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February 2021

Nuts and Bolts of Nonprofit Law, Part 1 – Webinar – Cancelled!

February 24 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
$60

Due to low registration numbers, the live version of this training, scheduled for 2/24/21, has been cancelled. Communities Rise is still dedicated to providing the community with relevant and informative trainings and workshops and will instead be providing a pay-per-view version of this training within the next month. Check back here for more details! This training is designed for both attorneys and non-attorneys who want to learn about the nuts and bolts of nonprofit law.  You will be taken through…

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February Wellness Workshop – The Art of Healing with Poet Naa Akua

February 25 | 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Free

This workshop is a part of a monthly Community Wellness series co-hosted by RVC and Communities Rise. November’s workshop is focused on mindfulness meditation and Reiki. The intended audience for this workshop are folks who self-identify as Black, Indigenous or People of Color. Please feel free to share this information with other BIPOC community members who may be interested.  Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArduyoqjkpGtYHb-v_1TERTqvMPcw0U480 More about our facilitator: Naa Akua, is a Ghanaian and Bajan queer poet, emcee, actor, and educator. Naa…

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March 2021

March Grant Writing Clinic

March 1 | 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
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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March Small Business Legal Clinic

March 9 | 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Free

Communities Rise and Ventures have partnered to offer pro-bono legal services for your business. Small business owners 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. The clinic is a great opportunity for general questions on the following: Business Entity Formation – Advising on choice of entity (LLC/PLLC, Sole Proprietor, Partnership, C-Corporation, Social Purpose Corporation) and creation of corporate entity.Advice on Corporate GovernanceMaintenance and…

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March Nonprofit Legal Clinic

March 16 | 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
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 short legal questions about their nonprofit. Please keep in mind the clinic provides a one hour consultation and questions that can be answered in a short amount of time are best suited for the clinic. The…

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Let’s Go Legal!

March 31 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Free

Online through Washington Nonprofits Let's Go Legal covers the five main topics board members need to know: State Law, Federal Law, Fundraising, Employment, and Intellectual Property. Let's Go Legal shows how your organization is like a car. You need to register it with the state, driving on federal roads involves an additional set of rules, you need fuel to move your car forward (that's the money part), the people in the car matter, and the look and feel of your…

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April 2021

April Grant Writing Clinic

April 5 | 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
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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April Small Business Legal Clinic

April 7 | 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Free

Communities Rise and Ventures have partnered to offer pro-bono legal services for your business. Small business owners 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. The clinic is a great opportunity for general questions on the following: Business Entity Formation – Advising on choice of entity (LLC/PLLC, Sole Proprietor, Partnership, C-Corporation, Social Purpose Corporation) and creation of corporate entity.Advice on Corporate GovernanceMaintenance and…

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April Nonprofit Legal Clinic

April 14 | 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
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 short legal questions about their nonprofit. Please keep in mind the clinic provides a one hour consultation and questions that can be answered in a short amount of time are best suited for the clinic. The…

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May 2021

May Grant Writing Clinic

May 3 | 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
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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