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July 17, 2012  
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Understanding Nonprofit Finances: How to Set Up a Healthy Financial System
Friday, July 20, 11:00 am-2:30 pm

Effective decision making depends on accurate financial data. In this session, Kate Sphar, senior consultant at ParenteBeard, will outline financial system fundamentals. Following Kate's presentation (and a break for lunch on your own), a panel of local grantmakers will discuss what they look for — and what they consider to be red flags — in an applicant's financial statements. Panelists include Bob Jaquay, George Gund Foundation; Allison Rand, Foundation Management Services; and Cecilia Render, Nordson Corporation Foundation. Learn more and register»

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Brown Bag Lunch: Making the Pitch
Tuesday, July 31, 12:00-1:30 pm

Bring your lunch and meet John Dearborn, president of JumpStart, Inc., and Reka Barabas, director of Bad Girl Ventures, who will discuss the most important factors that make or break a verbal pitch, as well as some trade secrets on how to appeal to funders. Learn more and register»

Nonprofit Sustainability: Building Blocks to Organizational Success
Tuesday, July 24, 10:00-11:00 am

Sustainability is a popular but often misunderstood buzzword in our sector. Learn the four key elements that contribute to long-term sustainability and what you can do to increase your organization's competitiveness and strengthen its financial health in the current economic climate. Learn more and register»

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Nonprofit Sustainability: Building Blocks to Organizational Success
Tuesday, July 24
10:00-11:00 am

Electronic Resources for Finding Funders
Thursday, July 26
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Brown Bag Lunch: Making the Pitch
Tuesday, July 31
12:00-1:30 pm

Grantseeking Basics
Wednesday, August 1
6:00-7:30 pm

Networking Night: Advancing Your Career in Fundraising
Wednesday, August 8
5:30-7:30 pm

Brown Bag Lunch: Faster, Smarter Online Communications
Thursday, August 9
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Electronic Resources for Finding Funders
Tuesday, August 14
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Grantseeking Basics
Thursday, August 16
10:00-11:30 am

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