Nonprofit Management Associations

Nonprofit Management Associations

  • Alliance for Nonprofit Management

    The Alliance for Nonprofit Management is the professional association of individuals and organizations devoted to improving the management and governance capacity of nonprofits. Alliance members include management support organizations (MSOs), individual professionals, and a range of national/regional, umbrella, research and academic, publishing, and philanthropic organizations that provide technical assistance (training and consulting) to nonprofits.

    Alliance for Nonprofit Management
    1899 L Street, NW, 6th Floor
    Washington, DC 20036
    Phone: 202.955.8406, Fax: 202.721.0086

  • American Association for Budget and Program Analysis (AABPA)

    Since the mid 1970s the American Association for Budget and Program Analysis has helped federal, state, and local government managers and analysts, corporate executives, and academic specialists meet the unique challenges of their careers related to the fields of public budgeting and program analysis.  By helping members keep up with the latest developments in their fields, establish and maintain contacts with colleagues, and represent their interests and share opportunities, AABPA serves as the key difference between simply having a job and being part of a highly respected and well-trained profession.


    American Association for Budget and Program Analysis (AABPA)
    P.O. Box 1157
    Falls Church, Virginia 22041
    Phone: 703.941.4300, Fax: 703.941.1535

  • American Association of School Administrators (AASA)

    The American Association of School Administrators, founded in 1865, is the professional organization for over 14,000 educational leaders across America and in many other countries. AASA's mission is to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to the highest quality public education for all children. The four major focus areas for AASA are: improving the condition of children and youth; preparing schools and school systems for the 21st century; connecting schools and communities; and enhancing the quality and effectiveness of school leaders.

    American Association of School Administrators
    1801 N. Moore St.
    Arlington, VA 22209-1813
    Phone: 703.528.0700, Fax: 703.841.1543

  • American Evaluation Association (AEA)

    The AEA is an international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. The AEA's mission is to improve evaluation practices and methods; increase evaluation use; promote evaluation as a profession; and support the contribution of evaluation to the generation of theory and knowledge about effective human action. AEA has approximately 3,000 members representing all 50 states in the US as well as over 50 foreign countries.

    American Evaluation Association (AEA)
    16 Sconticut Neck Rd #290
    Fairhaven MA 02719
    Phone/Fax 888.232.2275


  • American Public Works Association (APWA)

    The American Public Works Association is an international educational and professional association of public agencies, private sector companies, and individuals dedicated to providing high quality public works goods and services. Originally chartered in 1937, APWA is the largest and oldest organization of its kind in the world, with headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, an office in Washington, D.C., and 67 chapters throughout North America.

    American Public Works Association Washington Office
    1401 K Street, NW, 11th Floor
    Washington, DC 20005
    Phone: 202.408.9541, Fax: 202.408.9542

  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)

    The American Society of Association Executives is dedicated to advancing the value of voluntary associations and to supporting the professionalism of the individuals who lead them. Founded in 1920, ASAE now has 25,000 individual members who manage leading trade, professional, and philanthropic associations. ASAE represents approximately 10,000 associations serving more than 287 million people and companies worldwide and vendors that offer products and services to the association community.

    American Society of Association Executives
    1575 I Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20005-1103
    Phone: 202.626.2723, Fax: 202.371.8825

  • American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

    The mission of ASPA is to advance excellence in public service to strength the effectiveness, responsiveness, and accountability of democratic governance. ASPA works to bridge the diverse perspectives, positions, and specialties in public service; be a networking organization that facilitates contacts and supportive interactions; foster interest and pride in public service; be a dynamic learning organization responsive to a changing environment, provide quality programs and services that enhance the professional lives of those in public service; and promote responsible citizenship.

    American Society for Public Administration
    1120 G Street, NW, Suite 700
    Washington, DC 20005
    Phone: 202.393.7878

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)

    The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents 26,000 members in 169 chapters throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs.

    Association of Fundraising Professionals
    1101 King Street, Suite 700
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    Phone: 703.684.0410, Fax: 703.684.0540

  • Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM)

    The Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) encourages excellence in research, teaching, and practice in the field of public policy analysis and management. APPAM operates through its annual fall and spring conferences, a newsletter, and the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM). APPAM's membership includes individual and institutional members, practitioners, scholars, and students.

    Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management 
    2100 M Street, NW, Suite 610 Washington, DC 20037
    Phone: 202.496.0130, Fax: 202.496.0134

  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action

    The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) is an international, interdisciplinary membership organization. Our members include scholars and nonprofit leaders fostering the creation, application, and dissemination of research on voluntary action, nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and civil society.

    550 West North St., Suite 301
    Indianapolis, IN 46202-3272
    Phone: 317.684.2120, Fax: 317.684.2128

  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

    The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) is the national nonprofit organization representing the state and territorial public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia. ASTHO's members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy, and to assuring excellence in state-based public health practice.

    Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
    1275 K Street NW Suite. 800
    Washington, DC 20005-4006
    Phone: 202.371.9090, Fax: 202.371.9797

  • Association for Volunteer Administration (NY)

    The Association for Volunteer Administration (NY), an international professional association, enhances the competence of its members and strengthens the profession of volunteer resources management.

    Association for Volunteer Administration
    P.O. Box 32092
    Richmond, VA 23294-2092 USA
    Phone: 804.346.2266, Fax: 804.346.3318

  • National Conference of Minority Public Administrators (COMPA)

    COMPA is a chapter program of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) and is the only national entity devoted to providing professional development opportunities for America's racial minority public administrators. COMPA works to eliminate the institutional and social barriers to the professional development and employment of minority public administrators. Specific goals are to provide leadership in the elimination of discriminatory practices in the public sector; promote recruitment of minorities for leadership positions at all levels of government; provide a forum to promote, upgrade, and refine skills of minority administrators; and develop and maintain a roster of skilled minority professionals in public administration.

    1120 G Street, NW, Suite 700
    Washington, DC 20005
    Phone: 202.393.7878

  • Council on Foundations

    For fifty years the Council on Foundations has helped foundation staff, trustees and board members in their day-to-day grantmaking activities. Through one-to-one technical assistance, research, publications, conferences and workshops, legal services, and a wide array of other services, the council addresses the important issues and challenges that face foundations and corporate funders.

    Council on Foundations
    1828 L Street NW
    Washington, DC 20036
    Phone: 202.466.6512

  • Federal Managers Association

    FMA is the largest, oldest, and foremost federal employee organization representing the interests of the more than 200,000 managers and supervisors in the federal government today. Eligibility for regular membership extends to persons responsible for or associated with the management and supervision of people, programs, and resources. More than 170 facilities and installations have active chapters. At-large, associate, retiree, and corporate memberships are also available.

    Federal Managers Association
    1641 Prince Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314-2818
    Phone: 703.683.8700

  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)

    GFOA is the professional association of state/provincial and local finance officers in the United States and Canada, and has served the public finance profession since 1906. The association's nearly 15,000 members are dedicated to the sound management of government financial resources.

    Government Finance Officers Association
    750 K St., N.W., Suite 350
    Washington, D.C. 20006
    Phone: 202.429.2750, Fax: 202.429.2755

  • International City/County Management Association (ICMA)

    The ICMA is the professional and educational organization for chief appointed managers, administrators, and assistants in cities, towns, counties, and regional entities throughout the world. Since 1914, ICMA has provided technical and management assistance, training, and information resources to its members and the local government community.

    International City/County Management Association
    777 North Capitol Street, NE, Suite 500
    Washington, DC 20002-4201
    Phone: 202.289.4262

  • International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR)

    IPMA-HR represents the interests of over 5,000 human resource professionals at the federal, state and local levels of government. IPMA-HR provides information and assistance to public sector HR professionals in order to help them do their jobs better. Many public agencies have experienced layoffs and budget cuts, and our mission is to provide them with cost effective tools.

    International Public Management Association for Human Resources
    1617 Duke Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    Phone: 703.549.7100, Fax: 703.684.0948

  • Justice Research and Statistics Association

    The Justice Research and Statistics Association is a national nonprofit organization of directors, researchers, and practitioners throughout government, academia, and criminal justice organizations. JRSA provides a clearinghouse of current information on state criminal justice research, programs, and publications; training in the latest computer technologies for records management; reports on the latest research being conducted by federal and state agencies; journal subscriptions; and discounts on conferences and training classes.

    Justice Research and Statistics Association
    777 N. Capitol St. NE, Suite 801
    Washington, DC 20002
    Phone: 202.842.9330, Fax: 202.842.9329

  • National Academy of Public Administration

    The National Academy of Public Administration is dedicated to improving the performance of governance systems—the network of public institutions, nonprofit organizations, and private companies that share in the implementation of public policy. As an independent, nonprofit organization chartered by Congress, the academy responds to specific requests from public agencies and non-governmental organizations. The academy also promotes discourse on emerging trends in governance through its standing panels and with external funding.

    The National Academy of Public Administration
    1100 New York Avenue, Northwest, Suite 1090 East
    Washington, DC 20005-3934
    Phone: 202.347.3190, Fax: 202.393.0993

  • National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE)

    NASBE strives to be the principal organization for policymakers involved in the field of education. NASBE develops and provides information that anticipates critical issues formulated with active participation of state board members. NASBE promotes policy frameworks that are scholarly, student-focused, nonpartisan, and adaptable to state-by-state implementation.

    National Association of State Boards of Education
    277 South Washington Street, Suite 100
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    Phone: 703.684.4000, Fax: 703.836.2313

  • National Association of Commissions for Women (NACW)

    NACW's Membership Network of over 270 commissions for women includes state, county, and municipal commissions as well as commissions in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam. NACW's mission is to serve as the national voice for state, county, and local commissions for women; to develop, conduct, and promote research and training; to facilitate communication and cooperation on issues affecting women and their families; and to provide support, technical assistance, and expertise to impact public policy.

    8630 Fenton Street, Suite 934
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    Phone: 301.585.8101, Fax: 301.585.3445

  • National Association of State Budget Officers

    The National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) has served as the professional membership organization for state finance officers for over fifty years. NASBO is the instrument through which the states collectively advance state budget practices. The major functions of the organization consist of research, policy development, education, training, and technical assistance. These are achieved primarily through NASBO's publications, membership meetings, and training sessions. NASBO is an independent professional and educational association and is also an affiliate of the National Governors' Association.

    National Association of State Budget Officers
    Hall of the States Building - Suite 642
    444 North Capitol Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001-1511
    Phone 202.624.5382, Fax 202.624.7745

  • National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA)

    NASFA membership is composed of facilities professionals from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories. These professionals are responsible for the planning, development, operations, and maintenance of state facilities, including hospitals, prisons, parks, and colleges and universities.

    National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA)
    2760 Research Park Drive
    P.O. Box 11910
    Lexington, KY 40578-1910
    Phone: 859.244.8121, Fax: 859.244.8001

  • National Association of State Personnel Executives

    NASPE is the recognized authority on state government human resource issues, trends, practices, and policies and serves as a leader and catalyst for the development of state human resources and is dedicated to enhancing the image of state public service. The association provides a forum for its members to share information on human resource issues and to influence those issues through the conduct of professional research and the participation in various regional and national committees, forums, and meetings.

    2760 Research Park Drive
    P.O. Box 11910
    Lexington, KY 40578-1910
    Phone: 859.244.8182, Fax: 859.244.8015

  • National Council of Nonprofit Associations (NCNA)

    The National Council of Nonprofit Associations (NCNA) is a network of 37 state and regional associations of nonprofits representing more than 21,000 nonprofits throughout the country. NCNA was created in 1989 by eleven visionary leaders of state associations who understood that by combining their efforts, they could support and invigorate local nonprofits. NCNA serves as the eyes, ears, and voice of the state associations, assuring that key national information is disseminated at the local level and local concerns are raised at the national level.

    National Council of Nonprofit Associations
    1030 15th Street, NW, Suite 870
    Washington, DC 20005
    Phone: 202.962.0322, Fax: 202.962.0321

  • National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA)

    The mission of the NFBPA is to strengthen the position of Blacks within the field of public administration; to increase the number of Blacks appointed to executive positions in public service organizations; and to groom and prepare younger, aspiring administrators for senior public management posts in the years ahead. The NFBPA serves as a magnet organization for linking public, private, and academic institutions into an effective network to support interdisciplinary communications, management innovation and professional development among Blacks choosing public service careers.

    National Forum for Black Public Administrators
    777 North Capitol Street, NE Suite 807
    Washington, DC 20002
    Phone: 202.408.9300, Fax: 202.408.8558

  • Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York (NPCC)

    The Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, Inc., (NPCC) is the voice and information source for New York nonprofits. Established in 1984, NPCC informs and connects nonprofit leaders, saves nonprofits money, and strengthens the nonprofit sector’s relations with government. NPCC publishes a monthly newsletter, New York Nonprofits, offers workshops and roundtables on management issues, provides cost-saving vendor services, manages a Government Relations Committee that works on sector-wide government and legislative issues, and maintains a website loaded with information on operating a nonprofit. NPCC has more than 1,700 dues-paying members in the New York City area.

    Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York
    1350 Broadway, Suite 1801
    New York, New York 10018
    Phone: 212.502.4191, Fax: 212.502.4189

  • Professional Managers Association (PMA)

    Formed in 1981 by IRS Managers, the Professional Managers Association is a national membership association representing the interests of professional managers, management officials, and non-bargaining unit employees in the federal government. PMA's core belief is that more than 200,000 federal managers and management officials have ideas on management issues that should be brought to the attention of the Administration, Congress, and the public. The mission of PMA is to promote leadership and management excellence within the federal service.

    Professional Managers Association
    P.O. Box 77235
    Washington, D.C. 20013
    Phone: 202.874.1508, Fax: 202-.874.1739


  • Society of Government Economists (SGE)

    The Society of Government Economists was formed in 1970, originally by a group of U.S. government economists concerned about the status of the economics profession within the federal service. Since then this private non-profit professional society has broadened its membership to include all those concerned with the applicability of economics to public policy issues. SGE is not affiliated with the federal government, and today nearly half of its members work outside the U.S. government.

    Society of Government Economists (SGE)
    P.O. Box 23010
    Washington, DC 20026
    Phone: 202.643.1743

  • United Philanthropy Forum

    As the largest and most diverse network in American philanthropy, United Philanthropy Forum holds a unique position in the social sector to help increase philanthropy’s impact in communities across the country. We are a membership organization of more than 75 regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs), representing 7,000 foundations and other funders, who work to make philanthropy better.

    United Philanthropy Forum
    1020 19th Street NW, Suite 360
    Washington, DC 20036
    Phone: 888.391.3235


  • Young Nonprofit Professionals Network

    The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) promotes an efficient, viable, and inclusive nonprofit sector that supports the growth, learning, and development of young professionals. We engage and support future nonprofit and community leaders through professional development, networking, and social opportunities designed for young people involved in the nonprofit community.

    Young Nonprofit Professionals Network
    4110 SE Hawthorne Blvd #1038
    Portland, OR 97214