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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.

2016 | FEBRUARY MARCHAPRIL | MAY | JUNE | JULY | AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER

February 2016

5 Simple Strategies to Keep More Donors
Friday, Feb. 5, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Bellingham Golf & Country Club
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1NJyaUc.

Martini Monday: Don't Just Fill the Room Get Your Donors Fired Up About Your Cause!
Monday, Feb. 8, 5 pm to 6:30 pm
Location TBD, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1NJyaUc.

Fostering Leadership Continuity for Your Nonprofit Organization
Tuesday, Feb. 9, time TBD
Location TBD
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/QXswlV.

The Practice of Leadership: Your Way of Being (Executive Leadership Series 2016)
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 3:30 pm to 5 pm
Grant House, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1OP9AvG.

Making a Difference: Being a Leader in the Non-Profit World
Thursday, Feb. 11, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Northeastern University Seattle campus, Seattle
Presented by Northeastern University Seattle
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1WYjQIf

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/1QIwEA1

Volunteer Management Conference
Thursday, Feb. 11, 9 am to 4 pm
Club Green Meadows, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington and Directors of Volunteer Programs Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1O5SP1X.

Recognizing When We're Protecting White People and How to Change the Narrative
Thursday, Feb. 11, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Solid Ground, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Anti-Racism Coalition
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1uJc1a5

Webinar: Email Campaign Strategies from Presidential Candidates Your Nonprofit Can Use
Thursday, Feb. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Webinar
Presented by iDonate
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1NUrvjC

Volunteer Management (2-part series)
Friday, Feb. 12 & 26, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen
Presented by Washington Nonprofits, Grays Harbor Community Foundation, Volunteer Centers of Washington & Nikki Russell (United Neighbors of Jefferson County)
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1ZOhbTh.

Style Matters for Grantwriters
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Hilltop Regional Health Center, Tacoma
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EvISco.

Facebook Ads for Nonprofits
Thursday, Feb. 18, noon to 1:30 pm
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1PSRf1o.

Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits (FUN) (for board members)
Thursday, Feb. 18, 9 a.m. to noon
Phinney Neighborhood Center, Seattle
Presented by Jacobson Jarvis, Washington Nonprofits, & the Office of the Secretary of State
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1ONzRAJ.

Fast Track Strategic Planning
Friday, Feb. 19, Noon to 3:00 p.m.
South King Council of Human Services, Burien
Presented by South King Council of Human Services and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1VN02Gv

Campaign Planning & Management
Monday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Mercy Corps Headquarters, Seattle
Presented by NTEN Lab Portland
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1WKGzY9.

Proofreading – Review of Common Writing Errors
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Seattle Central College, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1UzxMqX.

PR Gives Back 2016
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
415 Westlake, Seattle
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/pr-gives-back-2016

Accidental HR Manager
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 9:30 to Noon
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1midIx9.

Nonprofit Finance 101: What Every Board Member Needs to about Nonprofit Finance
Thursday, Feb. 25, noon to 1 p.m.
Online
Presented by Jacobson Jarvis, Washington Nonprofits, & the Office of the Secretary of State
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1OP1IKs.

Bridging Generational Differences in the Workplace
Monday, Feb. 29, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Staff Development Coalition Project at the Center for Learning Connections
For more information and to register, visit http://learningconnections.org/events/event/129/.

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

March 2016

Social Media: Legal Best Practices
Tuesday, March 1, noon to 2:00 p.m.
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind, Washington Nonprofits and the Office of the Secretary of State
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1VCI8pT

Speed Reading Financial Statements: Efficient Review Practices for Board Members
Tuesday, March 8, 8:30 a.m. to noon
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Jacobson Jarvis & United Way of King County Volunteer Center
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1NOF8o6.

Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat... Digging Deeper Part IV: Repeating Well
Tuesday, March 8, noon to 2 p.m.
Howard Johnson Hotel, Yakima
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1X4CXAC.

Report Writing and Document Design
Wednesday, March 9, 9 a.m. to noon
Seattle Central College, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1RoCzg8.

So You Want to Be a Nonprofit?
Wednesday, March 9, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Green River Community College, Kent Campus, Kent
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Q7qC9c

Storytelling for Board Members
Thursday, March 10, 8:30 am to 11:30 am
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County Volunteer Center & 501 Videos
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1QVDq8e.

How to Ease Your Board Into Fundraising
Tuesday, March 15, 10 am to 11 am
Online
Presented by Collins Group, a division of Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit http://collinsgroup.com/presentations/.

An Introduction to WordPress
Thursday, March 17, noon to 1:30 pm
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1QDjYfn.

Nonprofit Legal Clinic
Monday, March 21, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Seattle, WA
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2031TYQ

Diversity and the Changing Demographics of Donors
Thursday, March 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Hearing, Speech and Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EV05a5

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

April 2016

The “Value” Proposition: Your Way of Doing (Executive Leadership Series 2016)
Wednesday, April 13, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Grant House, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1OP9AvG.

Plan Your Work, Work Your Plan: The Basics of Fund Development
Thursday, April 14, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Bellevue, WA
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EV05a5

Google AdWords for Nonprofits
Thursday, April 21, noon to 1:30 pm
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1NUjivX.

Bellingham Luncheon: The Secret(s) to Raising More Money Through Storytelling
Thursday, April 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Bellingham Golf & Country Club, Bellingham
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EV05a5

Collaborative Campaigns: Working in Partnership to Achieve Greater Results
Wednesday, April 27, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Hearing, Speech and Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EV05a5

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

May 2016

Pre-Conference (Washington State Nonprofit Conference) Workshops
Monday, May 16, 10 am to 4 pm
Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue
Presented by Washington Nonprofits, Non Profit Insurance Program (NPIP), CliftonLarsonAllen, & others
For more information and to register, visit http://www.wastatenonprofitconference.org/.

Washington State Nonprofit Conference
Tuesday, May 17, time 8 am to 5 pm
Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue
Presented by Washington Nonprofits, Nancy Bell Evans Center on Nonprofits & Philanthropy, Philanthropy Northwest, United Ways of the Pacific Northwest, & 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://www.wastatenonprofitconference.org/.

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

June 2016

Team Building I: You and Your Staff (Executive Leadership Series 2016)
Wednesday, June 15, 3:30 pm to 5 pm
Grant House, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1OP9AvG.

Forum on Strategic Fundraising
Thursday & Friday, June 16 & 17, time TBA
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information, visit http://bit.ly/1PAEg9J.

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

July 2016

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

August 2016

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

September 2016

Team Building II: You and Your Board (Executive Leadership Series 2016)
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 3:30 pm to 5 pm
Grant House, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1OP9AvG.

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

October 2016

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

November 2016

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

December 2016

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

Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits (FUN) (for board members)
Thursday, Feb. 18, 9 am to noon
Phinney Neighborhood Center, Seattle
Presented by Jacobson Jarvis, Washington Nonprofits, & the Office of the Secretary of State
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1ONzRAJ.
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.