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April 2021

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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April Fundraising Clinic

April 12 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Free

Join us for a FREE 2-hour consultation with a professional fundraiser. They will review your questions in advance and talk with you about your fundraising goals and plans for the year. Preference is given to organizations based in and led by communities of color and indigenous, immigrant and refugee, queer and trans, low-income communities, and others historically disenfranchised. These services are free of charge and available by appointment only. Email brianna@communities-rise.org questions or to schedule! Offered in partnership with AFP Advancement Northwest’s “Fundraisers on the Go”. *Please note that all clinics…

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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 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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March 2021

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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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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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 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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February 2021

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

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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