Northwest NonProfit Resources (NNR-DOM)

Tools to Help You

Nonprofit Legal Checklist

Is your organization in legal compliance? This checklist was created by Wayfind for nonprofit organizations – namely 501(c)(3) public charities incorporated as nonprofit corps. in WA State. It will  help you assess your organizations legal health. 

Washington Nonprofit Handbook

A resource manual on the legal requirements for nonprofits in Washington State. It is designed for attorneys and individuals without legal expertise.   Learn about topics such as Options, Incorporation, Governance & Operations, State & Federal Considerations, Compliance, Taxes, Finances and Employment Issues.

The Washington Nonprofit Institute – featured section Finance

A Website of Anytime Learning, Tools, and Support for Nonprofits in Washington State

Featured within Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits (a section of the website) is a series of videos on: 

 All the finance videos and worksheets can be found here:

Organizational Check-up

This free nonprofit organizational assessment covers 5 Elements of a Healthy Nonprofit:

  • Governance & Boards
  • Fundraising & Financial Management
  • Communications & Relationships
  • Planning, Technology 
  • Administration Management & Culture

Take it on your own, use it with a group and receive resource suggestions when you complete it.

Fundraising Role for Board Members

A discussion of the ways board members can be part of fundraising. The many ways board members can be part of this important role.

A part of Boards in Gear, a section of the Washington Nonprofit Institute 

Nonprofit Events – Laws related to Alcohol & Gambling

This video and toolkit will help you stay within Washington State law as you plan your fund-raising events. The toolkit includes an event planner. The 10-minute video gives an overview of the guidelines in the toolkit.

The toolkit: