Too often program goals are discussed separately from financial means, although we all know that both must be discussed together. Jan Masaoka will present the methodology for doing so from the book she recently co-authored, Nonprofit Sustainability: Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability. The result is a fresh look at choosing the mix of programs, earned income, and donations that will be sustainable for your organization. When presented at last year’s Stanford Social Innovation Review conference for nonprofit executives, it was the highest rated session.

Event Details

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Fuller Hall, YWCA Laniakea
1040 Richards St., Honolulu

Registration: $20 HANO members; $35 non-members

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About Jan Masaoka

Jan Masaoka is CEO of the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits), a statewide policy alliance of more than 10,000 nonprofits speaking to government, philanthropy, and the public at large.

Along with active policy work, CalNonprofits’ current initiatives include the Nonprofit Overhead Project and the Nonprofit Student Debt Project. CalNonprofits recently released the first-ever economic impact study of California’s nonprofits: Causes Count: The Economic Power of California’s Nonprofit Sector. With offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Sacramento, CalNonprofits works with legislators and regulators to strengthen the business and regulatory climate for nonprofits. CalNonprofits also provides health insurance to nearly 19,000 nonprofit staff.

Jan is a leading writer and thinker on nonprofit organizations with particular emphasis on boards of directors, business planning, and the role of nonprofits in society. Her books include Best of the Board Café (Fieldstone), Nonprofit Sustainability: Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability, co-author (Jossey Bass) and The Nonprofit’s Guide to HR (Nolo Press). Jan founded and wrote the Blue Avocado magazine, growing it from 0 to 64,000 subscribers, before leaving in late 2015.

Prior to CalNonprofits, she served 14 years as executive director of CompassPoint Nonprofit Services in which position she was named Nonprofit Executive of the Year by Nonprofit Times. She is an eight-time designee as one of the “Fifty Most Influential” people in the nonprofit sector nationwide and was named California Community Leader of the Year by Leadership California. Her volunteer work includes serving as chair of Asian Pacific Islander Wellness Center and founding chair of Community Initaitives; she currently serves on the National Public Policy Committee of Independent Sector.

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