Starting a Nonprofit Interactive Learning

There are five main pathways of activities involved in starting a nonprofit: State, federal, people, planning, and operations. This interactive graphic illustrates the timeline and helps you find the information and resources you’ll need to […]


Starting a Nonprofit Video

Do you want to start a nonprofit in Washington State? Starting a Nonprofit is a collection of valuable resources to help you get started. Begin with this short video to help you understand what materials […]

Archived webinars

Conflicts of Interest Webinar

Conflicts of Interest for Nonprofits: Counseling Nonprofit Boards on Avoiding Conflicts Presenter: Lorri Dunsmore, Perkins Coie Length: 1 hour Date: October 5, 2017 You’ve probably heard that “Conflicts of Interests” are bad and that nonprofit […]

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IRS Form 990 Q&A Webinar

IRS Form 990 Q&A Presenters: Howard Donkin and Kari Moore, Jacobson Jarvis & Co Length: 1 hour Date: December 6, 2017 This webinar will help non-CPA’s more easily navigate the key pages in a nonprofit […]

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2018 Changes to Washington Leave Laws Webinar

2018 Changes to Washington Leave Laws Presenter: Nancy Kasmar, 501 Commons Length: 1 hour Date: November 1, 2017 January 2018 will bring changes in the requirements for Washington State employers related to paid parental leave, […]

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Nonprofits and the Minimum Wage Webinar

Nonprofits and the Minimum Wage: What have we learned? Presenter: Scott Allard, University of Washington Length: 1 hour Date: September 13, 2017 Are Seattle nonprofits relocating to other places because of increases in the minimum […]

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Nonprofit Legal Checklist Webinar

Nonprofit Legal Checklist Presenter: Tony Ramsay, Karr Tuttle Campbell Length: 90 minutes Date: April 28, 2016 This workshop is essential for all nonprofits. We will go over the Wayfind Nonprofit Self-Assessment Legal Checklist, which includes […]

Communication/ Marketing

Boards in Gear Templates & Sample Documents

We’ve collected many valuable documents, tools, and links for your board in our Boards In Gear document vault. Detailed information is available by chapter, or browse the alphabetical listing, below. Connection to Cause Responsibilities Composition […]


Board Operations Documents & Links

Download all Board Operations documents in one zipped file Required Documents WA Articles of Incorporation (with any amendments) Articles of incorporation (from Wayfind) Articles of incorporation (from Office of the Secretary of State) Articles of […]