Financial Responsibilities of a Non-Profit Board

November 14, 2024
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM

The number one job, and often the most puzzling and perplexing, of every board member is to understand financial statements and maintain the financial health of their organization. Board members must ensure that the organization is well-managed and that its financial situation remains sound.

This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of your financial responsibilities as a board member, mitigating the risk to both you and the organization, and ensuring the financial health of the organization. You will learn basic skills in financial management including understanding budgets, interpreting financial statements and writing financial policies.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Key roles and responsibilities regarding financial management
  • Understanding and analyzing financial statements
  • Basic financial terminology
  • How to read a budget, monthly income reports, and the balance sheet

Who should attend?

This workshop is recommended for board members of a non-profit organization who would like to develop a better understanding of their financial responsibilities


Carissa Caruk-Ganczar, Flourish Leadership Development

Carissa Caruk-Ganczar is a Certified Leadership Coach who brings over 20 years of experience in community economic development, entrepreneurship support, and leadership development to the work that she does with non-profit organizations across Canada.

Through her business Flourish Leadership Development, Carissa offers coaching, training, and consulting services in the areas of leadership development, community engagement, and capacity building for non-profit organizations.

Carissa's presentation style is interactive, aimed at leaving participants with insights and tools that can be applied immediately to their work. She is passionate about supporting individuals and organizations in improving workplace communications and discovering better ways to work together.

Technical Requirements to Participate Virtually:

To participate, you will need a computer/mobile device with internet connection, speakers and microphone. A webcam is preferred but optional.


Volunteer Manitoba strives to host inclusive, accessible workshops that enable all individuals to engage fully. If you require any accommodations to participate in our training, please indicate so on the registration form.






Carissa Caruk-Ganczar

Web registration

View More Events