Community Trainings & Events Calendar

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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All submissions will be approved by MNN staff prior to being posted (typically within 24 hours).  You must be an MNN nonprofit or affiliate member to submit an event. Not a member yet? Annual membership starts as low as $75 and includes unlimited job postings and many other year-round benefits. Click to learn more and join.

For questions concerning MNN’s Nonprofit Trainings and Events Calendar please contact calendar@massnonprofitnet.org.

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Live Web Event “Capturing the Stories of our Elders” 7:00 pm
Live Web Event “Capturing the Stories of our Elders” @ Zoom
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm
Live Web Event "Capturing the Stories of our Elders" @ Zoom
In this live webinar, Tiffany Woolf, seasoned filmmaker and daughter of Boston legend Bob Woolf, and Noam Dromi, Emmy® Award winning writer/producer, will share their inspirations to create Silver Screen Studios to celebrate the stories[...]
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Webinar: How every nonprofit can help the communities we serve get vaccinated 3:00 pm
Webinar: How every nonprofit can help the communities we serve get vaccinated @ Virtual
Apr 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No matter how large or small your nonprofit is, you can make a difference in helping the people you serve receive a COVID vaccine when they are eligible. Whether the people your nonprofit works with[...]
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Free Webinar: Financial Oversight – Signs That Indicate Trouble 10:00 am
Free Webinar: Financial Oversight – Signs That Indicate Trouble @ Online - GoToWebinar
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Free Webinar: Financial Oversight - Signs That Indicate Trouble @ Online - GoToWebinar
Join us for a lively discussion on financial management best practices for nonprofit leaders, with an emphasis on how to recognize red flags that indicate trouble. Throughout, we will incorporate real-world scenarios to help you[...]
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Free Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccine Update: The Vaccination, Rollout Plans, and Improving Access 1:00 pm
Free Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccine Update: The Vaccination, Rollout Plans, and Improving Access @ GoToWebinar
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Free Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccine Update: The Vaccination, Rollout Plans, and Improving Access @ GoToWebinar
In this session, Drs. Hellinger and Betancourt will provide timely updates about the Covid-19 vaccination including an update on the rollout plans, how the vaccines work, and the most recent status of the approved vaccinations.[...]
Webinar: What nonprofits need to know as staff and volunteers return from remote work to in-person operations 3:00 pm
Webinar: What nonprofits need to know as staff and volunteers return from remote work to in-person operations @ Virtual
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We’re all eager to get back to normal – actually, a better normal – which includes having staff and volunteers return to our facilities. But what will that look like? As employers, can nonprofits require[...]
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Introduction to Grants Research 10:00 am
Introduction to Grants Research @ Zoom
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Introduction to Grants Research @ Zoom
With more than 30,000 nonprofits in Massachusetts, competition for funding is high. How does one get a leg up? The first step is doing one’s homework. Foundations have missions just the same as nonprofits, so[...]
MetroWest Regional Meeting 11:30 am
MetroWest Regional Meeting @ Zoom
Apr 14 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
MetroWest Regional Meeting – Wednesday, April 14, 2021, from 11:30-1:00 pm on Zoom. Presented with the MetroWest Nonprofit Network. The theme of the 2021 Regional Meetings is, “Stronger Together: Regional Dialogues”. The meetings will cover policy updates of importance to[...]
WID Asks Why? Series: Pay Inequity 4:00 pm
WID Asks Why? Series: Pay Inequity @ Zoom
Apr 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
WID Asks Why? Series: Pay Inequity @ Zoom
Click ‘read more’ for contact information. Registration: $20 for WID members (before Saturday 4/10/21) $35 for non-members and members who register late, after Saturday, 4/10/21) Registration for this program will close on Tuesday, 4/13/21. No[...]
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How to Build the Right Board for Organizational Growth 9:30 am
How to Build the Right Board for Organizational Growth @ Online Only
Apr 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
How to Build the Right Board for Organizational Growth @ Online Only
  How to Build the Right Board for Organizational Growth is a four-part series focused on creating, maintaining, and sustaining strong leadership and boards to grow your non-profit organization. Throughout the series participants will gain[...]
Need health insurance? New savings are here through the Health Connector 9:30 am
Need health insurance? New savings are here through the Health Connector @ Zoom webinar or conference call
Apr 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Have you heard that the American Rescue Plan can help you save money on your health insurance? Learn more about the benefits of shopping and enrolling in coverage through the Massachusetts Health Connector. The Health[...]
Centering Clients in Program Evaluation 10:00 am
Centering Clients in Program Evaluation @ Online
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Centering Clients in Program Evaluation @ Online
This event is hosted by TSNE MissionWorks. For contact information click “Read more.” Nonprofits often need to collect and report data about their programs in order to satisfy funder requirements, which too frequently makes funders[...]
Wait…What?! Racial Disparities in Maternal Health 11:00 am
Wait…What?! Racial Disparities in Maternal Health @ Zoom
Apr 15 @ 11:00 am
Wait...What?! Racial Disparities in Maternal Health @ Zoom
This event is hosted by The Women’s Fund of Western MA. Please click “Read more” for contact information. “Wait…What?!” is a bi-monthly discussion offering a chance for our community to convene on emerging issues we[...]
Music en Masse Presentation 7:00 pm
Music en Masse Presentation @ Zoom
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Music en Masse Presentation @ Zoom
Music en Masse is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides free instruction in music to children in the Greater Boston area. We match high school students, college students, and adult volunteers to young children interested[...]
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Introduction to Grant Writing 10:00 am
Introduction to Grant Writing @ Zoom
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introduction to Grant Writing @ Zoom
From developing the proposal idea to completing the details of the budget, this workshop provides an outline to use to prepare clear, concise, comprehensive, and competitive proposals. Participants will learn to develop measurable project goals,[...]
All Aboard: Financial Best Practices for Boards 1:00 pm
All Aboard: Financial Best Practices for Boards @ Free webinar
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm
All Aboard: Financial Best Practices for Boards @ Free webinar
All aboard! Take a trip with YPTC as we discuss basic fiduciary oversight responsibilities of nonprofit board members with an emphasis on financial management best practices. Along our journey, we’ll also visit some signs that[...]
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Music en Masse Presentation 7:00 pm
Music en Masse Presentation @ Zoom
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Music en Masse Presentation @ Zoom
Music en Masse is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides free instruction in music to children in the Greater Boston area. We match high school students, college students, and adult volunteers to young children interested[...]
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Youth Villages Spring Challenge 10:00 am
Youth Villages Spring Challenge @ Online Event
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am
Youth Villages Spring Challenge @ Online Event
Youth Villages starts with YOU. Join the 2021 Spring Challenge to raise $1 million for at-risk youth to access the critical life-changing services of LifeSet. Your IMPACT WILL BE DOUBLED with a matching gift from[...]
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Ethics In Fundraising 9:00 am
Ethics In Fundraising @ Zoom
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Ethics In Fundraising @ Zoom
Click ‘read more’ for contact information. In the past few years, some controversial philanthropic relationships and contributions have raised questions for non-profits — and individual development professionals — at the intersection of institutional values, accepting[...]
Greater Boston Regional Meeting 10:00 am
Greater Boston Regional Meeting @ Zoom
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Greater Boston Regional Meeting – Tuesday, April 27, 2021, from 10:00-11:30 am on Zoom. Presented with The Boston Foundation and sponsored by the Massachusetts CORE Plan. The theme of the 2021 Regional Meetings is, “Stronger Together: Regional Dialogues”.[...]
Silver Linings: What to Carry Forward From This Challenging Time 10:00 am
Silver Linings: What to Carry Forward From This Challenging Time @ Zoom
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Silver Linings: What to Carry Forward From This Challenging Time @ Zoom
This past year brought previously unimaginable crises and barriers for the nonprofit and funding communities. In response, nonprofits and funders innovated, worked together, and identified ways to meet these challenges head on. In our work[...]
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AAFCPAs’ Nonprofit Seminar is virtual in 2021! 8:00 am
AAFCPAs’ Nonprofit Seminar is virtual in 2021! @ Virtual
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
AAFCPAs' Nonprofit Seminar is virtual in 2021! @ Virtual
AAFCPAs is excited to announce that advanced registration is now open for our 12th Annual Nonprofit Educational Seminar, scheduled for Wednesday, April 28th as a virtual event. This complimentary event is considered by many nonprofit[...]
Community Organizing 102: Building Powerful Campaigns 9:00 am
Community Organizing 102: Building Powerful Campaigns @ Zoom
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Community Organizing 102: Building Powerful Campaigns @ Zoom
“Building Powerful Campaigns” is a hands-on 2 day workshop series on creating campaigns that both achieve wins and build the abilities of grassroots leaders. The training will delve into the many stages of campaigns, including[...]
INTRODUCTION TO GRANTS AND GRANT WRITING 10:00 am
INTRODUCTION TO GRANTS AND GRANT WRITING @ Online Only
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
INTRODUCTION TO GRANTS AND GRANT WRITING @ Online Only
From developing the proposal idea to completing the details of the budget, this workshop provides an outline to use to prepare clear, concise, comprehensive, and competitive proposals. Participants will learn to develop measurable project goals,[...]
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How to Build the Right Board for Organizational Growth 9:30 am
How to Build the Right Board for Organizational Growth @ Online Only
Apr 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
How to Build the Right Board for Organizational Growth @ Online Only
  How to Build the Right Board for Organizational Growth is a four-part series focused on creating, maintaining, and sustaining strong leadership and boards to grow your non-profit organization. Throughout the series participants will gain[...]
Nonprofit CORI (Criminal Records) Training 10:00 am
Nonprofit CORI (Criminal Records) Training @ Zoom
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Nonprofit CORI (Criminal Records) Training @ Zoom
*Note: This training is not designed to help advise nonprofits on their hiring practices. It is solely focused on assisting clients with criminal records.* This criminal records training is intended for nonprofits whose staff are[...]
Lobbying, Advocacy, and Political Activities for 501c3 Entities 3:00 pm
Lobbying, Advocacy, and Political Activities for 501c3 Entities @ Zoom
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Lobbying, Advocacy, and Political Activities for 501c3 Entities @ Zoom
Many nonprofits are considering increasing their advocacy activities. It is critical for these nonprofits to review the rules of engagement in this area so as to remain in compliance with pertinent laws and regulations. This[...]
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Get On Board! 12:00 pm
Get On Board! @ Locke Lord
Apr 30 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Get On Board! @ Locke Lord
Boston-area nonprofit organizations are in need of experienced business professionals to share their unique expertise and passion for important causes. Business skills, enthusiasm, and the desire to make a positive difference can have a huge impact on any organization.[...]