January 2016 Meeting-Enhancing Strategic Decision Making through Cost Allocations and Program Profitability

Summary: It is vital that organizations understand how to measure the profitability of its programs to enhance strategic decision making.  In this session participants will be able to explore the different types of cost allocation methodologies that nonprofit organizations are utilizing and how that information can be used as a tool to evaluate program profitability and value.

The learning objectives of this session are as follows:

  • Identify different methods of allocating costs to programs
  • Measure impact and profitability to identify the value of a program to an organization
  • Discuss ideas on how to best incorporate program analysis into strategic decision making

Presenter:  Tim Warren is a principal at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP and currently leads CLA’s Massachusetts auditing and tax nonprofit practice.  Tim has experience working with many different types of nonprofit organizations including community based, human service, foundations, associations and higher education in a variety of audit, tax and consulting roles.

PDF of the presentation: Cost Allocations and Program profitability.pdf