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Letter from Laura – December 2022

Letter from Laura – December 2022

Dear Nonprofit Colleagues, Usually I use this space to share with you how NAWA is here for all nonprofits, but this month, I'm asking you to be here for us. We need you to invest in us ...
Member Spotlight: Treehouse, Setting a BHAG and Achieving It

Member Spotlight: Treehouse, Setting a BHAG and Achieving It

We didn’t know how we would do it, we didn’t know how we would fund it, but we knew it was our responsibility. This is a story about a Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG) and a dramatic ...
2018 Central Washington Conference (Yakima)

2018 Central Washington Conference (Yakima)

You care about your mission. You want to survive and thrive and make a difference here and in the world beyond. Yet there are barriers getting in the way of your success. You have to raise ...
ACTION ALERT: Call Our Senators ASAP

ACTION ALERT: Call Our Senators ASAP

The time for advocacy is now. The nonprofit sector will be adversely affected by many of the provisions in the tax reform bill currently working its way through Congress, but there is one ...
ACTION ALERT: Federal Tax Bill Harms Nonprofit Nonpartisanship

ACTION ALERT: Federal Tax Bill Harms Nonprofit Nonpartisanship

The House and Senate both passed separate versions of tax reform. The difference between the bills must be negotiated through a conference committee made up of a dozen or more Representatives ...
Urgent: Take Action Today to Protect the Work of Nonprofits

Urgent: Take Action Today to Protect the Work of Nonprofits

The U.S. Senate is expected to consider its tax reform proposal very soon, and we need you to call Senators Cantwell and Murray to protect the work of nonprofits. The bills currently under ...
Special Nonprofit Discount for WA Policy Conference

Special Nonprofit Discount for WA Policy Conference

Washington Nonprofits is pleased to sponsor this year’s Re-Wire Public Policy Conference on December 12th and offer a 20% registration discount to nonprofits! The Re-Wire Public Policy ...
Analysis Shows Communities Harmed by Tax Reform Proposal

Analysis Shows Communities Harmed by Tax Reform Proposal

A new analysis of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act indicates a wide range of negative effects that would have significant impacts on the ability of charitable nonprofits in Washington State to serve ...
Connector November 2017

Connector November 2017

Read the November 2017 Connector here.
The “M” word

The “M” word

On October 26th, I experienced my first Washington Nonprofits Conference. I picked up a tremendous amount of knowledge and met some great professionals who are currently working to make the ...
It’s Budget Season. Are You Accounting for the Right Things?

It’s Budget Season. Are You Accounting for the Right Things?

The Overhead Myth: The idea that you can reasonably evaluate a nonprofit’s performance and trustworthiness by only looking at how much they spend (or don't spend) on overhead, including ...
Member Spotlight: Homes First Talks about Board Development

Member Spotlight: Homes First Talks about Board Development

"Community members, through nonprofits, do what needs to be done to make their community a better place." Trudy Soucoup joined Homes First as the Executive Director six years ago, and she ...
4 Best Practices for An Amazing Giving Tuesday

4 Best Practices for An Amazing Giving Tuesday

The end (of the fiscal year) is nigh; Giving Tuesday is upon us. Well, not quite. You still have some time to make a great plan for the nationwide giving bonanza that will take place on Tuesday, ...
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