Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations
What do you like about doing business in Ohio?The Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations wants to provide the people we serve with products and services that are relevant, practical, and exceed expectations. We exist to provide Ohio’s nonprofits with the tools, education, and advocacy to make each of their organizations as effective as possible – and that requires leadership in looking at new ways to improve the effectiveness of the sector, and in preparing for the challenges facing the nonprofit sector into the future.
Description of business:The Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations (OANO) is the only statewide membership association that reflects the full diversity of the nonprofit sector in Ohio. OANO members include organizations of all sizes and mission areas, including arts and culture; health and human services; community development; and many other types of organizations.
OANO’s mission is to provide leadership, education, and advocacy to enhance the ability of Ohio’s nonprofit organizations to serve their communities. They carry out their mission by:
· Providing programs, services and resources to strengthen the management, governance and leadership of nonprofit organizations.
· Serving as a voice on public policy issues and working to build the capacity of Ohio’s nonprofit organizations to participate in the public policy process.
· Leading through research, education and information sharing to broaden stakeholders’ knowledge about Ohio’s diverse nonprofit sector.
In 2013, Ohio’s nonprofit sector employed more than 480,000 people, 9.8 percent of the total workforce, making Ohio’s nonprofit sector the fourth largest industry in the state.
The goal of OANO programs and services is to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of organizations thereby making them better stewards of the funding they receive and more impactful in their communities.
|Location:||100 East Broad St. Suite 2440 Columbus, Ohio 43215 Franklin County|
|Type of Industry:||Nonprofit|
|Products/Services:||Standards for Excellence Accreditation, Nonprofit Training and Technical Assistance, Advocacy on behalf of the sector|
|Number of Current Employees:||2|
|Year Company Started:||1994|
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