501 Commons' Events & Trainings
In addition to our services, we host a variety of events for nonprofit professionals. Whether you're looking to hone your presentation skills in a Mighty Mouth workshop or want to learn about search engine optimization (SEO) at a HandsOn Tech Corps brown bag, we have professional development opportunities to fit your needs.
We also host the ED Forum, in partnership with Global Washington. The ED Forum is designed to support peer networking and learning among nonprofit executives.
And our Leadership Speaker Series features renowned leaders discussing current issues to support your professional growth.
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Develop Your Professional Capacity
Upcoming or regularly scheduled events
- Salesforce Essentials - training for nonprofit organizations
- HandsOn Tech brown bags
- Executive Directors (ED) Forum - The next ED Forum will be January 17, 2014, 8:30-10:30 at the 2100 Building. Stay tuned for more details.
- Leadership Speaker Series (details below)
- Policy Governance workshop - scheduled each January and June, this workshop is for new board members of boards using Policy Governance or those that are interested in learning about this growing approach to high-value governance. The next workshop will be January 21, 2014.
Learn about our effort to expand access to training in WA State: Nonprofit Essentials Training (NET) Program
ED Forums are a low-effort, low-cost, and high-impact opportunity to gather with your executive director peers and learn from each other. Each forum gives you the chance to participate in three roundtable discussions led by an experienced executive director.
Participants share problems and solutions and trade tips and resources. For over a decade, ED Forum participants consistently report that they left with actionable information and an extra bounce in their step from networking with others in our field.
The next ED Forum is January 17, 8:30-10:30 at the 2100 Building. Stay tuned for additional 2014 ED Forum dates.
Leadership Speaker Series
These quarterly gatherings are an opportunity to delve into an issue impacted nonprofits, to share great stories and to meet other nonprofit leaders and emerging leaders. A little inspiration can be a good thing and a new contact may well become and important partner or a life-long friend.
If you have a topic you would like suggest or a speaker you would like to hear, let us know.