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.

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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[...]
Oct 24 all-day 1Berkshire
a. von schlegell & co WORKSHOPS for nonprofit advancement For staff and board members Morning Session | 9AM – 12PM or Afternoon Session | 1:30-4:30pm – Defining board member roles – Getting your board engaged[...]
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 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Whitney Place
Who should attend: This workshop is intended for any nonprofit professional or board member of organizations from small to large. During this workshop attendees will: Discuss the Budget building process Outline a “Better” budget Walk[...]
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online @ Bay Path University
In this webinar, three internationally known experts in the area of diversity will share strategies for helping your organization be more inclusive and collaborative. Research has shown that learning to embrace and maximize diversity in[...]
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Legal Center for Nonprofits
Do you know someone who wants to start a nonprofit? On Tuesday, October 24, we will explain how to distinguish a for-profit idea from a nonprofit idea, look at key considerations before starting a nonprofit,[...]
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
If you’ve heard of the award-winning Bridges intergenerational program and want to learn more, this day is for you! Initially designed for teachers who will be implementing Bridges but haven’t yet been trained by Bridges[...]
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am EMPath
Tech Networks of Boston exists to provide nonprofit organizations with integrated technology services. It’s also our privilege to offer you professional development opportunities that are both free of charge and free of sales pitches. We’re[...]
Oct 26 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center
With business, technology, and politics all changing at a rapid pace, institutions steeped in decades of tradition must be ready to embrace change. What new approaches to education are needed to meet 21st century challenges?[...]
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[...]
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am The NonProfit Center
This lively workshop is an introduction to basic systems and procedures for anyone new to fundraising and will give you an overview of the role of philanthropy, development, and fundraising in the life of a[...]
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Assumption College
Effective coalitions often use Quality Improvement (QI) strategies to build their initiatives, implement their ideas, evaluate their success, and continuously improve their work. The Model for Improvement and its Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) methodology offers coalitions an[...]
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am DLA Piper LLP (US)
Do you have questions about your current office lease? Is the lease renewal time fast approaching? Are you considering a move to new office space? Come and meet with real estate law specialists from a[...]
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Assumption College
Sustainability is a key component of any successful project. It is the continued, consistent implementation of effective prevention policies, strategies, and practices. Ideally, sustainability is a part of any planning process or program from the[...]
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[...]
Nov 6 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Aloft Boston Seaport
NE/SAE’s Technology Conference features a full-day of interactive programming dedicated to the technology, operations, and communication issues that association industry professionals are faced with in today’s rapidly changing world. Designed for all levels of expertise,[...]
Nov 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am Tuscan Kitchen
Do you have a plan that guides you towards successful fundraising? Or is it a “flying by the seat of your pants” non-plan your modus operandi? This workshop will help you create a plan to[...]
Nov 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Wellesley Community Center
Who should Attend: Any nonprofit, regardless of budget can strategically develop their board. This is an ideal session for board members and executive staff to attend together, if possible. Intentional board development is crucial for[...]
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Stonehill College – Brocktonian Room
Please register for this event by November 3. 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[...]
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Goodwin Procter
Does your nonprofit engage in charitable programs overseas? Support foreign charitable activities with US funds? Two tax-exempt organization law experts will lead a seminar on direct charitable activities by U.S. charitable organizations and supporting foreign[...]
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Boston NonProfit Center
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[...]
Nov 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Whitney Place
Presenter: Russell Greenwald, VP & Director IT Practice, Insource Services, Inc. Who should attend: This workshop is intended for any nonprofit professional or board member of organizations from small to large. Your data is a[...]
Nov 15 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nonprofit Center
Good meetings don’t just happen – they result from good leadership, training and planning. We’ll review how to plan meetings, who to invite, skills to manage typical team dynamics, and how to ensure you reach[...]
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm Boston NonProfit Center
Tech Networks of Boston (TNB) is pleased to invite nonprofit professionals to a Roundtable session about how nonprofits can apply project management principles to their operational projects. Our featured guest will be Maria Latimore, founder[...]
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School of Law
Misclassifying an individual as an independent contractor instead of an employee can be a costly mistake for nonprofits and businesses. UMass Law School student attorneys will explain state and federal criteria for determining whether a[...]
Nov 21 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am Salvatore's Conference Center
A strong board of directors is the backbone to any successful non-profit. In order to meet the goals set forth for your organization, your Board must be on board. This seminar will help you learn[...]
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm The NonProfit Center
Learn to be a powerful presenter. Not everyone feels comfortable in front of a crowd. Whether it’s presenting an informal report, delivering a keynote speech, or simply speaking up during a meeting, finding your true[...]
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Boston Private
Please register for this event by November 27. On August 1, Governor Baker signed a bipartisan pay equity bill, passed unanimously by both legislative branches, to ensure equal pay for comparable work for all Massachusetts[...]