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iphone CalendarTake advantage of excellent learning and networking opportunities offered by service providers in the Nonprofit Resource Directory. Some events have 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 Nonprofit Resource Directory.

For a searchable catalog of trainings, conferences, learning programs, and other offerings from Resource Directory providers and others, visit Learning Connections too.

Due to the concerns about COVID-19, many of the events listed below may be cancelled, postponed, or converted to a webinar/conference call. Please check each listing for more information.

2020 | MAY | JUNE | JULY | AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER

2021 | JANUARY

May 2020

Where Do We Go From Here? Moving From Crisis Mode to Proactive Planning
Wednesday, May 27, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/35XkXDj.

Full Impact: BIPOC Link-Up
Wednesday, May 27, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Impact Hub Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/POC-Meetup.

Virtual Bookkeeping Solutions for Nonprofits (Webinar)
Wednesday, May 27, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://prs-transition-qb-online-apr2020.eventbrite.com.

Seattle Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, May 27, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2OLU6TV.

Tri-Cities Interim Executives Academy
Thursday & Friday, May 28-29, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Columbia Basin College, Pasco
Presented by Third Sector Company, Heritage University, and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://interimexecutivesacademy.com/tri-cities-academy.

Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits
Friday May 29, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Integrated Tax Services, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://nonprofitnetworkwa.org/event-calendar/event/1785.

The Bridge: Board Training
Saturday, May 30, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Impact Hub Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/bridge.

May and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

June 2020

The Business of Freelance Grantwriting
Mondays, June 1, 8, & 15, 6:00 to 6:45 p.m.
Online
Presented by Spark The Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit https://www.sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Understanding the Nonprofit Life Cycle: A Key to Delivering on Your Mission (part 1)
Tuesday, June 2, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2Wtvu63.

Let's Go Legal! Getting on the Right Road to Compliance and Protection
Wednesday, June 3, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3fLx2QC.

Certificate in Grantwriting
Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, & 22, 6:00 to 6:45 p.m.
Online
Presented by Spark The Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit https://www.sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Board Chairs Academy: The Strategic Board of Directors (part 1)
Thursday, June 4, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2zDLut7.

Board Chairs Academy – Part 6: The Strategic Board: Fostering Innovation to Advance the Cause
Thursday, June 4, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://boardchairsacademy.com/seattle.

Organizational Assessment: An Annual Snapshot of a Nonprofit's Performance & Potential
Thursday, June 4, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3dJr6WA.

Understanding the Nonprofit Life Cycle: A Key to Delivering on Your Mission (part 2)
Tuesday, June 9, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2Wtvu63.

Interim Executives Roundtable: The Touchy Subject of Organizational Viability
Wednesday, June 10, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3dM1Yyr.

Virtual Summer Social
Wednesday, June 10, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit https://conta.cc/3equohy.

2020 Annual Conference: Building Leaders Who Fundraise
Thursday and Friday, June 11-12, all day
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit https://afpadvancementnw.org/annual-conference.

Developing a Robust Donor Pipeline: How to Invigorate Your Qualification Efforts
Thursday, June 11, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Presented by Campbell & Company and AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit https://afpadvancementnw.org/annual-conference.

Stereotypes Be Gone! How Inherent Assumptions Hamper Donor and Fundraiser Relationships
Thursday, June 11, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Presented by Campbell & Company and AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit https://afpadvancementnw.org/annual-conference.

Building Buy-In For Your Big Idea: Lessons in Change Management
Thursday, June 11, 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Presented by Campbell & Company and AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit https://afpadvancementnw.org/annual-conference.

Board Chairs Academy: The Strategic Board of Directors (part 2)
Friday, June 12, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2zDLut7.

Board Chairs Academy – Part 6: The Strategic Board: Fostering Innovation to Advance the Cause
Friday, June 12, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Hotel RL, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/31ZHCMS.

Understanding the Nonprofit Life Cycle: A Key to Delivering on Your Mission (part 3)
Tuesday, June 16, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2Wtvu63.

Governance Matters: A More Powerful Board Through Policy Governance
Wednesday, June 17, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://governance-matters-june2020.eventbrite.com.

Charitable Solicitation: What Does it Take to be Compliant?
Thursday, June 18, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Harbor Compliance
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2wYd4QG.

Full Impact: BIPOC Link-Up
Wednesday, June 24, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/POC-Meetup.

South Sound Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, June 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2qfq9Sz.

Mastering the Evaluation Plan: Tips and Tools for a Collaborative Process
Tuesday, June 30, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3d9qA4d.

Certificate in Grantwriting
Tuesdays, June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug. 4, 11, & 18, 6:00 to 6:45 p.m.
Online
Presented by Spark The Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit https://www.sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

June and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

July 2020

True Program Costs and Innovation in Financial Strategy (part 1)
Tuesday, July 14, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2zy1g92.

Charitable Solicitation: What Does it Take to be Compliant?
Thursday, July 16, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Harbor Compliance
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2wYd4QG.

True Program Costs and Innovation in Financial Strategy (part 2)
Tuesday, July 21, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2zy1g92.

Seattle Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, July 22, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2oKabzc.

The Business of Freelance Grantwriting
Mondays, July 27, Aug. 3, & 10, 6:00 to 6:45 p.m.
Online
Presented by Spark The Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit https://www.sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

True Program Costs and Innovation in Financial Strategy (part 3)
Tuesday, July 28, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2zy1g92.

Full Impact: BIPOC Link-Up
Wednesday, July 29, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Impact Hub Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/POC-Meetup.

July and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

August 2020

Certificate in Grantwriting
Thursdays, Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, Sept. 3, 10, 17, & 24, 6:00 to 6:45 p.m.
Online
Presented by Spark The Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit https://www.sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

The Bridge: Board Training
Saturday, Aug. 22, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Impact Hub Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/bridge.

Full Impact: BIPOC Link-Up
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Impact Hub Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/POC-Meetup.

South Sound Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 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/2Paiw8l.

August and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

September 2020

Executive Director Forum
Friday, Sept. 11, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Pacific Tower (Suite 810), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://edforum-sept2020.eventbrite.com.

Boards on Fire! Inspiring Leaders to Raise Money Joyfully
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://boards-on-fire-september2020.eventbrite.com.

Seattle Lunchtime Program

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/37ZOqNy.

BoardTalks™ 2.0 (4-session series)
Mondays, Sept. 23, Oct. 28, Nov. 18, and Dec. 15, 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Non-Profit Works, Seattle
Presented by Wide Angle Coaching & TableTalks Peer Learning Groups
For more information and to register, visit https://janetboguch.com/boardtalks-peer-learning-support.

The Business of Freelance Grantwriting
Mondays, Sept. 28, Oct. 5, & 12, 6:00 to 6:45 p.m.
Online
Presented by Spark The Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit https://www.sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Full Impact: BIPOC Link-Up
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Impact Hub Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/POC-Meetup.

September and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

October 2020

Graduate Programs Open House
Friday, Oct. 2, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Seattle University Student Center, Seattle
Presented by Nonprofit Leadership at Seattle University
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2tFSJdG.

Certificate in Grantwriting
Tuesdays, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, & 24, 6:00 to 6:45 p.m.
Online
Presented by Spark The Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit https://www.sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Swank Gala & Auction
Saturday, Oct. 10, 6:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Fremont Studios, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/Swank.

The Bridge: Board Training
Saturday, Oct. 24, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Impact Hub Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/bridge.

Full Impact: BIPOC Link-Up
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Impact Hub Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/POC-Meetup.

South Sound Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 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/33MGmwa.

Certificate in Grantwriting
Wednesdays, Oct. 28, 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov. 4, 11, 18, & 25, 6:00 to 6:45 p.m.
Online
Presented by Spark The Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit https://www.sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

October and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

November 2020

The Business of Freelance Grantwriting
Mondays, Nov. 2, 9, & 16, 6:00 to 6:45 p.m.
Online
Presented by Spark The Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit https://www.sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Eat, Drink & Be Generous
Thursday, Nov. 12, time TBA
Location TBA
Presented by United Way of King County Volunteer Center
For more information and to register, visit https://www.uwkc.org/events/eat-drink-be-generous.

Full Impact: BIPOC Link-Up
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Impact Hub Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/POC-Meetup.

November and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

December 2020

The Business of Freelance Grantwriting
Mondays, Dec. 3, 10, & 17, 6:00 to 6:45 p.m.
Online
Presented by Spark The Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit https://www.sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Executive Director Forum
Friday, Dec. 4, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Pacific Tower (Suite 810), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://edforum-dec2020.eventbrite.com.

Full Impact: BIPOC Link-Up
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Impact Hub Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/POC-Meetup.

December and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

January 2021

Graduate Programs Open House
Saturday, Jan. 30, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Seattle University Student Center, Seattle
Presented by Nonprofit Leadership at Seattle University
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2tFSJdG.

January and other 2021 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.