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Let’s Talk Budgeting and Forecasting

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

$35 for Members / $55 for Nonmembers

Instructor: Bonnie Johnson

Every nonprofit organization has a crucial mission and an important purpose in the community. But it may never be able to achieve its lofty objectives without a well-defined action plan, including timelines for implementation and a budget.

The annual budgeting process provides nonprofits with more than just an opportunity to plan next year’s operations. It also lets them tie those plans to the overall strategy and position the organization for programmatic and financial success.

Topics of discussion include:

· Creating a budget timeline
· Budget goals and objectives
· Who’s involved?
· Determine if Chart of Accounts (COA) is adequate for future needs
· Working with QuickBooks to develop budget
· And other best practices

Join us as we learn why budgeting is important and how to do it properly.

Who Should Attend: Small to Mid-Size nonprofits of budgets of 2M or less.

Instructor: Bonnie Johnson, Business First – Best in Finance 2018 has enjoyed an extensive career in both public and private manufacturing, healthcare, retail and nonprofit accounting. She draws on a variety of experiences as a project manager, business analyst and implementation leader. She is currently owner of Above and Beyond Resources, providing bookkeeping/accounting services for small to mid-sized nonprofits.

CNPE is committed to making our events fully accessible. If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate in this event, please contact Merv Antonio at (502) 618-5328 or mantonio@cnpe.org. Requests should be made as soon as possible, but at least 1 week prior to the scheduled event.


September 19
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
$35 for Members / $55 for Nonmembers
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