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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.

2017 | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER
2018 | JANUARY | FEBRUARY

September 2017

Legal Issues for Churches and Religious Organizations
Tuesday, Sept. 19, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3041373.

Essentials: Winning Online Content: Digital Marketing and Communication Techniques to Captivate Donors
Tuesday, Sept. 19, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Hearing, Speech and Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2sBdaHi.

Building Strong Volunteer Programs - Session 2: Engaging Millennials: From Stereotypes to Solutions
Tuesday, Sept. 19, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits, 501 Commons, Volunteer Centers of Washington, and Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2fndVlg.

TableTalks™ (4-session series) – Development/Fundraising Professionals
Choose either the morning or afternoon cohort
Wednesdays, Sept. 20, Oct. 11, Nov. 1, and Dec. 13, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, Sept. 20, Oct. 11, Nov. 1, and Dec. 13, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Non-Profit Works, Seattle
Presented by Janet Boguch @ Wide Angle Coaching & Non-Profit Works
For more information and to register, visit http://janetboguch.com/tabletalks-peer-learning.

Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat: How to Raise More Money for Your Organization
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Walla Walla Community College (Room 2024)
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2tIXuFK.

The Cause Selling Cycle: Philanthropy in Motion
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by City University of Seattle - Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2f0zNj4.

Innovative Evaluations
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 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/2qAvrCU.

Boards in Gear
Thursday, Sept. 21, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Grays Harbor College (Room 4134), Aberdeen
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2tCfbX6.

Supercharge Your Year-End Fundraising
Thursday, Sept. 21, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
415 Westlake, Seattle
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2wqRNxR.

Enter the Intranet: What Confluence Can Do For Your Nonprofit
Thursday, Sept. 21, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2uVe9mi.

TableTalks™ (4-session series) – Executive Leaders
Choose either the Thursday or Friday cohort
Thursdays, Sept. 21, Oct. 26, Nov. 16, and Dec. 14, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Fridays, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 17, and Dec. 15, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Non-Profit Works, Seattle
Presented by Janet Boguch @ Wide Angle Coaching & Non-Profit Works
For more information and to register, visit http://janetboguch.com/tabletalks-peer-learning.

Targeted Volunteer Recruitment
Monday, Sept. 25, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://targeted-volunteer-recruitment.eventbrite.com.

Essential Grantwriting
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Bainbridge Public Library, Bainbridge Island
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Building Strong Volunteer Programs - Session 3: Engaging Skilled Volunteers
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits, 501 Commons, Volunteer Centers of Washington, and Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2fndVlg.

TableTalks™ (4-session series) – Special Events Professionals
Thursdays, Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 28, and Dec. 19, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Non-Profit Works, Seattle
Presented by Janet Boguch @ Wide Angle Coaching & Non-Profit Works
For more information and to register, visit http://janetboguch.com/tabletalks-peer-learning.

Leading Edge: Connecting the Dots: Engaging Your Board with Financial Reports
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
The 2100 Building
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2sAMINP.

Essentials of Fundraising
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
City University of Seattle - Everett Campus, Everett
Presented by City University of Seattle - Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2eKWPh8.

TableTalks™ (4-session series) – Program Professionals
Wednesdays, Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 29, and Dec. 20, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Non-Profit Works, Seattle
Presented by Janet Boguch @ Wide Angle Coaching & Non-Profit Works
For more information and to register, visit http://janetboguch.com/tabletalks-peer-learning.

TableTalks™ (4-session series) – Individual/Major Gifts Professionals
Choose either the Thursday or Friday cohort
Thursdays, Sept. 28, Oct. 19, Nov. 9, and Dec. 21, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Fridays, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 17, and Dec. 15, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Non-Profit Works, Seattle
Presented by Janet Boguch @ Wide Angle Coaching & Non-Profit Works
For more information and to register, visit http://janetboguch.com/tabletalks-peer-learning.

Board Training in King County: Up Your Understanding of Nonprofit Financial Statements
Thursday, Sept. 28, 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://financialstatements2017.eventbrite.com.

September and other 2017 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

October 2017

Arts Business Clinic
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
TBD
Presented by Shunpike
For more information and to register, visit http://www.shunpike.org/programs-services/arts-business-clinic.

Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat - Year-End Fundraising (4-part online course)
Wednesdays and Fridays, Oct. 4, 6, 18, and 20, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2g8Lvf7.

Nonprofit Network Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Walla Walla Community College (Room 2024), Walla Walla
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2tBE3hE.

Northwest Washington Igniting Philanthropy Luncheon: The 6 Superpowers of a Small Shop Fundraiser
Thursday, Oct. 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Bellingham Golf & Country Club, Bellingham
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2ryvQJb.

Dealing with Conflict of Interest
Thursday, Oct. 5, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2w7Pcpk.

Executive Directors Forum
Friday, Oct. 6, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Pacific Tower (West Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2k4ZeE0.

Essential Grantwriting
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Olympia Center, Olympia
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Effective Online Donation Strategies
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2wryBPC.

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): The Science of Board Development
Thursday, Oct. 12, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Goodwill - Milgard Work Opportunity Center, Tacoma
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2vCGgrN.

Board Training in King County: What You Need to Know About Board Governance
Thursday, Oct. 12, 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://boardgovernance2017.eventbrite.com.

PSGA Panorama
Monday, Oct. 16, 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (can choose to attend only morning or afternoon session)
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit https://psga.memberclicks.net/2017-psga-panorama.

Martini Monday, Pitch Perfect: Crafting Your Quick Pitch
Monday, Oct. 16, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2sBcr8P.

Fall Nonprofit Technology Speed Geek
Monday, Oct. 16, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Atlas Workbase, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Tech4Good
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2xVP63V.

The Quick-Start Guide to Creating A+ Grant Proposals
Monday, Oct. 17, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties, Kennewick
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2w1rVXz.

Quarterly Policy Advisory Call
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Conference call
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2tEJuMg.

Essential Grantwriting
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Mission-Driven Website Planning Workshop
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Impact Hub Seattle, Seattle
Presented by MRW Web Design, Mark Root-Wiley
For more information and to register, visit https://mrwweb.com/mission-driven-website-planning-workshop.

AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19-20, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
City University of Seattle, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2s1H62b.

BoardSource Leadership Forum
Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19-20, all day
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle
Presented by BoardSource, including sessions with Collins Group, a division of Campbell & Company; Development Resources, inc.; Nancy Bell Evans Center on Nonprofits & Philanthropy; and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://boardsource.org/nonprofit-sector-news/boardsource-leadership-forum.

Dependable Strengths
Monday, Oct. 23 and Friday, Oct. 30, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Non-Profit Works, Seattle
Presented by Janet Boguch @ Wide Angle Coaching & Non-Profit Works
For more information and to register, visit http://janetboguch.com/dependable-strengths.

Essential Grantwriting
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
McMenamins Kennedy School, Portland
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Board Training in King County: Build a Stronger Board
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 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://strongerboard2017.eventbrite.com.

Inland Northwest Conference for the Greater Good
Thursday, Oct. 26, all day
Spokane Convention Center, Spokane
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2tITJQE.

South Sound Lunchtime Meeting
Thursday, Oct. 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/2qAvrCU.

Maximizing and Diversifying Support Through Planned Gifts
Thursday, Oct. 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2ryxaf5.

Bolder and Wiser: Nonprofit Advocacy Rights
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Part 1) and 12:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. (Part 2)
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Alliance for Justice, sponsored by 501 Commons and Win/Win
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2y97C8Y for Part 1 and http://bit.ly/2xchsI0 for Part 2.

October and other 2017 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

November 2017

2018 Changes to Washington Leave Laws
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2xw60G4.

National Philanthropy Day
Thursday, Nov. 2, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Westin, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit https://afpadvnw.memberclicks.net/npd.

Bankers' Hours Nonprofit Seminar Series: Online Fundraising During the Most Fruitful Week of the Year
Friday, Nov. 3, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
TBD
Presented by Pacific Continental Bank
Check back later for registration information.

WordCamp Seattle 2017
Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 4-5, all day
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Presented by WordCamp Seattle, featuring MRW Web Design, Mark Root Wiley
For more information and to register, visit https://2017.seattle.wordcamp.org.

Transitions: Next Steps Peer Learning Group
Mondays, Nov. 6, 20, Dec. 4, and 18, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Non-Profit Works, Seattle
Presented by Janet Boguch @ Wide Angle Coaching & Non-Profit Works
For more information and to register, visit http://janetboguch.com/transitions-next-steps.

Board Training in King County: Understanding the Path to Fundraising Success
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 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://fundraisingsuccess2017.eventbrite.com.

Essential Grantwriting
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): The Effective Fundraising Board
Thursday, Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Goodwill - Milgard Work Opportunity Center, Tacoma
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2vCGgrN.

The Business of Freelance Grantwriting
Friday, Nov. 10, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Essential Grantwriting
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Yakima YMCA
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

2017 Global Washington Annual Conference: Renewing Global Leadership
Wednesday, Nov. 29, all day
Bell Harbor International Conference Center, Seattle
Presented by Global Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://globalwa.org/events-center/2017-conference.

Essential Grantwriting
Thursday, Nov. 30, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
McMenamins Kennedy School, Portland
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

November and other 2017 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

December 2017

Executive Directors Forum
Friday, Dec. 1, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Pacific Tower (West Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2jqWVdn.

Board Training in King County: Storytelling Matters: Communicating Your Mission Made Easy
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 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://storytellingmatters2017.eventbrite.com.

Nonprofit Network Meeting
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Walla Walla Community College (Room 2024), Walla Walla
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2tiTR6j.

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): Fostering Leadership Continuity
Thursday, Dec. 7, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Goodwill - Milgard Work Opportunity Center, Tacoma
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2vCGgrN.

Essential Grantwriting
Thursday, Dec. 7, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Proposal Writing (Part 2)
Friday, Dec. 8, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The 2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

December and other 2017 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

January 2018

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): Board and Management Relations
Thursday, Jan. 4, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Goodwill - Milgard Work Opportunity Center, Tacoma
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2vCGgrN.

January and other 2018 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

February 2018

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): The Strategic Nonprofit & Its Board
Thursday, Feb. 1, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Goodwill - Milgard Work Opportunity Center, Tacoma
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2vCGgrN.

February and other 2018 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.