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Board's Guide to Money

Board's Guide to Money

2-Part Series

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 2:00 PM (EDT) to Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

Event Details

This series is offered in partnership with Montana Nonprofit Association

This course is built for board members that want a foundation in nonprofit finance in order to better serve their mission and fiduciary obligations. Whether you are a first-time board member or seasoned treasurer, this two-part series offers clarity and guidance for how to focus on what matters. 

Course Schedule

May 14th | Nonprofit Financial Leadership Overview 

This session will enable participants to: 

  • Explain nonprofit finance basics to their fellow board members 
  • Identify elements of fiscally healthy and unhealthy organizations 
  • Recognize board level responsibilities in maintaining a strong financial position 

May 21st | Effective Structures for Fiscal Oversight 

This session will prepare participants to: 

  • Identify primary aims of a strong finance committee 
  • Develop better communication methods between staff, finance committee members, and the general board 
  • Recognize how to provide the right level of information for boards to feel confident in navigating financial conversations 

This training aligns with MNA’s beliefs that high performing boards operate at a high level, that financial health and stability can enhance mission impact, and with a preference towards full cost accounting systems. 

For More Information:

Montana Nonprofit Association

Cost + Registration

  • MANP members save on individual whole org participation! Invite your whole team (staff and board) for one flat fee. 
  • Individuals: MANP Members: $45 / Nonmembers: $90
  • Whole Org: MANP Members: $75 / Nonmembers: $150
  • No discount code is required for receiving member rate
  • All sessions will be recorded and available for registered attendees to access, along with all session resources, for six months after the event.

Register Here via Partner Website

About the PresenterHeadshot of presenter, Adam Jespersen

Adam Jespersen joined the Montana Nonprofit Association in 2019 as its first Director of Innovation after more than a decade of progressive experience in nonprofit management, leadership, fundraising, and grant writing. Raised in rural Montana, Adam received his bachelor’s degree from Carroll College and his master’s in business administration from the University of Montana. Trained and experienced in Lean management and person-centered design, Adam is passionate about helping people, teams, and organizations across Montana find their stride in being more effective and impactful and has been recognized for his ability to dive headlong into finding solutions and for his cooperative and thoughtful leadership approach. Adam lives in Helena with his wife and two daughters and enjoys hiking, skiing, and all that Montana has to offer.