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Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Your space is guaranteed upon receipt of the registration fee. There will be no refunds without arrangements prior to an event. Registrations cancelled prior to the event receive credit transferable to attend another workshop, or for another person to attend from the same organization. Credits are good for one calendar year.

Online payment is easy by clicking the link below. For those mailing a check, make check payable to Nonprofits Assistance Fund.

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May 2017

Webinar

This webinar explores different types of boards. Discussion of what good governance looks like and the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards, including five questions that guide the work of a board.

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June 2017

Workshop

Board members will participate in board meetings and other engagements with more confidence and more knowledge about their role after attending MAP’s Board Boot Camp.

Workshop

The Board Chair is the highest officer of the nonprofit Board of Directors. This governance training session prepares the Board Chair for governance responsibilities, leadership responsibilities, and best practices. You will enjoy this evening with other Board Chairs, sometimes joined by their executive directors. Among other topics, learn how to:

Webinar

This is an advanced webinar designed for nonprofit leaders who want to take their financial management skills to the next level.

July 2017

Webinar

Live Webinar: Participate in a Board Boot Camp Live Webinar from the comfort of your home or office or home office! These webinars are a summary version of the live Board Boot Camp trainings and are free. For more details  or to register for the Board Boot Camp webinar, click here.

Webinar

Learn how to calculate indirect expenses to determine true program costs. This webinar explores what expenses can be billed directly and what must be allocated, as well as acceptable methods for cost allocation.

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August 2017

Workshop

Board members will participate in board meetings and other engagements with more confidence and more knowledge about their role after attending MAP’s Board Boot Camp.

Webinar

This webinar is designed to illuminate the connection between your mission and your business model. You will learn about the four core components to a nonprofit business model: revenue mix, understanding the cost of effective programs, infrastructure, and capital structure. You will understand how all of these components come together to impact your organization’s health.

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September 2017

Workshop

This workshop is designed to make you more comfortable with nonprofit finance. At this workshop, you will walk through real nonprofit examples and reports that will help you understand jargon, accounting rules, roles and responsibilities, and procedures and policies. This workshop is right for you if you are new to the nonprofit sector, nonprofit finance, or your position as staff or board member.

Workshop

Board members will participate in board meetings and other engagements with more confidence and more knowledge about their role after attending MAP’s Board Boot Camp.

Workshop

Board members are invited to apply governance best practices to real life board scenarios in this session. Bring your specific board challenges and questions, and glean tips from other participants. This largely discussion-based session focuses primarily on participants’ interests and may include these or other topics:

Webinar

This webinar will help you create a dashboard for your nonprofit. You will learn how to select information to include on your dashboard and how dashboard reports can complement other important financial reports. This webinar is for you if you are a staff or board member who creates, reviews, and interprets dashboard reports.

October 2017

Workshop

Board members will participate in board meetings and other engagements with more confidence and more knowledge about their role after attending MAP’s Board Boot Camp.

Workshop

To conclude our 2017 series on revenue, the October Healthy Nonprofits, Healthy Communities learning series in Grand Rapids, MN, will look at the nonprofit business model that makes programs and organizations operate and succeed.

Webinar

This webinar is designed to make you more comfortable with nonprofit finance. In this webinar, you will walk through real nonprofit examples and reports that will help you understand jargon, accounting rules, roles and responsibilities, and procedures and policies.

Workshop

Budgets are the foundation of nonprofit finance and are vital to your organization’s strategic planning and management. Budgeting can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Budgets are another tool for you to tell the story about your organization’s plans, priorities and aspirations.

Workshop

The Board Chair is the highest officer of the nonprofit Board of Directors. This governance training session prepares the Board Chair for governance responsibilities, leadership responsibilities, and best practices. You will enjoy this evening with other Board Chairs, sometimes joined by their executive directors. Among other topics, learn how to:

November 2017

Workshop

Board members will participate in board meetings and other engagements with more confidence and more knowledge about their role after attending MAP’s Board Boot Camp.

Workshop

This new course offers analysis of an organization’s numbers. Those who have attended Fundamentals of Nonprofit Finance and Fundamentals of Budgeting are encouraged to attend the next step in financial management and strategy.

Webinar

Join this discussion of the role of financial health for the nonprofit mission. We will examine an overview of governance, management, and structural factors that indicate financial strength and review resources available for building effective financial practices.

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December 2017

Webinar

Live Webinar: Participate in a Board Boot Camp Live Webinar from the comfort of your home or office or home office! These webinars are a summary version of the live Board Boot Camp trainings and are free.

Webinar

Most nonprofit leaders agree we need a new way to communicate about the true costs of our programs and the vital importance of strong organizational infrastructure.  But we have not yet developed a simple, consistent message when sharing our view with potential supporters and investors. We are stuck with old terms and old images.