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March 13, 2024 | 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Understanding Your Mission/Money Mix
To make informed decisions, nonprofit leaders must understand how their programs contribute to both financial and mission objectives. You will use NFF’s Program Economics Analysis to see how your mission can inform financial decisions, explore where well-placed subsidy can maximize your organization’s impact, and determine how to adapt your programs in response to the current moment.
April 10, 2024 | 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Managing Risks and Opportunities
Building long-term financial health requires an understanding of different types of organizational financial risks. This webinar will show you what skills are needed to manage risks and build sustainability and adaptability. NFF will help you set up a long-term plan by identifying key focus areas like liquidity (adequate cash to meet month-to-month needs), adaptability (flexible funds that allow for managing risks, growth, or change), and durability (funds to address a variety of future needs to deliver mission over long-term).
May 8, 2024 | 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Understanding Full Cost
Full cost refers to the true cost of doing business for nonprofits, including total expenses, working capital, and reserves. In this webinar, NFF will walk you through the full cost of operating your organization and communicating that cost to funders. We’ll define the components of full cost, provide language that names and claims nonprofits’ full cost needs, offer guidance for prioritizing your organization’s hidden costs, and share tips for discussing full cost with key stakeholders.
May 29, 2024 | 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Partnerships and Collaborations
Nonprofits are exploring new ways to work with like-minded organizations. In this webinar, you will learn how to recognize the conditions for successful collaborations, evaluate mission alignment, assess prospects, and facilitate productive conversations with potential partners. NFF will cover the difference between partnership and collaboration, strengths and full costs in partnerships and collaboration, value propositions for collaboration, partnership and collaboration finances, and potential barriers to forming new partnerships.
June 12, 2024 | 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Telling Your Financial Story to Different Audiences
Nonprofit leaders must know, own, and effectively articulate their organization’s financial story. By communicating this story well, leaders build trust and credibility, contextualize financial reports, connect finances to mission, and advocate for their organization’s needs. In this webinar, NFF will guide you through the process of crafting a compelling financial story for your organization with budgets, dashboards, financial statements, and other materials. NFF will also offer techniques for getting to know your various audiences, positioning your financial story for each of your audiences, and engaging your board and other stakeholders during times of crisis.