Let’s FACE IT!: A Conversation & Workshop on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Wednesday, March 7th from 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Thursday, March 8th from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Viviana Aguilar and Mike Beebe of F.A.C.E. (Facilitating Awareness & Change for Equity) Consulting Collaborative
Join us for an interactive and experiential workshop on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
In this workshop we will grow our self-awareness to become more effective at building community across differences, create shared language and definitions, and aspire to be more effective ALLIES with tips, tools and strategies to be better advocates across differences.3.7.18 REGISTER HERE 3.8.18 REGISTER HERE
Our Walla Walla: Who’s Driving This Thing?
Tuesday, March 20th from 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
David Brauhn from the City of Walla Walla and Lydia Caudill of Sherwood Trust
You and your family live, work, and play in Walla Walla, but do you know how it “works”? Learn how our city functions and how to make it work for you. This evening workshop removes the mystery of City government.REGISTER HERE
What you Need to Know about Board Governance and Building a Stronger Board
Wednesday, May 9th from 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Jim Shapiro of Better Fundraising Co.
Are you new to being a board member or just never got a good overview of what it means to serve on a board? Are you a seasoned board member who needs to help your newer board colleagues understand their role? Participants will learn how to run a thoughtful board recruitment and governance process that will yield results. In addition, we’ll touch on engagement and retention strategies to make sure you are able to keep and benefit from the talented people serving on your board. Lastly, we will spend time discussing the working relationship between the board and the executive director.REGISTER HERE
Six Superpowers of Small Shop Fundraisers
Tuesday, October 16th from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Sarah Brooks of the Methow Conservancy
Do you find yourself constantly juggling your fundraising responsibilities with 64 other tasks for your mission? Raising money in a small nonprofit can feel overwhelming sometimes, but the truth is you have 6 superpowers that fundraisers in bigger organizations would LOVE to have! You just need to recognize and unleash them — even when it means you break some commonly held fundraising “rules.” Uncover your superpowers and learn how to avoid the small shop fundraisers’ kryptonite.REGISTER HERE
SPiN: Strategic Planning In Nonprofits
Wednesday, November 14th from 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Virginia Lang of Lang Consulting
When you start out on a trip, you know your destination. You have maps and routes picked out and a trip itinerary. Do you know where your nonprofit is going? Do you know if you have enough fuel to get there? Will you know when you have arrived? Strategic planning is all about aligning your people, partnerships, and resources around a plan to achieve your mission while ensuring the health and sustainability of your organization. Strategic Planning in Nonprofits (SPiN), created by Washington Nonprofits, was designed to make strategic planning accessible and manageable for you, your board, and your staff.REGISTER HERE