These resources are not exhaustive but meant to help promote and provide access to regional trainings, workshops and professional development opportunities. It will be updated periodically and as needed. If you have any questions or another opportunity to be listed please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
101 Fund Development Workshop with Linda Ray
November 9 & 10 from 2pm- 3:30pm (both days)
3-hour workshop (being offered in two, virtual 1 1/2 hour sessions) Designed for executive directors, board members, and staff with development responsibilities; beginner, intermediate and seasoned professionals.
Limited slots available; registration required HERE.
StoryGrowing WNY, Health Foundation for Western and Central NY and John R. Oishei Foundation
October 14 Webinar, Telling Our Stories Now with Andy Goodman. One-hour virtual, free event.
*Following the webinar, participants will be invited to attend a lengthier, hands on StoryGrowing Workshop held later in October that will include an in-depth presentation and facilitated breakout sessions to help develop your organization’s story.
Nonprofit Reinvention Summit 2020, Erie Nonprofit Partnership
- October 26 & 28, virtual
- Day 1 topics: capacity building
- Day 2 topics: diversity and racial equity
- Registration opening soon; rsvp to be on the email list
Creative Professionals Exchange 2020, Arts Services Initiative of WNY
- November 6-7, virtual
- Individual artists and arts administrators to discuss relevant issues and trends in the arts. Topics and Speakers to be announced.
- Tickets go on sale in September
*Partial Scholarships may be available for representative(s) from your organization to attend one of these trainings, workshops or professional development opportunities. Please email email@example.com to inquire.
Nonprofit (Virtual) Networking, Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation
First Tuesday of the Month, 12-1:30pm. Monthly networking opportunity to discuss grant information, collaborative ideas, peer conversations. Email: Eileen Ardillo firstname.lastname@example.org
Class of 2021, Chautauqua Leadership Network
Each year CLN offers membership opportunities for local professionals looking to broaden their leadership skills. Apply to be a part of the 2021 class cohort; online application due on Nov. 15. Email: Katie Young, email@example.com
Health Leadership Fellows Cohort 10, Health Foundation of Western & Central NY
Applications due December 2020; interviews early 2021.
Program designed for current executives of health-related nonprofits that address the needs of older adults or young children impacted by poverty. Applicants must be in leadership roles, tenure of 5 years, strong commitment and involvement with their local community. Email: Nancy Blaschak firstname.lastname@example.org
Technical Assitance & Training to Persevere Through the Pandemic (Cohort), Appalachia Nonprofit Resource Center
Nonprofits are invited to apply for free technical assistance in one of four topic areas: short-term financial management, long-term financial management, Missions and Operations, Fundraising. Fall and Winter Virtual Cohort Sessions. Deadline to Apply 10/9.