Philanthropic Finance

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 9:00am - 11:00am CST
MCF, Archibald and Edyth Bush Board Room, 800 Washington Ave N, Suite 703, Minneapolis 55401
Description: Whether it is understanding of the benefits and drawbacks of various investment strategies, aligning your finance and program teams or reviewing grantee financials, you will leave this program equipped with best practices and valuable connections with other members around the topic of philanthropic finance. The session will feature the following experts:
  • Kate Barr, executive director, Nonprofits Assistance Fund
    • Financial ratios for nonprofit financial review
  • Rick Scott, vice president of finance, The McKnight Foundation
    • Aligning program related investments and traditional grants, grantee financial review
  • Jennifer Tingley, principal, CliftonLarsonAllen
    • The benefits and drawbacks of various investment strategies, what any foundation staff could benefit from knowing for next year’s audit
Following a brief opening panel, the panelists will be available for small group conversations. Participants will be welcome to move through two 30 minute conversations with different panelists. 
Register by: Friday, 3/4
MCF cancellation policy: please cancel at least two business days prior to the program in order to ensure a refund.
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In cases of severe weather when the Minneapolis Public Schools are closed, MCF offices will also be closed and programs postponed.