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Building Capacity, Building Community

Welcome to Nonprofit University! "Nonprofit U" is a professional development subscription series for all levels in your organization. Taught by university faculty and subject matter experts from across the region, Nonprofit U’s interactive and engaging workshops cover all aspects of nonprofit operations and management.

Organizations may register staff for individual workshops but will benefit from purchasing full or partial subscriptions at a discounted rate. Subscriptions are priced on a sliding scale and are fully transferable to the team member from your organization who will most benefit from each training. (See pricing details below.)

All workshops will be held at Rockefeller College, Milne Hall 200, 135 Western Avenue, Albany, NY (just west of Washington Park) from 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM unless otherwise noted. Registration opens at 8:00 AM. Wheelchair parking and accessibility into Milne Hall is available on the Washington Avenue side of the campus.

See the schedule below for upcoming topics and speakers. More dates are coming soon so check back often! To receive notice of future workshops, please submit your request to: nonprofit@albany.edu. Have ideas for trainings or speakers you would like to see? Write to us at nonprofit@albany.edu.


Workshop Title

Contributing Faculty


12/12/2019 Overcoming Common Roadblocks to Nonprofit Success Michael Buckley
The Killoe Group
12/19/2019 Marketing Strategy Scott Mathias
Mathias Marketing
1/9/2020 How to Build and Sustain a Stakeholder-Driven Strategic Plan in Times of Constant Change Nancy Preston
Nancy Meyers Preston, Ltd.
1/16/2020 Website Management & Strategy Scott Mathias
Mathias Marketing
1/21/2020 From Acceptable to Outstanding - Advancing Your Workplace Culture Brian Rollo Brian Rollo Consulting
1/30/2020 Nonprofit Revenue Portfolios: What Should My Revenues Be? Elizabeth Searing
Rockefeller College
* 2/11/2020 You've Committed your Organization to Strategic Planning... Now what? Nancy Preston
Nancy Meyers Preston, Ltd.
2/13/2020 Proposal Writing for Foundation Engagement Winsome Foderingham University at Albany
2/25/2020 Leadership Styles Paul Thurston Siena College
2/27/2020 Email Marketing 101 Scott Mathias Mathias Marketing
* 3/10/2020 How to Ensure your Strategic Plan Doesn’t Collect Dust Sitting on the Shelf Nancy Preston
Nancy Meyers Preston, Ltd.
3/12/2020 Board Roles and Responsibilities Kate McNally
Kate McNally Consulting
3/23/2020 Impact Storytelling: Using Data to Drive Growth Tim Sarrantonio
Neon One
3/26/2020 Facebook for Nonprofits Scott Mathias
Mathias Marketing
4/9/2020 Enhancing Non-Profit Services & Workplaces for Transgender Communities Lyndon Cudlitz
Lyndon Cudlitz: Consulting, Education & Training
4/30/2020 Creating New Audiences and Donors through Marketing and Strategic Communities Libby Post
Communication Services
5/7/2020 Steps to Becoming Diverse Workforce Ready LB Hannahs
Tangible Development
5/14/2020 Building Teams by Building on Strengths Pam Skripak
Institute of Nonprofit Leadership
6/11/2020 Collaborate for Change Dylan Hall
Common Good Design

Dates with an asterick (*) refer that the time will be from 12-2 PM.

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Subscription Information For Nonprofit Organizations

Workshop subscription are available to nonprofit organizations on a sliding fee scale per the chart below. Subscriptions are fully transferable to any member of a nonprofit organization. A full subscription entitles a nonprofit organization to attendance at 10 workshops. A 1/2 subscription entitles an nonprofit organization to attendance at 5 workshops. A nonprofit organization may purchase more than one subscription and/or purchase an additional subscription at any time. Subscriptions are valid for one year from date of purchase. Additional workshops will be added year round!

Annual Budget

Full Subscription

1/2 Subscription

Single Workshop

UAlbany Staff and Students $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Scholarship Level (Under $25,000) $100.00 $65.00
25,000 - 250,000 $150.00 $90.00
250,000 - 1 million $200.00 $120.00
1 million - 3 million $250.00 $145.00 $32.00
3 million - 6 million $300.00 $175.00
6 million - 10 million $350.00 $200.00
Over 10 million $400.00 $225.00

Subscription Information for Individuals (Not Organizations)

Community individuals are welcome to attend any of our workshops. Workshops are $30 each. Discounts are available upon request.

Nonprofit University is a partnership between the University at Albany's Institute of Nonprofit Leadership and Community Development and the United Way of the Greater Capital Region. The program is generously supported by MVP Health Care.

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