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Featured Training & Networking Events

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2016 | APRIL | MAY | JUNE | JULY | AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER

May 2016

May Seattle Lunchtime Meeting
Wednesday, May 25, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Panoramic Center, Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EvISco.

Plan Your Work, Work Your Plan: The Basics of Fund Development
Wednesday, May 25, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EV05a5.

South Bend: Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits
Thursday, May 26, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Willapa Harbor Community Center, South Bend
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Wd5vZt.

The Legal Ins and Outs of the Form 990: The Nonprofit Tax Return
Thursday, May 26, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1NJQxJv

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

June 2016

Happy Hour Book Club - "Thanks for the Feedback" by Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen
Wednesday, June 1, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Latte De Coffee House & Wine Bar, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington and Community Mediation Services
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Sigtfo.

AM Book Club - "Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes are High" Second Edition by Kerry Patterson, et al
Thursday, June 2, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Latte Da Coffee House & Wine Bar, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington and Community Mediation Services
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Sig.

Whidbey Island: Boards in Gear
Wednesday, June 1, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran Church Annex, Freeland
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Wd5EvY.

Central Washington Conference for Greater Good
Thursday, June 2, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Yakima Convention Center, Yakima
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1MGnxSk.

June Executive Director Forum
Friday, June 3, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Suite 810, Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1UD0iti.

Bellingham: Boards in Gear
Wednesday, June 8, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
St. Luke's Community Health Education Center, Bellingham
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1TPMtIx.

Wenatchee: Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits
Wednesday, June 8, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cordell, Neher & Company, Wenatchee
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1qCZlpF.

A Taste of The Third Sector Company’s Board Chairs Academy
Thursday, June 9, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
American Red Cross, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://thirdsectorcompany.com/board-chairs-academy

Aberdeen: Boards in Gear
Thursday, June 9, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1QkWRkK.

Fostering Leadership Continuity for your Non-Profit Organization – A Succession Planning Workshop
Thursday, June 9, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
American Red Cross, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://thirdsectorcompany.com/fostering-leadership-continuity/

Fast Pitch: Taking Risks to Change the World
Thursday, June 9, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center, Seattle
Presented by Global Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1YFKEgv.

Essentials of Effective Volunteer Resource Management
Friday, June 10, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County Volunteer Center
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1NAwDk7.

Grantwriting 101
Friday, June 10, 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Hilltop Regional Health Center, Tacoma
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1TKr0jV

Fast & East 501c3 Tax Exemption? The New Form 1023 EZ
Thursday, June 14, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Northeast Community Center, Spokane
Presented by Wayfind and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1RnKPYu

Tacoma: Boards in Gear
Tuesday, June 14, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Tacoma Community College, Tacoma
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1SXS36I.

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.

June South Sound Lunchtime Meeting
Wednesday, June 15, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Hilltop Regional Health Center, Community Room, Tacoma
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EvISco.

The Quick-Start Guide to Creating a Winning Grant Proposal
Thursday, June 16, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Adrift Hotel, Long Beach
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1VhrSht.

Webinar: Preparing for FLSA Overtime Rule Change
Thursday, June 16, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1Sav8rt.

Forum on Strategic Fundraising
Thursday & Friday, June 16 & 17, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information, visit http://bit.ly/1PAEg9J.

Funder's Roundtable
Friday, June 24, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by Washington Nonprofits, 501 Commons, and M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1QkYrTR.

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

July 2016

Martini Monday: How to Work a Room
Monday, July 11, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Orfeo, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EV05a5.

QuickBooks Made Easy
Thursday, July 14
Part 1: Essentials: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Part 2: Advanced: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons and QuickBooks Made Easy
For more information and to register, visit
http://bit.ly/1QGeQ5Z.

Policy Governance® workshop
Thursday, July 14, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Suite 810, Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
Please check back for registration information.

Leading Edge: Business Planning as a Strategic Tool for Fundraisers
Tuesday, July 19, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EV05a5.

July Seattle Lunchtime Meeting
Wednesday, July 27, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Panoramic Center, Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EvISco.

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

August 2016

August South Sound Lunchtime Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Hilltop Regional Health Center, Community Room, Tacoma
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EvISco.

Art of the Ask: Preparing for Your Big Year-End Gifts
Friday, Aug. 19, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EV05a5.

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.

AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
Friday & Saturday, Sept. 16-17, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. each day
Jefferson Building, Seattle University, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1YG13ls.

Essentials: Finance and Fundraising: The Language of Money
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Seattle University, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1OBYbQU.

September Seattle Lunchtime Meeting
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Panoramic Center, Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EvISco.

Leading Edge: Lessons Big & Small Shops Can Learn from Each Other
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Mercer Island Community & Event Center, Mercer Island
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1OBYbQU.

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

October 2016

2016 PSGA Annual Conference: Persuasion: Storytelling & More for Grantseeking Success
Thursday, Oct. 6, all day
The Conference Center at the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://www.grantwriters.org/annual-conference.

Northwest Washington Igniting Philanthropy Luncheon
Thursday, Oct. 6, 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/1OBYbQU.

October Executive Director Forum
Friday, Oct. 7, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Panoramic Center, Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
Check back later for speaker and registration information.

Martini Monday: Communicate Your Cause with Compelling Results
Monday, Oct. 17, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Orfeo, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1OBYbQU.

October South Sound Lunchtime Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Hilltop Regional Health Center, Community Room, Tacoma
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EvISco.

Leading Edge: How Good is Your Governance Triangle? Essential Traits of Strong Nonprofit Leadership Teams
Thursday, Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Seattle University, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1OBYbQU.

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

November 2016

National Philanthropy Day
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
The Westin Seattle, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1OBYbQU.

Essentials: The Path to a Fulfilling Fundraising Career
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Mercer Island Community & Event Center, Mercer Island
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1OBYbQU.

2016 Independent Sector National Conference
Wednesday to Friday, Nov. 16-18, all day
Washington Hilton, Washington D.C.
Presented by Independent Sector
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1OMNAb0

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

December 2016

December Executive Director Forum
Friday, Dec. 2, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Panoramic Center, Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
Check back later for speaker and registration information.

PSGA 6th Annual South Sound Funders Forum
Friday, Dec. 2, 8:00 to 11:15 a.m.
University of Puget Sound, Wheelock Student Center, Tacoma
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1EvISco.

Global Washington's 8th Annual Conference
Thursday, Dec. 8, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Bell Harbor International Conference Center, Seattle
Presented by Global Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1YFKXIa.

Leading Edge: Leadership: Working Together for Change in the Sector
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 4:30 to 6:30 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/1OBYbQU.

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