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iphone CalendarTake advantage of excellent learning and networking opportunities offered by service providers in the Nonprofit Resource Directory. Some events cost a fee, but others are free!

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2018 | JUNE | JULY | AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER

The Ultimate Grant Proposal Blueprint - Summer 2018
Mondays, June 18 & 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, and Aug. 6
Online (new videos released every Monday)
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and GrantsMagic U
For more information and to register, visit http://go.grantsmagic.org/blueprint-WN.

Women in Leadership
Monday, June 18, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Smart Buildings Center Training/Event Space), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://womens-leadership-june2018.eventbrite.com.

Comprehensive Grantwriting
Monday and Tuesday, June 18-19, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Olympic College, Bremerton
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Climate Resilience, Energy Justice, and Security: The Renewable Energy Transformation
Monday through Wednesday, June 18-20, all day
Northeastern University-Seattle, Seattle
Presented by Northeastern University Seattle
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2t9ezWH.

De-Mystifying Financial Reports
Tuesday, June 19, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Columbia Bank (Community Room), Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit https://nonprofitnetworkwa.org/event-calendar/event/1572.

Let's Celebrate Nonprofits!
Tuesday, June 19, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Lagunitas' Seattle Beer Sanctuary, Seattle
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2y1pFCJ.

Nonprofit Leadership Information Session
Wednesday, June 20, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Seattle University (Casey 516), Seattle
Presented by Nonprofit Leadership at Seattle University
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2EVQ6b9.

Let's Go Legal! - Getting on the Right Road to Compliance and Protection
Thursday, June 21, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tacoma News Tribune, Tacoma
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2LacVLF.

Storytelling Strategies for Dismantling Racism
Thursday, June 21, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Centilia Cultural Center, Seattle
Presented by Fleur Larsen Facilitation et al
For more information and to register, visit https://ssdr-jun.paperform.co.

Shaping the Future of Sustainable Sourcing
Thursday, June 21, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Global Washington - Westlake Tower, Seattle
Presented by Global Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2IxoDyY.

Seattle Works Day
Saturday, June 23, 12:00 to 3:30 p.m.
All across Seattle
Presented by Seattle Works
For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattleworks.org/swd.

Boards in Gear
Monday, June 25, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chehalis-Centralia, Chehalis
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2Hym82x.

Coffee & Conversations
Tuesday, June 26, 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Swedish Medical Center Foundation, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2lbzEfy.

Comprehensive Grantwriting
Tuesday and Wednesday, June 26-27, 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.

South Sound Lunchtime Meeting
Wednesday, June 27, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Hilltop Regional Health Center (Community Room 1202), Tacoma
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2FAYO0m.

Up in the Air: Preparing for a Bumpy Ride in Global Travel
Wednesday, June 27, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Global Washington - Westlake Tower, Seattle
Presented by Global Washington
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2IP2uzy.

Strategic Planning in Nonprofits
Saturday, June 30, 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Yakima Valley Museum, Yakima
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2sXcCQb.

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

July 2018

Comprehensive Grantwriting
Monday and Tuesday, July 9-10, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Port of Walla Walla, Walla Walla
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Fundraising Communications 5: Campaign Case Development and Communications
Wednesday, July 11, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2BADfeu.

The Life Cycle of an Employee - HR Best Practices
Wednesday, July 11, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2H6atIw.

Building Better Reports for Users
Thursday, July 12, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Jones & Associates LLC, CPAs
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2jHobUj.

Advancement Northwest Summer Social
Monday, July 16, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Fremont Abbey Arts Center, Seattle
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2rP3lWL.

QuickBooks Made Easy
Thursday, July 19, part 1 (9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.), part 2 (1:30 to 4:30 p.m.)
2100 Building, Seattle
Presented by QuickBooks Made Easy
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2FNx0VQ.

Leading Edge - Race in the For-Impact Sector
Thursday, July 19, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Location TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2vq3Tau.

Public Speaking Workshop
Monday, June 11, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Keller Williams Premier Partners, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit https://nonprofitnetworkwa.org/event-calendar/event/1570.

Be Found: The Secrets of SEO for Nonprofits
Wednesday, July 25, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2JkWmzi.

Seattle Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, July 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/2EUOUtz.

Insurance - What Board Members Need to Know
Tuesday, July 31, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Esther Short Building (Community Room), Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit https://nonprofitnetworkwa.org/event-calendar/event/1581.

Racial Microaggressions: Strategies for Effectively Engaging Across Cultures
Tuesday, July 31, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Smart Buildings Center Training/Event Space), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://racial-microaggressions-july2018.eventbrite.com.

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

August 2018

Evaluation: How to Meaningfully Measure Impact
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Lower Columbia College (LIB 130), Longview
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit https://nonprofitnetworkwa.org/event-calendar/event/1571.

Bolder & Wiser: Nonprofit Advocacy Rights (Part 1 – Lobbying & Advocacy)
Thursday, Aug. 2, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons, Alliance for Justice, Win/Win Network, and Asian Counseling and Referral Service
For more information and to register, visit https://bolder-and-wiser2018-part1.eventbrite.com.

Bolder & Wiser: Nonprofit Advocacy Rights (Part 2 – Coalitions, 501c3/c4s)
Thursday, Aug. 2, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons, Alliance for Justice, Win/Win Network, and Asian Counseling and Referral Service
For more information and to register, visit https://bolder-and-wiser2018-part2.eventbrite.com.

Member Coffee
Thursday, Aug. 9, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Columbia Bank (Community Room), Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit https://nonprofitnetworkwa.org/event-calendar/event/1541.

The Grant Nexus - Connecting Development, Finance, and Programs for Higher Impact
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Washington Nonprofits and The Ostara Group
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2J2G6zd.

Board & Executive Director Relationships
Thursday, Aug. 16, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Columbia Bank (Community Room), Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit https://nonprofitnetworkwa.org/event-calendar/event/1573.

3-Day Grantwriting Bootcamp
Monday through Wednesday, Aug. 20-22, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Lower Columbia College, Longview
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

South Sound Lunchtime Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Hilltop Regional Health Center (Community Room 1202), Tacoma
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2F9WMXn.

Building Trust in Teams
Thursday, Aug. 23, 9:00a.m. to 4:30p.m.
Pacific Tower (Smart Buildings Center Training/Event Space), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://building-trust-in-teams-aug2018.eventbrite.com.

Financial Leadership
Thursday, Aug. 23, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Jones & Associates LLC, CPAs
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2K6IB3Z.

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

September 2018

Understanding the IRS Form 990
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Online
Presented by Jones & Associates LLC, CPAs
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2FUQUgY.

Essential Grantwriting
Friday, Sept. 7, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Ferndale Public Library, Bellingham
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Comprehensive Grantwriting
Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 11-12, 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
Thursday, 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.

Tactical Technology Planning for Nonprofits (five-part series): Getting Started
Thursday, Sept. 13, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2J0S6Fm.

Nonprofit Awards!
Thursday, Sept. 13, 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Heathman Lodge, Vancouver
Presented by Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
For more information and to register, visit https://nonprofitnetworkwa.org/event-calendar/event/1577.

Martini Monday - The Grassroots Power of Crowdfunding: How to Leverage Resources and Rally Support
Monday, Sept. 17, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Location TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2HbiRH2.

Tactical Technology Planning for Nonprofits (five-part series): Understanding Your Tech Infrastructure
Thursday, Sept. 20, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2J0S6Fm.

Seattle Lunchtime Program
Wednesday, Sept. 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/2GO1A1I.

Comprehensive Grantwriting
Thursday and Friday, Sept. 27-28, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
United Way of Chelan & Douglas Counties, Wenatchee
Presented by Spark the Fire Grantwriting
For more information and to register, visit http://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com.

Tactical Technology Planning for Nonprofits (five-part series): Database Systems
Thursday, Sept. 27, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2J0S6Fm.

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

October 2018

Tactical Technology Planning for Nonprofits (five-part series): Online Communications
Thursday, Oct. 4, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2J0S6Fm.

Executive Directors Forum
Friday, Oct. 5, 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 https://oct2018edforum.eventbrite.com.

Anatomy of a Website Redesign
Wednesday, Oct. 10, time TBA
Online
Presented by MRW Web Design, Mart Root-Wiley
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2JVycMW.

Tactical Technology Planning for Nonprofits (five-part series): Completing Your Action Plan
Thursday, Oct. 11, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Online
Presented by Idealware, Washington Nonprofits, and 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2J0S6Fm.

2018 PSGA Panorama: Trainings, Grant Competition, Networking & Other Events
Wednesday, Oct. 17, all day
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2HG7XWr.

Growing Your Annual Giving: Benchmarking, Smart Strategies, and Key Metrics
Thursday, Oct. 18, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
TBD
Presented by Campbell & Company
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2BMKBOq.

South Sound Lunchtime Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Hilltop Regional Health Center (Community Room 1202), Tacoma
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2EZPlCL.

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

November 2018

2018 National Philanthropy Day
Thursday, Nov. 1, time TBD
Location TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://www.afpadvancementnw.org/npd.

Managing the Politics of Your Organization: Essential Elements of Politically Savvy Leadership to Advance a Mission
Thursday, Nov. 1, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
World Trade Center, Seattle
Presented by Third Sector Company and Washington Society of Association Executives
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2jn7qxj.

AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
Wednesday & Thursday, Nov. 14-15, all day
Location TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://www.afpadvancementnw.org/afp-fundamentals-of-fundraising.

Essentials - Financials for Fundraisers
Thursday, Nov. 29, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.
Location TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2qFbXPL.

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

December 2018

Leading Edge - High Net Worth Donors: Where They are Giving and What Motivates Them
Thursday, Dec. 6, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location TBD
Presented by AFP Advancement Northwest
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2EUYs2A.

Executive Directors Forum
Friday, Dec. 7, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center), Seattle
Presented by 501 Commons
For more information and to register, visit https://dec2018edforum.eventbrite.com.

South Sound Lunchtime Meeting
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Hilltop Regional Health Center (Community Room 1202), Tacoma
Presented by Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2oACls9.

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