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Nonprofit Financial Literacy Certification

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Training Includes:
  • Nonprofit Financial Literacy Certification
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Nonprofit impact expert Derik Timmerman will share the nonprofit financial literacy essentials you need. You will learn how to steward your resources wisely while fulfilling your legal and ethical responsibilities.

Benefits of Certification

  • Understand the details of financial management and reporting
  • Expertly communicate about financial topics
  • Earn a meaningful certification
  • Advance your career

Training Overview

Become a Nonprofit Finance Rockstar. Earn your Nonprofit Financial Literacy Certification.

Each new quarter brings new reports and budgets, ensuring that financial activity will surround you all year long. But it doesn’t take an accounting degree—or even math prowess—to be a nonprofit finance Rockstar.

To help you master nonprofit finances, we have organized an information-packed and timely series of five webinars led by a nationally recognized expert. With the knowledge in this course, you'll take center stage to become the Ozzy Osbourne of financial literacy. The Nonprofit Financial Literacy Certification will enable you to:

  • Understand the details of financial management and reporting
  • Expertly communicate about financial topics
  • Earn a meaningful certification
  • Advance your career

Nonprofit Financial Literacy Certification

Session 1: Leadership Roles, Responsibilities, and Oversight

  • Fiduciary duty
  • Role, preparation, and oversight of a budget
  • Roles of your board and executives
  • Role of finance professionals
  • Relationship between organizational priorities and financial oversight

Session 2: Accounting Terms, Processes, and Financial Reporting

  • Types of financial statements
  • Who prepares what
  • Key questions you and your finance professionals should answer

Session 3: Utilizing Dashboards

  • Key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Visual display and publishing of KPIs
  • Structure and frequency of performance dialogues with staff and board

Session 4: Operational Planning and Budgeting

  • Ten steps to creating a budget
  • Walkthrough of an actual budget template
  • How to avoid the “tweak last year” trap
  • How to handle mid-year financial surprises

Session 5: A Culture of Stewardship

  • Reviews and audits
  • How to create a culture of transparency, stewardship, and accountability
  • Questions every board should ask its executive director

Who Should Attend?

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

Expert Presenter

Derik Timmerman

  • Founder of Sparrow Nonprofit Solutions
  • Former management consultant at McKinsey & Company
  • Served as a US Army Intelligence Officer with two combat deployments
  • Successfully raised over $3 million in funds
  • Board member at numerous nonprofits
  • Served as an Executive Pastor
  • Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE)
  • Graduated in the top 10% of his West Point class
  • Masters in Divinity from Liberty University
  • PhD in Philosophy of Religion from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

See What Others Are Saying:

"Beyond expectation"

"What was discussed fits our organization and it was beyond expectation"

"Favorite part: Honestly I like how he answered the first QA question on how to manage talking to your ED about issues whom he is not open to changes"

"Favorite part: The importance of having the board of directors kept informed through KPI with the most updated organizational financial status."

-Roseller P.

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