Nonprofit Association of Washington amplifies your voice on public policy issues affecting the nonprofit community. We advocate at the local, state, and federal levels for laws and policies that create a positive climate for all types of nonprofits, using stories and data to communicate the value of nonprofits to elected officials and other decision makers. We seek to improve partnerships between nonprofits, government, and communities at all levels.

Nonprofit Association of Washington tracks key legislation and rulemaking relating to nonprofits and elevates policy proposals that strengthen our sector. Our reports, fact sheets, action alerts, quarterly public policy calls, and other resources help keep you informed and engaged on topics important to you and your organization.

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Advocacy Resources

Resources to help your organization get started with or expand your advocacy work.

Policy Agendas & Action Alerts

Learn more about Nonprofit Association of Washington’s public policy principles, current legislative agenda, and how you can take action on important issues.

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The New Washington Nonprofit Corporation Act - What Nonprofit Leaders Need to Know

The Washington Nonprofit Corporation Act

Learn how recent changes to the law governing nonprofits in Washington might affect your organization.

ARPA & Washington State

Important information on how nonprofits can access ARPA funding, and some success stories!
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Research & Reports

Research and reports that contribute to understanding the nonprofit sector in Washington State and nationally.

Latest News

Elevating Community Engagement: NAWA Slack Goes Pro

Elevating Community Engagement: NAWA Slack Goes Pro

BIG news: NAWA Community Slack has switched from the “free” account to the “pro” account plan! What does this mean for ...
2023 Nonprofit Workforce Survey Results

2023 Nonprofit Workforce Survey Results

The 2023 Nonprofit Workforce Survey Results: Communities Suffer as the Nonprofit Workforce Shortage Crisis Continues ...
Action Alert: Government Contracting Reform

Action Alert: Government Contracting Reform

Join 100+ Washington nonprofits in calling for common sense changes to nonprofit government contracting.


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