Nonprofit Budgeting Certification

Bill Hoffman
  • Live Session
  • Certification
From $299.00
  • February 1, 2022, 12:30 pm   EST
Training Includes:
  • Nonprofit Budgeting Certification
  • All resources and training materials
  • An on-demand recording will be available after each live presentation.

Nonprofit budget expert Bill Hoffman will lead you through the most straightforward steps to create a meaningful budget that will coalesce your organization’s goals, engage key team members in the process, and achieve widespread acceptance. You will leave with the skills you need to create a budget that your entire nonprofit will actually use now and throughout 2022. 

Sessions Include:

  • Overview of Budgeting
  • The Budget Process
  • Creating a Budget
Tuesday, February 1- Thursday, February 3 2022; 12:30 PM Eastern
3 Sessions - Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period.

Training Overview

It’s time to create your nonprofit’s 2022 budget. Learn how to make the numbers better and more accurate.

It’s budget season! The lingering pandemic, fluctuating donations, changing government requirements, and increasing demand for services create uncertainty for 2022. Nevertheless, you must nail down your numbers over the next couple of months.

You can apply proven best practices and engage people throughout your organization to transform your budget into a critical component of your nonprofit’s financial management strategy.

To help you accomplish this goal, we have assembled a series of three information-packed webinars that will provide a valuable certification and help you advance your career.

Nonprofit Budgeting Certification

Session 1: Overview of Budgeting

  • The value of a well-thought-through budget
  • Who should be involved in the budget process
  • Types of budgets and the best fit for your organization
  • Budget goals
  • Uses for a budget
  • Best practices for using a budget for financial management

Session 2: The Budget Process

  • Outline of the budgeting process
  • How to get input for the budget
  • Reports that support development of the budget
  • When an unbalanced budget is acceptable
  • Restricted and unrestricted fund balances
  • Notes and documentation

Session 3: Creating a Budget

  • Creating a budget template
  • Addressing personnel expenses and handling raises
  • Expense line-item budgeting
  • Revenues to include
  • Strategies for balancing the budget
  • Creating a budget narrative to help with budget acceptance

Who Should Attend?

  • Nonprofit chief executives
  • Executive directors
  • Financial officers
  • Board members
  • Development staff
  • Consultants
  • Senior management
  • Marketing staff
  • Financial staff
  • Fundraising staff
  • Program directors
  • Budget managers
  • Department heads
  • Grant managers

Expert Presenter

Bill Hoffman

  • Leads Bill Hoffman & Associates, a Tampa-based national consulting firm
  • Prolific author and frequent presenter on topics related to nonprofit leadership, board effectiveness, essentials of successful planning, and maximizing foundation investments
  • Previously the president of one of the nation’s top K-12 education foundations, interim CEO for prominent national and state philanthropic organizations.
  • Led national, regional, and state boards of directors
  • Developed the Certified Education Foundation Leader program for education foundation executive directors, a program delivered by one of the nation’s largest nonprofit universities and rolled out via the industry’s largest trade association
  • Adjunct Professor at National University, teaching nonprofit leadership and board development
  • Bachelor and Master degrees from the University of South Florida

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