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.

Feb 26 @ 9:00 am – Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm Tech Foundry
Excel skills are in demand by most employers. These skills are especially important in the non-profit world. Market analysis indicates the need for current employees to become more proficient with Excel. A strong Excel skill[...]
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm The NonProfit Center
Everyone knows how to say “please” and “thank you.” What organizations really need is a suite of tools that support the success of their staff while simultaneously exceeding their client’s expectations. Using the main principles[...]
Mar 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am DLA Piper
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[...]
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Lincoln Public Library – Tarbell Room
Many nonprofits are now considering to increase their advocacy activities. It is critical for these nonprofits to review the rule of engagement in this area so as to remain in compliance with pertinent laws and[...]
Mar 6 @ 11:30 am Non-Profit Center
Have you ever found yourself out to coffee or lunch with a donor and the idea of a non-cash gift comes up in conversation? Did you feel confident in broaching the subject both with the[...]
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am The NonProfit Center
Fundraising succeeds on knowing our donors well. Learn to engage your donors in meaningful ways to match donor philanthropic goals with organizational mission and outcomes. This lively workshop emphasizes a donor-centered approach to strengthening a[...]
Mar 8 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley
We are exposed to thousands of marketing messages every day—in print, online, just about everywhere. How can your organization stand out and get the attention you need? How can your messages motivate donors and other[...]
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Seyfarth Shaw
Does your nonprofit have an anti-harassment policy in place that clearly identifies unacceptable conduct? If so, when did you last update it? And has it effectively deterred bad behavior and protected your employees? Come and[...]
Mar 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm The Center for Teen Empowerment Offices
Interactive methods can be ignored or marginalized as “icebreakers” to be used only in the first few moments of a meeting. When used consistently and strategically – with purpose in mind, and connected to the[...]
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Boston NonProfit Center
Tech Networks of Boston (TNB) is pleased to invite nonprofit professionals to a Super Roundtable session about the essentials of project management. Our featured guest will be Maria Latimore, principal of Maria Latimore Group. This[...]
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Philip H. Ryan Health Science Center
Empathy in the Workplace, led by Joann Farrell Quinn Friday, March 16, 2018 | 9:00am—12:00 pm Philip H. Ryan Health Sciences Center, 1 Denslow Road, East Longmeadow, MA 01028 Early Bird Tickets $150 (end Feb.[...]
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Berkshire Community College South County Center
Offered in collaboration with the Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires. How to develop a social media system for your business that works for you, that doesn’t take up all of your time, that conveys your[...]
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm
How much time do you spend on drama daily? What impact does it have on you, your team and your organization? On March 21st, at 1:00PM ET, Dr. Stephen Brand, Executive Director of Global Learning[...]
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Boston NonProfit Center
Tech Networks of Boston (TNB) exists to provide integrated technology services to nonprofits and other mission-based organizations. It’s also our pleasure to offer you professional development opportunities that are both free of charge and free[...]
Mar 22 @ 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[...]
Mar 27 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm The Center for Teen Empowerment
The Moving Beyond Icebreakers (MBI) interactive model is used to engage groups of all ages. It works in every setting where groups meet-whether that’s in the classroom, boardroom, or community room. It is effective for[...]
Mar 28 @ 11:30 am Non-Profit Center
Achieving robust collaboration between a gift officer and prospect researcher requires identifying and maximizing each department’s strengths and expertise, as well as bridging differences in communication and work flow. This program, co-presented by WIDGB and[...]
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm City Year Headquarters
Good meetings just don’t 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 decisions[...]
Apr 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm The Center for Teen Empowerment
The Moving Beyond Icebreakers (MBI) interactive model is used to engage groups of all ages. It works in every setting where groups meet-whether that’s in the classroom, boardroom, or community room. It is effective for[...]
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Berkshire Community College South County Center
Offered in collaboration with the Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires. Learn the most important computer security practices, what to do if your computer or email gets hacked, how to secure your email and browser, common[...]
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am The NonProfit Center
How do organizations make the shift from fostering a culture of inclusion to developing policies, practices and processes that embed racial justice and equity in their values and their operations? It involves a commitment and[...]
Apr 26 all-day The NonProfit Center
One of the most fundamental roles of nonprofit leaders and managers is to “hold” tensions in ways that are creative, constructive, and ultimately contribute to growth and development. In this workshop, based on the work[...]
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm The Center for Teen Empowerment
In this interactive training, we will explore a unique contract and feedback system that effectively manages conflict and behavior issues in groups. This system provides both accountability and support for skills development and growth of[...]
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm City Year Headquarters
Are you asked to get things done but aren’t given any authority to do so? Do you find that people agree to do work and then don’t follow through? Is it hard to get your[...]
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Berkshire Community College South County Center
Offered in collaboration with the Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires. Learn how to identify the universal and make people care about your organization. Tips for shining a light on issues and experiences others might not[...]