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Seminars for Non-Profit Leaders


Institute for Non-profits

An Educational Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland

You may register for individual classes or the full Certificate in Non-profit Sustainability. The full Certificate requires completion of four core courses (totaling 24 classroom hours) and at least 14 hours of elective classes.

Thanks to Orange & Rockland Utilities for sponsoring these seminars. Their generous support allows us to offer these classes at low cost to Rockland’s non-profit community!

Registration: Please pre-register at least one week in advance for any class by completing the attached form and mailing/faxing it, with payment, to Cornell Cooperative Extension, 10 Patriot Hills Drive, Stony Point, NY 10980. All classes will be held at this address.

The $10 course fee covers both sessions of the Core Seminars. Participants must attend both sessions of each seminar for credit.

If you registered and find you’re unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. Refunds will be made until the day before the class is scheduled.

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Seminar/Registration Questions? Please contact Jennifer Strianese, Administrative Assistant
845-429-7085 x117

Questions about the Institute for Nonprofits? Contact Suzanne Barclay at  845-429-7085 ext 107 or 

2019 Seminars Being Offered


FASB Old and New: What You Need to Know

Wednesday, April 25, 5:30 - 7:30 PM


Donalee Berard of Berard and Associates

Session Description:

FASBY, the Financial Accounting Standards Board, is an independent, private not-for-profit organization that establishes financial reporting standards for private for-profit and not-for-profit organizations that follow GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles). This session will help you understand some new standards that are applicable to nonprofits, including, for example, the revenue recognition standard.

Fund Development Infrastructure and Implementation for Your Non-Profit

Tuesday, May 21, 8:30 - 10:30 AM


 Andrew Marietta of New York Council on Nonprofits  

Session Description:

 Should you put your energy into donor cultivation or fundraising events? What amount should Board members be expected to contribute – if any? Which local organizations might you ask for donations? Everything fundraising is covered in this overview presented by NYCON. Whether you are a seasoned fund raiser or are just figuring out where your organization should start, you’ll learn something valuable from this presentation.

We offer INP Certificate Credit for select RDC Programs

All courses take place at CCE Rockland’s Education Center at 10 Patriot Hills Lane, Stony Point, NY 10980.

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Last updated July 26, 2019