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April 2019

Grantwriting – Level 1

April 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - April 25, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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 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, 2019 @ 11:00 am - May 23, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019
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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019

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, 2019 @ 9:00 am - September 27, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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Grantwriting Level 2

October 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - November 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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$159

Four Fridays, October 11 to November 1, 9 to 11. 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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North Helpline Board and Staff Retreat

October 26, 2019

Today I'm facilitating a portion of the board and staff retreat in Seattle for North Helpline.

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Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits

October 31, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Burlington Public Library, Washington Avenue
Burlington, Washington 98233
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$20

What happens when you bring a storyteller and nonprofit accountant together to address nonprofit financial literacy? Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits (FUN) represents a departure from existing finance trainings. It expands what staff and board members know and can do relates nonprofit finance through BINGO cards, video shorts featuring a Jet City Improv actor, and supporting informational kits. Through this interactive, hands-on workshop, we will work through the why, what, who, and how of nonprofit finance. We will dig deeper into…

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November 2019

Strategic Planning – An Overview

November 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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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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January 2020

Skagit Animals in Need Retreat

January 18

Today I’m facilitating a board retreat in Mount Vernon, WA for SAIN - Skagit Animals in Need.     SAIN supports Animal Control and law enforcement in preventing animal cruelty through outreach, education, and advocacy programs, and by facilitating the fostering, rehabilitation, and rehoming of animals in need. 

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Boards in Gear webinar

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Presenting BOARDS IN GEAR with Ginny Lang and Nancy Bacon for Washington Nonprofits. Tuesday, January 28 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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February 2020

Tools for Running an Effective Nonprofit in Everett, WA

February 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
WAshington State University, 915 North Broadway
Everett, WA 98201 United States
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$30

A day-long workshop on nonprofit basics – at the Everett Campus of Washington State University    

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March 2020

Sharpen Your Presentation Skills

March 5 @ 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 good news is that sharpening your speaking skills doesn’t have to be complicated. It only requires learning some basic techniques and practice. This is your opportunity to gain skills, increase self-confidence, and grow as a leader. As an added bonus—your newfound skills will transfer to interview settings and one-on-one meetings. You can register for this course by itself or as part of the Leadership Series: Eight great workshops with 4…

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Grantwriting – Level 1

March 13 @ 9:00 am - March 27 @ 11:00 am
Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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$119

THIS EVENT IS NOW VIRTUAL! Three Fridays March 13 to March 27, 9 to 11 am – 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…

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April 2020

Volunteer Management

April 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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$59

THIS EVENT IS NOW VIRTUAL! 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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