At Financial Technologies & Management, we offer Indianapolis nonprofit financial management training and nonprofit management solutions. We have been helping nonprofits in Indianapolis save time and make sound decision with nonprofit management solutions since 1999. Our nonprofit management solutions provide training and tools that focus on best practices, so you can lead and better serve your nonprofit. Successful nonprofits start with strong nonprofit financial management and planning. This is why at Financial Technologies & Management we offer many targeted training areas from CFO training to nonprofit accounting training. Our nonprofit financial management training allows you to enhance your financial management skills to make sound decisions.

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FTM Nonprofit Forum for February 28, 2018 – Benefits of Cloud Computing in the Accounting Department and Beyond:

February 28, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Nonprofit Forum Agenda for February 28, 2018

11:30 to 12:30-Financial Management Topic

Benefits of Cloud Computing in the Accounting Dept. and beyond:

How should you as leader evaluate your various options?   We will describe the differences between cloud and hosted solutions.  Please bring your questions so we can have a candid conversation regarding the cloud.

We will cover the critical aspects of cloud or hosting options including:

  • Anytime Anywhere so your solution is as mobile as you are
  • Budget friendly subscription rate versus upfront licensing costs
  • No disruptive upgrades
  • No concerns about IT support for hardware upgrades
  • In some cases, significant lower costs of ownership
  • State of the art security, automated backups, and internet browser accessibility
  • Might be stuck with legacy accounting software like Blackbaud Fundware or other out dated accounting software that is difficult for your accounting department to use
  • Ability to integrate third party solutions like fundraising and payroll through application program interface and openness of architecture
  • Role based dashboards and key performance indicators to provide timely and relevant financial information to entire organization

How should you as leader evaluate your various options?  We will share our expertise and candid advice to better prepare you for these complex decisions.

3 Key Things you will learn include:

  • Cloud versus hosted solutions
  • Latest Nonprofit Accounting Software Industry Options
  • Role based dashboards and key performance indicators

Those attending the forum will receive handouts.

12:30 to 12:50-MIP User Group-MIP Advance and other hosted solutions refresher

12:50 to 1:00-FTM Updates and Closing


February 28, 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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James Simpson

Nonprofit Accounting Training to Compliance Training

Whether you are the CFO or nonprofit director, our tools help you achieve your goals with stronger nonprofit financial management. We not only provide nonprofit CFO training, but also offer financial training that can benefit all nonprofit accounting staff. Staff can benefit by taking our nonprofit accounting training courses in Indianapolis or online. At Financial Technologies & Management we also offer courses, articles, newsletters and webcasts to boost your staff’s competency in the area of nonprofit financial management. Our mentors are knowledgeable and qualified financial trainers that cover every aspect of nonprofit financial management.

Call Financial Technologies & Management in Indianapolis, IN, at (317) 819-0780 to learn more about our nonprofit financial management solutions. Also specializing in nonprofit accounting software, we can upgrade your existing software to better meet your needs.

MIP Fund Accounting User Group Meetings

Financial Technologies & Management’s Jim Simpson will be hosting monthly Indianapolis Nonprofit Financial Management Forum and MIP Fund Accounting user group meetings. All nonprofits are welcome to join our monthly nonprofit financial management forum. There is no charge for the Indianapolis Nonprofit Forum, but registration is required. Our forum topics range from nonprofit operating efficiency, MIP Fund Accounting software to fraud protection. We also offer complimentary products and services to help with nonprofit management solutions.

The first Nonprofit Financial Management Forum was held on May 25 and in addition to an update on MIP Fund Accounting, the theme was “Characteristics of Financially Healthy Nonprofits.” All attendees received a Financial Management Self-Assessment checklist and a PDF of the “12 Characteristics of Financially Healthy Nonprofits.” If you would like to receive these resources, please email and we’ll make sure to get you copies.

Contact us today to request additional information about financial management training opportunities. We serve clients in Indianapolis, IN, and surrounding areas.