Event Details


Board Training Series: Nonprofit Finance

Wednesday, April 14, 06:30 PM - Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 08:00 PM
Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Fee: $45 for MCN members / $65 for nonmembers
Nonprofit boards have an obligation to act as responsible stewards in managing their financial resources. By adhering to sound accounting principles that produce reliable financial information, you can ensure fiscal responsibility and build public trust. Does your organization follow the appropriate regulations and procedures to accomplish your mission in effective and efficient ways?


Event Details

This workshop is one session of a four-part board training series. The other sessions are Legal Duties on March 3, Inclusion and Diversity on March 17, and Models of Governance on March 31 from 6:30-8 p.m. Use the registration button at the top of this page to register only for the Nonprofit Finance workshop. Registration for the full series is now closed.  

This event will have AI captions via Zoom’s transcription function. Please note that these captions are automatically generated by the computer software and may not always accurately transcribe what is said. If you need professional captioning, or have another accessibility accommodation, please email MCN’s program assistant with your request at least two weeks prior to the start of the event. Although we will attempt to meet all accessibility requests, late request may not be fulfilled.

This event is presented in partnership with Common Good Vermont, the Kentucky Nonprofit Network, and the Maine Association of Nonprofits. Common Good Vermont, KNN, and MANP members can register at the MCN member rate with instructions provided by their respective state association. Visit the Events and Registration FAQ page or contact MCN's help desk for questions about registering.

Speaker Information

Nonoko SatoNonoko Sato is the associate director at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. In her role, Nonoko partners closely with MCN executive director Jon Pratt to chart MCN’s strategic response to organizational and sector challenges. She also plays a role in shaping and implementing the organization’s strategy, including oversight of member services and programs, operations, and financial management, as well as leading the annual planning and budgeting process and guiding new strategic initiatives. She serves as the chair of trustees for BenefitsMN, an Association Health Plan that combines the insurance purchasing power of nonprofits across Minnesota. 

Prior to joining MCN, Nonoko served for nine years as executive director of SMART, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that provides low-income students access to exceptional education and college success. Originally from Chicago, Nonoko graduated from Carleton College. 

Yohannes GhebruYohannes Ghebru is the finance manager at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. In his role, Yohannes oversees accounting and finance functions of MCN and works to make sure MCN’s finances are accurate and are according to GAAP. Yohannes works closely with executive and program leadership in areas of budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.  

Prior to joining MCN, Yohannes worked as finance and accounting professional in nonprofits as well as for-profits. Originally from Asmara, Eritrea, Yohannes has a B.A. in business and accounting and an M.A. in organizational management and leadership from Concordia University, Saint Paul. 

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