Community Benefit 101- The Nuts and Bolts of Planning and Reporting Community Benefit

Oct. 12-13-14, 2021
2 – 5 p.m. ET each day

CHA is going virtual with our highly regarded Community Benefit 101 program. The program will provide new community benefit professionals and others who want to learn about community benefit with the foundational knowledge and tools needed to meet today's challenges.

Through video presentations, live chat and commentary provided by community benefit leaders, online opportunities to connect and more – CHA will provide the basics of community benefit, access to practical tools and resources, as well as timely public policy updates.

This virtual gathering will provide many of the same benefits of our in-person meeting and more:

  • A copy of CHA's A Guide for Planning and Reporting Community Benefit.
  • Online opportunities to connect with colleagues across the country.
  • 24/7 access to taped presentations and resources after the live event.


The CB 101 virtual conference sessions will cover:

  • How community benefit demonstrates the organization's mission.
  • The latest news on tax exemption/community benefit issues.
  • Steps for planning and evaluating community benefit programs.
  • Policies needed to support community benefit programs.
  • What counts and doesn't count as community benefit.
  • Community benefit accounting principles.
  • How to tell the community benefit story.

Who should attend?

While it is designed for new community benefit professionals, the new virtual format now makes this meeting accessible to a wider audience, including:

  • Staff in mission, finance/tax, population health, strategic planning, diversity and inclusion, communications, government relations, and compliance who want to learn about the important relationship of their work and community benefit/community health.
  • Veteran community benefit staff who want a refresher course to update them on current practices, inspire future activities and connect with others in nonprofit health care practitioners doing this work.

Additional information will be available later this spring. If you have questions now, please contact Julie Trocchio, CHA's senior director of community benefit and continuing care.