Other Programs of Interest
Be sure to save the date for these programs:
Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management
On May 29, the Bayer Center presents an all-day workshop, Demystifying
Marketing for Nonprofits, with Gary J. Stern, author of Marketing Workbook
for Nonprofit Organizations.
Also this spring, BCNM offers the following series:
For more detailed course information, or to register for a program, see
BCNM's website or call (412) 227-6814.
- Finance as a Second Language: build a customized finance tool for your nonprofit
- Technology and Communications: using Microsoft Office to communicate effectively
Community Design Center of Pittsburgh
In collaboration with the Community Technical Assistance Center, the CDCP presents a
Preserving Neighborhood Fabric Workshop on April 11 from noon until 1:30 p.m. at the
Hill House Association. To register, e-mail CDCP at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (412)
On May 18, join CDCP for Pedal Pittsburgh 10 - Celebrating 10 Years! This
annual, educational bicycle tour visits special communities and design landmarks. For more
information or to register, visit www.pedalpittsburgh.org or call
Community Technical Assistance Center
This spring, CTAC's Core Series include the following workshops at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Join CTAC for A River Safari on June 20 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. This boat tour will
include discussion of the impact of riverfront planning on economic development in the region.
For more information and to register, e-mail email@example.com or call (412) 231-2822.
- Communication Skills - April 3
- Strategic Planning - April 24
- Financial Management - May 8
- Fundraising - May 22
Disability Fundraisers' Network
The next meeting of the Disability Fundraisers' Network will be on Friday, June 27, at
UCP of Pittsburgh's office at 4638 Centre Avenue, Oakland. The speaker will be Kate Seelman, Ph.D.,
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, and Director of the National
Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research. Dr. Seelman will discuss funding for programs serving
people with disabilities and prospects on the federal level. The meeting gets underway at 9:00 a.m.
Please RSVP by contacting Al Schubert at firstname.lastname@example.org or (412) 820-2050, ext. 428.
Grant Writing USA
Grant Writing USA is a national program that presents workshops across the country for all levels
of grantwriters. Their workshops are geared towards government and nonprofit agencies of all kinds.
Hosted by the Western PA Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Pittsburgh Action Against Rape,
Grant Writing USA will be presenting a workshop in Pittsburgh on June 16-17, 2003. For more information
on this event and to register, call (702) 739-9221 or visit GrantWritingUSA.com
on the web.
Institute for Volunteerism
The Community College of Allegheny County's Institute for Volunteerism has begun its 25th
year of training volunteer directors of local nonprofits. This spring, the Institute presents
the following classes:
All programs are in the morning at CCAC's Allegheny Campus on the North Side. For more
information or to register, contact Sheila Mozer at (412) 237-2560.
- Basics of Volunteer Administration - April 9
- Training Your Volunteers to be HIPAA Compliant - April 11
- Stretching Resources for Your Volunteer Program - May 20
Mon Valley Providers Council
The Mon Valley Providers Council is hosting the Second Annual Home Sweet Home Housing
Conference on May 16-17 at CCAC's South Campus in West Mifflin. The first day is devoted to
service providers, and the second day is for consumers. For more information or to get your
organization involved, contact Kelleigh Butler at (412) 829-7112.
Nonprofit Leadership Institute
Duquesne University's Nonprofit Leadership Institute is offering The Leadership Academy
on April 25-26 and throughout May. This program is especially beneficial for those who are new
to, or considering, nonprofit board participation.
For more information and to register, visit NLI's website at www.leadership.duq.edu/nlioverview
or call (412) 396-6231.
Nonprofit Professional Development Academy
This spring, the Academy offers the following full-day courses through the Community College of
For further information and to register, contact Margaret Bowen at (412) 237-2564.
- Dealing with Change - April 5
- Media Relations - April 12
- Advanced Grant Writing - April 10 & 24 (Participants may bring a project to work on in class.)
Office of Child Development
The University of Pittsburgh's Office of Child Development Planning and Evaluation Project is offering a
series of training courses designed to develop and enhance evaluation skills and information management
techniques to improve service delivery. The upcoming courses are:
For registration information, contact Charlene Nelson by e-mail at email@example.com or call
- Designing Surveys - April 10 & 24
- Conducting Focus Groups - May 8
- Using Your Data - May 22
Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations
PANO is partnering with Mike Sand of Sand Associates to present a series of day-long training
sessions across the state. Locally, the following workshops will be held at Two Gateway Center in
For complete details and to register, visit PANO's website at www.pano.org/events.htm or call
- Grantwriting - May 22
- Fund Raising - June 6
On April 30, ProArts presents Starting a 501c3 Nonprofit Arts Organization from 6-8:00 p.m.
at the Regional Enterprise Tower. Led by Executive Director, Marilyn Coleman, this program addresses
the basic issues of starting and running an arts organization. Other spring workshops include:
For further information or to reserve a space, visit the ProArts' website at
www.proartstickets.org/workshops.cfm or call
- SRO: Planning Your Way to a Successful Season - April 10
- Buzz Marketing - May 13
Raising More Money
Raising More Money is a national program that trains nonprofit organizations of all types, sizes and
locations in building a self-sustaining system for raising funds from individuals. A FREE Introductory Session
of Raising More Money: Building Lifelong Donors is being offered in Pittsburgh on Thursday, June 26, at
the Holiday Inn Parkway East, 915 Brinton Road, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. For more information, visit the
information page or the
In collaboration with the Local Government Academy and the Pittsburgh Interfaith Impact Network,
Sustainable Pittsburgh presents the 2003 Southwest Pennsylvania Smart Growth Conference, Promoting
Regional Equity Through Smart Growth on Saturday, May 31, at the Omni William Penn Hotel in
downtown Pittsburgh. The goal of the conference is to broaden and deepen the growing dialog and action
to promote regional equity with respect to Housing, Transportation, Economic Development, Land Use and
Infrastructure. For further information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call