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Upcoming Events 2016

May 2016

Seminars and Workshops

Tuesday, May 3 9:00am - Noon - Cost: $75; $40 NPC members and CDBG​
Title: Effective Delegation - Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee
Location: NPC, 2819 W. Highland Blvd., Milwaukee

Thursday, May 5 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. - $149 Per Person
Title: Nonprofit Volunteer and Board Member Management - UW Eau Claire Continuing Education
Location: Hudson Hospital & Conference Center, 405 Stageline Road, Hudson, WI 54016

Friday, May 6 8:30am - 3:30pm - Cost: $149 Per Person​
Title: Marketing and Communication for Nonprofits - UW Parkside Continuing Education
Location: UW Parkside, Tallent Hall, Room 281, Kenosha WI



Wednesday, May 11 9:00am-10:30am - $15, Free for CFC Members
Title: What's Your CQ? Cultural Intelligence and Cultural Competence - Community Shares of Wisconsin Center for Change
Location: Center for Change, 612 W. Main Street, Suite 200, Madison WI, 53703

Tuesday, May 24 Noon - 1:00pm - Free
Title: Eau Claire Nonprofit Roundtable: Major Giving-Best Practices & Common Mistakes - Wegner CPA's
Location: Holiday Inn Eau Claire South, 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire, WI 54701

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

Wisconsin Nonprofit Compensation Report is Open!
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. ​To receive the full benefits of participating, you must be a member with Wisconsin Nonprofits Association. Please contact us if you are unsure of your membership status.

Attention New and Renewing Members
We are currently experiencing problems with our online payment processing and are unable to accept renewals online at this time. We are very sorry for this inconvenience and are working on fixing it. To become a member or renew your membership, please print the PDF found here and send it to the address listed at the bottom of the page. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Brandon at Thank you for your patience.

WNA Website is Getting A Facelift!
You may have noticed that there has not been much action on the WNA website since December. Well, thatís about to change! Starting this week, Brandon will be systematically going through the website and bringing it up to speed. In the next few weeks, he will be updating:
  • The upcoming events section and all other events and outdated dates
  • The annual partners page to reflect our current annual partners
  • New Additions to the Membership Benefits page
  • And much more!
We encourage you to check out our progress on the website over the following weeks and let us know if we have missed anything. Click around, check out the content, and send us any feedback. We look forward to hearing from you!

December 16 Letter to WNA Members and Sponsors. 
Click here to view the letter from WNA Board President Shelly Schnupp.

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...

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

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