Event Details


Board Training Series: Nonprofit Finance

Wednesday, July 21, 03:30 PM - Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 05:00 PM
Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 03:30 PM - 05:00 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 July 7, Models of Governance on August 4, and Inclusion and Diversity on August 18 from 3:30 - 5 p.m. central each day. Use the registration button at the top of this page to register only for the Nonprofit Finance workshop. Use the following link to register for the full series for $115 for members and $165 for nonmembers: Register for the full series.

Special discount for this series: This workshop series is great for groups of board members and executive staff to attend together. Register more and save! As a special offer for this series only, buy three series registrations at the regular price and receive a fourth series registration for free. Instructions for group registrations are available on our Event and Registration FAQ page

Please note that this special discounted rate is only for registrations to the full four-part series and does not apply to registration to individual workshops in the series.

MCN strives to support the learning and growth of the next generation of nonprofit leaders through relevant skill- and vision-building programs that center equity and justice and address historical barriers to participating and leading in the nonprofit sector. In this context, we are offering a limited number of sponsored, free registrations to individuals who have never or are not currently serving on a board of directors. BIPOC and historically underrepresented individuals are encouraged to submit a request. Free registrations will be on a first come, first served basis. Please email Dr. Bradley Wolfe at bwolfe@minnesotanonprofits.org to submit your request to attend the series for free. 

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 done in partnership with the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, Common Good Vermont, the Kansas Nonprofit Centre, the Kentucky Nonprofit Network, the Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP), and the West Virginia Nonprofit Association (WVNP). Members of these state associations 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

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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