Wednesday, December 2, 2020
3:00 p.m – 4:30 p.m. (PT)

Event Description

How to Read Financial Statements

Erin Zollenkopf, CEO, Susan Matlack Jones & Associates

Come join Erin Zollenkopf from Susan Matlack Jones & Associates for a session on how to read financial statements. This webinar is designed for board members, executive directors, and other staff members who are interested in learning about the basic financial management tools and reports used in the nonprofit sector. 

In this session, you will become familiar with nonprofit accounting terminology and learn about the major financial statements used by nonprofits. Additionally, you will gain an understanding about what the numbers say about the health of your organization and how to use the information in assessing financial performance and decision-making.

This webinar will be interactive with an opportunity for you to participate in a virtual meeting format including the ability to have control of your camera and microphone, so you can interact directly with other attendees and the presenter. 

Please send questions and comments ahead of the session to

*Space is limited to 100 participants. Please note that a recording of this webinar will be made available on NAO's webinar page for later viewing.

About the Presenter

Erin Zollenkopf, CEO, Susan Matlack Jones & Associates

Erin is the CEO of Susan Matlack Jones & Associates (SMJ), a bookkeeping firm specializing in not-for-profit accounting that works with over 100 Oregon and Washington nonprofits. Erin serves as the Board Treasurer and head of the Finance Review Team for ninety-nine girlfriends, a collective women’s giving circle and is on the board of the Oregon Historical Society.. She is also a member of the public advisory board for Portland Parks & Recreation. Erin speaks and leads workshops in her field, including a workshop series through Regional Arts & Culture Council called DIY Accounting for Small Arts Nonprofits. Besides accounting, Erin enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children, playing piano and mandolin, and adventuring outdoors.  


Thank You Funders and Supporters

Thank you to the following FUNDERS and SPONSORS who are supporting NAO’s online COVID-19 events and communications during these challenging times. Their support is vital in helping NAO to bring much-needed resources and information to Oregon’s nonprofits – thank you.

Funders: Meyer Memorial Trust, The Ford Family Foundation, M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, The Collins Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation, The Kinsman Foundation, The Carpenter Foundation, and Gordon Elwood Foundation
Friend Plus Partner Sponsor: Columbia Bank, Heritage Bank, and Nike
Friend Plus Sponsors: Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP, McDonald Jacobs, Bliss Sequoia Insurance & Risk Advisors, CFO Selections and The Standard
Friend Sponsor: Portland General Electric and Impact Benefits & Retirement



A link to access webinar will be provided in registration confirmation e-mail and e-mail reminder prior to event date.

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December 2nd, 2020 3:00 PM   through   4:30 PM
Online Event
Event Particulars
City Online learning
NAO Event? Yes
Topic Advocacy and Public Policy, Development & Fundraising, Financial Management, Fundraiser or Festival, Operations & Planning, Public Meeting or Info Session
Event Region Central Oregon, Eastern Oregon, Metropolitan Portland, North Coast, Northern Willamette Valley, South Coast, Southern Oregon, Southern Willamette Valley
Programmatic Approach Capacity Builiding, Thought Leadership, Voice

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