Canisius Offers Programs for Non-Profits

BUFFALO, NY – The Canisius College Center for Professional Development, 300 Corporate Parkway, Amherst, will offer three courses for leaders in not-for-profit organizations.  

Grant Development and Management I, an introductory grant writing course, will be held on Thursday, November 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Grant Development and Management II, for experienced grant management professionals, will build on the first course and will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Both Grant Development and Management courses will focus on how to effectively write proposals in these times of intense competition and limited resources. The workshop is geared toward the non-profit professional rather than the researcher or academic. Participants will:

  • Research and identify potential funding sources
  • Address guidelines of public and private applications
  • Understand the review process and learn how to organize material to address key points for reviewers
  • Develop focused and realistic budgets
  • Package professional grant submissions

Effective Board Management will be held Thursday, November 15 from 8:30 a.m. to

12:30 p.m. The course examines some of the common issues that face boards of non-profit organization, as well as some methods board leaders can implement to be more effective.

The course fee for each $295.

For registration information, contact the Center for Professional Development at (716) 888-8490 or visit the website

The Canisius College Center for Professional Development offers personalized, professional training and consulting programs.  These programs, taught by faculty and quality professionals, provide participants with the critical skills necessary to lead their organizations.

One of 28 Jesuit universities in the nation, Canisius is the premier private university in Western New York.