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Featured Training & Networking Events

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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 | MARCH | APRIL | MAY | JUNE | JULY | AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER

March 2017

A "Taste" of Board Chairs Academy
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Goodwill - Milgard Work Opportunity Center, Tacoma
Presented by Third Sector Company, in partnership with United Way of Pierce County and Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2kyzGeO.

Essential Grantwriting
Wednesday, Mar. 29, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
East Central Community Center, Spokane
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Last Minute Hand-Offs: How to Hire a Freelance Grantwriter
Wednesday, Mar. 29, 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/1EvISco.

Client and Donor Information: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Privacy and Data Collection
Thursday, Mar. 30, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2m8QQlg.

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

April 2017

Essentials of Effective Volunteer Resources Management, A Course for Volunteer Management Professionals
Tuesday, April 4, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County Volunteer Center
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2nbvfrJ.

Essential Grantwriting
Wednesday, April 5, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Truth Be Told: Campaigns Affect Annual Giving...and How
TBD, April, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2jwr8J3.

14th Annual Seattle Funders Forum
Friday, Apr. 7, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Doubletree Suites, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2i8dREI.

Community Caucusing & Social Hour
Thursday, Apr. 13, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Puget Sound Community School, Seattle
Presented by Non-Profit Anti-Racism Coalition (NPARC)
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2oaEoW7.

Overview of Fundraising and Your Career
Thursday, Apr. 13, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2ibYnzK.

Master of Nonprofit Leadership Information Session
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Seattle University, Seattle
Presented by Nonprofit Leadership at Seattle University
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleu.edu/artsci/nonprofit-graduate.

Creating Videos to Inspire Fundraising & Engagement
Thursday, Apr. 20, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2mGAsLI.

Northwest Washington Igniting Philanthropy Luncheon: Four Fundraising Principles to Inspire Your Board, Staff & Volunteers Towards Philanthropy
Thursday, Apr. 20, 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/13Xi57T.

Roundtable for New Executives
Friday, April 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Pacific Tower (11th Floor), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://newedroundtable2017.eventbrite.com.

Nonprofit Budgeting
Tuesday, April 25, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Green River Commmunity College, Kent
Presented by Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2m4Os1Q.

Essentials of Effective Volunteer Resources Management, A Course for Volunteer Management Professionals
Tuesday, April 25, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County Volunteer Center
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2nbKeCb.

Good to Great Proposal Writing
Wednesday, April 26, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

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

May 2017

The Lean Learning Series (Session 1)
Monday, May 1, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
Central Library, Seattle
Presented by Impact Consultancy LLC
For more information and to register, visit https://www.impactconsultancy.org/events.

What You Need to Know to Serve on a Nonprofit Board
Thursday, May 4, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Conference call (no computer required)
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2h4HGHy.

The Visual Management Lab
Friday, May 5, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Impact Consultancy LLC
For more information and to register, visit https://www.impactconsultancy.org/events.

Martini Monday: How to Have a Great Informational Interview
Monday, May 8, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2ixuAyW.

Essential Grantwriting
Thursday, May 11, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Firstenburg Community Center, Vancouver, WA
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Essential Grantwriting
Wednesday, May 16, 10:00 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.

2017 Washington State Nonprofit Conference
Wednesday, May 17, all day
Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://www.wastatenonprofitconference.org.

Seattle Lunchtime Meeting
Wednesday, May 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1TKr0jV.

Human-Centered Design Workshop
Friday, May 19, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Impact Consultancy LLC
For more information and to register, visit https://www.impactconsultancy.org/events.

Hidden Treasure - Mid-Level Donors and Meeting Them on Their Journey
Wednesday, May 24, 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/2iXdE86.

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

June 2017

Northwest Washington Igniting Philanthropy Luncheon: Multichannel Fundraising: Effective Strategies
Thursday, June 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/2neVaCG.

Executive Directors Forum
Friday, June 2, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Pacific Tower (Suite #810), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2k1xaAQ.

The Lean Learning Series (Session 2)
Monday, June 1, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Impact Consultancy LLC
For more information and to register, visit https://www.impactconsultancy.org/events.

Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits Webinar
Thursday, June 8, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2i8czH9.

Forum on Strategic Fundraising
Thursday-Friday, June 15-16, all day
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2jwrIH3.

Serve Unites
Tuesday through Friday, June 20-23, all day
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Presented by Points of Light
For more information and to register, visit http://www.volunteeringandservice.org.

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

July 2017

The Lean Learning Series (Session 3)
Monday, July 10, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by Impact Consultancy LLC
For more information and to register, visit https://www.impactconsultancy.org/events.

Martini Monday: I Gave at the Office: How to Maximize Workplace Giving Results
Monday, July 10, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest Washington Chapter
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2iWjMvh.

Onboarding, Supervising, and Evaluating for Success
Tuesday, July 18, 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/2iWomcW.

Seattle Lunchtime Meeting
Wednesday, July 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Pacific Tower, Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/1TKr0jV.

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.

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

September 2017

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.

Essential Grantwriting
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 10:00 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.

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

October 2017

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.

The BoardSource Leadership Forum
Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19-20, all day
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle
Presented by BoardSource
For more information and to register, visit https://boardsource.org/nonprofit-sector-news/boardsource-leadership-forum.

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

November 2017

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.

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