Our nonprofit capacity building resources page contains accessible resources that are recommended for your review and use.

Board Source: BoardSource is dedicated to advancing the public good by building exceptional nonprofit boards and inspiring board service through an extensive range of tools and resources. 

Community Indicators of Kootenai County: Kootenai County Indicators exists to give the residents of this county insight into how they are doing to raise living standards and the quality of life in areas such as the economy, education, health, and the environment. 

Community Indicators of Northeast Washington: Northeast Washington Trends exists to give the communities in Ferry, Pend Oreille, and Stevens Counties a way to assess how they are doing in key quality-of-life areas, such as education, health, and the environment.

Community Indicators of Spokane: The Community Indicators Initiative of Spokane seeks to improve local, public decision-making by providing relevant data in an easily navigable website. The data will offer neutral information for all parties involved in public policy issues.

501 Commons: A statewide center for nonprofit tools and best practices, specialists, and much more through the Statewide Nonprofit Resource Directory. 501 Commons also offers free phone and email help.

Foundation Center: The Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide through data, analysis, and training.  The Spokane Public Library and Kootenai County United Way offer the Cooperating Collection of Foundation Center resources.

Guidestar.org: A free information resource that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving.

Idaho Nonprofit Center: Idaho Nonprofit Center provides a toolbox to build strong and accountable nonprofits and a soapbox to rally public involvement and gain support for the nonprofit sector.

Inland Northwest Development Council: The Inland Northwest Development Council exists to educate and support individuals involved in the development and fund raising activities of the nonprofit organizations of the Inland Northwest.

Tech Soup.org: TechSoup is a nonprofit providing other nonprofits with technology that empowers them to fulfill their missions and serve their communities.

Washington Nonprofits: Washington Nonprofits is the state association providing Washington’s nonprofit sector with representation in state and federal policy decisions, improved access to programs and funds, and access to services and programs to build capacity.

Washington Attorneys Assisting Community Organizations: WAACO provides free legal services for community organizations and microenterprise businesses.

Please note that Inland Northwest Community Foundation does not directly endorse any of these resources or activities. These are simply recommendations.

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