NONPROFITS - IT'S FUN!

Washington Nonprofits has launched a new initiative that provides an innovative new finance training resource to nonprofits and their volunteer board members. Called “Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits”, FUN breaks with traditional nonprofit financial training in providing fun, interactive learning opportunities that work for busy board members. LEARN MORE HERE>
 

Boomerang -  New Funding Stream for Nonprofits 
Now there is a new way to “give back” that could end up redefining a generation and giving countless nonprofits an all new support source. Senior are pledging to donate their discounts. See Boomeranggiving.org for more info>


Stand for Your Mission
At Boardsource's annual conferenc in October 2014, the "Stand for Your Mission" campaign was launched– urging greater advocacy by nonprofit board members. 


Using Data to Build Nonprofit Advocacy.
Rick Anderson of Washington Nonprofits writes about serving the social sector with data, and what we can learn from its analysis. <Read More>


Nonprofit Employment Data from BLS
The charitable nonprofit sector employed at least 11.4 million people in 2012, representing 10.3 percent of total non-military employment, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) covering years 2007 to 2012. 


More resources in the Statewide Nonprofit Directory! Click Here

Upcoming Events

 

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4/7 - WENATCHEE: Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits: Elevate Your Board's Financial Literacy More

4/8 - TWISP: Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits: Elevate Your Board's Financial Literacy More

4/9 - SPOKANE: Building Strong Volunteer Programs More

4/10 - MEMBER CALL: Nonprofit Finance More

4/13 - COLVILLE: Leading Nonprofits to Make a Difference More

4/14 - ONLINE: Telling Your Story With Data: The Infographics Toolkit More

4/14 - DAVENPORT: Leading Nonprofits to Make a Difference More

4/15 - SPOKANE: Investigating Major Gifts, Part II - Engaging Board Members & Other Volunteers More

4/16 - PULLMAN: Leading Nonprofits to Make a Difference More

4/22 - CHEHALIS: Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits: Elevate Your Board's Financial Literacy More

4/28 - PULLMAN: The Ultimate Grants Toolkit More

4/28 - ONLINE: Staff Time and Effort – What Difference Does the Super Circular Make? More

WA STATE NONPROFIT CONFERENCE

5/12: PRE-CONFERENCE TRACK: Program Design & Finance

5/13: WA State Nonprofit Conference

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