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Grant Writing and Fund Development (click on course title for details)
Grantseeking BasicsRegister Now!

  • Rochester, NY: Sept 19, 9 am to 4 pm, Builders Exchange of Rochester
  • Albany/Latham, NY: Oct 9, 9 am to 4 pm, Wildwood Programs
  • Plattsburgh, NY: Oct 10, 9 am to 4 pm
  • Poughkeepsie, NY: Oct 30, 9 am to 4 pm

Topics include:

  • Researching and identifying grant opportunities
  • Approaching grantmakers prior to applying
  • Planning programs and budgets before writing grants
  • Preparing information and materials typically required in grant applications

Cost: $125 per person, includes refreshments, lunch, training materials (inquire about group discounts)
Instructor: Paul Mastrodonato, Nonprofit Works


Researching and Approaching Grantmakers

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Topics include:

  • Sources and methods of researching grantmakers
  • Preparing and submitting letters of introduction and inquiry
  • Approaching grantmakers by telephone
  • Meeting with a grantmaker and successful site visits
  • Asking for guidance before applying

Instructor: Margit Brazda Poirier
Cost: $110 per person


 
Board Training (click on course title for details)
A Productive Board of Directors

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Topics include:

  • Responsibilities and expectations of board members
  • Using a "job description" as a means of guiding your board
  • Structuring relationships between the board, committees, and staff
  • Getting committees to do the work of the board
  • Assessing your board’s needs and recruiting new members

Instructor: Paul Mastrodonato, Nonprofit Works
Cost: $50 per person

 
Planning (click on course title for details)
Logic Models

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Topics include:

  • Getting your team to use a shared platform to plan and manage programs and projects
  • Creating and stating a program's outcomes, budget, activities and evaluation plan
  • Communicating cost-benefit scenarios and your financial needs in meaningful ways
  • Making the case for grants and other funding requests

Instructor: Paul Mastrodonato, Nonprofit Works
Cost: $125 per person


Building Budgets

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Topics include:

  • Developing budgets that accurately portray your organization and its programs
  • Methods of sharing costs among programs
  • Prorating expenses toward administration and program costs
  • Placing fair value on 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

Instructor: Paul Mastrodonato, Nonprofit Works
Cost: $90 per person


Evaluation Basics

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Through a combination of lecture and group discussion, you will:

  • Learn about fundamental evaluation concepts and definitions, including how to develop components of an evaluation model
  • Gain an understanding of how to build organizational capacity based on realistic program plans and objectives

Instructor: Edie Steele, Ph.D., president of Evaluation Enterprise
Cost: $50 per person




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