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VOLUME 5 ISSUE 3B―MARCH 15, 2012

ANTIFRAUD PREVENTION POLICY
The Finance Impact Department provides the Local Council Antifraud Policy which implements fundamental concepts for preventing and detecting fraud. Local councils may modify the document to suit their specific needs.  Read more.

LOCAL COUNCIL AUDIT REMINDER
The 2011 audited financial statements and supporting documents are due to the national office by June 1, 2012. Read more.

BLACKBAUD CRM ROUNDTABLES
The Blackbaud CRM Roundtable is a standing weekly webinar held Wednesdays at 1 p.m. CDT. This roundtable allows all employees in the Boy Scouts of America to learn about the new fundraising software before its launch in local councils. Those who attend will be granted access to the software. Read more.

HOME INVASIONS WITH POSITIVE RESULTS
Would you like to get into more living rooms, offices, and family rooms to create a greater Scouting legacy in your council? How many of your friends care enough about Scouting that they want to perpetuate their support for Scouting and invest in youth for generations to come? Read more.

HONE YOUR DEVELOPMENT SKILLS THROUGH CONTINUING EDUCATION
Register for the various training opportunities offered through the Finance Impact Department to further develop your development skills. Read more.

2012 FOS CAMPAIGN BENCHMARKS
What should you be working on NOW for the 2012 Friends of Scouting campaign for March and April? Read more.

‘RELATIONSHIP BUILDING: LET’S HAVE LUNCH TOGETHER’
The Finance Impact Department will provide copies of the book Let's Have Lunch Together" for local council staff and select volunteers if the council schedules a webinar, staff conference, or board orientation on this topic. Read more.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S GUIDE TO FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP
"There is an important distinction between financial management and financial leadership. Financial management is the collecting of financial data, production of financial reports, and solution of near-term financial issues. Financial leadership, on the other hand, is guiding a nonprofit organization to sustainability. This is the job of an executive director." Read more.

FINANCE IMPACT WEBINARS
Whether it is learning about the new GL or fundraising software, or building stronger relationships with your donors, the Finance Impact Department is offering a variety of webinars for local councils’ fiscal management and fundraising staff and volunteers. Sign up for one or more webinars. Read more.


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