Training and consulting customized to meet your needs

This “math-free” workshop will help your organization plan and create both operating and program budgets, with a focus on the role of budgets in funding proposals and applications. Participants receive Microsoft Word and Excel templates to help them develop budgets, and a certificate of completion.

Topics include:

  • Developing budgets that accurately portray your organization and its programs
  • Methods for sharing costs among programs
  • Prorating expenses between administrative and program costs
  • Determining market value for in-kind contributions and services
  • Using cost-per-outcome scenarios to generate requests for funding
  • Tips for formatting and presenting budgets in proposals and applications for funding


  • Date: September 26, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Location: Western New York Library Resources Council — 4950 Genesee Street, Suite 170, Buffalo, NY 14225
  • Instructor: Nonprofit Works President Paul Mastrodonato has helped nonprofit organizations develop various types of budgets for over 24 years. His presentation style is known for being informative, interactive, relaxed, and fun.
  • Cost: $75 per person (inquire about group discounts), includes parking and resource materials that participants can customize for their organization's specific needs
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