Education & Events

Learn, Grow, Raise More Money

Invest in yourself and advance your career by attending a professional development session or special event at Advancement Northwest! We offer multiple opportunities throughout the year to connect, learn and grow as fundraisers and leaders. We welcome both members and non-members. View Upcoming Events

Professional Development

We offer monthly learning and networking opportunities for people at every stage of their career. Browse the monthly options on our Professional Development page. For more details and to register for an event, visit the Events Calendar.

Annual Forum on Strategic Fundraising

This two-day conference is the Pacific Northwest’s most intensive and comprehensive training event for nonprofit fundraisers. Whether you’re new to fundraising or an experienced major gift officer, a board member, chief development officer, a communications manager or executive director – you will learn new strategies and have in-depth conversations about best practice and trending topics at the Forum. Learn More

2019 Conference Sessions

National Philanthropy Day

Several hundred fundraisers, philanthropists, community leaders and others join us every November for our Annual National Philanthropy Day Luncheon. We celebrate the inspiring power of philanthropy by honoring an outstanding corporation, family, nonprofit organization, philanthropist, small business, and young philanthropist for making a significant difference in their communities. Learn More