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Playing Nice in the Sandbox – Helping Development and Accounting Work Well Together Webinar-On-Demand

July 31, 2018

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Webinar Recording Details

  • Duration: 60-Minute Recording
  • Includes: Recording Link & PowerPoint Presentation
  • Delivery Method: By email 1-3 business days after the live webinar.
  • Continuing Education Credit: Not offered for the recording.

If you are unable to attend the webinar, sign up to receive the Webinar-On-Demand recording link for the webinar on Playing Nice in the Sandbox – Helping Development and Accounting Work Well Together with Dan Busby, president of ECFA, and Vonna Laue, executive vice president of ECFA.

The role of each development and accounting person on staff is to help the organization fulfill its mission. Sometimes the short-term goals of these two departments can seem to contradict each other. This webinar will encourage communication and collaboration to help further the ministry’s work and the success of each person.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify key pieces of information that are necessary to obtain for donations
  • Understand accounting implications of various donation methods
  • Recognize challenges of maintaining donor relationships
  • Improve communication between development and accounting


Webinar Speakers

Dan Busby

Dan Busby

Dan Busby, President of ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability), has been involved in the work of the churches and nonprofit organizations for his entire career.

Dan has over 40 years of experience serving the Christ-centered church and nonprofit community and frequently speaks nationally on related issues. He is a prolific writer with 62 volumes of eight book titles published. His most recent books include a 2015 release, TRUST: The Firm Foundation of Kingdom Fruitfulness, a 2017 release, Lessons From the Nonprofit Boardroom, co-authored by John Pearson, and a release planned for mid-2018, Lessons From the Church Boardroom, also co-authored with John Pearson.


Vonna Laue

Vonna Laue

Vonna serves as an executive vice president at ECFA. Before coming to ECFA, Vonna spent 20 years, most recently as a managing partner, with a national public accounting firm specializing in service to Christian ministries in the areas of audit and consulting. There she served in organizational leadership as well as providing services to meet clients’ various needs.

Vonna earned her B.S. degree from Black Hills State University and her MBA degree in Leadership and Human Resource Management from the University of Colorado. She has served local organizations in a variety of positions, and has published articles in national church business administration publications as well as co-authored the book, Essential Guide to Church Finance. In 2010, Vonna was inducted into the Church Management Hall of Fame. Her speaking experience includes a variety of regional and national conferences.


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