Nonprofit work is advocacy work.

The range of support each organization offers their communities brings our society closer to monumental systematic change. Our nonprofits use different methods- from lobbying to issue organizing and community engagement- to advance and transform our culture. 

Below are resources to help nonprofits in their quest for change. 

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Risk Management for Nonprofits

December 16, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Gary S. Thompson, Partner, ReedSmith

Course Objective: Gain a better understanding of how to mitigate legal risks for your nonprofit.

This course will review Risk Management and Insurance for Nonprofits, including how to assess legal risks that could impair or even ruin your organization, how to mitigate or prevent those risks (including legal waivers and indemnities), and lastly, how insurance works as the last backstop for managing risk. Read more »

Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

Advocacy 101

August 27, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Kathy Bailey, Bailey Law, PC

Course Objective: Learn how nonprofit organizations can practice advocacy and what documentation your organization needs for compliance.

What is lobbying and who is a lobbyist?  What can you do if you are a 501(c)(3), (4), or even a (6)?  How do you keep all the requirements straight and what happens if you make a mistake?  This session will try to answer all these questions and discuss what recordkeeping is necessary to establish you are in compliance with the rules.
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Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006
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Why Our Members Matter

Since 1979, the Center for Nonprofit Advancement has been proud to support all the local and national nonprofits that are truly making a difference in our communities. Their work is the reason why we have existed for 35 years. Read more »

Center Submits Comments, Requests Hearing, Regarding Proposed IRS Restrictions on Nonprofit Voter Education and Engagement

Washington, D.C. – February 27, 2014 – In response to a notice of proposed rulemaking by the IRS, the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, with the pro-bono legal assistance of Winston & Strawn LLP, has submitted comments opposing the new regulations and has requested that a public hearing be held to further discuss the issue. After hearing from concerned nonprofits, the Center took action on behalf of its members, who are 501(c)(3) organizations.
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Shutdown Aid For Nonprofits and Federal Workers

The federal government shutdown is causing distress and difficulty for many people, around our region and around the country. The most obvious impact is of course felt by the displaced federal employees themselves. Read more »

Health Forum Prepares Employers and Employees for Affordable Care Act Implementation

On Wednesday, September 24, the Center presented our first Health Forum to help member nonprofits navigate the changing health care landscape created by the further implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. Read more »

2013 Best Practices Celebration

May 23, 2013 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

This event is SOLD OUT. Sign up for e-news or follow us on Twitter for news from the Celebration. Read more »

The Washington Post, 1150 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20071

Briefing on District FY14 Budget, One City Fund

April 15, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Join District of Columbia Vincent C. Gray, the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, Leadership Greater Washington, the Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington, United Black Fund and United Way, for a briefing on the District’s FY14 budget and the One City Fund on Monday, April 15 at 10:30 am.

The One City Fund is a $15 million investment fund that will allow nonprofits to compete for grants of up to $100,000 a year for projects that advance key goals Mayor Gray has established to help build truly “One City”: Read more »

Room G9 at the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
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Center Recognizes Local Officials For Dedication To Nonprofit Community

2012 Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award

Washington, D.C. – October 17, 2012 – The Center for Nonprofit Advancement honored an outstanding group of public servants for their dedication to the region's nonprofit community at the 33rd Annual Celebration on October 17. Read more »

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