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Census 2020

May 25, 2018 Nancy Bacon

The federal government is currently making preparations for the constitutionally required 2020 Census. With nearly $14 billion in federal funds at stake for Washington State, Washington Nonprofits is calling on Congress to do what it takes to ensure an accurate count in 2020. Read more and watch the video to learn why the census matters what you can do to help ensure an accurate count. Census 2020 from Washington Nonprofits on Vimeo.

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Watch for Fraudulent Letter: Announcement from WA Secretary of State

May 24, 2018 Julia Hunter

Nonprofits Beware: misleading letter calls for annual registration renewals Secretary of State Kim Wyman is cautioning Washington business owners to be aware of a misleading and potentially fraudulent mailing that purports to be an official bill related to business registration requirements. Unfortunately, nonprofits are also targets of this phishing scheme and we caution all nonprofits to be on the look out for this letter.  “We’re working with the Attorney General’s Office – the agency that investigates and prosecutes consumer fraud – to see if further action should be taken to protect businesses in Washington,” said Wyman, whose office includes the […]

Policy Updates

May Public Policy Update: Possible Regulations to Keep Immigrants from Using Nonprofit Services; Washington State Considers Overtime Pay Rule Updates

May 18, 2018 David Streeter

The month of May has seen significant developments on public policies impacting nonprofit organizations. Read on to learn about key items relevant to the nonprofit sector. May 30 Public Policy Call Please join us as we discuss current policy issues impacting the nonprofit sector, both nationally and in Washington State. Click here to register and here to download the agenda. What Do You Want Our Congressional Delegation to Know? Washington Nonprofits’ Director of Public Policy and Advocacy David Streeter will be traveling to Washington, DC in early June to participate in the National Council of Nonprofits’ Annual Confab. As part […]

Action Alerts

Why Does the Census Matter to Nonprofits?

May 18, 2018 David Streeter

The federal government is currently making preparations for the constitutionally required 2020 Census. With nearly $14 billion in federal funds at stake for Washington State, Washington Nonprofits is calling on Congress to do what it takes to ensure an accurate count in 2020. Watch the video to learn why the census matters what you can do to help ensure an accurate count. Our video doesn’t address another important aspect of the 2020 Census, failure to include questions about sexual orientation and gender identity.  You can learn more about this issue here. As of June 8, 2018, the U.S. Census Bureau has […]

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5 Reasons to Attend the Washington State Nonprofit Conference

May 2, 2018 Laura Pierce

Time is running out to register for the Washington State Nonprofit Conference on May 16! Over 500 nonprofit leaders are expected to attend, and we hope you can join us! Here are five reasons to register now. New connections. With over 500 attendees, 40 exhibitors, and dozens of speakers, there are ample opportunities for you to expand your network and forge new partnerships to move forward your career and organization. Nonprofit staff, funders, civic leaders, and government representatives from all across the country will all be in attendance; take this opportunity to meet new people, connect with old friends, and […]