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Building Stronger Nonprofits Through Better Financial Management

Increase your knowledge at SEK’s fifth annual event tailored to nonprofit entities. Our team of experts will quickly get you up to speed on industry changes + tips to improve your organization.

Free seminar
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Arrival & Breakfast from 7:30 - 8:00 a.m.
Program from 8:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Gettysburg Hotel | 1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325

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  • Keynote: Nonprofit Collaboration - Addie Nardi has been the Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County since January, 2017. She has worked in non-profits in Washington County since 2008, first as the Development Director at United Way of Washington County, and then as the Development Director at the Humane Society of Washington County. She knows first-hand that you can’t affect change in a silo. Addie will discuss the pros and cons of nonprofit collaboration. 
    • Presented by Addie Nardi, Executive Director, Boys & Girls Club of Washington County
  • COVID-19 Economic Impact of Funding Streams - Learn about the multitude of funding streams that inundated the economy due to COVID-19 and the potential reporting ramifications associated with them. Many organizations now need a Single Audit for the first time ever; find out if you're affected and how to plan for the changes.
    • Presented by Amanda D. Ruhlman, CPA, Audit Manager
  • Functional Expense Allocations: Avoiding Pitfalls and Getting it Right - Discussion of best practices associated with functional expense allocations for nonprofit organizations. Learn why functional expense allocations are important, differences between direct and indirect costs, and providing recommendations for avoiding common pitfalls related to these allocations. 
    • Presented by Erin E. Clark, CPA, MBA, Audit Manager
  • Accounting and Auditing Updates - Get up to date on lease accounting, upcoming audit report changes, and the Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) requirements. 
    • Presented by Gary D. Snyder, CPA, Manager
  • The Fundamentals of Grant Writing - Laura O'Grady has spent her career working in nonprofit organizations with a specific focus on public libraries. Over that time, Laura has secured nearly $1 million in grant funding through private, corporate, and government grant opportunities. Laura's presentation will cover the basics of grant writing for nonprofit professionals. Topics will include understanding different types of grantmakers, positioning your application for success, common materials that are required for applications, and how to evaluate success. 
    • Presented by Laura O'Grady, Vice President of Advancement, York Day Nursery
  • Budgeting in the Nonprofit World - This session will help you understand the importance of budgeting and how to build a budget for your organization.
    • Presented by Gregory P. Hall, CPA, CMA, CFM, Member of the Firm
  • Nonprofit Legal Update - information coming soon!

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