Training and Events

This calendar is updated periodically; please check back often.

Summer 2021

Catalyst NPU-Our nonprofit university-style event will be held virtually

August 16-17, 2021

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For more information, please contact Liz Vibber at or 215-343-2727.

Gold Sponsors: and     and     Bronze Sponsor:  


Nonprofit Finance Forum 2021-virtual

Cindy Bergvall, CPA


WATCH NOW  Harnessing the Power of Key Performance Indicators and Dashboards

January 19, 2021

 Sponsor, BLBB Charitable. 


WATCH NOW US Nonprofits: A Practical Guide to Global Mission Delivery

Gold Sponsor : Bookminders 

WATCH NOW Board Boot Camp: Governing in a Crisis

During this 60 minute session we will cover the roles and responsibilities of board members as well as discuss best practices that can be activated in addressing a crisis.  We will keep the call open for an additional 30 minutes for Q&A and to give participants a chance to connect and share.

CCNM Around Town

Nonprofit Mergers and Acquisitions, Combinations, and Collaborations

PICPA Not-for-Profit & Government Accounting conference

July 12, 2021: panel Cindy Bergvall, CPA, Laura Solomon, Esq., Lindsay Kijewski

  • Financial Transparency in the Modern Era
  • State of the Nonprofit Union
  • Better Together: the GASB and the FASB
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • ASU Related to Nonfinancial Assets or Gifts-in-Kind
  • Risk Assessment and Going Concern after the Pandemic
  • Pension Update

For information on the conference, visit:

Virtual Standards for Excellence Implementation

Series of six workshops offered June-August (CCNM presenting workshop 4)

July 14, 2021: Finance and Operations (presented by Cindy Bergvall, CPA)

  • Financial Budgeting, Reporting and Monitoring
  • Internal controls and Financial Policies
  • Personnel Policies
  • Administrative Policies
  • Risk Management and Insurance

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The Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management is pleased to offer a series of one and two hour training sessions for busy Boards.  Note we are happy to provide virtual training options for your board!  Contact us for more information-

Our training professionals are able to attend your regular Board meetings and conduct mini-trainings in a variety of areas. Popular topics include:

  • Strategic Thinking for Boards
  • Board Roles and Responsibilities
  • The Board’s Role in a Development Plan
  • Understanding your Financial Statements

Allow us customize any topic to suit the needs of your Board. Trainings are 1 -2 hours in length and include handout materials. For more information, please contact Liz Vibber, 215-343-2727 or e-mail: