Financial Fitness Fall 2024

This workshop is part of our All About Boards four-part series. For more information and to register for the entire series please click here. Those who attend the full series are eligible for a certificate of completion and, after completeing registration, a free customizable download of Pillar’s Executive Leadership Onboarding Tool!

All About Boards: Financial Fitness

While nonprofit success is measured in more than just revenue, board members must keep a close eye on the financial direction of the organization and its economic stability to fulfill their responsibility. This session will help board members gain a better understanding of their financial stewardship responsibilities and give them a starting point for comprehending key financial data.

  • Protecting the Nonprofit
    • Governance
    • Internal controls
    • Risk management
  • Managing the Nonprofit
    • Understanding financial statements
    • Creating a budget
    • Board and management reporting
    • Financial management

LEVEL: Beginner - Intermediate

Board Members, Executive Directors/CEOs, board support staff, and those interested in learning about becoming volunteer board members who want to have a better understanding of the importance of financial management for their organization.

Group discounts are available for groups of five or more attending from an organization.  Please email for more information. 

Events are taking place online and recordings will not be available. Individual login in links will be emailed to you within 48 hours of the event. Please check your junk and spam folder if you do not receive a confirmation email and/or do not receive login details.

Phyllis Retty, Director of Finance at Pillar Nonprofit Network

Phyllis Retty
is the Director of Finance at Pillar Nonprofit Network. She has extensive experience in the nonprofit sector. She is currently the Chair of the Board of Directors of London Health Sciences Centre, and a former member of the Boards of Wellspring London and the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. Phyllis has been a member of the Finance Committee on each of these Boards. She is Past Chair of the United Way of London and Middlesex.

Thank you to our 2024 Learning & Development Sponsors:

Western Continuing Studies and Fanshawe Employment and Student Entrepreneurial Services

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