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The Gathering is the premier professional networking and professional development opportunity for community land trust and permanently affordable homeownership practitioners in the Northwest.  The Gathering is also the annual meeting for the membership of the Northwest Community Land Trust Coalition.


In-Person and Online

Join us for another year of education, comradery, professional development and technical assistance for community land trust organizations and affiliated partners.


This year’s event will be held at Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine, WA and is hosted by Kulshan Community Land Trust. The Gathering starts at 1 PM on May 2.

This year, the last in-person meeting of the Home Futures Institute will take place May 1 & 2, immediately preceding The Gathering.

This year’s Gathering, hosted by Kulshan CLT, will be at Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine, WA, and will feature sessions such as History of CLTs, Disaster Preparedness and Planning; Staffing, Growth & Succession Planning; Lenders' Panel; Storytelling and more!  With these great sessions, a beautiful seaside setting, and our famous bocce ball tournament, you don’t want to miss the 2023 Gathering!  The hybrid format accommodates anyone who would like to join us from the comfort of their own home or office.


Scholarships: Scholarships are available! Please fill out the scholarship application form (Also in Documents in the Whova App)  Send it to

Grounded Solutions Network has doubled their sponsorship this year for BIPOC staff and board directors to attend the Gathering!! 






Register for the Event (In person or virtual event). This year’s event is hosted through the WHOVA App that you can download to your phone. Web App can be accessed HERE or click the button below.


Tentative Agenda    


Tickets can be purchased HERE


Members use discount code 2023nwclt to get the 25% member discount - Become a member HERE

The gathering



Reserve your room online by February 27th, 2023.  Reservations made after this date will not be in the same room block, but the discount will be honored with the group reservation code. 
Use this LINK to make reservations. If lodging expenses are an issue, please let us know; we may have other accommodations offsite.


Group reservation code is: 2305NWCLTCA 

$209/night for Traditional king or double queen room                  $229/night for Premier single king or double queen room with a balcony or fireplace


Travel Info: Semiahmoo Resort is located about 120 miles north of Seattle. 


Discounted flights are available through Alaska Airlines to SeaTac or Bellingham.  Group discount code : ECME655  

NOTE: email your ticket number to , so NWCLTC can earn a free ticket for another colleague to attend.

Bellair Airporter Shuttle runs regularly from SeaTac/Bellingham.  Shuttle Service from Seattle to Bellingham 

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