Jun 16, 2016

FVCC Hosts Training on Financial Management for Nonprofits

logo_180iphoneFlathead Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Center will host a workshop series designed to help nonprofit organizations implement best practices in financial management. Developed with input from local nonprofit directors and board members, Financial Management for Nonprofits will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays from July 7 through July 21 and August 4 at the college. Cost to register for the series is $125.

“This training brings in the unique and specialized expertise from a nonprofit accounting and finance perspective to local nonprofits in order to strengthen their financial picture,” said Chany Ockert, the facilitator of the series.

This 16-hour class will provide participants with a foundational understanding of nonprofit accounting and finance. The workshop series will be taught by Jan Schweitzer, vice president of Anderson Zurmuehlen; Peter Akey, senior vice president of Glacier Bank; and Mynor Veliz, chief financial officer of Intermountain. Topics will include: building financial relationships of trust with bankers; vendors and donors; learning accounting basics; producing financial and tax reports; preparing and managing budgets and cash flow projections; understanding cash management and areas of risk; managing restricted funds and reporting; creating strong internal controls and strengthening board oversight.

The workshop series is sponsored in part by a grant from The Applied Materials Foundation.

For more information or to register, visit or contact the Continuing Education Center at 756-3832 or