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February 2019

Nonprofit Brown Bag – Tips and Tricks for Social Media

February 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
St. Lukes Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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Free

Today's topic is Social Media, led by Shawn Kemp, ActionSprout    

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March 2019

Grantwriting – Level 1

March 1 @ 9:00 am - March 15 @ 11:00 am
Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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$115

Three Fridays March 1 to March 15 - Take the mystery out of grant writing in this content-rich course designed to dramatically improve your grant writing skills. In this three-part workshop, you'll learn how to research potential funders, analyze their requirements, and assemble the components of grant proposals essential to receiving funding. You'll also gain the tools to write a compelling narrative, create a project budget, and provide accurate reporting so that funders say "yes" again and again.

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Sharpen Your Presentation Skills

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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$79

Does that presentation tomorrow keep you awake tonight? The truth is, very few people are comfortable with public speaking, yet it is an important skill to master. The good news is that sharpening your speaking skills doesn't have to be complicated or difficult. It only requires learning some basic techniques and practice. This workshop is your opportunity to gain those skills, increase your self-confidence, and grow as a leader. ?

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Ferndale Chamber Power Hour

March 14 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Ferndale Chamber of Commerce, 2007 Cherry Street
Ferndale, WA 98248
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Sharpen Your Presentation Skills -- Presenting  a snippit of one of my most popular classes at Whatcom Community College for Ferndale Chamber's March Power Hour Power Hours are a bi-monthly forum of educational information we think would be a 'powerful' resource for our members. Power Hour is sponsored by Whatcom Community College Continuing Education Center & The Woods Coffee.           

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Desire Map Live Workshop – How do you want to feel?

March 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sudden Valley Yoga, 1941 Lake Whatcom Blvd, Suite B4
Bellingham, WA 98229 United States
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$250

Saturday, March 23, 2019 -- Desire Mapping, Level 1 9:30 am to 4:30 pm in beautiful Sudden Valley - with a follow-up, 90 minute, group call a week later               

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Nonprofit Brown Bag – Equity and Diversity Roundtable

March 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
St. Lukes Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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  Today's topic is Equity and Diversity, led by Addie Candib, Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center

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Strategic Planning – An Overview

March 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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$59

What is strategic planning for nonprofits? Why is it important, and how can it help your organization do its best work? This overview of nonprofit strategic planning answers these questions and more.

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April 2019

Volunteer Management

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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$59

Learn how to recruit and retain a team of engaged and committed volunteers for your organization. We've all experienced the challenges of managing smart, capable people as they try to give their best for our organizations--whether board members, staff--anyone in a volunteer role. We'll look at what attracts volunteers to serve, keeps them coming back, and makes their volunteer experience satisfying for them and effective for you.

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Tools for Running an Effective Nonprofit in Bellingham, WA

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mount Baker Theatre, 104 North Commercial Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$30

A day-long workshop on nonprofit basics - in the Encore Room at Mount Baker Theatre, Bellingham, WA       

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Boards in Gear webinar

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Presenting BOARDS IN GEAR with Ginny Lang and Nancy Bacon for Washington Nonprofits. Tuesday, April 10 at NOON. Join us for this free webinar that’s useful for people who work with nonprofits of every size and description.

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Grantwriting – Level 1

April 11 @ 11:00 am - April 25 @ 1:00 pm
$115

April 11 @ 9:00 am - April 25 @ 11:00 am Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road Bellingham, WA 98226 United States + Google Map $115 Three Thursdays April 11 to April 25, 11 to 1 - Take the mystery out of grant writing in this content-rich course designed to dramatically improve your grant writing skills. In this three-part workshop, you'll learn how to research potential funders, analyze their requirements, and assemble the components of grant proposals essential to receiving funding. You'll also gain the tools…

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Nonprofit Brown Bag – Board and ED Relations in small Nonprofits

April 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
St. Lukes Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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Today's topic is Board and Executive Director relations for small nonprofits, led by Kirk Roberts, Free Range Nonprofit Solutions  

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May 2019

Grantwriting – Level 2

May 2 @ 11:00 am - May 23 @ 1:00 pm
$149

Four Thursdays, May 2 to May 23, 11 to 1. Roll up your sleeves and write a grant with the guidance of experienced grant writer Virginia Lang. From crafting a compelling narrative to creating a budget, you'll work on an actual grant application, receive individualized feedback, and gain the confidence and skills to write grants that get funded! You'll also have the chance to review proposals using stated criteria--just like every grant panel that reviews your requests. Bring to class…

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Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts retreat

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Today I'm facilitating a board and staff retreat in Port Angeles, WA for Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts

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Washington State Nonprofit Conference

May 21
Meydenbaur Center, 11110 NE 6th St.
Bellevue, Washington 98004
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  The Washington State Nonprofit Conference is the only annual statewide gathering for members of the nonprofit community. Take a day away from your desk to see your challenges from another perspective, meet nonprofit leaders from across the state, and visualize how you can lead the change for a better nonprofit sector. Come see me at the Washington Nonprofits learning table!    

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Boards in Gear webinar

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Presenting BOARDS IN GEAR with Ginny Lang and Nancy Bacon for Washington Nonprofits. Tuesday, April 10 at NOON. Join us for this free webinar that’s useful for people who work with nonprofits of every size and description.

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June 2019

Boards in Gear in Everett, WA

June 6 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WAshington State University, 915 North Broadway
Everett, WA 98201 United States
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$20

I love presenting Boards in Gear, one of the most popular workshops from Washington Nonprofits. Join me in Everett on a June evening to talk about the importance of Boards and ways to make board service more effective and enjoyable. This live workshop is designed for board members and the people who work with them, namely executive directors and program staff. It offers ideas for new board members and those who have served for a long time. It is appropriate…

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August 2019

League of Women Voters Bellingham/Whatcom retreat

August 24

Today I’m facilitating a board  retreat for the League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom  

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September 2019

Grantwriting – Level 1

September 20 @ 9:00 am - September 27 @ 12:00 pm
Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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$115

A BRAND NEW FORMAT! 2 sessions instead of  3   TWO Fridays September 20 and 27, 9 to noon – Take the mystery out of grant writing in this content-rich course designed to dramatically improve your grant writing skills. In this two-part workshop, you’ll learn how to research potential funders, analyze their requirements, and assemble the components of grant proposals essential to receiving funding. You’ll also gain the tools to write a compelling narrative, create a project budget, and provide…

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October 2019

Boards in Gear webinar

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Presenting BOARDS IN GEAR with Ginny Lang and Nancy Bacon for Washington Nonprofits.  Wednesday, November 2 at NOON. Join us for this free webinar that’s useful for people who work with nonprofits of every size and description.  

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