2013 Washington State Nonprofit Sector Report
Washington Nonprofits announces the completion of the first Washington State Nonprofit Sector Report. This report is the first of its kind in Washington State; collecting and analyzing information on nonprofit organizational practices and attitudes.
Key findings include:
Nearly 3/4 of all nonprofits make less than $100,000 in revenue
24% of nonprofits have NO financial reserves
The average percent of nonprofit revenue from foundations is 5%
How much are nonprofits valued? 6.6 out of 10.
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Community Impact Effort Launched in October
On October 24th, First Lady Trudi Inslee and Washington Nonprofits held a series of meetings with government and nonprofit leaders to support the work of Thurston Thrives, a collective impact effort to improve public health outcomes.
"This day provided a great example of how nonprofits, working across sectors, play a vital role in making a measurable difference on health outcomes", said WN Executive Director Alison McCaffree.
"I'm so excited to meet other nonprofit constituents in my area. It's so valuable to connect, share, and potentially collaborate.
- Kim Schaefer, Spokane H.O.P.E. School
Volunteer Award giving to WN Board Member, Jeannette Privat. Ms. Privat recently won the annual Volunteer in Association Service award from the Washington Society of Association Executives. She really gets the power of associations. She understands that working together, we can create and uphold high standards and best practices, learn from one another, and encourage new generations to join." Learn more >
Changes in taxes in Bellingham could hit nonprofits.
The City Council of Bellingham, Washington unanimously voted in favor of drafting an ordinance to repeal an exemption and impose the business and occupation tax on nonprofit religious health-care providers. Read more>
More News and Information
Nonprofits are planning for growth.
The Nonprofit Employment Trends Survey of 2013 reported that 40% of nonprofits's surveyed reporting planning to add staff in 2014. Onlyl 2% expected turn over rates to increase comparted to 7% and 7% in the last two years. On the negative side, 69% reported have no succession plan. Full report>
Nonprofits have a big effect on Voter Turnout
Nonprofit voters—clients, members, and staff whom a nonprofit urged to vote during the 2012 general election—turned out in greater numbers across every demographic group, according to a recent study. Nonprofits were especially successful at getting traditionally underrepresented groups to participate in an election. Read More>
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