Community Trainings & Events

Welcome to MNN’s Nonprofit Training 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.

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 $60 and includes unlimited job postings and many other year-round benefits. Click to learn more and join.

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

Jul 6 – Aug 26 all-day Brockton Public School Department
In collaboration with the Brockton Public Schools Department, Jackson’s Center for Leadership, Advocacy, And Supportive Services, Inc. is hosting a “Fill The Backpack” drive for school aged youth in the City of Brockton. We will[...]
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Bay Path University's Philip H. Ryan Center
Even the greatest content needs a powerful delivery method to reach its target audience. This interactive workshop will introduce participants to the value and power of storytelling as an influence tool. It will help participants[...]
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Associated Grant Makers
What? A 4-hour workshop that equips you with new skills and techniques to create your fundraising or marketing stories for your nonprofit Who? Staff, board members, volunteers, development professionals – anyone who has an opportunity[...]
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Associated Grant Makers
With over 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 as do nonprofits and so it[...]
Sep 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The discipline of students with disabilities has always been one of the more complex areas of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504). The adoption of the[...]
Sep 7 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm La Fabrica Central
The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) is hosting their 2nd Annual Homecoming fundraiser in support of MHSA’s mission to end homelessness.* Connect with other young professionals from across Greater Boston[...]
Sep 13 – Nov 1 all-day Two Fall Locations: Brattleboro, Vermont and Burlington, Vermont
Are you employed or otherwise involved in a nonprofit organization and eager to gain valuable expertise that will make your contribution more effective? Our renowned 80-hour series helps nonprofit leaders like you gain and refine[...]
Sep 13 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am Enterprise Bank Community Room
Enterprise Bank’s Marketing Team will lead this interactive, panel-style seminar in which attendees will learn the importance of defining and building your brand in today’s competitive marketplace. Come prepared to learn, discuss and engage with[...]
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Associated Grant Makers
Over the years, nonprofit leaders with the greatest fundraising success have employed 5 key “shifts” to get themselves and their organizations in a position to generate significant revenue. Drawing from experience and research, we will[...]
Sep 14 all-day FHI 360 Conference Center
Experience Philanthropy NEXT, the conference that will equip you with the insight and strategies you need to connect with donors and drive long-term support for your mission. Come and learn how to make your fundraising[...]
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm Bay Path University's Philip H. Ryan Center
Having higher levels of Emotional Intelligence at work can significantly impact your level of accomplishment in collaboration, achievement and influence in your organization. During the two-day program, with a virtual follow up session, special attention[...]
Sep 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm Goodwin
Are you a leader of an existing nonprofit organization or have an interest in creating a new one? Do you have questions and concerns about incorporating and/or filing for tax-exempt status? All nonprofit start-ups are[...]
Sep 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Boston NonProfit Center
Tech Networks of Boston exists to provide integrated IT services to nonprofit organizations, and it’s also a privilege to be able to offer you professional development opportunities that are both free of charge and free[...]
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Associated Grant Makers
Drawing from his 14 years’ experience, Kenny Weill will lead attendees through the process of writing a clear, concise, and compelling foundation grant narrative. This includes both the longer “full proposal” narrative and the shorter[...]
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Morgan Lewis
Please register for this event by September 15. Massachusetts law requires any corporate entity operating in MA which handles the residents’ personal information (PI) to develop and enforce a Written Information Security Program (WISP). Each[...]
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm The Grange Hall
This free, interactive workshop is designed for anyone who wants to see all members of their community engaged with each other in meaningful ways. You will learn: * What IG programs are and why we[...]
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm TBD
Fundraising isn’t easy. If it were, we’d all be raising the money we need simply and easily. And, as Executive Director, Board Chair, Director of Development, or Development Committee Chair, you carry an enormous responsibility.[...]
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am Rivier University, Memorial Hall
Is your non-profit organization in need of a tune-up? This seminar will allow attendees to take a step back and understand the importance of having a defined strategy, and how to execute your plans. Topics[...]
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Associated Grant Makers
Having regular and consistent donors making regular gifts to your organization – it’s the dream of every nonprofit! Getting to that point takes thoughtful relationship-building, donor-centered education, and continual communication. In other words, it’s a[...]
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am DoubleTree by Hilton Boston - Westborough
Conflict is one of the biggest factors affecting an organization’s productivity and morale. Cited 50% of the time as the #1 reason for employee stress, conflict leads to reduced productivity, missed work days, poor retention[...]
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am Mount Wachusett Community College, North Cafe
If you start to twitch when someone asks about your nonprofit’s “sustainability plan”, then this workshop is for you! Come learn key strategies that will help grow your organization over time and keep you in[...]
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm Bay Path University's Philip H. Ryan Center
Believe it or not you are a negotiator. We all are. The problem is that most of us don’t realize that the workplace, home front, and the broader world around us is filled with all[...]
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Associated Grant Makers
Building and managing a major donor pipeline is a deliberate and thoughtful process. The session focuses on relationship science and rapport building techniques, tactical strategies to rapidly build your major donor pipeline, and tools to[...]
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Associated Grant Makers
With over 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 as do nonprofits and so it[...]
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Boston Private
Please register for this event by October 17. A 2-hour, interactive seminar led by a tax-exempt organization specialist. The agenda includes: Role of the Board, Director Duties, Board Composition, Board Procedures, Policies, Other Compliance Issues[...]
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Associated Grant Makers
Drawing from his 14 years’ experience, Kenny Weill will lead attendees through the process of writing a clear, concise and compelling foundation grant narrative. This includes both the longer “full proposal” narrative and the shorter[...]
Oct 26 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am Indian Hill Music School
Does your digital marketing plan include social media? Are you familiar with the most popular social networks? Do you know which social media networks your customers are using? This seminar will include discussions on: –[...]
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm Bay Path University's Philip H. Ryan Center
People can be difficult, even dangerous. Covering the spectrum from rudeness to active threats, disruptive behaviors can become crises that impact the people you serve, lead and with whom you work. These behaviors can hurt[...]
Nov 1 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center
Join us at Massachusetts Nonprofit Network’s 2017 Annual Conference on November 1, 2017 at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference, one of the largest statewide gatherings of nonprofit professionals. Each year, the Conference draws over[...]
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm Goodwin
Are you a leader of an existing nonprofit organization or have an interest in creating a new one? Do you have questions and concerns about incorporating and/or filing for tax-exempt status? All nonprofit start-ups are[...]