Not-for-Profit Knowledge Network: Nonprofit Benchmarking: What to Measure and How

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Mar 6, 2019

Registration: 7:15 AM / Program: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM


Member Fee: $0.00
Nonmember Fee: $0.00

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AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None


The OSCPA Not-for-Profit Knowledge Network (KNET) offers a great opportunity to explore important Not-for-Profit (NFP) topics in one-hour informal discussions with experts and peers-and to obtain valuable CPE. Remote participation is available at each session.

Designed For

The OSCPA Not-for-Profit Knowledge Network (KNET) is designed for OSCPA members working with and within the not-for-profit sector.


Provide an overview and update of important issues impacting the not-for-profit arena.

Major Subjects

Benchmarking compares key operational or strategic indicators with those of comparable organizations or of comparable projects or locations within an organization. Effective benchmarking helps identify organizational strengths and weaknesses and inform implementation of best practices. Explore opportunities to help nonprofits identify meaningful benchmark indicators and find sources of appropriate comparative data. Review publically available nonprofit benchmark data and potential strategies to develop additional local and sub-sector  benchmark data.


Kathleen Sohl

Kay Sohl has provided training and consultation for Executive Directors, CFOs, and Boards of Directors of over 7,000 nonprofit organizations throughout the United States. Kay focuses her work on rethinking nonprofit strategies for financial sustainability, Board financial oversight, compliance with federal funds management requirements, and the challenges of nonprofit accounting and financial reporting. Kay is co-author of The Oregon Nonprofit Corporation Handbook, and served as founded and Executive Director of Technical Assistance for Community Services (TACS) now known as the Nonprofit Association of Oregon, the northwest's largest consulting and training resource for nonprofits.