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Strategic Financial Management for Nonprofits

Stewarding Your Financial Resources

This two-day program focuses on financial leadership and its role in the long-term sustainability of nonprofits. We begin by building knowledge of your current framework and understanding your financial position. Then we examine the strategic aspects of financial leadership and how to create and communicate your financial vision.

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Program Outline

How to Look at Financial Data: Susan Rucker

  • What are the numbers saying?
  • Are they saying the right things?
  • What’s the basis?
  • Internal communications

Financial Basics: Susan Rucker

  • What are financial statements?
  • Comparison to for-profit
  • GAAP regulations (new) and sustainability
  • Concept of margin

Business Models: Susan Rucker

  • What are they and what kind is yours?

Sustainability/Strategic: Randy Howard

  • Decision making and dashboards
  • Matrix map analysis
  • Implications
  • Board relations and donor relations
  • Forward funding and reserves

Are We Ready? Scott Warren

  • Financial leadership
  • Human capital
  • Internal controls
  • Financial health assessment

How Do We Know if It’s Working? Katie Gilstrap

  • External communications with donors, funders
  • Using infographics

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Institute on Philanthropy
Professional & Continuing Studies
Special Programs Building
490 Westhampton Way
Univ. of Richmond, VA 23173

Kathy Laing, Manager
Phone: (804) 287-1290

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