2019 Forum on Strategic Fundraising: Building Generosity

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Connecting the Dots: How to Contextualize Your Financial Reports for Your Board

Speaker: Wendy Rohrbacher, Hospice of the Northwest Foundation

Track: Smart Structures

Time: Thursday, June 6 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Presentation Description:

What if your financial report could be more dynamic and more relatable to your organization’s mission and activities? Imagine how satisfying it would be if everyone on your board understood the chart of accounts. In this session, Wendy will guide you through some easy exercises so that you can help you your board understand the nuances of your financial reports—like how your stewardship budget affects your donor retention. 

Key Take-Aways: Examples and presentation notes

Shop Size: Small (0-5 development staff) | Medium (6-10 development staff)

Expertise Level: Suitable for all levels

About the Speaker


Wendy started life in New England and made her way to Washington after a ten-year detour in Alaska. Her first experience in the nonprofit sector was as the founder of an organization that helped people caring for loved ones with cancer. She is currently the Executive Director of Hospice of the Northwest.


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Interpreter services are available upon request during registration.