PANL 5003 W - Finances for Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector

Web course
The evaluation for this course does not include formal seated exams, so no distance proctoring arrangements are required.

Revenue source development, business planning, financial management and accountability covering a range of financing options.

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills in the area of financial management that are necessary to become leaders in the nonprofit sector. While the focus of this class will be on charitable organizations, comparisons will be made between nonprofit, for-profit, and government sectors where appropriate as we move through different sections of material.

There are over 80,000 charitable organizations registered with the Canadian Revenue Association, representing a diversity of organizations, ranging from complex international aid organizations, religious congregations, education and arts institutions, and small, community-based human service organizations. This course will provide students with a comprehensive understanding of financial management with an emphasis on charitable organizations.

CRN for section W: 13977

Instructor: Nathan Grasse

Nathan Grasse

About the instructor: Despite the crucial role charities play addressing social problems, enhancing representation, and delivering services in their communities, we have much more to learn about the effective management of these organizations. For example, when managing their finances, charitable organizations may be forced to rely on their own history, anecdotal information, or literature borrowed from other sectors to guide their decisions. My work focuses on enhancing our knowledge in the areas of financial management and governance.

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