About Us

The Idaho Nonprofit Center represents the interests of our state’s 6,000+ registered charitable nonprofit organizations and serves as a broker of information and a bridge between the nonprofit, for-profit and government sectors. We are an association of forward-looking nonprofit leaders who come together to share knowledge, solve problems, pursue common interests, and serve the public good.

Our Mission:

To provide resources to build strong and accountable nonprofits and a platform to rally public involvement and gain support for the nonprofit sector.

Our Promise:

To inspire, connect and advocate for a stronger Idaho


Philanthropy Day – November 2017

Celebrate the Idaho Nonprofit Sector as we recognize the amazing philanthropic work of nonprofit organizations, foundations, and businesses nominated by their peers. The Idaho Philanthropy Day awards encompass the spirit of philanthropy including, time, talent, treasure and involvement in the community.

Celebration & Training 

All Philanthropy Day awards will be presented at the 2017 Philanthropy Day events and trainings throughout Idaho. Find one close to you and celebrate with your peers!

  • Tuesday, November 14 – Idaho Falls
  • Wednesday, November 15 – Boise
  • Thursday, November 16 – Coeur d’Alene

Walk-in Registration Welcome!

Idaho Nonprofit Awareness Month

November is dedicated to celebrating the value of Idaho’s nonprofits and to expanding public understanding of the important role they play in building healthy vibrant Idaho communities.

November 2017


Upcoming Trainings

The Idaho Nonprofit Center, and its partners, have multiple training sessions scheduled throughout the year. Check out what is in store

How to Start a Nonprofit 

There are numerous steps involved with starting a nonprofit organization. The Idaho Nonprofit Center has compiled a list of free resources to help you with your decision making process. Please also visit our Business Index for organizations that provide individualized consulting services. The Nonprofit Center is not authorized to give legal advice or offer consulting services to start up organizations.

Start-up Check List