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501 CommonsFeatured 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 | JULYAUGUST | SEPTEMBER OCTOBER | NOVEMBER DECEMBER

JULY

Tackling Grantwriters' Thorniest Problems
Wednesday, Jul. 23, 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/1oYhO9l.

Emotional Intelligence
Thursday, Jul. 24, 9 am to 4:30 pm
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Staff Development Coalition Project
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/SHSB8S.

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

South Lake Union Storefronts Art Tour
Friday, Aug. 1, 6 pm to 7 pm
Unnamed Venue, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/UusWlI.

Racial Healing Circles
Saturday, Aug. 2, 9 am to 5:30 pm
Discovery Park Environmental Education Center, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Anti-Racism Coalition (NPARC)
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1rYqZtd.

Essential Skills for the Strategic Leader
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 9 am to 4 pm
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Staff Development Coalition Project
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1pONxfP.

Summer Social
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 5 pm to 6:30 pm
Washington Park Arboretum's Graham Visitors Center, Seattle
Presented by Northwest Development Officers Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/IYd6t7.

Turning Data into Dollars: Using the Power of Excel to Win Grants
Friday, Aug. 8, 9 am to 12 pm
South Seattle Community College, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1jOKFtC.

Advancing Missions Through Storytelling
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 10 am to 11:30 am
Yakima Valley Museum, Yakima
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1nSblyL.

Boards, Planning, Finance, Oh My! Nonprofit Resources for Fund and Organizational Development
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Yakima Valley Museum, Yakima
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/UxAy6j.

Making Long-Term Investments in Civic Health
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Seattle CityClub 
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1z46sGX.

Getting Ready for Fruitful Fall Fundraising
Thursday, Aug. 14, 12 pm to 1 pm
Webinar
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1yOrNF4.

Organizational Level Controls
Thursday, Aug. 21, 8 am to 9 am
Webinar
Presented by Shannon & Associates, LLP
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1tLXV6X.

Marketing Bequests: A Survey of 4,500 Donors 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

Digital Storytelling for Nonprofits
Thursday, Sep. 4, 12 pm to 1:30 pm
2100 Building
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1lr3Ydh.

How To Talk With Your Bank About Credit
Thursday, Sep. 4, 12 pm to 1 pm
Webinar
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1wy4b5o.

Board Chairs Academy - The Art of Nonprofit Leadership
Friday, Sep. 5, 8:30 am to 12 pm
Location TBD, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mlP112.

The Ultimate Grants Toolkit
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 9 am to 4 pm
Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1oBEP4r.

Nonprofit Network Gathering Brown Bag Lunch
Wednesday, Sep. 10, noon to 1:30 pm
Community Action Center, Pullman
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1pwPpGn.

Creating A Civil & Bully-Free Workplace
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 9 am to 1 pm
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, Sep. 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, Sep. 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, Sep. 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, Sep. 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, Sep. 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, Sep. 23, 8:30 am to 12 pm
Location TBD
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1qJl6BI.

Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations
Tuesday, Sep. 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, Sep. 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, Sep. 24, 9 am to 4 pm
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1qbfSe9.

Collective Impact
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Swedish Cultural Center
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
More information coming soon.

Ins and Outs of Running a Nonprofit: The Nonprofit Legal Checklist
Thursday, Sep. 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.

Knowing a Planned Giver 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.

King County ED Forum
Friday, Sep. 26, 8:30 am to 10:30 am
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1iIafyq.

Board Chairs Academy - The Science of Board Development
Friday, Sep. 26, 8:30 am to 12 pm
Location TBD, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mlP112.

Quickbooks Made Easy with Gregg Bossen
Monday, Sep. 29, 9 am to 4:30 pm
The Mountaineers Seattle Program Center
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1uzpgPs.

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

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

OCTOBER

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.

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

Symposium on Major Gifts
Friday, Oct. 10, 8 am to 5:30 pm
Marriott Waterfront, Seattle
Presented by Association of Fundraising Professionals - Washington Chapter (AFP - WA)
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1lpNB4r.

Board Chairs Academy - Board Involvement in Fundraising
Friday, Oct. 10, 8:30 am to 12 pm
Location TBD, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mlP112.

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

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.

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, Bellingham
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.

2014 PSGA Annual Conference
Wednesday, Oct. 29, Save the Date
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
Stay tuned for more information.

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.

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

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)

Board Chairs Academy - CEO Performance Planning and Review
Friday, Nov. 7, 8:30 am to 12 pm
Location TBD, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mlP112.

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.

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

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 Strategic Board of Directors
Friday, Dec. 12, 8:30 am to 12 pm
Location TBD, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mlP112.

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.