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Member Spotlight: Communities in Schools Benton-Franklin

Member Spotlight: Communities in Schools Benton-Franklin

When the pandemic forced schools in Washington to close in March 2020, many district and school leaders worked quickly to plan for and address the needs of students alongside nonprofit ...
Learning Log: Nonprofit Fundamental Series

Learning Log: Nonprofit Fundamental Series

Build a solid foundation for your organization through the Nonprofit Fundamentals Series. Strengthen your board’s performance, decision-making, and ability to take action. Through one simple ...
Pullman Nonprofit Coffee Chat

Pullman Nonprofit Coffee Chat

On September 14, NAWA partnered with the Pullman Chamber of Commerce to host the first quarterly Nonprofit Coffee Chat. Held in Pullman, the event brought together nonprofit professionals from ...
The Connector – August 2022

The Connector – August 2022

Check out the health of your board of directors, meet the 2nd Cohort of Equity Ambassadors, and more in the August Connector!
How Healthy is Your Board of Directors?

How Healthy is Your Board of Directors?

We hear from members regularly that their boards are inactive, under-performing, or focusing on the wrong things. Yet, we know almost all board members are committed volunteers who desire to add ...
Top Tips to Effectively Support Your DEI Staff

Top Tips to Effectively Support Your DEI Staff

Many nonprofits have hired or are considering hiring one or more Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) specialists to lead efforts to make their organization more equitable. This work can be ...
The Connector – July 2022

The Connector – July 2022

The July 2022 Connector covers important nonprofit policy updates, and takes a look backward while looking forward strategically. We also celebrate our 1 year Slack-iversary!
Letter from Laura – July 2022

Letter from Laura – July 2022

Dear Nonprofit Colleague,  As I write to you today, democracy is on my mind. It is not always acknowledged that nonprofits are central to and interdependent with democracy—only democratic ...
Washington Nonprofit Handbook 2022 Edition

Washington Nonprofit Handbook 2022 Edition

The Washington Nonprofit Handbook, 2022 Edition, is published by our partner Communities Rise! During the 2021 Washington Legislative Session, SB 5034 was introduced and passed, modernizing the ...
It’s Our 1 Year Slack-iversary

It’s Our 1 Year Slack-iversary

We created the Community Slack – an online communication platform where you can join “channels” based on interest – to bring together board, staff, and volunteers at nonprofits around Washington ...
Policy Updates – July 2022

Policy Updates – July 2022

Important Updates Public Service Loan Forgiveness – Individual nonprofit staff with student loans should take action now to see if you qualify for forgiveness under the temporarily PSLF waiver ...
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