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 Non-profits? Contact Suzanne Barclay at  845-429-7085 ext 107 or 

2018 Seminars Being Offered (additional classes are being developed for late fall and winter.)

We offer INP Certificate Credit for select RDC Programs

2018 Seminars for Non-Profit Leaders (click link to view full event listing, including course descriptions):

Non-Profit Fundamentals
Thursdays, September 27 and October 4 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Instructor: Julian Palmer, principal, Julian Palmer Consulting Services, Nyack, NY

Financial Management in a Non-Profit Business
Mondays, October 15 and October 22 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Instructor: Donalee Berard, CPA and partner at Berard & Associates, CPAs, Suffern, NY serving Rockland & Orange

Strategies for Fundraising
Tuesday, November 13 and Wednesday, November 14 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Instructor: Sister Peggy Scarano, national fundraising Consultant, based in Bardonia, NY

Human Resources in a Non-Profit Business
Wednesdays, November 28 and December 5 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Instructor: Jessica Shpall Rosen, Esq. Partner at Greenwald Doherty L.L.P., Orangeburg, NY

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

Last updated September 12, 2018