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The Government Contracting Report is Here!

The Government Contracting Report is Here!

Results from our statewide survey are ready! As increased government funding flows into the state for pandemic recovery efforts, longstanding challenges with the contracting process are ...
Black, Indigenous, People of Color Executive Directors Emergency Meeting

Black, Indigenous, People of Color Executive Directors Emergency Meeting

Washington Nonprofits is pleased to provide administrative support for gatherings by and for Executive Directors who are Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color. This first gathering is being ...
We stand in solidarity with the Black community

We stand in solidarity with the Black community

Today we recommit ourselves to work for racial equity inside and outside the nonprofit sector. We will stand in unity with our Black nonprofit organizations, friends, families, and communities.
Forgiveness Rules for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Forgiveness Rules for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

On May 21, 2020 Washington Nonprofits presented a webinar on "COVID-19 & Nonprofits: Understanding Forgiveness Rules for the Paycheck Protection Program." You can access the webinar ...
Staying Sane During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Staying Sane During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 continues to profoundly alter our world as we seek to cope with it.... we are all in the midst of it and cannot see its boundaries. No one is outside this trauma. So how can we hold ourselves, our organizations, and our communities together? We can learn from some principles that come from understanding organizational trauma and recovery. 1. Contain the experience and create safety and stability. 2. Understand that what you and others are feeling is normal. 3. Accept that with no road map we will make mistakes. 4. Share experiences and feelings with each other. 5. Collectively make meaning from those experiences. 6. Identify pockets of resilience in your organization. 7. Celebrate unity, caring for each other, and coming together.
Member Spotlight: YAMA (Yakima Music en Acción) – Walking the Talk with Leadership and Equity

Member Spotlight: YAMA (Yakima Music en Acción) – Walking the Talk with Leadership and Equity

Yakima Music en Acción, called YAMA by their community, looks like an after-school music program on the surface. With three youth orchestras, they provide a space for third through 12th graders, ...
Silver Linings to Going Virtual

Silver Linings to Going Virtual

We're working hard to keep you connected to your peers across the state. We've brought together experts on advocacy, equity, fundraising, finance, leadership, and transformation. May 19 and 20 will be packed with high-quality learning, including emerging issues.
Resources for Your Online Fundraising Campaign

Resources for Your Online Fundraising Campaign

Nonprofit life has transformed in the past few months, and so have fundraising strategies. Nonprofits are canceling in-person fundraisers and updating the ways they connect with their ...

Action Alert: Relief & Recovery

Tell our legislators that nonprofits are vital to recovery.
Join to Show Your Support for Nonprofits

Join to Show Your Support for Nonprofits

Nonprofits are vital to Washington State communities. The undersigned organizations call on our elected officials to include nonprofit organizations as a central part of COVID-19 relief and ...
Washington Nonprofits COVID-19 Advocacy Update

Washington Nonprofits COVID-19 Advocacy Update

Nonprofits are vital to society’s wellbeing. From food and shelter to arts and environmental conservation, we believe that all nonprofits offer essential services—services that must be ...
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