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Featured Training & Networking Events

Opportunities to grow yourself & your org.

iphone CalendarTake advantage of excellent learning and networking opportunities offered by service providers in the Statewide Nonprofit Resource Directory. Some events cost a fee, but others are free!

This calendar is updated regularly. So bookmark it and check back often. Also, let event organizers know you found their event in the Statewide Nonprofit Resource Directory.

2014│SEPTEMBER OCTOBER | NOVEMBER DECEMBER |

2015│JANUARY | FEBRUARY | MARCH | APRIL | MAY | JUNE | JULY | AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER |

SEPTEMBER

Creating A Civil & Bully-Free Workplace
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 9 am to 1 pm
The 2100 Building
Presented by Non-Profit Staff Development Coalition (NPSDC) Workshop
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/UxMYLt.

Building Strong Volunteer Programs Part 1: Engaging Volunteers
Tuesday, Sept. 16, noon to 1 pm
Webinar
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1l7AcdL.

Cooperative Law for Community Organizations
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 9 am to noon
Dorsey & Whitney, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1zn41z8.

Promoting an Ethical Environment
Thursday, Sept. 18, 8 am to 9 am
Webinar
Presented by Shannon & Associates, LLP
For more information and to register visit, http://bit.ly/1tLYmOC.

Storytelling for Action: Introduction to Talking to Policymakers - Part 1
Friday, Sept. 19, noon to 1 pm
Online 
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1pcS9xs.

Greater Everett Community Foundation Annual Possibilities Breakfast
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 7:30 am to 9 am
Comcast Event Center Ballroom, Everett
Presented by Greater Everett Community Foundation
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/Llbs6t.

Speed Reading Financial Statements
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 8:30 am to 12 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County and Erin Welch & Howard Donkin of Jacobson Jarvis
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1qJl6BI.

Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 9 am to 12 pm
Hearing Speech Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/QXswlV.

Building Strong Volunteer Programs Part 2: Using Skilled Volunteers
Tuesday, Sept. 23, noon to 1 pm
Webinar
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1zmSMXu.

Effective Volunteer Management 101: A Course for Volunteer Management Professionals
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 9 am to 4 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1qbfSe9.

Working Together "Big Time" for Collective Impact
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Swedish Cultural Center
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1qCDXh3.

So You Have (or Want) a Plone Site. Now What?
Wednesday, Sept. 24, noon to 1:30 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1l9jnUW.

Seattle Tech4Good Resource Roundup and Networking
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 6 to 9 pm
Seattle Impact Hub
Presented by Fuse IQ, Washington Nonprofits, 501 Commons, and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1BccVAA.

Ins and Outs of Running a Nonprofit: The Nonprofit Legal Checklist
Thursday, Sept. 25, 8:30 am to noon
The News Tribune Building, Tacoma
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1pWvzJI.

Salesforce Essentials - Training for Nonprofit Organizations
Thursday, Sept. 25, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Bethaday Community Learning Space, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mmxQZ1.

Calling All ED/CEOS!
Friday, Sept. 26, 8:30 am to 10:30 am
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1iIafyq.

South Sound Philanthropy Summit 2014
Friday, Sept. 26, 9 am to 4 pm
Fircrest Golf Club
Presented by Collins Group, KeyBank Professional Development Center, University of Washington Tacoma, and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1pR95t0.

Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits (FUN)
Friday, Sept. 26, 9 am to noon
TBD, Snohomish County
Presented in partnership by Washington Nonprofits and Greater Everett Community Foundation
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/Wpnwsk.

Quickbooks Made Easy with Gregg Bossen
Monday, Sept. 29, 9 am to 4:30 pm
The Mountaineers Seattle Program Center
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, click here.

Employee Background Checks: a video conference about the legal issues your nonprofit needs to know
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 9 am to 12 pm
Webinar
Presented by WayFind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1uCrysT.

Building Strong Volunteer Programs Part 3: Recognizing Volunteers
Tuesday, Sept. 30, noon to 1 pm
Webinar
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/WK7wSG.

An Introduction to Debt and Financing for Nonprofits
Tuesday, Sept. 30, noon to 1 pm
Webinar
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1nAVIJ0.

More September and other 2014 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

OCTOBER

Immigrant/Refugee Integration: Understanding How to Welcome New Americans
Thursday, Oct. 2, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Staff Development Coalition (NPSDC) Workshop
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1p8C9qx.

Microenterprise 101
Thursday, Oct. 2, 1 pm to 5 pm
Perkins Coie, Seattle
Presented by WayFind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1nSzqVX.

Does Your Board Really Understand Fundraising Success? How to Define, Measure and Achieve it
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 8:30 am to 11:30 am
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1DbF391.

Fundraising 101: Best Practices & Careers
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 4 pm to 7 pm
Seattle Goodwill Job Training and Administrative Support Building
Presented by Northwest Development Officers Association
For more more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/IYd6t7.

Effective Volunteer Management 101: A Course for Volunteer Management Professionals
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 9 am to 4 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1qbfSe9.

Succession Planning for Nonprofits
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 4 pm to 8 pm
Carol Milgard Breast Center, Tacoma
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit bit.ly/YW1D5Q.

Symposium on Major Gifts: Creating the Environment for Major Gifts
Friday, Oct. 10, 8 am to 6 pm
Marriott Waterfront, Seattle
Presented by Association of Fundraising Professionals - Washington Chapter (AFP - WA), Collins Group, The Alford Group, and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1lpNB4r.

GOLDEN 2014: Choose Your Own Adventure
Friday, Oct. 10, 8 pm to 11 pm
Georgetown Ballroom, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/VQHhbK.

Annual Risk Management Conference
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 8 am to 3:30 pm
Greater Tacoma Convention Center, Tacoma
Presented by Non Profit Insurance Program
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/VzXQJU.

5 Simple Steps to Building a Powerful Non-profit Board: what really works and what doesn't
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 9 am to 11 am
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Altruist Partners
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1oPRTQk.

Nuts & Bolts of Nonprofit Law, Part 1
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 9 am to noon
Perkins Coie, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/WKc6QS.

The Email Fundraiser's Toolkit
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10 am to 11:30 am
Online
Presented in partnership with 501 Commons and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mSq3Cs.

Building a Culture of Philanthropy: How to Engage Your Organization in Development, with Susan Howlett
Thursday, Oct. 16, 9 am to 12 pm
Bellingham Golf and Country Club
Presented by Association of Fundraising Professionals - Washington Chapter (AFP - WA), Whatcom Community Foundation, and others 
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1jiZuEJ.

After the Overhead Myth: Best Practices in Demonstrating & Evaluating Nonprofit Performance
Thursday, Oct. 16, 12 pm to 1 pm
Webinar
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1sFnjzQ.

Storytelling for Action: Talking to Policymakers - Part 2
Friday, Oct. 17, noon to 1 pm
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/UouKMR.

Ins and Outs of Running a Nonprofit - Spokane
Wednesday, October 22, 9 am to noon
TBD, Spokane
Presented by Wayfind
Registration and more information to come soon.

SchmoozeFest!
Thursday, Oct. 23, 5 pm to 7 pm
Legacy Room - Silver Reef Casino, Ferndale
Presented by Whatcom Council of Nonprofits and Whatcom Community Foundation
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1nLWfb3.

Delivering Effective Presentations with Purpose & Impact
Friday, Oct. 24, 9 am to 4 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Staff Development Coalition (NPSDC) Workshop
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1opxcK0.

2014 PSGA Annual Conference
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 7:30 am to 5 pm
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1un6abS.

Creating a Roadmap for Leadership Succession - part 1
Friday, Oct. 31, 9:30 am to noon
Greenbridge Development Center, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1icU0yn.

More October and other 2014 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

NOVEMBER

Fast-Track Strategic Planning
Monday, Nov. 3, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Hopesparks, Tacoma
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1psbB8C.

The Language of Impact: Using Words to Make the World a Better Place
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 8:30 am to 11:30 am 
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1p30SRr.

Nonprofit Legal Checklist (South King County Location)
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 11:30 am to 2 pm
Angel Lake Family Resource Center, SeaTac
Presented by Wayfind and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/OsP3pl.

2014 National Philanthropy Day
Wednesday, Nov. 5, Save the Date
Westin, Seattle
Presented by Northwest Development Officers Association and Association of Fundraising Professionals - Washington Chapter (AFP - WA)

Creating a Roadmap for Leadership Succession - part 2
Friday, Nov. 7, 9:30 am to noon
Greenbridge Development Center, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1icU0yn.

Nonprofit Network Annual Conference
Thursday, Nov. 13, 8 am to 4:30 pm
Hilton Conference Center, downtown Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1qauZbB.

Serving Your Community Without Being Served a Summons: Governance Responsibilities of Not-for-Profit Board
Thursday, Nov. 13, 9 am to 11:30 am
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1BGIWAT.

Board Chairs Academy - The Art of Nonprofit Leadership
Friday, Nov. 14, 8:30 am to 12 pm
The Arc of King County, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mlP112.

Independent Sector National Conference
Sunday - Tuesday, Nov. 16 - 18, 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sheraton, Seattle
Presented by Independent Sector
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1q6KfRT.

It's Your Turn: How to Be an Effective Board Chair
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 8:30 am to 11:30 am
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County and Amanda Madorno at Roam Consulting
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1sT51Jl.

More November and other 2014 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

DECEMBER

Digging Into Program Data: A Three-Part Toolkit
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 10 am to 11:30 am
Online
Presented in partnership with 501 Commons and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/XSDsF1.

Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations
Thursday, Dec. 11, 1 pm to 4 pm
Hearing Speech Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/QXswlV.

Board Chairs Academy - The Science of Board Development
Friday, Dec. 12, 8:30 am to 12 pm
The Arc of King County, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mlP112.

More December and other 2014 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

JANUARY

Board Chairs Academy - Board Involvement in Fundraising
Friday, Jan. 9, 8:30 am to 12 pm
The Arc of King County, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mlP112.

2015 NDOA Winter Conference
Wednesday, Jan. 21, Save the Date
Washington State Convention Center
Presented by Northwest Development Officers Association
Stay tuned for more information.

More January and other 2015 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

FEBRUARY

Board Chairs Academy - Essential Elements of Succession Planning
Friday, Feb. 13, 8:30 am to 12 pm
The Arc of King County, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mlP112.

More February and other 2015 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

MARCH

Board Chairs Academy - CEO Performance Planning and Review
Friday, Mar. 13, 8:30 am to 12 pm
The Arc of King County, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mlP112.

More March and other 2015 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

APRIL

Board Chairs Academy - The Strategic Board of Directors
Friday, Apr. 10, 8:30 am to 12 pm
The Arc of King County, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mlP112.

More April and other 2015 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

MAY

More May and other 2015 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

JUNE

More June and other 2015 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

JULY

More July and other 2015 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

AUGUST

More August and other 2015 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

SEPTEMBER

More September and other 2015 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

OCTOBER

More October and other 2015 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

NOVEMBER

More November and other 2015 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

DECEMBER

More December and other 2015 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

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