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Registration is now open for Inland Northwest Nonprofit Conference. Washington Nonprofits is proud to manage the premiere nonprofit conference in Eastern Washington.

Join us on October 23, 2014 at the Lincoln Center in Spokane for
Flow: Carving Pathways for Greater Good.  

INW Conference website        

Create the Ripple Effect: communications and advocacy messaging. 
Riding the Rapids: human resources, volunteers, partnerships.
Crossing the River: technology and systems for nonprofit success. 
Filling the Reservoir: innovative panel on funding.
Board Learning Track: Important information for boards.


Washington Nonprofits has launched a new initiative that provides an innovative new finance training resource to nonprofits and their volunteer board members. Called “Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits”, FUN breaks with traditional nonprofit financial training in providing fun, interactive learning opportunities that work for busy board members. LEARN MORE HERE>

What's Missing? #NPFullCosts 
What’s missing is the understanding that nonprofits delivering services incur “overhead” expenses.  The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued guidance that governments using federal funds will be required to reimburse nonprofits for reasonable indirect costs. Read an article by Rick Cohen of National Council. 

Streamlined process for small organizations
Recently, the IRS streamlined the filling process for small organizations. Check out this article to learn more!” 
 More News and Information

Philanthropy Northwest: Two new publications.
1) "Vision and Voice: The Role of Leadership and Dialogue in Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion"
2)“Philanthropy and the Renewal of Democracy: Is it Time to Step Up Our Game?

We Cannot Afford to Ignore the New Economic Reality.
The 2014 Nonprofit Finance Fund's State of the Sector reveals that nonprofits are adapting to continued difficult financial envrionment. Read More>

More resources in the Statewide Nonprofit Directory! Click Here

Upcoming Events



SPOKANE: Nonprofit Networking Meeting

September 8, 12:00-1:30pm More

ABERDEEN: The Ultimate Grants Toolkit September 9, 9:00-4:00pm  More

PULLMAN: Nonprofit Network Gathering
September 10, 12:00-1:30pm  More

WEBINAR SERIES: Building Strong Volunteer Programs, starts
September 16, 12:00-1:00pm  More

WEBINAR SERIES: Storytelling for Action: Talking with Policymakers, starts
September 19, 12:00-1:00pm  More


New WN Members






Children's Advocacy Center of Grays Harbor

Dispute Resolution Center of Kitsap County

Henry M. Jackson Foundation

National Council for Workforce Education

Northwest Healthcare Response Network

Pioneer Human Services

See full Membership List>