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Featured Training & Networking Events

Opportunities to grow yourself and your organization

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

2017 | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER
2018 | JANUARY | FEBRUARY | MARCH | APRIL | MAY | JUNE

November 2017

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.

QuickBooks 3-Day Webinar Series - Online Edition
Tuesday through Thursday, Nov. 28-30, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by QuickBooks Made Easy
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2lcYyhK.

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.

Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat
Thursday, Nov. 30, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Hal Holmes Community Center, Ellensburg
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2zmdL3n.

Essential Grantwriting (part one)
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

South Sound Funders Forum
Friday, Dec. 1, 8:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2i11Z68.

Proposal Writing (part two)
Friday, Dec. 1, 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.

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.

Boards in Gear
Saturday, Dec. 2, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
WSU Extension - Stevens County, Colville
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2hNs5un.

Stop Putting out Fires, Start Using LEAN: Continuous Improvement 101
Tuesday, Dec. 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.

The Nonprofit Social Media Success Toolkit (6-part series): Branding Through Social Media
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Idealware, 501 Commons, and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2yzOllv.

Donor Stewardship: Helping You Support Your Donors in 2018!
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 11:00 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/2mPpHrY.

Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and Jacobson Jarvis & Co, PLLC
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2y9z3zJ.

Board Training in King County: Storytelling Matters: It's Your Turn: The Role of the Board Chair
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://roleofboardchair2017.eventbrite.com.

Donor Stewardship (outside Seattle only)
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 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/2yR5xjn. Use the code CITU100 for free admission!

Donor Stewardship: Helping You Support Your Donors in 2018!
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
City University of Seattle - Seattle Campus, Seattle
Presented by City University of Seattle - Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2jGS3U1.

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 (part one)
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.

Donor Stewardship: Helping You Support Your Donors in 2018!
Thursday, Dec. 7, 11:00 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/2zldfpE.

Nonprofit Legal Checklist
Thursday, Dec. 7, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and Wayfind
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2iAkezG.

Proposal Writing (part two)
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.

2017 Re-Wire Policy Conference
Tuesday, Dec. 12, all day
Hilton Seattle Airport Conference & Convention Center, SeaTac
Presented by Washington State Wire, Washington Public Utility Districts Association, and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2AgUq7c.

The Nonprofit Social Media Success Toolkit (6-part series): Getting Beyond the Like: Using Social Media to Cultivate Deeper Commitment
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Idealware, 501 Commons, and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2yzOllv.

QuickBooks for Nonprofits
Tuesday through Thursday, Dec. 12, 13, & 14, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and Jacobson Jarvis & Co, PLLC
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2lUqVRW.

Boards in Gear
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
WSU Extension - Stevens County, Colville
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2lYERdS.

The Nonprofit Social Media Success Toolkit (6-part series): Integrating Social Media with Your Other Communications Channels
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Idealware, 501 Commons, and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2yzOllv.

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.

The Nonprofit Social Media Success Toolkit (6-part series): Getting Started with Social Media Fundraising
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Idealware, 501 Commons, and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2yzOllv.

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): The Art of Nonprofit Leadership
Friday, Jan. 12, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2hQKmXv.

The Nonprofit Social Media Success Toolkit (6-part series): Measuring Your Social Media Efforts
Tuesday, Jan 16, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Idealware, 501 Commons, and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2yzOllv.

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): The Art of Nonprofit Leadership
Friday, Jan. 19, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Room 204), Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2zm1zCg.

The Nonprofit Social Media Success Toolkit (6-part series): Creating a Social Media Policy
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Idealware, 501 Commons, and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2yzOllv.

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

February 2018

Board Training in King County: Fostering Positive Board/Staff Relations
Thursday, Feb. 1, 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://positiverelations2018.eventbrite.com.

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.

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): The Science of Board Development
Friday, Feb. 2, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2hQKmXv.

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): The Science of Board Development
Friday, Feb. 16, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Room 204), Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2zm1zCg.

Board Training in King County: Boards on Fire! Inspiring Leaders to Raise Money Joyfully
Friday, Feb. 16, 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-fire2018.eventbrite.com.

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

March 2018

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): Board Involvement in Fundraising
Friday, Mar. 2, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2hQKmXv.

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): Board Involvement in Fundraising
Friday, Mar. 16, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Room 204), Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2zm1zCg.

Board Training in King County: Storytelling Made Easy
Thursday, Mar. 22, 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://storytellingmadeeasy2018.eventbrite.com.

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): Fostering Leadership Continuity
Friday, Mar. 30, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2hQKmXv.

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

April 2018

Board Training in King County: Up Your Understanding of Nonprofit Financial Statements
Thursday, Apr. 5, 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://financialstatements2018.eventbrite.com.

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): Fostering Leadership Continuity
Friday, Apr. 13, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Room 204), Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2zm1zCg.

Board Training in King County: Define, Measure, and Achieve Fundraising Success
Thursday, Apr. 19, 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://fundraisingsuccess2018.eventbrite.com.

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): Board and Management Relations
Friday, Apr. 27, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2hQKmXv.

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

May 2018

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): Board and Management Relations
Friday, May. 11, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Room 204), Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2zm1zCg.

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

June 2018

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): The Strategic Nonprofit & Its Board
Friday, June 1, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2hQKmXv.

Board Chairs Academy (6-part series): The Strategic Nonprofit & Its Board
Friday, June 1, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Room 204), Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2zm1zCg.

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