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Read what our clients and workshop participants say about Nonprofit Works:

Planning & Budgets

"Learning how to use the Logic Model was very helpful, and I gained a great deal for both myself and my department. I highly recommend the workshop to anyone working in grant and fund development."

Gabrielle J. Sponsored Research Administrative Services

"You are subject-matter experts and do a great job covering the topic. As a result of your workshop, I now know what a useful tool the logic model can be for planning and marketing. I see the light!"

Kelly H. NeighborWorks Rochester

"Nonprofit Works did a great job of leading us through the planning session, which was tricky given the variation in backgrounds among participants. You moved us forward significantly!"

Susan B. Shelters of Saratoga

"The courses have re-energized me and my approach to planning and grant writing. I feel I now have the tools to vigorously tackle the most daunting tasks I'm responsible for. Thanks again!"

Lori F. Providence Housing Development Corporation

“I’m using your Program Planning Logic Model to plan for an upcoming grant. What I learned from your workshop will save enormous time and effort in the planning process. THANK YOU for this wonderful resource!”

Amy W. Marion City Schools

Grant Writing

"Paul presented the nuts and bolts of grant writing in a format that could be immediately implemented with success. Since the course, I have written six successful grants enabling several nonprofit organizations to exceed their goals and objectives for the year. I recommend Nonprofit Works to any organization wanting to improve their grant writing success."

Russ M. Winona Forest Recreation Association

“This training has given me the tools to plan, develop, and review past grants — as well as the specific requirements needed to prepare a successful grant-writing proposal.”

Sondra RochesterWorks

"Your seminar was a great blend of clearly articulated information, fun, and new ideas and sources of which I wasn't aware. Keep up the good work. You provide a great service to nonprofits.”

Kylie Capitol Theatre

"We enjoyed the session very much. I heard nothing but great feedback about your presentation style, materials, and the common-sense nature of what you talked about, etc. Thank you so much!"

Tracey M. Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York

"I learned more in two days than in an entire semester course in college."

S. Bradley Family Restoration Project

"Your workshop was inspirational. Clear, concise and rooted in common sense — with a touch of human psychology. Thank you."

Stephen S. Binghamton Neighborhood Assemblies Project

“I learned a lot of valuable information at your grant research and writing workshops and it certainly paid off! I just received information about the first grant I wrote: We got it!”

Lesley K. Sojourner House for Women

“Exceptional! After taking the course, grant writing seems a lot less intimidating.”

Anne S. University of Rochester Family Institute

"Excellent course. Paul covers the topic better than any presenter that I've encountered. The time-saving tips and tools are very helpful, and the 7-Step Development Process is worth the cost of the course by itself.”

Clifford L. ARC of Monroe County

“The Grantseeking Basics class was GREAT. I left the course feeling empowered and excited about the grant seeking process. Thank you!”

Elicia B. New York State Parks and Recreation

“The grants workshop was one of the most informative / beneficial I have attended — by far.”

Paul B. Rochester City School District

Board Training

“Great handouts and resource list!”

Janet S. Small Business Resource Center

“The board training provided a wonderful opportunity for our board members to reflect upon their role in the organization’s mission. Thank you for your attention to detail, thorough approach in presenting the topic, and timely follow-through! It was a pleasure working with you!”

Karen N. Wildwood Programs

“Thank you for an informative and useful workshop. The information received will be invaluable and help our board function at a high level, and better allow us to fulfill our mission.”

Garth F. Youth As Resources Coordinator

“I enjoyed the course and found the material very useful as a board member, and in my work, as well. I also liked the presentation style!”

Paula B. The Children’s Institute

“I thought the attention given to different areas of board management was great! You were able to cover many of the board issues I have dealt with in the past year, and I feel I’m on the right track.”

Sandy O. Bay View YMCA


"The workshop was outstanding, as it provided me with helpful tools to advance the mission of my organization. (The section on news releases was very helpful.)"

Kisner J. La Gonave Haiti Outreach

“Great seminar! Enjoyed how in-depth we got into messaging and calls-to-action"

Helen B. Early Care and Learning Council

“Was very helpful and gave me a new perspective on how to help others understand our mission"

Lisa B. Warren County Head Start