CascadiaStrong Learning Library

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Project Learning Library

Files, links, and resources to help your project be the best it can be!

Applying For & Maintaining 501(c)3 Status

Nonprofit Legal Checklist

The Right Road to Compliance & Protection

Compliance Guide for 501(c)(3) Public Charities

501(c)3 Pros, Cons and Alternatives

Incorporating as a State Nonprofit

Washington Nonprofit Handbook

Washington Nonprofits – We are members! Let us know if you need help accessing any member only resources:

Oregon Nonprofit Corporation Handbook

Starting an Idaho Nonprofit Checklist

Idaho Nonprofit Center

Starting a 501(c)3 in Montana

California Attorney Generals Guide for Charities

British Columbia Not-for-Profit Organizations

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning in Nonprofits Flowchart

Decision Making Rubric- The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Critical Thinking

The Do-Good Strategic Plan Template for Non Profits (download)

CN! Fiscally Sponsored Project True Blessings Strategic Planning Session

For Your Board of Directors

Guide to Service on a Nonprofit Board of Directors

Boards in Gear: Why, What, Who, and How of Nonprofit Boards

Culture of Philanthropy

A Culture of Philanthropy vs. A Culture of Fundraising

Beyond Fundraising: What Does It Mean to Create a Culture of Philanthropy?

Creating a Culture of Philanthropy: A Great Adventure

Nurturing a Culture of Philanthropy

What Donors expect, deserve, and will demand:

A Donor Bill of Rights

Having Employees

HR Equity Toolkit

Engaging The Nonprofit Workforce

A Nonprofits Guide to OSHA

Recruiting and Retaining Exceptional Talent for Nonprofit Organizations

British Columbia Employers’ Corner

Washington Workplace Posters: Required and Recommended

Idaho Employer Required Poster Downloads

Oregon Employer Required Posting Downloads

California Workplace Postings

Montana Employer Required Poster Downloads


Guide to Bookkeeping Concepts

Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits

CascadiaNow! Chart of Accounts

Communications, Publicity & Events

CascadiaStrong Event Publicity Request Form

How to Write a Nonprofit Press Release

Event Wrap-Up Template

CN! Project Leader Forum Slideshow on  Publicity for Events and Organization (PPT Download) and on SlideShare

Washington Nonprofits Email Marketing Slideshow (PDF Download)

10 Ways for Nonprofits to Create an Engaged Community

Google Hangouts Cheat Sheet

How to Tell A Story Worksheet: Outline an impact story for an appeal, a newsletter, or blog (PDF Download)

Nonprofits Helping Nonprofits

Washington Nonprofits – Events, networking, tool kits, etc. We are members! Let us know if you need help accessing any member only resources:

Nonprofit Hub– Listen to Nonprofit Hub Radio podcasts, view articles on a wide variety of subjects, and sign up for free webinars.

501 Commons – Awesome resources for nonprofits including a Training & Networking Event Calendar and personalized assistance!

National Council of Nonprofits– Discover resources like nonprofit sector trends, ethics & accountability, and much, much more!

TechSoup– IT for nonprofits featuring webinars and events, product discounts, and a varied library of articles and how-to’s.

Firespring – Free webinars for nonprofits featuring communications, donor relations, and more!