Event Details


Nonprofit Fundamentals: The Twelve Golden Rules of Nonprofit Finance

Tuesday, October 26, 11:00 AM - Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 12:00 PM
Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fee: $25 for MCN members / $45 for nonmembers
Nonprofit financial health can seem like an elusive, nuanced, and subjective judgment call. But when you break it all down, it boils down to 12 Golden Rules of nonprofit finance that help keep your organization healthy. From budgeting to operating reserves, if you follow these rules, you’ll be on your way to a better understanding of nonprofit financial health. This session is a great introduction for those who are new to nonprofit finance.

Event Details

This is a single workshop in the 6-part Nonprofit Fundamentals Series. Use the registration button at the top of this event page to register for only this single session. Registration for the full series is now closed. 

The Nonprofit Fundamentals Series is designed to provide a back-to-basics overview of the many management topics essential to nonprofits and re-focuses staff on the core elements of working and managing nonprofit organizations. Each event will have a presentation along with plenty of time for discussion and Q&A on the designated topic. Bring your questions and expertise on the topic! With our cameras and microphones on, we can stay connected, learn, and support one another. 

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 manager 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.

Speaker Information

Sarah JacksonSarah B. Jackson is a loan officer & financial specialist at Propel Nonprofits. Sarah has been working with or for nonprofit organizations in Minnesota for more than a decade in various roles including as executive director of the Minnesota News Council and program director for the Minnesota Newspaper Association. Knowledge of nonprofit finance once eluded her, but now she loves helping nonprofit leaders decipher and understand the often exclusionary language of finance. As a lender, trainer, and partner, Sarah works closely with nonprofits in the upper Midwest supporting their important mission- driven work. She earned degrees in journalism and philosophy from the University of Minnesota.

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