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Featured Training & Networking Events

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2017 | JULY | AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER

July 2017

The Ultimate Grant Proposal Blueprint
Mondays, July 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug. 7, 14, 21, & 28, new videos released weekly
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and GrantsMagic U
For more information and to register, visit http://www.grantsmagic.org/blueprint-WN.

The Ask: Everything you need to know!
Wednesday, July 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
City University of Seattle - Everett Campus
Presented by City University of Seattle - Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2ty1uZw.

Grantwriting's Thorniest Challenges
Wednesday, July 26, 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/2vhSxAo.

The Ask: Everything you need to know!
Thursday, July 27, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
City University of Seattle - Renton Campus
Presented by City University of Seattle - Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2sqIWWP.

AFP Advancement Northwest's 2017 Summer Social
Thursday, July 27, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Pyramid Brewing, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2qUpL75.

Roundtable for New Nonprofit Executives
Friday, July 28, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2qQoX3h.

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

August 2017

CFRE Overview Session
Tuesday, Aug. 1, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2j1SbJr.

Establishing Tech Policies to Protect Your Nonprofit
Thursdays, Aug. 10, 17, and 24, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Idealware in partnership with Washington Nonprofits, 501 Commons, and Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/Policy2017.

August Member Call (topic TBD)
Friday, Aug. 11, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Conference call
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2tEe6xy.

Essentials: Audience Development for Events
Tuesday, Aug. 15, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Hearing, Speech and Deafness Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2sAWnnA.

Supercharge Your Board for Fundraising!
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 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/2u78B8d.

Supercharge Your Board for Fundraising!
Thursday, Aug. 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
City University of Seattle - Renton Campus, Renton
Presented by City University of Seattle - Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2vGe4UB.

South Sound Lunchtime Meeting
Thursday, Aug. 24, 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.

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

September 2017

Essential Grantwriting
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 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.

Nonprofits and the Minimum Wage - What have we learned?
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2syVmQH.

Proposal Writing
Thursday, Sept. 14, 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.

Mission-Driven Website Planning Workshop
Thursday, Sept. 14, 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.

Day of Caring
Friday, Sept. 15, all day
Presented by United Way of King County Volunteer Center
For more information and to register, visit https://www.uwkc.org/events/day-of-caring.

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.

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.

Seattle Lunchtime Program
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.

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.

Essential Grantwriting
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Bainbridge Public Library, Bainbridge Island
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

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.
TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2sAMINP.

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.

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.

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.

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 Building, Olympia
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Puget Sound Grantwriters Association 2017 Annual Conference
Thursday, Oct. 12, all day
Washington State Convention Center (The Conference Center), Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2qAvrCU.

PSGA Panorama
Monday, Oct. 16, time TBA
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
Registration information not available yet

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.

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.

AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19-20, all day
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.

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.

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

November 2017

National Philanthropy Day
Thursday, Nov. 2, times TBD
The Westin, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit https://afpadvnw.memberclicks.net/npd.

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.

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.

The Business of Freelance Grantwriting
Friday, Nov. 10, 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.

Essential Grantwriting
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Yakima YMCA, Yakima
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.

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.

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