Nonprofit Finance Fund Webinar Series

KNN is excited to partner with Nonprofit Finance Fund to bring you two sequential webinar series on strategic financial management. These webinars provide essential professional development opportunities for nonprofit leaders, and are a great way to supplement your knowledge with financial insights from their most experienced staff. The 60-minute webinars are offered as a full financial management curriculum, or can be chosen a la carte for organizations seeking to address specific business challenges.  Click here to register and scroll to the bottom of the page for specific webinar descriptions.

Cost Savings Opportunities:

  • Value Ticket: Fundamentals Part 1 & 2: Twelve total webinars and receive a 15% discount – a savings of $200:  $700   *You must register by 2/14 to take advantage of this limited-time special offer which includes the live broadcast, a recording and downloadable slides for each session.  Click here to register.
  • Part 1 or Part 2 Series Discount Package:  Either six-part webinar series and receive a 15% discount – a savings of $67.50:  $382.50  Click here to register.
  • Individual Webinars: Register for only the webinars you are interested in at the price of $67.50/webinar (a savings of $7.50).  See list below.  *KNN Members click here to access the members-only 10% discount code.

*Remember to select KNN from the registration drop down list to receive your savings!

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Nonprofit Finance Fundamentals Part 1: Tools to Promote Financial Adaptability

Six-part series held on Tuesdays at 3:00pm EST, staring on Tuesday, February 142017.


Topics Include:

The Nonprofit Landscape: Adapting in Times of Uncertainty, 2/14

Prepare for change in uncertain funding and policy landscapes by understanding key sector “rules” such as revenue restrictions, and steps towards financial stability and adaptability.


Assessing Nonprofit Financial Health, 2/21

Understand baseline indicators of financial health, the integral basics of nonprofit finance, and how to assess your organization’s financial position by interpreting core financial statements.


Budgeting as a Communication Tool, 2/28

Review key budget terms and concepts; then, learn how to prepare a budget that communicates your organization’s financial needs by covering both core and advanced approaches, such as full cost.


Assessing Program Profitability, 3/7

Apply case studies to learn how NFF’s Program Profitability Model can provide a clear understanding of your individual program’s profit or loss and their relation to other programs, and how this assessment can be used to make real-time adjustments.


Planning for a Range of Scenarios, 3/14

Explore several planning methods to assess revenue and expenses, a crucial tool in preparing for what lies ahead. Key topics include risk assessment and how to prepare for multiple outcomes in one or multiple years. 


Managing to a Dashboard, 3/21

Discover two core types of organizational dashboards that help measure progress against goals and manage uncertainty, and learn how to engage in thoughtful conversations about your nonprofit’s financial situation with a variety of audiences before reaching a crisis point.


Nonprofit Finance Fundamentals Part 2: Building Resilience for the Long Haul

Six-part series held on Tuesdays at 3:00pm EST, staring on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.


Topics Include:

Beyond Compliance: Strategic Financial Management, 4/18

Understand why finance is more than compliance, and why it should be integrated into organizational decision making at all levels. Apply case studies, questions, and tools to immediately begin using financial health as a driver for management.


Planning for Effective Capitalization, 4/25

Learn the basics of capitalization and types of resources (e.g. “build” vs. “buy” money) that can help your organization achieve its goals. Topics include liquidity, adaptability, durability, and how to manage cash on hand to either prepare for change or support long-term operations.


Cash Flow: What You Need to Know, 5/2

Translate your budget into a clear, visual landscape of monthly cash in/cash out, incorporate best practices, avoid missteps in cash flow planning, and understand how cash flow connects to accessing credit.


Growth, Earned Income Ventures & Endowments, 5/9

Assess the pros and cons involved with growth and scaling, launching an earned income venture or social enterprise, or building an endowment – all helping to lead through uncertainty by understanding the impact of new opportunities.

Facility Projects: Planning for Success, 5/16

Examine the effects that facility ownership can have on mission, programs, operations, fundraising, and financial health; learn to assess your organization’s readiness to execute a well-planned facility project, including often-overlooked soft costs and cash flow.


Strategic Alliances, Collaborations & Mergers, 5/23

Gain an understanding of how you can recognize the conditions that lead to successful partnerships or mergers, leveraging social capital to effectively collaborate to achieve goals.