SCANPO Announces Risk and Financial Management Conference

January 22, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – January 22, 2009 – The S.C. Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO) is partnering with the Nonprofit Risk Management Center to offer the Risk and Financial Management Conference on February 19, 2009.  This full day conference will be from 8:30 a.m. until 4:15 p.m. at the S.C. Archives and History Center and will be open to SCANPO members and non-members.

The cost of attending this valuable full day seminar is $75 for SCANPO members and $125 for non-members.

Please visit for more information and visit the Nonprofit Risk Management Web site to register.

Participants will be able to attend sessions such as: Financial Risk Management: Challenges and Opportunities for Nonprofit Leaders, Advanced Financial Management — Doing More with Less (Or at Least Holding Your Own), Employee Handbooks and Policies, Risk Management Case Studies and My Risk Management Plan, The New 990: Friend or Foe? What You Need to Know to Prepare Your Organization and the Board for the Road Ahead and Employment Risks and Your Nonprofit: Hot Topics for 2009.  Full information on each of these sessions is available at

Presenters will include professionals specializing in issues of nonprofit organizations, including:  Melanie Lockwood Herman, Nonprofit Risk Management Center; Hagood Tighe, Fisher & Phillips, LLP; Mark Hobbs, Hobbs Group, PA; and Deanna Moss, Dixon Hughes.

The South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO) is the only statewide organization that brings together charitable nonprofits to strengthen the effectiveness of the state’s nonprofit community.  SCANPO’s mission is to serve, support, and strengthen nonprofit organizations for a better South Carolina.  For information on SCANPO, please call 803-929-0399 or visit