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Looking Back, Looking Forward

Looking Back, Looking Forward

NAWA has a new brand, and we are in the process of creating a new strategic plan. To envision the future, we are reviewing our past and getting community input in the present. We’ve come a long ...
WA Plans Changes to Overtime Pay Rules: Share Your Nonprofit’s Perspective

WA Plans Changes to Overtime Pay Rules: Share Your Nonprofit’s Perspective

Washington State’s Department of Labor and Industries is currently engaged in rulemaking to update our state’s overtime pay exemption threshold. The likely effect of this process is that more ...
Connector June 2018

Connector June 2018

Read the June 2018 Connector here.
Member Spotlight: The Wishing Star Foundation – Mission Meets World (and baby goats)

Member Spotlight: The Wishing Star Foundation – Mission Meets World (and baby goats)

How did baby goats get involved with the oldest wish granting organization in Washington State? Dan Curley, Executive Director of the Wishing Star Foundation, tells the story of how baby goats ...
New Insurance Option for Nonprofits

New Insurance Option for Nonprofits

A New Benefits & HR Management Option for Nonprofits  We hear from our members all the time that healthcare benefits for employees is a huge challenge. The costs are high and rising fast. ...
June Public Policy Update: What’s Happening on Capitol Hill?

June Public Policy Update: What’s Happening on Capitol Hill?

Below is a brief summary of state and federal public policy issues impacting nonprofit organizations. Please share with us any thoughts you may have and keep us apprised of the advocacy that ...
Action Alert: Defend Nonpartisanship Today

Action Alert: Defend Nonpartisanship Today

One June 13th, the House Appropriations Committeewill take up a bill with the harmful anti-Johnson Amendment rider. Section 112 of the Financial Services and General Government FY2019 spending ...
Heard on the Hill: The Latest on Our Federal Issues

Heard on the Hill: The Latest on Our Federal Issues

Washington Nonprofits’ Director of Public Policy and Advocacy David Streeter recently visited Capitol Hill to meet with our state’s congressional delegation about the key issues impacting ...
Nonprofits to Newhouse, Herrera Beutler, Kilmer: Stand with Nonprofits, WA Legislature Against Dark Money in Politics

Nonprofits to Newhouse, Herrera Beutler, Kilmer: Stand with Nonprofits, WA Legislature Against Dark Money in Politics

Click here to download this press release as a pdf. SEATTLE, WA- Washington Nonprofits, Washington State’s nonprofit association, called on U.S. Representatives Dan Newhouse, Jaime Herrera ...
Starting a Nonprofit: New toolkit available!

Starting a Nonprofit: New toolkit available!

There are 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States. Washington typically sees 4,000 new nonprofits formed each year. How do we make sure people have what they need to think about the ...
Effective trainers: a key element to building a strong nonprofit sector

Effective trainers: a key element to building a strong nonprofit sector

“Thank you! These workshops gave me so much useful information, tangible information to use!” You need to know a lot to run a nonprofit organization. You need a well-honed set of skills and ...
Network Leadership: Conversations across Central Washington

Network Leadership: Conversations across Central Washington

“Thank you for your commitment to helping facilitate the conversations and building the momentum as we move forward!  The thought of what could come from this has renewed my energy."      - ...
Thanks for contributing to the latest research on nonprofits!

Thanks for contributing to the latest research on nonprofits!

We got a good response to our call to participate in the Nonprofit Finance Fund’s 2018 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey—thanks to all those who took the time to fill out the online survey.  ...
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