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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.

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

JANUARY

Boards in Fire! Inspiring Leaders to Raise Money Joyfully
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 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/1AIIfJx.

OMB Update - Indirect Cost Rate
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 10 am to 11 am
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1rY7nZU.

Fleshing Out an Accessible, Usable, and Polished Website: The Complete Nonprofit Website Toolkit
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 10 am  - 11:30 am
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits, 501 Commons, the Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington and Idealware
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/14vIU3Q.

Creative (Grant) Writing, or What We Can All Learn from the Brothers Grimm
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Swedish Cultural Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1B1P4Gn.

The Language of Impact: using words to make the world a better place
Thursday, Jan. 29, 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.

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

FEBRUARY

Speed Reading Financial Statements: Efficient Review Practices for Board Members
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 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/149vkmc.

Let's Get Technical: The Complete Nonprofit Website Toolkit
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 10 am  - 11:30 am
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits, 501 Commons, the Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington and Idealware
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/14vIU3Q.

Essentials of Effective Volunteer Resource Management 101
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 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/1x0Uon8.

Arts Business Clinic
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 6 pm to 8 pm
Impact Hub, Seattle
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1AQy4Ax.

Social Media and Crowdfunding: What Are The Legal Issues Your Nonprofit Needs To Know?
Thursday, Feb. 5, noon to 2 pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/14CJXz4.

Women Leaders in Philanthropy
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2 pm to 4 pm
The Harbor Club, Seattle
Presented by GlobalWA and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1FXkReH.

Boards in Gear Training - Mason County
Friday, Feb. 6, noon to 4:30 pm
Mason County PUD #3, Shelton
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/13TzG0h.

Volunteer Screening, Orientation and Placement: Using a Risk Management Lens
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 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/1x0WfbC.

Defining Your Priorities and Moving Forward: The Complete Nonprofit Website Toolkit
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 10 am  - 11:30 am
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits, 501 Commons, the Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington and Idealware
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/14vIU3Q.

2015 Nonprofit Legislative Reception
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 5:30 pm to 7 pm
Governor's Mansion, Olympia
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and others
For more information and to register, visit http://conta.cc/1u0nTda.

Salesforce Essentials - Training for Nonprofit Organizations
Thursday, Feb. 12, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Bethaday Community Learning Space, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1xH2YeP.

How do we talk to people about race and racism?
Thursday, Feb. 12, 3 pm to 5 pm
Solid Ground, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Anti-Racism Coalition (NPARC)
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1uJc1a5.

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.

Volunteer Management Conference with DVPA
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 8:30 am to 4:15 pm
Club Green Meadows, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1yctNcB.

PSGA South Sound Meeting
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Swedish Cultural Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
More details coming soon.

How to Pick a WordPress Plugin / WordPress Work & Support Lab
Monday, Feb. 19, 12pm to 1:30pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1BLUfe9.

Managing Federal Funds: What Nonprofits Need to Know About the OMB Updated Guidance
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 12 pm to 1 pm
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1zPLA9J.

Intercultural Communication in the Workplace
Monday, Feb. 23, 9am to 4pm
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Staff Development Coalition at the Center for Learning Connections
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1DGrNe6.

OMB Update - Applying for a Federal Indirect Cost Rate
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 10 am to 11 am
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and others
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1BAWD3B.

Nuts & Bolts of Nonprofit Law, Part 1 (South King County Only)
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 11:30 am to 3 pm
Tukwila Community Center, Tukwila
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1AfEh69.

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

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.

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
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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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