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October 2020

October Grant Writing Clinic

October 5 | 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Communities Rise Office, 3642 33rd Ave S, Suite C4
Seattle, Washington 98144 United States
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Free

A joint venture between Communities Rise and the Puget Sound Grantwriters Association (PSGA) brings you a free service to increase your chances of receiving grant funding! This grant writing assistance program from Communities Rise is designed to support community-based organizations that serve communities impacted by systemic oppression and do not have the internal capacity to hire a grant writer or have staff dedicated to grant writing. Up to 2 members from an organization may bring a request for proposal (RFP),…

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Office Closed – Indigenous People’s Day

October 12 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Our office is closed in honor of Indigenous People's Day.

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October Microenterprise Legal Clinic

October 13 | 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Free

Communities Rise and Ventures have partnered to offer pro-bono legal services for your business. Microenterprises can make an appointment for a one hour consultation to meet one-on-one with an attorney to answer legal questions about their governance and business law needs, such as: Business Entity Formation – Advising on choice of entity (LLC/PLLC, Sole Proprietor, Partnership, C-Corporation, Social Purpose Corporation) and creation of corporate entity.Drafting Agreements -  Advising on and drafting of Shareholder Agreements, Operating Agreements.Advice on Corporate GovernanceMaintenance and Compliance with…

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October Nonprofit Legal Clinic

October 20 | 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Communities Rise Office, 3642 33rd Ave S, Suite C4
Seattle, Washington 98144 United States
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Free

Communities Rise and the King County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division have partnered to offer pro-bono legal services for your organization. Washington based nonprofits and community-based organizations can make a free appointment for a one hour consultation to meet one-on-one with an attorney to answer legal questions about their nonprofit governance and business law needs, such as Articles of Incorporation, contracts, bylaws and conflict of interest policies. These services are available by appointment only. Call 206-324-5850 or email contact@communities-rise.org with…

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Financial Responsibility for Nonprofits

October 22 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
$10

This webinar will cover the fiscal responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards and Management.  Board members take on some of the most important aspects of the nonprofit organization.  We will discuss the Boards role, its fiscal responsibilities and how an effective Board contributes to the success of the nonprofit organizations mission.  We will also cover Managements fiscal responsibilities.Specifically, we will also cover the role and responsibilities of the Board and Management with respect to:Financial OversightFinancial ManagementFinancial StatementsAnnual Tax-Return- Form 990 Speaker: Valerie…

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November 2020

November Grant Writing Clinic

November 2 | 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Communities Rise Office, 3642 33rd Ave S, Suite C4
Seattle, Washington 98144 United States
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Free

A joint venture between Communities Rise and the Puget Sound Grantwriters Association (PSGA) brings you a free service to increase your chances of receiving grant funding! This grant writing assistance program from Communities Rise is designed to support community-based organizations that serve communities impacted by systemic oppression and do not have the internal capacity to hire a grant writer or have staff dedicated to grant writing. Up to 2 members from an organization may bring a request for proposal (RFP),…

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November Microenterprise Legal Clinic

November 10 | 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Free

Communities Rise and Ventures have partnered to offer pro-bono legal services for your business. Microenterprises can make an appointment for a one hour consultation to meet one-on-one with an attorney to answer legal questions about their governance and business law needs, such as: Business Entity Formation – Advising on choice of entity (LLC/PLLC, Sole Proprietor, Partnership, C-Corporation, Social Purpose Corporation) and creation of corporate entity.Drafting Agreements -  Advising on and drafting of Shareholder Agreements, Operating Agreements.Advice on Corporate GovernanceMaintenance and Compliance with…

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Nonprofit Fiscal Sponsorship – Webinar

November 12 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
$10

This webinar will explain what a fiscal sponsorship relationship is and what a fiscal sponsorship agreement should include. It will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a fiscal sponsorship structure. We will explain when and why a nonprofit organization would enter into a fiscal sponsorship relationship, the key components of that relationship, drafting a fiscal sponsorship agreement, common pitfalls and misunderstandings of fiscal sponsorship agreements. Speakers will share both legal requirements and practical tips on making a successful fiscal sponsorship…

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November Nonprofit Legal Clinic

November 17 | 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Communities Rise Office, 3642 33rd Ave S, Suite C4
Seattle, Washington 98144 United States
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Free

Communities Rise and the King County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division have partnered to offer pro-bono legal services for your organization. Washington based nonprofits and community-based organizations can make an appointment for a one hour consultation to meet one-on-one with an attorney to answer legal questions about their nonprofit governance and business law needs, such as Articles of Incorporation, contracts, bylaws and conflict of interest policies. These services are available by appointment only. Call 206-324-5850 or email contact@communities-rise.org with questions…

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Office Closed – Thanksgiving

November 26 | 8:00 am – November 27 | 5:00 pm

Our office is closed in honor of Thanksgiving.

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