Oct. 7: Meet the Funders

Join our friends at the Mohawk-Hudson Grant Professionals Association on Friday, October 7, for their Meet the Funders workshop. Senior representatives from high-profile foundations will inform participants about their funding interests and guidelines including high-priority focus areas. Participants will be able to ask questions to gain an insider’s understanding of each funder’s giving interests and…

Upcoming Nonprofit Works Training

Join Nonprofit Works in Albany on October 7 from 9:00 a.m. to noon for: Mission-Driven Communications This workshop provides nonprofit organizations with an introduction to the basic elements of a mission-driven communications strategy — including identifying audiences, crafting cogent messages, and using a variety of tools and techniques to deliver them. Includes breakout exercises on…

Nonprofits: Register now for the 2016-2017 Capacity Building Progam

This program made possible with funding support from Albany Guardian Society  ·  Bender Family Foundation  ·  The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region KeyBank Foundation  ·  The Lincoln Fund  ·  Linda G. Toohey Donor Advised Fund  ·  MVP Health Care  ·  Pavonia Fund  ·  Standish Family Fund  ·  Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation  · …

A former convent in Schenectady was lit in March 2016 as part of the beta test for the Breathing Lights art installation. (Photo credit: Hyers + Mebane)

3 Mayors Unveil Breathing Lights Events & Announce Surrounding Programming

  Public Art Project will Transform Neighborhoods, Highlighting City Revitalization Efforts Mayors Kathy Sheehan (Albany), Gary McCarthy (Schenectady), and Patrick Madden (Troy) gathered today at the rehabilitated former St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Eastern Avenue in Schenectady to announce a full list of events and surrounding programming for the Breathing Lights temporary public art…

NYS Chief of the Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, James Sheehan

Event: Nonprofit Revitalization Act Important Updates – Jan. 28, 2016

From our friends at the Tech Valley Nonprofit Business Council: Nonprofit Revitalization Act: Important Updates  You Need to Know $25 per person Thursday, January 28 at 11:30 a.m. Desmond Hotel & Conference Center, 660 Albany Shaker Road in Albany In 2013, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman unveiled a bold plan to reform and revitalize New York’s…

New Event: Strategically Speaking: How to Grow Your Organization in a Digital World

From our friends at the Capital Region Chamber’s Nonprofit Business Council: Making an impact requires more thought and strategy than ever.  With so many options and different channels available, developing a digital marketing strategy has become a growing priority for businesses, especially nonprofits.  Since nonprofits offer opportunities for people to do good and be a…