Washington County Community Foundation Building Charitable Capacity Learning Institute Winter Seminar

Event Date: 

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

Event Location: 

Southpointe Golf Club
360 Southpointe Boulevard
Cannonsburg, PA 15317

Building Charitable Capacity Learning Institute Winter Seminar

Is your charity ready for the new non-profit reporting standards?

Would you like to learn how to build relationships with your legislators?

Please join us on January 31 for the BCCLI - Winter Seminar to learn more about these important topics.

Event Details

  • Tuesday, January 31, 2017
  • 2:00 - 4:30 pm 
  • Southpointe Golf Club, 360 Southpointe Boulevard, Canonsburg, PA 15317
  • The Seminar is FREE, but Registration is REQUIRED.


2:00 - 3:00 pm

Featured Presenter: Sandra Guthrie, WCCF Trustee, CPA, Guthrie, Belczyk, & Associates 

Learn how your organization will be impacted by the new non-profit financial reporting model and what you should be doing now to prepare.  

In this workshop, we will cover:

  • Net Asset Classification
  • Understanding the new disclosure requirements regarding liquidity and availability of resources
  • Expenses and Investment Return

Sandy has many yearsʹ experience in public accounting for nonprofits and for‑profit businesses. She holds a bachelorʹs in accounting from California University of Pennsylvania and is both a certified public accountant and certified fraud examiner.


3:00 - 4:30 pm

Featured Presenter: Samantha Balbier, Executive Director, Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership

Getting to know your legislator and local elected officials is an important aspect in advocating for the missions of your organization. Nonprofit organizations are uniquely positioned to communicate their community's needs to the politicians who write public policy and appropriate funds. 

We are offering an opportunity to learn how to make the most of legislative visits and meetings with elected officials. These meetings will be very important in the coming months as we approach a another very difficult state budget process for 2017-2018.

Join us along with the regional Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership to prepare for better communications with your local officials.

Samantha is a long‑time Pittsburgh resident with a demonstrated track record in policy analysis, development, strategic communications, and building collaborations to mobilize policy makers and the public to take action. Samantha has an MSW from the University of Pittsburgh in Community Organizing and Public Policy, as well as bachelors degrees from Mercyhurst College in Social Work and Business & Marketing.

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