Financial Reporting and Management Institute (FIRM)

The FIRM Leadership Institute is offered to leaders of nonprofits serving residents of Montgomery County.

FIRM provides a 2-day intensive workshop focused on strengthening the partnership between staff and board in managing nonprofit organizations for financial sustainability. FIRM also includes additional Tutorials as well as follow-up support, access to resources and special presentations for Alumni. Up to 15 organizations attend each session.

For more details, see the FIRM Information Sheet.

You may also download a list of participating organizations from 2011 to the present and information about FIRM alumni sessions.


The next session of FIRM will be offered in 2018. For more information, contact Lesley.

For more details about registration fees and requirements, download FIRM Registration Fees and Deadlines. Questions? Please contact Lesley MacDonald at

we work to…

strengthen our sector through leadership development, organizational
capacity building, and peer-to-peer networking and support; increase the
visibility of nonprofits and the work they do; and influence progress
through advocacy and strategic partnerships.