About Nonprofit Professional Development Academy

The Nonprofit Academy is an umbrella program that encompasses the Nonprofit Professional Training series and a variety of non-credit classes geared toward the nonprofit sector. All courses are designed to offer training that can assist your organization with attaining its goals.

Here participants will get real-time, hands-on use of the computer, Internet and social marketing sites to enhance your organization. CCAC is aware of the economic challenges and staff shortages facing the nation today, especially the nonprofit industry. All courses are set up to offer training that can bring results and effectiveness in obtaining your organization's goals. Our classes are set up to be affordable for individuals and organizations.



CCAC Professional Development Programs

Each fall, spring and summer semester we offer a variety classes designed for those who work in the non-profit sector. Please click her for the current offering of classes. If you are interested in a class you do not see offered, please call us and we can add classes to meet your profession training needs. Also, please know we can offer classes for your staff, at your facility. Please give us a call or an email. Please see the contact information below.

Read the CCAC Professional Development Programs Booklet


Grant Writers

Grants are very important to the survival of your nonprofit organization. Hiring a grant writing professional is great if your organization can afford it. Even so, knowing some grant writing techniques are beneficial. Having a representative from your organization with a knowledgeable point of view, even beginning the proposals, is much more helpful than having a consultant write the entire proposal. Having grant writing knowledge could be a very big asset and makes for a better collaboration if you indeed do hire a professional down the road. Besides having a very good handle on your organization's "grant" future, having skills in grant writing will make someone more marketable when job seeking.

CCAC Professional Development Programs

Volunteer Management Program

CCAC is committed to providing fundamental volunteer management training to every person directing volunteer services in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Our classes provide means for hiring, retaining and appreciating volunteers so they become a valuable part of your staff.

CCAC Professional Development Programs


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