We help nonprofits learn, increase their influence, and connect with people and resources.
We close the gaps that hold nonprofits back.
We revolutionize nonprofits’ place in our state and world.
We are the state association for all nonprofits in Washington.
 
Together, we strengthen our communities through strong nonprofits.

What’s Happening

  • Director of Policy & Communications: This position is a key member of the Washington Nonprofits leadership team. The Director of Policy & Communications will lead Washington Nonprofits’ communications strategies and activities in support of our goals of advocating on behalf of nonprofits, growing membership, securing funding, and driving participation in learning events. They will serve as the point person for our public policy advocacy, lobbying at the state and federal levels and supporting and mobilizing nonprofits in Washington to speak out on issues of common concern. Keep reading for more information and to apply! […]

  • We have so many workshops and webinars planned for 2020! Will we see you at one of them? We’re bringing Boards in Gear, Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits, and Let’s Go Legal to cities across the state. Want to take all three courses? Join the Next Level Nonprofit program – the Walla Walla and online cohorts start at the end of January!
    Don’t forget about the conferences in Bellevue and Yakima! Read more for the complete listing of trainings this Winter/Spring […]

  • Registration is open for 2020 nonprofit conferences! You are warmly invited to join us at the Central Washington Conference for Greater Good, April 7, in Yakima and the Washington State Nonprofit Conference, May 19 & 20, in Bellevue. Participate in the  joyful recognition of the work nonprofits do in our communities to make a difference, add to your repertoire of tools and strategies, and connect with the people that matter to your work. […]

Blog

  • January is a time to look back and look ahead. Last year at this time, I called out some key issues to watch in 2019. Here’s a reminder of what I said and where we are now, one year later. […]

  • Director of Policy & Communications: This position is a key member of the Washington Nonprofits leadership team. The Director of Policy & Communications will lead Washington Nonprofits’ communications strategies and activities in support of our goals of advocating on behalf of nonprofits, growing membership, securing funding, and driving participation in learning events. They will serve as the point person for our public policy advocacy, lobbying at the state and federal levels and supporting and mobilizing nonprofits in Washington to speak out on issues of common concern. Keep reading for more information and to apply! […]

  • To counter the narrative of scarcity in rural communities, Innovia Foundation commissioned a transfer of wealth study in June 2019. Innovia serves the 10 counties of Eastern Washington and 10 counties of North Idaho. They collaborated with Locus Impact Investing to better understand the way that wealth is held in the foundation’s 20-county service area. The study produced conservative estimates about the amount of wealth that will transfer from one generation to the next in the coming decade. […]

  • Washingtonians know how fortunate we are to live in a state with a beautiful and varied landscape. We also know that non-indigenous settlers have seriously altered that landscape. The Palouse Prairie, which encompasses much of [...]
  • We have so many workshops and webinars planned for 2020! Will we see you at one of them? We’re bringing Boards in Gear, Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits, and Let’s Go Legal to cities across the state. Want to take all three courses? Join the Next Level Nonprofit program – the Walla Walla and online cohorts start at the end of January!
    Don’t forget about the conferences in Bellevue and Yakima! Read more for the complete listing of trainings this Winter/Spring […]