Associations USA: Nevada

Associations Now September/October 2014

Associations are everywhere. Here's a snapshot from the Silver State.


Total number of registered nonprofits in 20131


Total number of voting members of governing boards in the state, the second fewest in the U.S.2


Percentage of organizations in Nevada that reported engaging in direct or indirect political campaign activities, the highest in the country. Hawaii ranks second at 8.9 percent.2

Who you'll find there:3

  • Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (Reno)
  • International Association of Gaming Advisors (Henderson)
  • National Association of Black Grant Writers (Henderson)
  • Nevada Cattlemen's Association (Elko)
  • Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (Reno)
  • American Academy of Somnology (Las Vegas)


  1. National Center for Charitable Statistics
  2. Association Form 990 (ASAE Foundation)
  3. Associations Yellow Book, Winter 2014