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Going Green and Saving Green. Operating a Paperless Nonprofit Organization.
This webinar will show nonprofits how to save money, time and resources with effective use of their organization's technology. What can you do to streamline your processes relating to internal/board reporting, accounts payable, internal communication, employee forms, and all the information coming into, passing within, and exiting your organization?
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Functional Expense Reporting.
Functional Expense Reporting provides donors, funders and the general public with meaningful information about the types of programs and activities carried out by an organization. This webinar provides a behind-the-scenes look at Functional Expense Reporting - what it takes to do it well and how it helps position your organization for ongoing success.
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Six Degrees of Major Gift Fundraising. Cultivating the Connection Potential of Your Organization's Staff, Volunteers and Board Members.
During this webinar, we explore breaking down common barriers, identifying opportunities, and helping you set your staff, volunteers and board members on a path to actively engage their network; paving the way for your organization's ongoing success.
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Exploring the Disciplines of Successful Major Gift Fundraising with Moves Management.
This webinar identifies 6 Key Steps any nonprofit organization can follow to optimize their fundraising efforts. Additionally, insights are shared on monitoring your existing constituent database, tracking the various stages of major gifts, and building a sustainable pipeline for future major donors.
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New FASB Nonprofit Accounting Guidelines: On Restricted Contributions, Functional Expenses, and "Eye-Opening" Disclosures. (FASB Pt. 2 of 4).
With the date for the implementation of the new FASB nonprofit accounting guidelines fast approaching, nonprofits should be doing all they can to inform themselves about the implications for recording, reporting, and planning. This special four-part Nonprofit Quarterly series with FMA’s Hilda Polanco and Gina McDonald (lead consultant at FMA) provides financial and administrative staff as well as board members with a heads up about the most critical aspects of the changes you will need to make. October 31, 2017. Listen to the on-demand FASB webinar.
How to Build a Dashboard for your Nonprofit: A Critical Strategic Tool Reveals Itself.
Nonprofit Quarterly, along with Hilda Polanco of FMA, and two nonprofits share their dashboards, discussing the rationales behind what they track, the tools they use to construct the graphics, and the ways their dashboard is used to guide conversations and reporting to various internal and external stakeholders. The guests who will share their organizational experiences are: Christa Gannon, Executive Director and Founder, Fresh Lifelines for Youth Jenny Ocon, Executive Director, UpValley Family Services. September 28, 2017. Listen to the Dasbhoard for Nonprofits webinar.
Preparing for the One BIG FASB Change in Nonprofit Financial Reporting per FASB (FASB Pt. 1 of 4).
For the first time since 1993, the financial reporting standards for nonprofit organizations are being updated with the goal of improving the communication of financial results to donors and other outside stakeholders. In this webinar, FMA’s Hilda Polanco will discuss key changes in reporting requirements. The key questions for all of us are: Practically speaking, what do these changes mean for your nonprofit? And as the implementation deadline approaches, are your leadership and board ready? June 28, 2017. Listen to the FASB Changes webinar.
Maximizing Internal Controls in your Nonprofit: A Guide for Even the Most Pure.
Whether your nonprofit is like an intimate family, or like an enormous well-oiled machine, fraud can occur and when it happens it can damage your reputation, relationships with funders, and staff morale. In other words, you can’t afford it. Hilda Polanco of Fiscal Management Associates leads the discussion. March 14, 2017. Listen to the Nonprofit Internal Controls webinar.
Creating High Functioning Nonprofits: Who Should Have What Financial Information?
This webinar mixes financial management with organizational development concepts. What key financial data is needed for various key members of your nonprofit organization to function at optimal levels? The answer depends very much upon the outcomes you want and how your general structure works, but you should never feel constrained by tradition, because the right access to data can create excellence where less than impressive results were the norm. Presented by Ruth McCambridge, Editor-in-Chief of Nonprofit Quarterly and Hilda Polanco of Fiscal Management Associates (FMA). November 30, 2016. Listen to this Nonprofit Financial Management webinar.
Nonprofit Full Costs Realized: How 2 Nonprofits Transformed their Budgets (Part 2 of 2).
The failure of funders to cover full costs, and of nonprofits to understand and be clear about what they are, has produced a cycle of distrust between nonprofits and funders and resulted in a sector-wide discussion and debate around the issue of overhead. Ultimately, the lack of full funding puts program delivery to communities at risk. Presented by Ruth McCambridge, Editor-in-Chief of NPQ and Claire Knowlton, Director in Advisory Services at the Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF). September 20, 2016. Listen to this Nonprofit Full Cost webinar.
Why Funding Overhead Is Not the Real Issue: The Case to Cover Full Costs (Part 1 of 2).
This webinar will present a conceptual review to help nonprofit executives' understanding of the issue, frame overhead costs and how it's related to funding and mission. Presented by Ruth McCambridge, Editor-in-Chief of NPQ and Claire Knowlton, Director in Advisory Services at the Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF). Claire works with funders, nonprofits and partners to improve the financial health of the social sector in Los Angeles and Southern California. April 18, 2016. Listen to this original Nonprofit Full Cost webinar.
Models and Components of Great Nonprofit Dashboards.
A well designed dashboard is like a good sheep dog. It helps to keep conversations with boards, staff and funders on point and attentive to the right organizational indicators, but many organizations struggle with how a good dashboard is developed and constructed. How is it related to your specific enterprise model? What should be measured? How should it be portrayed? Presented by Ruth McCambridge, Editor-in-Chief of Nonprofit Quarterly and Hilda Polanco of Fiscal Management Associates (FMA). March 7, 2016. Listen to this Nonprofit Dashboard webinar.