Very few people go into non-profit work because they want to create budgets, but your organization's success and sustainability requires that your organization have a solid budget each year that accurately reflects your goals and programs.
The truth is that you don't need to be a math whiz or an accountant to make a good budget. There is no mystery, it is not hard, it is simple and logical and budgeting is a great skill for you to add to your personal toolbox. In session 1 of this hands-on workshop you will learn:
Session 2 of the workshop: There is homework! Attendees will be asked to create a budget and then we will re-convene to talk about the task, the experience and to answer any questions.
Presenter: Jude Goldman, the LZF's ED is an unrepentant English major who is afraid of math and flunked Algebra 2 in high school. She overcame these obstacles to become the general manager of a large publishing company where she was responsible for multi-million dollar budgets and successfully taught these skills to art directors, editors and others who never, in their wildest dreams, thought that they could possibly learn to create a budget.