100 S State St
Chicago, IL 60603
What function does the annual budget play in your organization? What decisions should a board make in setting or approving an annual budget? Although budgeting is a central duty for many boards, the answers to these questions can vary between organizations and different perspectives can lead to confusion and conflict. This Learning Lab will explore several frameworks for organizational budgeting and practices that can make the budget a more useful tool for planning and accountability throughout the year. This will include the processes of creating, approving, monitoring, and amending a budget.
Who should attend:
- Executive Directors & Finance Staff
- Board Members & Finance Committee Members
What you’ll learn:
- How board and staff can create, approve, monitor, and amend a budget;
- How your budget can be used as a tool for planning, reporting, control, and accountability; and
- Who among board and staff hold responsibility for these functions.
Instructor: Corrigan Nadon-Nichols / Corrigan Consulting
For more information, and accessibility accommodations, email Braden Cleary at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 312.372.1876 x 105.
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Corrigan helps people create healthy organizations where they can achieve their shared goals. He has assisted dozens of groups through initial formation, start-up, growth, and recovery phases. He provides training and consulting for boards to improve financial, management, and governance systems that suit the unique context and goals of each organization.