2015 Salary Survey Now Open!

Participants receive a free or discounted 2015 WNA Salary Report

Connecting Nonprofit Managers to a World of Resources.

See our growing links directory...


Protecting the rights and benefits of the nonprofit sector...

Join Today!

Members receive discounts and exclusives on business insurance,
trainings, audio and web conferencing, and much more...

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Title: AEG Capacity Cafe - New Ideas for Organizational Stability

Tuesday, May 19 - FREE
Title: Madison Nonprofit Roundtable: Getting Your Board on Board with Fundraising

Thursday, May 21 - UW-Superior Campus
Title: Strategic Marketing

Thursday, May 21 - Madison - FREE
Title: Fundraising for the Small Non-Profit Workshop Series

Thursday, May 21 - Milwaukee
Title: Overview: To Be or Not to Be - Assess your readiness to start a nonprofit

Tuesday, May 26 - FREE
Title: Eau Claire Nonprofit Roundtable: Getting Your Board on Board with Fundraising

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - Milwaukee
Title: 17th Annual Urban Initiatives Conference: Moving Forward Together: Achieving Collective Impact

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - Madison
Title: Why Can't We All Get Along? Creating Community Through Caring Communication

Wednesday - Friday, May 27 - 29, 2015 - Madison
Title: Fundraising and Development for Nonprofits Conference​

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - Madison - FREE
Title: Core Action Cafe

Thursday, June 4 - Milwaukee
Title: Starting a Nonprofit: Legal Issues and Documents

Thursday, June 4 - UW-Superior Campus
Title: Fund Development Management and Leadership

Tuesday, June 9 - FREE
Title: Waukesha Nonprofit Roundtable: Getting Your Board on Board with Fundraising

Wednesday, June 10 - Eau Claire
Title: Building a Strong Culture for Mission Success 

Thursday, June 11 - Hudson
Title: Building a Strong Culture for Mission Success 

Thursday, June 11 - Waukesha 
Title: Uncharitable: Rethinking Nonprofits with Dan Pallotta

Tuesday, June 16 - FREE
Title: Milwaukee Nonprofit Roundtable: Getting Your Board on Board with Fundraising

>> WNA EVENT Friday, June 19, 2015
Title: Nonprofit Boards as Key Public Policy Advocate

Friday, June 19, 2015
Title: Basics of Building a Budget


Go To Full Calendar of Events

Who We Are

The Wisconsin Nonprofits Association (WNA) is a statewide membership organization whose mission is to help strengthen Wisconsinís nonprofits. We use a number of strategies to accomplish this, including: (1) providing public policy information and advocacy on nonprofit issues; (2) ensuring access to education and training opportunities; (3) delivering technical assistance, and (4) offering a comprehensive package of cost-saving benefits. Begun in 2007, WNA now has over 300 organizational members along with a number of individual and for-profit affiliate members and foundation supporters. We invite you to get involved and join us in our work on behalf of the large and diverse nonprofit sector in Wisconsin.

Latest News

WNA Guest Article on the America Gives More Act
The America Gives More Act is again up for a vote in Congress. The House has passed the measure which would help nonprofits who benefit from the charitable giving incentives related to food inventories, conservation easements and the IRA rollover. The bill would also streamline the excise tax paid by private foundations. The Senate has yet to take up the measure. Read WNA's recent article which appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel here.
Approve the America Gives More Act
Nonprofits are a key component to thriving communities, and tax policies should reflect their importance and the value that we have always placed in this country on offering charity to others.  Read more...


Wisconsin Nonprofit Salary Survey Deadline Extended to May 31st!

Wisconsin Nonprofits Association has partnered with publisher Columbia Books & Information Services to conduct a large scale nonprofit compensation survey for Wisconsin nonprofits. Participation is FREE and members of Wisconsin Nonprofits Association are eligible to receive a free copy of the report if you participate in the survey.  Members who do not participate in the survey can purchase a copy of the report at a discounted price. Click Here for More Information and to Register

New Nonprofit Sector Report Released
WNA is thrilled to announce the release of a new report, Nonprofit Wisconsin In Brief: Size and Scope. The report was commissioned by WNA and Forward Community Investments and completed by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management. Generous financial support was provided by Spectrum Nonprofit Services.
Click here for the full report

Be a Member!

Join Today!

Career Center


Featured Partners


Stay Connected

Join the WNA LInkedIn Group


Follow WNA on Twitter