While I was at the Providers' Council Annual Convention in Boston, I attended a great session on NFP budgeting, led by AAFCPAs a local CPA firm. I was struck by their core message - finance needs to be a strategic partner to the rest of the organization. Nonprofits need to think beyond day to day bookkeeping – paying the bills, managing funding contracts, etc. Budgeting is one of those key strategic activities and unfortunately too many NFPs don’t have the time or tools to manage this area of their business effectively. It’s crucial that today’s NFP finance leaders get past transactional work and collaborate with leaders on the program side to help deliver on the organization’s mandate.
Why it's Time for Nonprofits to Invest in Their People - A Sparkrock Blog Series (Part 4 of 4)
Sparkrock | 05.24.18
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