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2019 | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER

2020 | JANUARY | FEBRUARY | MARCH | APRIL | MAY | JUNE | JULY

November 2019

The Accidental Techie: Part 2 – Managing Software and Security
Thursday, Nov. 14, 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/2JPwL0D.

Eat, Drink & Be Generous
Thursday, Nov. 14, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Paramount Theatre, Seattle
Presented by United Way of King County Volunteer Center
For more information and to register, visit https://www.uwkc.org/events/eat-drink-be-generous.

Let's Go Legal
Friday, Nov. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Everett Community College - East County Campus, Monroe
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/32kIewX.

Global Washington Goalmakers Annual Conference 2019
Friday, Nov. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Bell Harbor International Conference Center, Seattle
Presented by Global Washington
For more information and to register, visit https://globalwa.org/events-center/2019-conference.

Strategic Financial Management for Interim Executives
Friday, Nov. 15, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
City University of Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company, Jacobson Jarvis & Co, PLLC, and City University of Seattle - Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2kSwile.

Tools for Running an Effective Nonprofit
Saturday, Nov. 16, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Maggie Perez Student Success Center (ESD 105), Yakima
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2NcrBxI.

FULL IMPACT: POC Meet-Up
Monday, Nov. 18, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Impact Hub Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit
https://www.seattleworks.org/POC-Meetup.

Executive Succession Planning
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more informaiton and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2MW7zGH.

QuickBooks Made Easy: Online
Tuesday to Thursday, Nov. 19, 20, & 21, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by QuickBooks Made Easy
For more information and to register, visit https://quickbooksmadeeasy.com/seminar/webinar-ol-nov.

Connect for Good – Fighting Homelessness
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
United Way of King County, Seattle
Presented by YP Seattle and United Way of King County Volunteer Center
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2KgyDQp.

The Accidental Techie: Part 3 – The Human Side of Technology
Thursday, Nov. 21, 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/2JPwL0D.

Bankers Hours: Developing High-Impact Teams
Friday, Nov. 22, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Seattle Met Park West Conference Room, Seattle
Presented by Columbia Bank
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2PAaLdQ.

Hack to Give Thanks
Saturday, Nov. 23, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Code Fellows, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Tech4Good, DemocracyLab, Open Seattle, et al
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2NkSlfO.

Equity and Your Nonprofit (session 3)
Tuesday, Nov. 26, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
United Way of Spokane County, Spokane
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2mTDoGI.

November and other 2019 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

December 2019

Nonprofit Leadership Information Session
Monday, Dec. 2, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Seattle University (Casey Building, Room 515), Seattle
Presented by Nonprofit Leadership at Seattle University
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2lLAmnc.

Policy Advisory Call
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Conference call
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/32bfqWp.

Online Giving & Marketing Strategies: What Works and What Doesn't
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 12:00 to 12:50 p.m.
The Moutaineers, Seattle
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/3452tj0.

Let's Go Legal
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/31aXhrF.

Let's Go Legal
Thursday, Dec. 5, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Highland Community Center, Bellevue
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2MqxPdk.

QuickBooks for Nonprofits
Thursday, Dec. 5, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
2100 Building, Seattle
Present by Jacobson Jarvis & Co, PLLC
For more informaion and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2MQEH2k.

Design Images Like a Pro: Part 1 – The Elements of Design
Thursday, 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/34yrv9p.

Member Coffee
Thursday, Dec. 5, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Columbia Bank (Downtown Branch), Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit https://nonprofitnetworkwa.org/event-calendar/event/1681.

PSGA 9th Annual South Sound Funders Forum
Friday, Dec. 6, 8:00 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/2BdzUTm.

Executive Director Forum
Friday, Dec. 6, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Pacific Tower (Suite #810), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://dec2019edforum.eventbrite.com.

Investing in Online Fundraising: How to Show ROI and Build Buy-In
Monday, Dec. 9, 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/32jLBDS.

2019 Re-Wire Policy Conference
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center, Sea-Tac
Presented by Washington State Wire
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2nwZH5v.

QuickBooks for Nonprofits (part 1)
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2LPlIqM.

QuickBooks for Nonprofits (part 2)
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2LPlIqM.

Ask. Think. Report. Repeat
Monday, Dec. 11, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Present by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/35CDqEJ.

Interim Executives Roundtable – Interim and the Board
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Mercer Island Community & Events Center, Mercer Island
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2muuTkZ.

QuickBooks for Nonprofits (part 3)
Thursday, Dec. 12, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2LPlIqM.

Design Images Like a Pro: Part 2 – Layout in Action
Thursday, 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/34yrv9p.

Mindfulness & Self-Compassion for Stress Management and Burnout Prevention
Monday, Dec. 16, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Smart Buildings Center Training/Event Space), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://mindfulness-compassasion-dec2019.eventbrite.com.

FULL IMPACT: POC Meet-Up
Monday, Dec. 16, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Impact Hub Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/POC-Meetup.

What you Need to Know about Board Governance
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 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 http://bit.ly/31iTfwI.

Design Images Like a Pro: Part 3 – Technology Tools
Thursday, 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/34yrv9p.

December and other 2019 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

January 2020

Boost Your Board's Success
Saturday, Jan. 11, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Taylor Thomason Insurance Conference Room, Tacoma
Presented by Sound Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit https://boardseminars.brownpapertickets.com.

Olympia Interim Executives Academy
Thursday & Friday, Jan. 9-10, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Hotel RL, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2l2vEBz.

Looking Ahead in 2020: Emerging Trends in Philanthropy
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/33B7Mpj.

Hiring the Best Avoiding the Rest
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Smart Buildings Center Training/Event Space), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://hiring-the-best-jan2020.eventbrite.com.

Creating and Using Donor Personas for Online Fundraising
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/35wHS81.

Seattle Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 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/33Asju9.

Board Chairs Academy – Part 1: Board Governance: Practicing the Art of Nonprofit Leadership
Thursday, Jan. 23, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://boardchairsacademy.com/seattle.

Beyond Buzzwords: How to Find Your School's Unique Voice
Friday, Jan. 24, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Hotel Murano, Tacoma
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2XwbehD.

Race, Power and Social Impact Within Nonprofit Organizations
Friday, Jan. 24, 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
University of Washington Tacoma, Tacoma
Presented by UW Tacoma Professional Development Center
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2lEDjFY.

Board Chairs Academy – Part 1: Board Governance: Practicing the Art of Nonprofit Leadership
Friday, Jan. 31, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Hotel RL, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/31ZHCMS.

January and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

February 2020

Better Events, Bigger Returns – Fundraising Events Management
Saturday, Feb. 1, 109:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
University of Washington Tacoma, Tacoma
Presented by UW Tacoma Professional Development Center
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2kctUW2.

From Silos to Support: Fundraising Collaboration in the Arts & Culture
Monday, Feb. 3, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2VIxSnq.

Fundraising Communications 2: Donor Messages That Resonate
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2OR3Rkc.

Board Chairs Academy – Part 2: Board Development: Evolving a Board to Its Potential
Thursday, Feb. 20, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://boardchairsacademy.com/seattle.

Board Chairs Academy – Part 2: Board Development: Evolving a Board to Its Potential
Friday, Feb. 28, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Hotel RL, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/31ZHCMS.

February and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

March 2020

Boost Your Website's Fundraising Ability: Strategies for Search Engine Optimization
Thursday, Mar. 5, 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2MHEC12.

Life Cycle of Effective Volunteer Management
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://life-cycle-vol-management-mar2020.eventbrite.com.

Fundraising Communications 3: Preparing Volunteer Leaders to Serve as Ambassadors
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2CjrxpR.

Board Chairs Academy – Part 3: Resource Development: Building Community Equity for Sustainable Community Impact
Thursday, Mar. 19, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://boardchairsacademy.com/seattle.

Seattle Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 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/2Mk2l8c.

Board Chairs Academy – Part 3: Resource Development: Building Community Equity for Sustainable Community Impact
Friday, Mar. 27, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Hotel RL, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/31ZHCMS.

March and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

April 2020

Board Chairs Academy – Part 4: Leadership Succession Planning: Assuring a Continuity of Leadership to Advance the Cause
Thursday, Apr. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://boardchairsacademy.com/seattle.

Board Chairs Academy – Part 4: Leadership Succession Planning: Assuring a Continuity of Leadership to Advance the Cause
Friday, Apr. 17, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Hotel RL, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/31ZHCMS.

Effectively Engaging Skills-Based Volunteers
Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://skills-based-volunteers-apr2020.eventbrite.com.

Fundraising Communications 4: Campaign Case Development and Communications
Wednesday, Apr. 22, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/32iPZ5P.

April and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

May 2020

GiveBIG Washington 2020
Wednesday, May 6, midnight to midnight
Online
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://www.501commons.org/GiveBIG.

Board Chairs Academy – Part 5: Board & Executive Relations: Leveraging a Partnership for Community Results
Thursday, May 7, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://boardchairsacademy.com/seattle.

Life Cycle of Effective Volunteer Management
Tuesday, May 12, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://life-cycle-vol-management-may2020.eventbrite.com.

Board Chairs Academy – Part 5: Board & Executive Relations: Leveraging a Partnership for Community Results
Friday, May 15, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Hotel RL, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/31ZHCMS.

May and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

June 2020

Board Chairs Academy – Part 6: The Strategic Board: Fostering Innovation to Advance the Cause
Thursday, June 4, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit https://boardchairsacademy.com/seattle.

Board Chairs Academy – Part 6: The Strategic Board: Fostering Innovation to Advance the Cause
Friday, June 12, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Hotel RL, Olympia
Presented by Third Sector Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/31ZHCMS.

June and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.

July 2020

Seattle Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, July 22, 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/2oKabzc.

July and other 2020 events will be posted as we learn about them. Check back, please.