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Welcome to MNN’s Nonprofit Trainings and Events Calendar! Here you’ll find trainings and events across the state to help you network, learn & give back. Browse the full calendar below or use the categories and tags to filter by region or event type.

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TNB Roundtable: Mobile Tech for Nonprofits
May 18 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
TNB Roundtable: Mobile Tech for Nonprofits

D-tree International and Tech Networks of Boston are pleased to invite nonprofit professionals to a Roundtable session on mobile technology for nonprofits. The special focus will be on one nonprofit organization’s success in using mobile technology to support its global health mission. Our featured guest will be Steve Ollis, the chief operating officer of D-tree International.

Here’s what Steve has to say about this TNB Roundtable session:

“Learn about how D-tree International leverages the power of mobile technology by creating mobile health applications that are used by frontline health workers in Tanzania and Malawi. I will provide a demo of our mobile health apps, and discuss how they are being used to save lives. I will also lead a dialogue about how other organizations can leverage mobile technologies to achieve their mission. You can learn more about our work at, and connect with us on Twitter at @DtreeInt.”

Here’s a bit more about Steve:

Steve Ollis is D-tree’s chief operating officer, and has over 20 years of experience in management consulting, information technology, and public health. Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the American University and a master’s degree in business administration in information systems and finance from the University of Maryland. He is also a certified project management professional. Prior to joining D-tree, Steve worked for the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative in Tanzania, directing programs in pediatrics, prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV, and rural care and treatment.

Please note:

1) In keeping with the spirit of the TNB Roundtable series, this session will NOT be a sales pitch for any product or service. This will be a professional development opportunity for nonprofit professionals who want to learn with and from their peers in other organizations.

2) This session is for employees of nonprofit organizations. It is not designed to meet the needs of vendors, volunteers, students, consultants, job-seekers, and others.

3) Priority in registration will be given to those who are employed by nonprofit organizations that hold full membership in the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network.

4) Participation in this session is free of charge for nonprofit professionals. However, you must have a confirmed reservation in order to attend.

5) If this session is booked to capacity by the time you seek to register for it, please go ahead and put yourself on the waiting list. We have a good track record of finding seats for nonprofit professionals on the waiting list.

We hope that you can join us for a vigorous and informative conversation, in which you will be welcome to share your knowledge and experience with your peers.

RESPONDing to Domestic Violence Gala @ Hotel Marlowe
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm

This event raises funds to help survivors of domestic violence and their children to achieve safe, dignified, independent lives free from domestic abuse. Gala is RESPOND’s most anticipated event of the year with approximately 200 guests in attendance—a lively group of major donors, community supporters, politicians, former program participants, and leaders in the corporate and philanthropic sectors. The evening will include a cocktail reception with plentiful hors d’oeuvres and desserts, award presentation, and fabulous silent and live auctions.

Super Roundtable: Creating nonprofit capacity with new breakthroughs in data! @ Boston NonProfit Center
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

It’s a special pleasure to invite you, on behalf of Tech Networks of Boston and TSNE/MissionWorks, to register for an extraordinary Roundtable session with Quintus Jett of Rutgers University!

This Super Roundtable session will have three segments:

• The doors will open at 8:00 am. We invite all attendees to join us for informal professional working, a complimentary breakfast, and a short overview of our work with nonprofit organizations.

• At 9:00 am, the segment on breakthroughs in geographic data for nonprofits will begin:

o What nonprofit organizations need to know about operating capacity
o Why nonprofits need geography-based data and reporting to assess what strategic capacity they require to fulfill their missions
o When and how to use census geography to invite and assign capacity (e.g., volunteers)

• At 10:30 am, the segment on nonprofit operational capacity analysis will begin:

o How to measure capacity within your nonprofit right now
o How to isolate a process within your nonprofit and increase its capacity
o How to increase capacity in your nonprofit without more money

Please note that this session will be tailored to the needs of any professional who is tasked with making strategic decisions for a nonprofit organization! No expertise in operations research, statistics, database development, systems administration, geographic information systems, or any other information technology specialty is needed in order to benefit from participation.

To learn more about Quintus please see his LinkedIn profile:

To find more information about this session, or to register for it, please follow this link:

We hope that you will join us for a lively and informative session – at which you will be very welcome to share your experience, insights, and lessons learned!

Power and Privilege in Health Equity @ Health Resources in Action
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am

This training will provide participants with an opportunity to examine critical questions about their personal relationship with power and privilege. What is privilege? How does it manifest in relational and professional dynamics? How do we leverage power, knowingly or unknowingly, to influence conflict or negotiate situations? This training will help facilitate an exploration of self-identity and how to build on that self-awareness to help set the tone for positive professional relationships and work in the broader community. This training will also discuss how to recognize the privilege that some of us hold and use that understanding to empower others and make connections across difference.

Racial Equity @ Health Resources in Action
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Achieving racial equity requires society’s systems and markets to perform equally well for different racial and ethnic groups. Unfortunately, the data for most of our systems and markets do not currently show equity or parity for our most disenfranchised racial and ethnic groups. This training will explore how institutional or customary practices, whether intentional or unintentional, are set up to further perpetuate racial health inequities. Participants will get a chance to explore how this manifests in the community context and ways in which they can work actively against perpetuating these inequitable systems.

Cloud Migration for Nonprofits @ WeWork Fort Point
Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cloud Migration for Nonprofits @ WeWork Fort Point

Join Nonprofit Tech Club Boston for our panel and open discussion event on Cloud Migration!

About This Event
As nonprofit professionals, we have all heard of the importance to move over to the “Cloud”. Some organizations have already made the transition, some are evaluating their options, and some don’t know where to begin.

Nonprofit Tech Club Boston will present Cloud Migration for Nonprofits — a panel and open discussion on cloud migration, the successes and failures, as well as the strategies nonprofits should take while planning a transition to the cloud.


• Monica Garfield – Professor of Computer Information Systems at Bentley University


• Gavin O’Brien – Manager of Program Data at Community Servings

• Russell Greenwald – Vice President at Insource Services

Who Should Attend:
Nonprofit professionals, board members, volunteers, and nonprofit advocates who are interested in learning more about best practices in moving to the Cloud.

Light Snacks + Drinks will be provided.

Tickets are limited, so register online today!

This event will be held at WeWork Fort Point (51 Melcher Street, Boston, MA 02210). The WeWork Fort Point location is a short walk from South Station (Red/Silver/Commuter Rail).

Thank you to WeWork for providing the event space and Insource Services for contributing to refreshments.

Salesforce Admin Webinar @ Online
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Host: Chris Mullen, Director of Managed Services + BJ Cortis, Principal

This webinar is recommended for organizations using Salesforce, and interested in improving their use of the platform. Specifically, those that find their organization’s growth outpaces staff’s professional development, have difficulty finding or retaining Salesforce talent or have deep occasional needs that require advanced technical skills.

The presentation will provide an overview of how these organizations can reach their full Salesforce potential without having to add expensive headcount. At a time when constituents are driving the need for sophisticated systems, it can be difficult to meet these standards. Craftsman’s approach identifies an opportunity to engage external resources to meet your unique needs.

If you are interested, but are unable to make it please email us at to set up another time.