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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.

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AUGUST

Around the World in Seattle (Film Premiere)
Thursday, Aug. 27, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Wing Luke Museum, Seattle
Presented by GlobalWA and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1eeUN2D.

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.

NGO Roundtable with Adam Smith
Thursday, Sept. 3, 11 am to noon
Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County, Renton
Presented by GlobalWA
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1E03ncU.

Branding Through Social Media
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 10 am to 11:30 am
Online
Presented by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1DYtJ3T.

Asking Well: How to rite and design appeals that donors love giving to.
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 12 pm to 2 pm
Howard Johnson Hotel, Yakima
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1WV2UDB.

Nonprofit Excellence Awards Reception
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 5 pm to 7 pm
Heathman Lodge, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Nv7HaN.

Trends in Grantmaking: A Conversation with Jeff Clarke, CEO of Philanthropy NW
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1jOKFtC.

Building Stronger Volunteer Programs: Engaging Volunteers
Wednesday, Sept. 9, noon to 1 pm
Online
Presented in partnership between Washington Nonprofits, Volunteer Centers of Washington and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1En6S24.

Essentials of Fundraising
Thursday, Sept. 10, 3:30 pm to 6 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Mz61g4.

Hive Mind #3: Cross-Pollination
Thursday, Sept. 10, 6 pm to 8 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Jnp0rU.

King County ED Forum
Friday, Sept. 11, 8:30 am to 10:30 am
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1DsViMS.

A Night of Comedy wtih Hasan Minhaj
Saturday, Sept. 12, 5 pm to 8 pm
ACT Theatre, Seattle
Presented by GlobalWA
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1E03ncU.

Fundraising Communications 1 - Your Case for Support
Monday, Sept. 14, 10 am to 11 am
Webinar
Presented by Collins Group
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1NEptcy.

Spokane Nonprofit Network Meeting/Brown Bag Lunch
Monday, Sept. 14, noon to 1:30 pm
Spokane County United Way, Spokane
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1F39UmG.

Getting Beyond the Like: Using Social Media to Cultivate Deeper Commitment
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 10 am to 11:30 am
Online
Presented by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1DYtJ3T.

Legal Issues for Churches and Religious Organizations
Wednesday, Sept. 16, noon to 2:30 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1LitRdc.

Building Stronger Volunteer Programs: Using Skilled Volunteers
Wednesday, Sept. 16, noon to 1 pm
Online
Presented in partnership between Washington Nonprofits, Volunteer Centers of Washington and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1En6S24.

Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1 pm to 4 pm
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, Redmond
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/QXswlV.

Executive Director Roundtable
Thursday, Sept. 17, noon to 1 pm
GlobalWA Office, Seattle
Presented by GlobalWA
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1E03ncU.

Day of Caring
Friday, Sept. 18
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register for a project, visit http://bit.ly/1NYiecJ.

2015 AFP Advancement Northwest Symposium on Major Gifts
Friday, Sept. 18, 8 am to 5:30 pm
Seattle Waterfront Marriott
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
Fore more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1DfJH91.

The Art of Nonprofit Leadership
Friday, Sept. 18, 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/1K4HCw6.

Integrating Social media Channels (and Other Communications)
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 10 am to 11:30 am
Online
Presented by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1DYtJ3T.

Open Reflections on Nonprofit Culture
Tuesday, Sept. 22, noon to 1 pm
Webinar
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1F3aq48.

Gearing Up for #GivingTuesday
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 10 am to 11 am
Webinar
Presented by Collins Group
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1hlazua.

Building Strong Volunteer Programs: Recognizing Volunteers
Wednesday, Sept. 23, noon to 1 pm

Online
Presented in partnership between Washington Nonprofits, Volunteer Centers of Washington and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1En6S24.

WordPress + Social Media = Engagement
Thursday, Sept. 24, noon to 1:30 pm
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1JjgrPM.

Exceptional Boards: How to build a powerful and successful ED/Board Chair Team
Thursday & Friday, Sept. 24 & 25, 9 am to 3 pm
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1IbzV4v.

SNAP! Senior Network of Advancement Professionals - Managing the Executive Director Relationship
Friday, Sept. 25, 8 am to 10:30 am
Location TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1OFwtmx.

Speed Reading Financial Statements: Efficient Review Practices for Board Members
Friday, Sept. 25, 8:30 am to noon 
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1HU6vLZ.

Emotional Intelligence: Effective Communication & Influence
Friday, Sept. 25, 9 am to 4:30 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Staff Development Coalition
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1MSW8K0.

Getting Started with Social Media Fundraising
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 10 am to 11:30 am
Online
Presented by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1DYtJ3T.

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

OCTOBER

United Way of King County Annual Breakfast
Thursday, Oct. 1, 7 am to 9 am
Paramount Theatre, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1En3LH0.

The Art of Nonprofit Leadership
Thursday, Oct. 1, 8:30 am to noon
Community Youth Services, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1MduDeS.

Microenterprise 101
Thursday, Oct. 1, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Perkins Coie, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1JY0Xmc.

Measuring Your Social Media Efforts
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 10 am to 11:30 am
Online
Presented by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1DYtJ3T.

Volunteer Screening, Orientation and Placement: Using a Risk Management Lens
Thursday, Oct. 8, 8 am to 10 am
Kirkland City Hall, Kirkland
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1ALvLlW.

Bridging Generational Differences in the Workplace
Thursday, Oct. 8, 9 am to 4 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Staff Development Coalition
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1WWOtPq.

Golden 2015
Friday, Oct. 9, 7:30 pm to 10 pm
Town Hall, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1SoNdS4.

Swank Auction & Gala
Saturday, Oct. 10, 6 pm
Fremont Studios, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1NXQzIH.

Martini Monday - Diversity & Inclusion
Monday, Oct. 12, 5 pm to 6:30 pm
Blueacre Seafood, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1eH1Cd4.

Creating a Social Media Policy
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 10 am to 11:30 am
Online
Presented by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1DYtJ3T.

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/QXswlV.

Nuts & Bolts of Nonprofit Law, Part 2: Maintaining Nonprofits
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 9 am to noon
Perkins Coie, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1KiKKXn.

Incentive Compensation in Healthcare Philanthropy
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 10 am to 11 am
Webinar
Presented by Collins Group
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Kqm3IC.

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 NonprofitsAFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1mqGwAH.

Facebook Strategies for Nonprofits
Thursday, Oct. 15, noon to 1:30 pm
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1LBMkFc.

The Science of Board Development
Friday, Oct. 16, 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/1K4HCw6.

Strategic Issues Seminar - Creative Stewardship Opportunities That Led to Great Gifts
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Lewis Creek Visitor Center, Bellevue
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Mz7cfj.

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
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1jOKFtC.

Inland Northwest Conference for Greater Good
Thursday, Oct. 22
Spokane Convention Center, Spokane
Presented by Non Profit Insurance Program, Wayfind, and others
For more information and to register, visit http://www.inwconference.org/.

IMPACT! the 2015 PSGA Annual Conference
Thursday, Oct. 22 
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Hko8Qn.

Internal Controls for Nonprofits - South King County ONLY
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 4 pm to 6 pm
Green River Community College, Kent
Presented by Wayfind
Stay tuned for more information.

Exploring Implicit Bias and Intersectionality
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 9 am to 4 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Staff Development Coalition
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1MSWoZi.

The Science of Board Development
Thursday, Oct. 29, 8:30 am to noon
Community Youth Services, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1MduDeS.

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

NOVEMBER

Arts & Culture Philanthropy in the Northwest
Tuesday, Nov. 4, noon to 1 pm
Webinar
Presented by Collins Group
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1F347h1.

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.

The Art of Nonprofit Leadership
Thursday, Nov. 5, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, Redmond
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Kb2IvL.

Nonprofit Bylaws Workshop
Thursday, Nov. 5, noon to 2 pm
Online
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1H3Pbi0.

Ready Your School Community For Special Campaign
Sunday, Nov. 8, 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm
Hotel Murano, Tacoma
Presented by Collins Group
Stay tuned for more information.

Spokane Nonprofit Network Meeting/Brown Bag Lunch
Monday, Nov. 9, noon to 1:30 pm
Spokane County United Way, Spokane
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1KSkQFL.

Thanking Well
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 12 pm to 2 pm
Howard Johnson Hotel, Yakima
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1WV2UDB.

Board Involvement In Fundraising
Thursday, Nov.12, 8:30 am to noon
Community Youth Services, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1MduDeS.

National Philanthropy Day
Thursday, Nov. 12, 11 am to 1:30 pm
The Westin Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1IP19U9.

The Legals Ins and Outs of Nonprofit Fundraising
Thursday, Nov. 12, noon to 2:30 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1LvFLBo.

Hive Mind #4: Buzz
Thursday, Nov. 12, 6 pm to 8 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1GWkPmG.

Board Involvement In Fundraising
Friday, Nov. 13, 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/1K4HCw6.

Understanding Adaptive Leadership: Tackling Tough Challenges & Thriving
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 9 am to 4 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Staff Development Coalition
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1PD7uAV.

Essentials of Fundraising - Growing Your Development Program
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1gufHw9.

Fiscal Sponsorship
Thursday, Nov. 19, noon to 2 pm
Online
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1I2JXXT.

SNAP! Senior Network of Advancement Professionals: Managing Growth & Diversity
Friday, Nov. 20, 8 am to 9:30 am
Location TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1IP3Iph.

Martini Monday: Funder's Panel
Monday, Nov. 30, 5 pm to 6:30 pm
Blueacre Seafood, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1IP3PkE.

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

DECEMBER

The Ethics of Board Service and Representing Nonprofits
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 9 am to noon
K&L Gates, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
Stay tuned for more information.

The Science of Board Development
Thursday, Dec. 3, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, Redmond
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Kb2IvL.

Arts Business Clinic
Thursday, Dec. 3, 6 pm to 8 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/17Ib1hH.

When Science meets Art: Using Data to Build Meaningful Relationships with K-12 Donors
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 10 am to 11 am
Webinar
Presented by Collins Group
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1En0YO3.

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/QXswlV.

GlobalWA 7th Annual Conference - Disruptive Development
Thursday, Dec. 10, 8 am to 5 pm
Bell Harbor International Conference Center, Seattle
Presented by Global Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1P04WM0.

Strategic Issues Seminar: Major Gifts
Thursday, Dec. 10, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1SoO2h5.

Essential Elements of Succession Planning
Friday, Dec. 11, 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/1K4HCw6.

Essential Elements of Succession Planning
Thursday, Dec. 17, 8:30 am to noon
Community Youth Services, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1MduDeS.

King County ED Forum
Friday, Dec. 18, 8:30 am to 10:30 am
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1NEvCpi.

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

January 2016

Board Involvement In Fundraising
Thursday, Jan. 7, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, Redmond
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Kb2IvL.

Reporting Well
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 12 pm to 2 pm
Howard Johnson Hotel, Yakima
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1WV2UDB.

Chief Executive Performance Planning & Review
Thursday, Jan. 14, 8:30 am to noon
Community Youth Services, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1MduDeS.

MLK Day of Service
Monday, Jan. 18 
Presented by United Way of King County
For more information and to find a project, visit http://bit.ly/1Ub9sz4.

Chief Executive Performance Planning & Review
Friday, Jan. 22, 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/1K4HCw6.

More January and other 2016 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

February 2016

Essential Elements of Succession Planning
Thursday, Feb. 4, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, Redmond
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Kb2IvL.

The Strategic Board of Directors
Thursday, Feb. 11, 8:30 am to noon
Community Youth Services, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1MduDeS.

The Strategic Board of Directors
Friday, Feb. 19, 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/1K4HCw6.

More February and other 2016 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

March 2016

Chief Executive Performance Planning & Review
Thursday, Mar. 3, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, Redmond
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Kb2IvL.

Repeating Well
Tuesday, Mar. 8, 12 pm to 2 pm
Howard Johnson Hotel, Yakima
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1WV2UDB.

More March and other 2016 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

April 2016

The Strategic Board of Directors
Thursday, Apr. 7, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, Redmond
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Kb2IvL.

More April and other 2016 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

May 2016

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June 2016

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July 2016

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August 2016

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September 2016

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October 2016

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November 2016

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December 2016

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