Finance Essentials Training for NFP’s

VCOSS members will able to access a 10% discount using the discount code “VCOSS” when registering via Eventbrite, making the ticket $252 (GST Inc.)


Do your non profit finances sometimes seem like another language? Not sure what reports are essential for you to understand?

Board members, CEO’s and Managers of non-profit organisations come to the role with a mix of skills and experiences that makes their contribution to the overall success of the organisation unique and significant.

Many don’t come with an in-depth knowledge of accounting or a head for numbers yet their individual responsibilities often incorporate budget development. This course will show that it’s not as difficult to read and understand the figures presented in financial reports as you think. It will equip your leaders with the knowledge they require to make better-informed decisions around the finances.

What you will learn

Finance Essentials Training for NFP'sFollowing the program participants will be able to:

  • Interpret and use the financial reports including the balance sheet and profit and loss against budget
  • Understand variance reporting and forecasting
  • Develop budgets for the financial year and new programs
  • Calculate the organisation’s financial health
  • Link the strategic plan to the financial reports
  • Understand the financial controls required to protect the organisation

Delivery method

This board governance training can be delivered in the following ways:

  • Face-to-face
  • Online with all your board members linked in via a Zoom meeting
  • Online with individual members (public workshop links listed below)

What’s involved?

This program is designed for people without accounting training so steers away from technical terminology, making it easy to understand. Handouts will be provided for attendees to work through financial reporting examples and checklists for budget development.

Who should attend?

Board members, Treasurers and Managers from non-profit organisations


5.5 hours online / 7 hours face-to-face training

Program details

Public online training





Online event

Time & Date

February 25 @ 11:00 am - February 25 @ 4:30 pm

Additional Info

The cost of this event is: $280

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