NPO 140 | Accounting for Your Mission: Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager

Starting

February 23, 2023

Start Time

9:00 am

End Time

12:30 pm

Location

Virtual

Event Type

Nonprofit University

Registration Details

Members: $95
Non-Members: $120

Overview

The sustainability of many nonprofit organizations often boils down to their ability to establish and maintain sound fiscal policies. Nonprofit organizations must manage financial prospects while mitigating any danger that may pose a threat to the value and permanence of the social impact for the organization. This course will focus on tools and concepts to help participants focus on the financial challenges unique to nonprofit organizations.

Understanding your organization’s finances is a core competency for all nonprofit managers. Being able to build budgets, apply for grants, understand your cash position, and use the information in a financial statement – these are vital skills that anyone in a position of responsibility will need again and again.

This course was formerly numbered as NPO 240. It has been changed to better reflect the content level and intended audience.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Examine basic financial statements, financial metrics, and IRS Form 990.
  • Apply common accounting rules related to nonprofits.
  • Identify the key elements of internal controls and financial management related to nonprofits.
  • Explain the benefits of a budget and the steps to create an organizational budget.

Course Modules

  • Nonprofit Accounting
  • Nonprofit Financials Statements and Metrics
  • IRS Form 990
  • Internal Controls

Facilitator(s)

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Shelley Parnes

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