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Featured Training & Networking Events

Opportunities to grow yourself & your organization

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.

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

FEBRUARY

Creative Conflict Resolution
Thursday, Feb. 26, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Whatcom Center for Philanthropy, Bellingham
Presented by Whatcom Council of Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mqGwAH.

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

MARCH

Advanced Google AdWords
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 12 to 1:30pm
2100 Building
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1LxfBfn.

Arts Business Clinic
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 6 pm to 8 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1syIX9A.

Salesforce Administration
Thursday, Mar. 5, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1yN8Cwz.

Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations
Thursday, Mar. 5, 1 pm to 4 pm
Location TBD
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EyQCpT.

The Sparkies
Thursday, Mar. 5, 6 pm - 8 pm
Seattle Waterftont Marriot
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EqMXgE.

King County ED Forum - Cancelled
Friday, Mar. 6, 8:30 am to 10:30 am
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Jilo9i.

Building Strong Volunteer Programs
Friday, Mar. 6, 1 pm to 4 pm
Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1JuWIL3.

Measuring Matters - How do you know you are succeeding?
Monday, Mar. 9, 5 pm to 7 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Altruist Partners
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1yNNceX.

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.

Social Media Jumpstart: Defining Your Social Media Goals and Strategy
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 10 am to 11:30 am
Online
Presented in partnership by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, 501 Commons, and Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EGeslQ.

Employee Engagement: Trends & Practices
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Walla Walla Community College, Walla Walla
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1DUnnzo.

The Bridge 201
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center, Seattle 
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit http://www.seattleworks.org/bridge201.

Inter-generational Funding: Generational Differences and Giving Impacts
Thursday, Mar. 19, 8:30 am to noon
Bellingham Golf & Country Club, Bellingham
Presented by Whatcom Council of Nonprofits, Barbara Grant Consulting Group and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/17IfWPy.

Higher Ed - Onboarding and Retaining a Top-Flight Advancement Team
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10 am to 11 am
Online
Presented by Collins Group and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1AQxAu2.

Project Scheduling
Thursday, Mar. 19, 12 pm to 1:30 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1FQRqKs.

Supercharge Your Fundraising Effort With Content Marketing
Friday, Mar. 20, noon to 1 pm
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1N93uc3.

Storytelling for Board Members
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 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/1u0qQET.

Social Media Jumpstart: Moving Your Audience Up The Engagement Ladder
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 10 am to 11:30 am
Online
Presented in partnership by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, 501 Commons, and Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EGeslQ.

PSGA Seattle Meeting
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Swedish Cultural Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
More details coming soon.

SchmoozeFest!
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 5 pm to 7 pm
Mount Baker Theatre, Bellingham
Presented by Whatcom Council of Nonprofits
Stay tuned for more information

The Bridge 201
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit http://www.seattleworks.org/bridge201.

Fast & Easy 501c3 Tax-Exemption? The New Form 1023 EZ
Thursday, Mar. 26, 9 am to 11 am
Davis Wright Tremaine, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1yhB4pW.

Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits (FUN)
Friday, Mar. 27, 1 pm to 4 pm
Mason County PUD #3, Shelton
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1wKTR97.

OMB Update - Procurement: Understanding Federal Requirements for Purchasing Goods and Services
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 10 am to 11 am
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1xLbisu.

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

APRIL

Social Media Jumpstart:Building Long-Term Social Media Success
Wednesday, Apr. 1, 10 am to 11:30 am
Online
Presented in partnership by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, 501 Commons, and Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EGeslQ.

Arts Business Clinic
Wednesday, Apr. 1, 6 pm to 8 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1yk102K.

The Bridge 201
Wednesday, Apr. 1, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit http://www.seattleworks.org/bridge201.

MOUs and Community Partnerships (South King County Only)
Thursday, Apr. 2, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Green River Community College, Kent
Presented by Wayfind
Stay tuned for more information.

It's Your Turn: The Role of the Board Chair
Tuesday, Apr. 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/1y5nKqb.

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

PSGA South Sound Meeting
Wednesday, Apr. 15, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Hilltop Regional Health Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
More details coming soon.

The Legal Ins and Outs of Private Foundations
Wednesday, Apr. 22, 9 am to noon
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1wcnE9g.

Essentials of Effective Volunteer Resources Management 101
Thursday, Apr. 23, 9 am to 4:30 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1IxcowC.

OMB Update - Staff Time and Effort - What Difference Does the Super Circular Make?
Tuesday, Apr. 28, 10 am to 11 am
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1FbgbSg.

Does Your Board Really Understand Fundraising Success? How to Define, Measure and Achieve it
Thursday, Apr. 30, 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/1ImumSC.

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

MAY

The Bridge
Saturday, May 2, 9 am to 5 pm
Location TBD, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit http://www.seattleworks.org/bridge.

Arts Business Clinic
Wednesday, May 6, 6 pm to 8 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/17I9gkz.

2015 Washington State Nonprofit Conference
Tuesday, May 12 - Pre-conference Tracks
Wednesday, May 13 - Conference
Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue
Presented by Washington Nonprofits with the support of others 
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/14AVqy4.

Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations
Saturday, May 16, 8:30 am to 11:30 am
Location TBD
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EyQCpT.

The Ethics of Serving Nonprofits
Wednesday, May 20, 12 pm to 2 pm
Spokane, WA
Presented by Wayfind
Stay tuned for more information.

Engaging the Board in your Major Giving Program
Thursday, May 21, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Bellingham Golf & Country Club, Bellingham
Presented by Whatcom Council of Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mqGwAH.

PSGA Seattle Meeting
Wednesday, May 27, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Swedish Cultural Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
More details coming soon.

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

JUNE

Arts Business Clinic
Wednesday, Jun. 3, 6 pm to 8 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1DG9hmb.

King County ED Forum
Friday, Jun. 12, 8:30 am to 11 pm
Pacific Tower, Seattle 
Presented by 501 Commons
More details coming soon.

PSGA South Sound Meeting
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Hilltop Regional Health Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
More details coming soon.

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

JULY

Arts Business Clinic
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 6 pm to 8 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1FWLXCO.

PSGA Seattle Meeting
Wednesday, Jul. 22, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Swedish Cultural Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
More details coming soon.

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

AUGUST

Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations
Thursday, Aug. 13, 5 pm to 8 pm
Location TBD
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EyQCpT.

PSGA South Sound Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Hilltop Regional Health Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
More details coming soon.

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

SEPTEMBER

Arts Business Clinic
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 6 pm to 8 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1x140yd.

King County ED Forum
Friday, Sept. 11, 8:30 am to 11 pm
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
More details coming soon.

PSGA Seattle Meeting
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Swedish Cultural Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
More details coming soon.

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

OCTOBER

Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 9 am to noon
Location TBD
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EyQCpT.

Creating and Annual Funding Plan
Thursday, Oct. 15, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Bellingham Golf & Country Club, Bellingham
Presented by Whatcom Council of Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mqGwAH.

PSGA South Sound Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Hilltop Regional Health Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
More details coming soon.

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

NOVEMBER

Arts Business Clinic
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 6 pm to 8 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/14AqgqH.

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

DECEMBER

Arts Business Clinic
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 6 pm to 8 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/17Ib1hH.

Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1 pm to 4 pm
Location TBD
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EyQCpT.

King County ED Forum
Friday, Dec. 11, 8:30 am to 11 pm
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
More details coming soon.

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

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Nonprofit specialists listed in the Resource Directory are invited to promote their events here. Email details of your upcoming events – events geared for WA State nonprofits – to matt@501commons.org.