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Best Practices: Getting, and Keeping, Your Fiscal House in Order
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2017 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference - Call for Sessions due November 23
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Best Practices: Getting, and Keeping, Your Fiscal House in Order

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This two-part workshop series will give you the tools to evaluate your organization's current financial health and will present strategies to improve and sustain fiscal health in the future. Both staff and volunteers are encouraged to attend, whether you have no financial background or have been working with numbers for years.

Nancy Hall of 501(c) Solutions will lead the workshops. Ms. Hall has over thirty years of experience in providing management and financial services for nonprofit organizations. Her diverse portfolio of clients includes both small and large scale organizations, providing financial and accounting oversight, and strategic planning and execution consulting services. She is adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University where she teaches graduate level courses in nonprofit management and finance.

Co-hosted by the New Jersey Historic Trust, New Jersey Historical Commission, and Friends of New Jersey Heritage.


Workshop 1: Financial Reporting Basics - Audits, 990's, and State reporting requirements
Every nonprofit has to file a 990 of some type with the IRS, but not every organization has to have an audit. This session will help you identify your organization's reporting obligations and provide a checklist to ensure that your organization is compliant with state and federal requirements.

Topics will include:

  • Audits - should you have one, what internal records are required, how to pick an auditor, and how to read an audit.
  • 990 filing - which form should you file (vs. which form you are required to file), what information you need, and the board's responsibility.
  • New Jersey reporting requirements - what you need to do, what you might want to do, and if you are required to register in other states.

Dates and locations:
Thursday, January 12, 9 am - 1 pm (snow date January 18)
Kramer Hall, Stockton College, 30 Front Street, Hammonton
or
Friday January 13 9 am - 1 pm (snow date January 17)
Snyder Academy of Elizabethtown (First Presbyterian Church), 42 Broad Street, Elizabeth

Registration begins at 8:30 am. Morning refreshments will be provided.


Workshop 2 - Budgeting Basics

In the book Alice in Wonderland, the Cheshire Cat said, "If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there." Budgets are the maps that get your organization on the right road to where you want to be in the future.

This workshop will:

  • Identify different types of budgets
  • Discuss philosophies of budgeting and how to reach consensus in the budgeting process
  • Provide tools such as worksheet formats, rules for estimating expenses, and options for presenting the budget to staff, boards, and funders

Dates and locations:
Thursday March 9, 9 am - 1 pm
Kramer Hall, Stockton College, 30 Front Street, Hammonton
or
Friday March 10, 9 am - 1 pm
Snyder Academy of Elizabethtown (First Presbyterian Church), 42 Broad Street, Elizabeth

Registration begins at 8:30 am. Morning refreshments will be provided.


Cost: $20 per person, per workshop; it is recommended but not required to attend both
.

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Registration for Spring 2017 courses now open - Historic Preservation Program at RU Camden

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After its successful Fall semester launch, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) has announced its Spring 2017 course offerings for the Continuing Education program in Historic Preservation at Rutgers Camden. The courses include:

  • American Architectural History (10-week course)
    Instructor: Andrea Tingey, Principal Historic Preservation Specialist, NJ Historic Preservation Office
     
  • Preservation in Practice: A Primer for Historic Preservation Commissions (1-day workshop)
    Instructor: Dorothy Guzzo, Executive Director, NJ Historic Trust, and others TBA
     
  • Cemeteries and Historic Preservation: Workshop and Tour of The Woodlands and Mount Moriah Cemetery (1-day workshop)
    Instructors: Dr. Dennis Montagna, Director, National Park Service Monument Research & Preservation Program and Dr. Aaron Wunsch, architectural historian and assistant professor, University of Pennsylvania Graduate Program in Historic Preservation

Program website

Spring 2017 Course Offerings and Registration

 

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2017 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference - Call for Sessions due November 23

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The 2017 New Jersey History & Historic Preservation Conference will be held in June in Middlesex County (exact dates and location TBD). Visit www.njpreservationconference.org and follow the conference on Twitter for the latest information.

CALL FOR POSTERS

New professionals, undergraduates, and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for the 3rd annual Poster Session of the New Jersey History & Historic Preservation Conference.

The Poster Session is an opportunity to present work. Posters must engage subjects or projects related to historic preservation, history, archaeology, architecture, planning, museum studies, and/or public history. Submissions related to New Jersey subject matter are especially encouraged. View a list of suggested topics.

Posters will be chosen from among the submissions for display at the conference. A prize of $250 will be awarded for the best poster. All individuals whose posters are selected for display will receive complimentary registration to both the 2017 and 2018 conferences.

Presenting a poster at the conference provides a unique opportunity to explore careers in history and historic preservation, network, and share research with a wider audience.

The deadline to submit a poster is Monday, March 13.

Download the full Call for Posters (pdf)

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