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501 Commons' Events & Trainings

Event 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 501 Talks Tech training, 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.

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Develop Your Professional Capacity

Upcoming or regularly scheduled events

  • 501 Talks Tech trainings
  • Executive Directors (ED) Forums - details below
  • Exceptional Boards: How to build a powerful and successful ED/Board Chair Team (stay tuned for new date)
  • Mighty Mouth workshop - scheduled upon request
  • Policy Governance workshop

Register for our upcoming How to Grow Your WordPress Site workshop on Thurs, July 30.

Learn about our effort to expand access to training in WA State: Nonprofit Essentials Training (NET) Program.

ED Forums

ED Forums are a low-effort, low-cost, and high-impact way 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 sector.

June 3rd ED Forum 8:30 - 10:30 AM

Stay Current with Our Events

501 Commons' events delve into an issue impacting nonprofits, provide a place to share great stories, and help you meet other nonprofit leaders and emerging leaders. New knowledge and inspiration are essential. Plus, a new contact may well become an important partner or life-long friend.

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