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Workshops & Events

Nonprofit Financial Strategy for the COVID Era

Thursday, June 24, 2021 (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM) (EDT)


This workshop is FREE, thanks to the support of the Office of the Secretary of State, Washington.

This special workshop is available as a benefit of our partnership with Washington Nonprofits. 

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Event Details

Join DANA partner, Washington Nonprofits for this 120 minute Zoom webinar on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 12:00 - 2:00pm EST. 

This workshop is FREE, thanks to the support of the Office of the Secretary of State, Washington. 


The pandemic has disrupted nonprofits' operations and created a climate of uncertainty. How can organizational leaders plan for financial health amid these challenges? That is the essence of this program, which will lay out a framework for navigating through financial uncertainty, building a strategy for financial health and resilience, and leading a process to build alignment within your organization. We will define financial health and five key metrics for monitoring performance. We'll discuss the art of financial storytelling, examine the elements of the nonprofit business model and look at scenarios for responding to the current circumstances. With plenty of opportunities for group discussion. This is a non-technical program for senior nonprofit leaders. 


  • Identify short-term approaches to cutting costs, bolstering revenues and re-budgeting •Describe key metrics for financial health 
  • Clarify underlying business model challenges and sources of financial stress
  • Define key elements of a financial strategy 


Senior staff and board members of nonprofit organizations. This is a non-technical program for generalists in leadership positions.   


Scott Schaffer, Principal of Public Interest Management Group, is an experienced nonprofit leader and consultant with a background in economics, finance and behavioral science. A four-time past CEO in the public health, housing and environmental fields, he's orchestrated financial turnarounds, launched innovative programs and partnerships, built sustainable high-performance organizations, and raised over $30 million for social and nonprofit enterprises. He is a sector thought leader on the topic of business model health and sustainability.


Additional Information
Event Contact:
Todd Pipkin
Contact Organization:
Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA)
Contact Description:
This workshop is brought to you through a partnership with Washington Nonprofits. For any questions or issues, please contact: Tom Lang, Director of e-Learning at Washington Nonprofits;; (855) 299-2922
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