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Financial Management



Financial Management for Nonprofits: Key Roles for Non-Financial Staff


Paul Konigstein of Mission First Finance explains each staff member's role, ranging from the twelve ways every executive director should be involved in the organization's finances, to the three things every receptionist should do. 

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Wise Decision-Making in Uncertain Times: Using Nonprofit Resources Effectively

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Effective Economic Decision-Making by Nonprofit Organizations

Editor Dennis R. Young offers practical guidelines to help nonprofit managers advance their mission while balancing the interests of trustees, funders, government, and staff.


Live Chat


Ready for Revenue Planning? 5 Qs to Ask Yourself

Dec 06, 2012  

Answer these questions if you're thinking about developing new revenue streams. With Nancy Osgood (The Osgood Group) and Stephen Pratt (Root Cause).

Is Your Nonprofit 3 Months from Disaster?

Jun 25, 2012  

How much should your nonprofit have in operating reserves? How do you build them up? With Alice Antonelli and Rodney Christopher of the Nonprofit Finance Fund.

What Should Be In Your Nonprofit’s Business Plan?

Aug 29, 2011  

Nonprofit consultants and authors Chataun Denis and Jim Horan answer questions about creating usable, living, nonprofit business plans.



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Online Classes


Introduction to Fundraising Planning Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

Does your organization need help directing its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success.

Introduction to Project Budgets Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

This brief recording captures the key concepts of the course. For more expansive discussion of the topic, we suggest attending a live webinar or in-person session. Note the recording is captioned for individuals with hearing impairments.

Training Events


The Sustainable Nonprofit: What Does it Really Cost to Achieve Impact?

Feb 7, 2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Francisco In-person

This interactive and engaging workshop will help social sector leaders understand the key pieces of financial data that are critical to making better, more informed decisions that drive organizations sustainability.

$75.00 - $95.00