Non-profit groups may apply to be non-profit sponsors of the WNF. Non-profit sponsors with goals and objectives that are consistent with those of the WNF, or are useful to the aims of the WNF, may be granted non-profit sponsorship. Non-profit sponsors pay dues but cannot vote. They can attend meetings as observers and have access to all materials and information the WNF may provide to its members. Non-Profit sponsors cannot participate in WNF working groups unless the Non-Profit sponsor has a specific area of expertise with respect to the vvorking group activities.