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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 subject to cancellation or postponement. Please check each listing for more information.

2021 | JANUARY | FEBRUARY | MARCH | APRIL | MAY | JUNE | JULY | AUGUST | SEPTEMBER

January 2021

Kittitas Nonprofit Network Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3sgK6DL.

Central Washington Nonprofit Network Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/35NLpkx.

Campaign Planning During Uncertain Times
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3pSiAKR.

Executive Director Coffee Hour
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/38pbart.

Getting Your 2020 1099's Out of QuickBooks Desktop
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by QuickBooks Made Easy
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2K3C1k0.

Getting Your 2020 1099's Out of QuickBooks Online
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by QuickBooks Made Easy
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3lQNL6Y.

Kittitas Nonprofit Network Meeting
Thursday, Jan. 14, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3pL3bMX.

Starting a Business in Freelance Grantwriting
Fridays, beginning on Jan. 15
At-your-own-pace video course
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting Classes
For more information and to register, visit https://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

PSGA January Shoptalk
Friday, Jan. 15, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3p5hWt8.

Board Chairs Roundtable: The Secrets of Successful Board Retreats
Friday, Jan. 15, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2LutqYX.

MLK Day of Service
Monday, Jan. 18, all day
Various locations around King County
Presented by United Way of King County Volunteer Center
For more information and to register, visit https://www.uwkc.org/events/mlk-day-of-service.

QuickBooks for Houses of Worship: 2 Day Webinar Series
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by QuickBooks Made Easy
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3mToOZR.

What You Need to Know to Serve on a Board
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3nHWglQ.

Board Chairs Academy: Series One – Succession Planning Discussion
Thursday, Jan. 21, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2CUCUI9.

Charitable Solicitation: What Does It Take to be Compliant?
Thursday, Jan. 21, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Harbor Compliance
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3nfGWg2.

Paycheck Protection Program: Forgiveness and Updates
Thursday, Jan. 21, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/37D4W7T.

Honoring MLK Jr. Day: Virtual Panel on Philanthropy & Advancing Racial Equity
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by United Way of King County Volunteer Center
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3m3UFFT.

Looking Ahead to 2021: Emerging Trends in Philanthropy
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/390Rz2H.

Paths Forward for Financially Stressed Nonprofits
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3g446UC.

The Grantsmanship Game 2021: Playing to Win
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by GrantsMagic U and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2WAXNPk.

Engaging Sponsors and Donors: What's Changed and What Hasn't
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Online
Presented by Kentucky Nonprofit Network and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2WAMu9L.

Seattle Lunchtime Program: Trends in Grantmaking: Trust-Based Philanthropy
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 11:40 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/39v6jW9.

3 Cheers for Volunteers!
Thursday, Jan. 28, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3rjEPuQ.

Igniting Philanthropy Nonprofit Sector Social
Thursday, Jan. 28, 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/2JSUv7h.

Ways to Get Involved with the Washington State Nonprofit Conference
Friday, Jan. 29, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3nFIf81.

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.

February 2021

Taking Care of Your Workforce During COVID-19
On-demand webinar
Online
Presented by Nonstop Administration and Insurance Services
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3owwIJH.

Interim Executives Academy: Part 1 – An Introduction to Interim Leadership
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3oENc2h.

Certificate in Grantwriting
Wednesdays, beginning on Feb. 3
At-your-own-pace video course
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting Classes
For more information and to register, visit https://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Making a Fundraising Ask on Zoom
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2KXHXMC.

Boards in Gear
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/32VOVaw.

Board Chairs Academy: Series One – Board & Executive Presentation
Thursday, Feb. 4, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2CUCUI9.

The Role of the Board Chair: Part 1 – What Kind of Leader Are You?
Thursday, Feb. 4, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and Amanda Madorno at Roam Consulting LLC
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/35MM7OR.

Interim Executives Academy: Part 2 – The Engagement Phase
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3oENc2h.

Building a Strong Board With Nominating and Governance Committee
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/38dCcTD.

Up Your Understanding of Nonprofit Financial Statements
Thursday, Feb. 11, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2ADl4sv.

The Role of the Board Chair: Part 2 – What's Your Job as Board Chair?
Thursday, Feb. 11, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and Amanda Madorno at Roam Consulting LLC
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/35MM7OR.

Interim Executives Academy: Part 3 – The Diagnostic Phase
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3oENc2h.

Mindfulness and Accountability in a Virtual World: Part 1 – Executive Flash Reports
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3qdFNar.

Board Chairs Academy: Series One – Board & Executive Discussion
Thursday, Feb. 18, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2CUCUI9.

Charitable Solicitation: What Does It Take to be Compliant?
Thursday, Feb. 18, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Harbor Compliance
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3nfGWg2.

Best Practices for Building a Comprehensive Alumni Engagement Program
Thursday, Feb. 18, 11:00 to 11:45 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3962WEO.

The Role of the Board Chair: Part 3 – Meetings that Matter
Thursday, Feb. 18, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and Amanda Madorno at Roam Consulting LLC
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/35MM7OR.

PSGA February Shoptalk
Friday, Feb. 19, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2LBAXVL.

Interim Executives Academy: Part 4 – The Planning Phase
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3oENc2h.

Paths Forward - Consolidations and Mergers
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/33yihvW.

Mindfulness and Accountability in a Virtual World: Part 2 – Cultivating the Culture Needed for Accountability
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3qdFNar.

South Sound Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, Feb. 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/2KcYRGq.

Strategic Planning in Nonprofits: Part 1 – Getting Started with Strategic Planning
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3i9lrMY.

The Role of the Board Chair: Part 4 – Presiding vs. Facilitating
Thursday, Feb. 25, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and Amanda Madorno at Roam Consulting LLC
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/35MM7OR.

Race and Racism in the Nonprofit Sector
Friday, Feb. 26, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3ozF4Qu.

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

March 2021

Taking Care of Your Workforce During COVID-19
On-demand webinar
Online
Presented by Nonstop Administration and Insurance Services
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3owwIJH.

Interim Executives Academy: Part 5 – The Intervention Phase
Tuesday, Mar. 2, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3oENc2h.

Fundraising Communications 3: Preparing Volunteer Leaders to Serve as Ambassadors
Wednesday, Mar. 3, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/38eFxC2.

Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits
Wednesday, Mar. 3, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2UKb8no.

Board Chairs Academy: Series One – Generative Board Presentation
Thursday, Mar. 4, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2CUCUI9.

Board Chairs Academy: Series One – Generative Board Discussion
Thursday, Mar. 4, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2CUCUI9.

Executive Director Forum
Friday, Mar. 5, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3ba40u2.

Interim Executives Academy: Part 6 – The Succession Phase
Tuesday, Mar. 9, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3oENc2h.

Equity in Hiring: Building a Diverse Talent Pipeline
Wednesday, Mar. 10, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/395pMws.

Interim Executives Academy: Part 7 – The Pivot Phase
Tuesday, Mar. 16, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3oENc2h.

Strategic Planning in Nonprofits: Part 2 – Elements of Knowing Thyself
Wednesday, Mar. 17, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3i9lrMY.

Charitable Solicitation: What Does It Take to be Compliant?
Thursday, Mar. 18, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Harbor Compliance
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3nfGWg2.

PSGA March Shoptalk
Friday, Mar. 19, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/38L1kRO.

Interim Executives Academy: Part 8 – The Facilitative Leader
Tuesday, Mar. 23, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Third Sector Company and Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3oENc2h.

Seattle Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, Mar. 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/3oJPxsR.

Let's Go Legal
Wednesday, Mar. 31, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3fd9sfP.

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

April 2021

Taking Care of Your Workforce During COVID-19
On-demand webinar
Online
Presented by Nonstop Administration and Insurance Services
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3owwIJH.

Starting a Business in Freelance Grantwriting
Mondays, beginning on Apr. 5
At-your-own-pace video course
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting Classes
For more information and to register, visit https://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Certificate in Grantwriting
Tuesdays, beginning on Apr. 6
At-your-own-pace video course
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting Classes and Seattle Central College
For more information and to register, visit https://learnatcentral.org.

How to Successfully Onboard Nonprofit Team Members
Wednesday, Apr. 7, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3pHNs1r.

Strategic Planning in Nonprofits: Part 3 – Your Organizational North Star
Wednesday, Apr. 14, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3i9lrMY.

PSGA April Shoptalk
Friday, Apr. 16, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/3ifF9Xq.

South Sound Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, Apr. 28, 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/2N6g2L2.

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

May 2021

Taking Care of Your Workforce During COVID-19
On-demand webinar
Online
Presented by Nonstop Administration and Insurance Services
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3owwIJH.

GiveBIG Washington
Tuesday & Wednesday, May 4-5, all day
Online
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://www.givebigwa.org.

Certificate in Grantwriting
Wednesdays, beginning on May 5
At-your-own-pace video course
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting Classes
For more information and to register, visit https://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Strategic Planning in Nonprofits: Part 4 – Putting the Pieces Together
Wednesday, May 12, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3i9lrMY.

Washington State Nonprofit Conference: Rethinking Place, Space, & Time
Monday to Friday, May 17-21, all day
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://wastatenonprofitconference.org.

PSGA May Shoptalk
Friday, May 21, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/3sqArKT.

Seattle Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, May 26, 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/2LxNNEC.

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

June 2021

Taking Care of Your Workforce During COVID-19
On-demand webinar
Online
Presented by Nonstop Administration and Insurance Services
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3owwIJH.

Executive Director Forum
Friday, June 4, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3nj3H2h.

Starting a Business in Freelance Grantwriting
Mondays, beginning on June 7
At-your-own-pace video course
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting Classes
For more information and to register, visit https://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Using Your Fundraising Campaign as a Catalyst for Legacy Giving
Thursday, June 10, time TBA
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2KXL1Z8.

Strategic Planning in Nonprofits: Part 5 – Making It Stick
Wednesday, June 16, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3i9lrMY.

PSGA June Shoptalk
Friday, June 18, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/3bE8vxa.

South Sound Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, June 23, 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/3nJx0vl.

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

July 2021

Taking Care of Your Workforce During COVID-19
On-demand webinar
Online
Presented by Nonstop Administration and Insurance Services
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3owwIJH.

PSGA July Shoptalk
Friday, July 16, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/38JS5Sg.

Seattle Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, July 28, 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/3nK05H0.

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

August 2021

Taking Care of Your Workforce During COVID-19
On-demand webinar
Online
Presented by Nonstop Administration and Insurance Services
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3owwIJH.

Certificate in Grantwriting
Tuesdays, beginning on Aug. 3
At-your-own-pace video course
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting Classes and Seattle Central College
For more information and to register, visit https://learnatcentral.org.

PSGA August Shoptalk
Friday, Aug. 20, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/3st2cSW.

South Sound Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, Aug. 25, 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/3bG9X1W.

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

September 2021

Taking Care of Your Workforce During COVID-19
On-demand webinar
Online
Presented by Nonstop Administration and Insurance Services
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3owwIJH.

Executive Director Forum
Friday, Sept. 10, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2X8Smaq.

PSGA September Shoptalk
Friday, Sept. 17, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Online
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/3oKdmkb.

Seattle Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, Sept. 22, 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/3syvQGP.

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