Non Profit Management Training

Are you currently serving as a board or committee member for a nonprofit organization? If so, it is imperative that you understand your responsibilities and liabilities of serving as a steward of the organization. offers a variety of workshops from the basics of board membership to specific responsibilities of positions such as secretary or treasurer to state and IRS compliance in daily business activities.

Non Profit Accounting using QuickBooks

Bookkeeping and Accounting for nonprofit organizations has distinct differences than for profit businesses. QuickBooks is an affordable accounting system with features that can be adapted for nonprofit specific tracking and reporting of contributions, grants, and more. offers workshops, one-on-one training, and consultation services for you to get the most out of QuickBooks for reports your board can understand for making business decisions.

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Mona Fluitt has enjoyed a nearly 30-year career as a nonprofit manager. Her work includes board training, strategic planning, project management, volunteer management, event management, nonprofit accounting, grant writing and management, grant review, database management, and QuickBooks design and training for clients including the Boys and Girls Club of Brazoria County, Children’s Assessment Center; Children’s Museum of Houston; Covenant House Texas; Cultural Arts Council of Houston/Harris County (now Houston Arts Alliance); Downtown Houston Association; Fresh Arts; Girls Inc. of Greater Houston; Hermann Park Conservancy; Houston Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals; Houston Health Foundation; Houston In Action; Houston Museum District Association; Houston Public Library Foundation; Houston Sports Authority; Houston Symphony Society; Justice Forward (formerly the Harris County Drug Court Foundation); League of Women Voters of Houston; Literacy Now; the Mercer Society (supporting Mercer Botanic Gardens); San Jacinto College Foundation; South Main Alliance; Texas Association of Museums; Theatre LaB Houston; and more.

She is an experienced event manager producing conferences and conventions including multiple years of Southwest Fire Rescue (a collaboration of the Texas Fire Chiefs Association and Texas Fire Educators Association); Texas Lacrosse Expo; and the 2011 American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting & Museum Expo. She has also played a role in a long list of galas, auctions, golf tournaments, shooting tournaments, and fun runs.

As well as speaking at state and national conventions, Mona is a regular nonprofit trainer at the University of Houston Small Business Development Center on the topics of nonprofit management and fundraising.

She is an expert in QuickBooks accounting software and developed a training program for using QuickBooks in nonprofit organizations which she teaches monthly at the United Way of Greater Houston. She has developed methods of using QuickBooks functions for the specific nonprofit needs of allocating overhead expenses across funds, tracking expenses of restricted grants, allocating investment income across restricted funds, and more. She creates Microsoft Excel workbooks that help nonprofits automate functions of payroll allocation, grant reporting, etc. She has developed a reputation for creating nonprofit friendly QuickBooks systems providing advanced reporting as well as finding errors and solving problems in existing QuickBooks systems. Mona has worked with the well-known Houston firms Blazek & Vetterling and Carr, Riggs & Ingram in preliminary work for IRS Form 990s and audits for clients.

In the area of constituent databases, Mona’s knowledge and use of Blackbaud’s The Raiser’s Edge dates back to the mid-1990’s when the software was still DOS-based.

Mona takes great interest in state and IRS compliance for nonprofit and 501(c)(3) organizations and enjoys studying compliance issues and creating informational workshops to strengthen organizations.