We've all heard the stories: droves of employees rushing by tables at huge fairs, with the only evidence that a person actually existed in that space is your now empty table and the dust cloud settling before you. Yet - you didn't actually get to have a conversation with them! Sharing your program in-person and … Continue reading Workplace Giving Pro Tip #2 – Top Tabling Tips
When I meet one-on-one with nonprofits the question I always get asked is: How can I make the most of workplace giving for my organization? There are a handful of pro tips that I share. Now I will share with the world! Pro Tip #1: Put it on your website Of course, your major call … Continue reading Workplace Giving Pro Tip #1 – Put it on your website!
The King County Employee Giving Program is recruiting work site Ambassadors for the 2016 Annual Giving Drive. Ambassadors are the heart and soul of the Annual Giving Drive, the key to reaching each and every one of the 13,500 employees here at King County and providing those they work with transformative moments of meaning in … Continue reading Now Recruiting 2016 Ambassadors
This top ten will help you have an error free application! 1. Washington Secretary of State Charitable Solicitations Attachment Number 1 is our number one error and since it is most likely the one you are going to read, it earned its spot! Double-check you have the correct Washington Secretary of State attachment letter and … Continue reading Top Ten Tips for Your Nonprofit Application -2016
We are gearing up for our annual nonprofit application process! Ever wonder what that looks like on a larger scale? Nonprofits do these questions look familiar? What am I applying for? When will I get money? Why I am getting money now and notifications to apply? These are all great questions! Our nonprofits are required … Continue reading Nonprofit Application Cycle Overview
Ambassador STAR Awards are peer-nominated awards for individuals or teams for outstanding contribution during the Annual Giving Drive. Rookie of the Year: Mary Ann Treichel, DES-RALS This award recognizes Ambassadors who are doing this for their first time and jump right in. Mary Ann organized several well run special events, found a way to work the Ambassador Development … Continue reading 2016 Ambassador STAR Awards – Rookie of the Year
This top ten will help you have an error free application! 1. Washington Secretary Charitable Solicitations Attachment Number 1 was last year's number one error and since it is most likely the one you are going to read, it earned its spot! Double check you have the correct Washington Secretary of State attachment letter and … Continue reading Top Ten Tips for Your Nonprofit Application
In 2014, the King County Employee Giving Program partnered with Healthy Incentives to pilot Health Match - an innovative program to incentivize healthy workplace giving events (read the introduction article on the King County Employees site here). An employee engagement trifecta of pro-social behavior, health & wellness, and innovation. Our goals for year one were simple: empower employees, … Continue reading Health Match: Innovation through Collaboration
In April 2007 I went to a walk-in clinic because of flu-like symptoms. After a chest x-ray, the doctor's words were "I have never seen anything like this before" and I was admitted to the emergency room. There, they confirmed that I had a mass sitting on my heart and my lung and I was … Continue reading My Story – Cancer at 29
Why am I getting this email? Sound familiar my nonprofit friends? Well, I want to make sure you are getting exactly what you want from me as well. While this post specifically discusses nonprofit email subscription topics, the same principles can be applied to employee topics as well. Here you go, a step-by-step guide … Continue reading I want this – but not that!