Nonprofit Works Workshop: Building Budgets
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

WNYLRC Training Center and Board Room


Description: This “math-free” workshop will help your organization plan and create both operating and program budgets, with a focus on the role of budgets in funding proposals and applications. Participants receive Microsoft Word and Excel templates to help them develop budgets, and a certificate of completion.

Topics include:

  • Developing budgets that accurately portray your organization and its programs
  • Methods for sharing costs among programs
  • Prorating expenses between administrative and program costs
  • Determining market value for 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
  • Cost: $75 per person ($45 for WNYLRC members) - includes resource materials that participants can customize for their organization's specific needs

Register Now

(Use "Register Now" link above to register directly with Nonprofit Works - there are a limited number of WNYLRC discounts available - apply the code "NPW115" to receive discount and pay only $45)

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Speaker Name:
Paul Mastrodonato
Speaker Bio:

Nonprofit Works President Paul Mastrodonato has helped nonprofit organizations develop various types of budgets for over 24 years. His presentation style is known for being informative, interactive, relaxed, and fun.

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Unconference: INTERSECT: Where People & Ideas Meet! (Early Bird Registration)

INTERSECT is not your grandmother's library conference!

This brand new regional gathering of library and information professionals will be taking place at the Hilton Garden Inn, Buffalo, NY on Friday, October 5, 2018.

The purpose of INTERSECT is to facilitate a culture of co-learning among librarians and other interested professionals in the region by bringing people together to network and share ideas in an interactive, engaging, informal setting where participants determine the content.

INTERSECT: Where People and Ideas Meet!

Program and session descriptions can be viewed here:

Activities, including workshops and tours, will be held during lunch time.

Early bird registration will be available to everyone until August 15th, after which the registration price will increase to $40 for WNYLRC members and $50 for non-members.

Please fill out our form on preferred sessions, lunch activities, and your meal selection once you've registered:

Spaces for each session and lunch activities are limited -- so sign up soon!

If you need disability accommodations, please email Caitlin at

There is $5/day valet parking only for guests of our Unconference at the Hilton Garden Inn.

We have a block of rooms reserved with a special conference rate at the Hilton Garden Inn available on a first come, first serve basis if you wish to stay overnight. You can book online at with the booking code: WNYLR. You can also call Hilton Garden Inn at either 1-855-446-1178 or 716-848-1000 and inform the agent that helps you of the dates that you wish to book and the special code (WNYLR).