Finance Training

As a nonprofit staff or board member, you want your nonprofit to thrive. Finances get a whole lot easier and more surefooted when you have the right leadership skills, knowledge and tools to make this happen. Our merger partner, Nonprofits Assistance Fund, provides finance training that gives you the competence, confidence and capability you need. We make financial information accessible no matter your financial background.

Transforming Business Models Webinar

This free webinar is designed to illuminate the connection between your mission and your business model. You will learn about the four core components to a nonprofit business model: revenue mix, understanding the cost of effective programs, infrastructure, and capital structure. You will understand how all of these components come together to impact your organization’s health.
August 22, 2017
Noon-1 pm
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Fundamentals of Nonprofit Finance Workshop

This workshop is designed to make you more comfortable with nonprofit finance. At this workshop, you will walk through real nonprofit examples and reports that will help you understand jargon, accounting rules, roles and responsibilities, and procedures and policies. This workshop is right for you if you are new to the nonprofit sector, nonprofit finance, or your position as staff or board member.
September 12, 2017
9 am-Noon
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Communicating Through Dashboards Webinar

This free webinar will help you create a dashboard for your nonprofit. You will learn how to select information to include on your dashboard and how dashboard reports can complement other important financial reports. This webinar is for you if you are a staff or board member who creates, reviews, and interprets dashboard reports.
September 26, 2017
Noon-1 pm
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Healthy Nonprofits, Healthy Communities: Nonprofit Business Model and the Mission Money Matrix Workshop

To conclude our 2017 series on revenue, the October Healthy Nonprofits, Healthy Communities learning series in Grand Rapids, MN, will look at the nonprofit business model that makes programs and organizations operate and succeed.
October 19, 2017
8:30 am-Noon
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12 Golden Rules of NP Finance Webinar – Free Training

This webinar is designed to make you more comfortable with nonprofit finance. In this webinar, you will walk through real nonprofit examples and reports that will help you understand jargon, accounting rules, roles and responsibilities, and procedures and policies.
October 24, 2017
Noon-1 pm
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Fundamentals of Budgeting Workshop

Budgets are the foundation of nonprofit finance and are vital to your organization’s strategic planning and management. Budgeting can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Budgets are another tool for you to tell the story about your organization’s plans, priorities and aspirations.
October 25, 2017
9 am-Noon
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Using Financial Information for the Good of Your Mission Workshop

This new course offers analysis of an organization’s numbers. Those who have attended Fundamentals of Nonprofit Finance and Fundamentals of Budgeting are encouraged to attend the next step in financial management and strategy.
November 14, 2017
9 am-Noon
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Characteristics of a Healthy Nonprofit Webinar

Join this free webinar to discuss the role of financial health for the nonprofit mission. We will examine an overview of governance, management, and structural factors that indicate financial strength and review resources available for building effective financial practices.
November 28, 2017
Noon-1 pm
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Nonprofit Overhead Myth Busting Webinar

Most nonprofit leaders agree we need a new way to communicate about the true costs of our programs and the vital importance of strong organizational infrastructure. But we have not yet developed a simple, consistent message when sharing our view with potential supporters and investors. We are stuck with old terms and old images. Let’s change that. Participate in this free webinar to learn how.
December 19, 2017
Noon-1 pm
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