Training and Events

This calendar is updated periodically; please check back often.

  Understanding Nonprofit Financials

June 6, 2023
10:00 am-11:30

Cindy Bergvall, CPA

Hosted by the Regional Foundation Center of the Free Library of Philadelphia, this free workshop will address the board’s responsibility for reviewing and understanding the finances of their organization.  Together we’ll review sample statements, and discuss the key aspects of reporting and responsibility.

There is no cost for the workshop, however, registration is required.




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April 18, 2023

Watch Now  Understanding Your Financials

June 14, 2022

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

What You Bring to a Board as a CPA

PICPA Not-for-Profit & Government Accounting conference

July 13, 2022:  Liz Vibber

  • Serving on For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Boards of Directors
  • Duties of Serving on a Board of Directors
  • 10 Basic Responsibilities of serving on a Board

For information on the conference, visit:


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: