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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 │APRIL | MAY | JUNE | JULYAUGUST | SEPTEMBER OCTOBER | NOVEMBER DECEMBER

APRIL

User Experience for Nonprofits
Thursday, April 17, 9 am to 11 am
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1qeDLmc

Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations
Thursday, Apr. 17, 9 am to noon
Hearing Speech and Deafness Center
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/QXswlV.

Peer Learning Brown Bag Discussion: Adult/Child Safety Policy
Thursday, Apr. 17, noon to 1: 30 pm
Whatcom Community Foundation, Bellingham
Presented by Whatcom Council of Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1n8vPB8.

Fiscal Sponsorship
Thursday, Apr. 17, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1eOrZYu.

Grant Writing Basics Part 2
Friday, Apr. 18, 10 am to 1 pm
Vancouver Community Library, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1irQz4a.

Arts Business Clinic: Consultation
Tuesday, Apr. 22, 4 pm to 7 pm
220 & Change, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://www.shunpike.org/classes-events/.

Techtacular: Tweets, Beats, and Haiku
Tuesday, Apr. 22, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Bellevue Arts Museum
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1h3avcN.

The Vital Role of Board Engagement in Nonprofit Performance
Wednesday, Apr. 23, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1rLoMlf.

ABC Workshop: Maximum Fundraising with Minimum Capacity
Wednesday, Apr. 23, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
220 & Change, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://www.shunpike.org/classes-events/.

Speed Reading Financial Statements
Thursday, Apr. 24, 8:30 am to noon
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1eQvNJJ.

Employment Law for Nonprofits
Thursday, Apr. 24, 9 am to noon
Stoel Rives, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/555636.

Strategic Storytelling - A Sure Path to Major and Planned Gifts
Thursday, Apr. 24, 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Webinar
Presented by PG Calc
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1d0Rjf4.

Spring Schmoozefest!
Thursday, Apr. 24, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Tommy O's, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1fLE2pL.

PSGA's 11th Annual Funders Forum
Friday, Apr. 25, 7:30 am to 10:45 am
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel - Southcenter
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/Oe0b9a.

Effective Board Fundraising
Friday, Apr. 25, 8:30 am - noon
Hearing, Speech and Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1neG7AS.

Bankers' Hours nonprofit Seminar Series
Friday, Apr. 25, noon to 1 pm
Pacific Continental Bank, Seattle
Presented by Pacific Continental Bank and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://t.e2ma.net/message/wqjkg/w6r5ai.

The Bridge: Board Service Training
Saturday, Apr. 26, 9 am to 5 pm
1625 19th Ave, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit www.seattleworks.org/bridge.

Grantwriting Beyond the Basics
Monday, Apr. 28, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Vancouver Community Library, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1irQz4a.

Arts Business Clinic: Consultation
Monday, Apr. 28, 4 pm to 7 pm
220 & Change
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://www.shunpike.org/classes-events/.

Boards on Fire: Inspiring Leaders to Raise Money Joyfully
Tuesday, Apr. 29, 8:30 am to 11:30 am
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1dsTkTV.

Grants Cafe: Building Lasting Relationships with Funders
Tuesday, Apr. 29, 6 pm to 8 pm
50 North Restaurant
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit https://psga.memberclicks.net/events.

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

MAY

Financial Spring Cleaning: Does Your Organization Do an Annual Review of Your Banking?
Thursday, May 1, noon to 1 pm
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1lNjt1h.

South Lake Union Art Walk
Friday, May 2, 5 pm to 8 pm
Start at John & Boren, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information visit http://bit.ly/1kvCjwp.

Storytelling for Nonprofit Boards
Tuesday, May 6, 8:30 am to 11:30 am
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1hmXXy8.

Employment Law for Nonprofits
Tuesday, May 6, 9 am to 12 pm
Stoel Rives, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1hwsnwz.

Asking Made Easy
Tuesday, May 6, 4:30 pm to 6 pm
Seattle Goodwill Job Training and Administrative Support Building
Presented by Northwest Development Officers Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/IYd6t7.

Arts Business Clinic: Consultation
Wednesday, May 7, 4 pm to 7 pm
220 & Change, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://www.shunpike.org/classes-events/.

Undoing Racism: Understanding Intersections with Food
Thursday, May 8, 3 pm to 5 pm
Rainier Beach Urban Farms and Wetlands, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Anti-Racism Coalition (NPARC)
For more information and to register, visit http://www.nparcseattle.org/.

Nonprofit CEO Performance Planning & Review
Friday, May 9, 8:30 am - noon
Hearing, Speech and Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit, http://bit.ly/1neG7AS.

Census Data Mysteries Revealed!
Friday, May 9, 9 am to noon
South Seattle Community College Georgetown Campus, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit https://psga.memberclicks.net/events.

Making Friends with Funders: Research & Relationships
Friday, May 9, 9:30 am to 11 am
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/19cNt28.

So you have (or want) a WordPress, Now What?
Tuesday, May 13, 9 am to 11 am
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/PGnDwB

Arts Business Clinic: Consultation
Tuesday, May 13, 4 pm to 7 pm
220 & Change, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://www.shunpike.org/classes-events/.

2014 Washington State Nonprofit Conference
Wednesday, May 14, 8 am to 4 pm
Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and others
For more information and to register, visit http://wastatenonprofitconference.org/.

The Case for Unrestricted Gifts
Thursday, May 15, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Hearing Speech and Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by Northwest Development Officers Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/IYd6t7.

Racial Microaggressions
Tuesday, May 20, 8:30 am to 2:45 pm
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Staff Development Coalition Project
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1i2DBf0.

Prospect Research Demystified: Making donor data work for you
Tuesday, May 20, 11 am to noon
Webinar
Presented by Collins Group
For more information and to register, visit http://collinsgroup.com/presentations/.

The Art & Science of Building Long-Term Donor Relationships
Wednesday, May 21, 12 pm to 1 pm
Webinar
Presented by Northwest Development Officers Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/IYd6t7.

Trends in Marketing Planned Gifts
Thursday, May 22, 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Webinar
Presented by PG Calc
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1d0Rjf4.

Arts Business Clinic: Consultation
Wednesday, May 28, 4 pm to 7 pm
220 & Change, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://www.shunpike.org/classes-events/.

It's Your Turn: How to Be an Effective Board Chair
Thursday, May 29, 8:30 am to 11:30 am
2100 Building
Presented by United Way of King County and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1iWexZG.

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

JUNE

Data for Information and Transformation: A Decision Making Toolkit for Nonprofits
Wednesday, Jun. 4, 10 am to 11:30 am
Online
Presented by 501 Commons and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1dnJQb3.

Arts Business Clinic: Consultation
Wednesday, Jun. 4, 4 pm to 7 pm
220 & Change, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://www.shunpike.org/classes-events/.

Northwest Development Officers Association 2014 Spring Conference
Friday, Jun. 6, all day
Washington State Convention & Trade Center, Seattle
Presented by Northwest Development Officers Association
More information coming soon.

Seattle Works Day
Saturday, Jun. 7
Sites all across Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit www.seattleworks.org/swd.

Arts Business Clinic: Consultation
Monday, Jun. 9, 4 pm to 7 pm
220 & Change, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://www.shunpike.org/classes-events/.

Effective Volunteer Resource Management 101
Wednesday, Jun. 11 & 25th, 9 am to 4:30 pm
Location TBD
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1fLCCeY.

Nonprofit Bylaws Workshop
Thursday, Jun. 12, noon to 2 pm
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1qPHEPx.

Racial Equity in Youth Programs
Thursday, Jun. 12, 3 pm to 5 pm
TBD
Presented by Non-Profit Anti-Racism Coalition (NPARC)
For more information and to register, visit http://www.nparcseattle.org/.

The Strategic Nonprofit Board of Directors
Friday, Jun. 13, 8:30 am - noon
Hearing, Speech and Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1neG7AS.

Arts Business Clinic: Consultation
Wednesday, Jun. 18, 4 pm to 7 pm
220 & Change, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://www.shunpike.org/classes-events/.

ED Forum
Friday, Jun. 20, 8:30 am to 10:30 am
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
More information coming soon.

The Bridge 201: Advanced Board Training
Tuesday and Thursday, Jun. 24 & 26, 6 pm to 9 pm
1625 19th Ave, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit www.seattleworks.org/bridge201.

Gifts of Life Insurance
Thursday, Jun. 26, 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Webinar
Presented by PG Calc
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1d0Rjf4.

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

JULY

The Complete Donor Management Systems Toolkit
Tuesday, Jul. 15, 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/1aluGP3.

Problem Solving with Planned Gifts
Thursday, Jul. 31, 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Webinar
Presented by PG Calc
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1d0Rjf4.

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

AUGUST

Communicating Effectively About Bequests: What 4,500 Test Subjects Tell Us
Thursday, Aug. 28, 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Webinar
Presented by PG Calc
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1d0Rjf4.

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

SEPTEMBER

A Field Guide to the Planned Giver: Knowing One When You See One
Thursday, Sep. 25, 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Webinar
Presented by PG Calc
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1d0Rjf4.

ED Forum
Friday, Sep. 26, 8:30 am to 10:30 am
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
More information coming soon.

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

OCTOBER

Greater Everett Community Foundation Annual Possibilities Breakfast
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 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.

What Gift Planners Need to Know about Donor Advised Funds
Thursday, Oct. 30, 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Webinar
Presented by PG Calc
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1d0Rjf4.

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

NOVEMBER

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.

How to Get Your Donor to Say "Yes!"
Thursday, Nov. 20, 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Webinar
Presented by PG Calc
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1d0Rjf4.

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

DECEMBER

Making (and Remaking) the Case for Your Planned Giving Program
Thursday, Dec. 18, 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Webinar
Presented by PG Calc
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1d0Rjf4.

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

Other Events for Nonprofits

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The King County Library System's Nonprofit & Philanthropy Resource Center also provides a calendar of nonprofit events.

Promoting Your Events

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.