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2021 Not-For-Profit Conference – 9-hour package


This event will be VIRTUAL on two days kicking off with Namaste CPAs, Yoga 8:00 AM. The educational portion of the day will run from 8:30 AM-12:35 PM.

Strategies for a Stronger Community

This annual conference is built to address challenges, risks and opportunities relevant to the professional Not-for-Profit community.

Attendees will not only receive expert insight into the unique financial aspects of nonprofits, but also provide leadership tools to move organizations forward.

Learning Objectives

To update CPAs, leaders, and business professionals in the not-for-profit arena on the latest issues and trends.

Major Topics

Here are some of the topics that will be covered in this year’s program: Remote Working/Hiring/Onboarding, Fraud, Financial Statements, Diversity/Equality/Inclusion and more.

Colorado Society of CPAs
Course Level
CPE Field of Study


Advanced Preparation


Event Information
May 20 - 21, 2021
8:00 am - 12:35 pm MST
Total CPE Credits


Day 1

8:00 am
Namaste CPAs
Lori Reinwald, CPA

Join us for a quick 15-minute yoga session to kick-start your day.

8:30 am
Understanding New Market Tax Credits
Rocky Wiltsey, Julie Radulovich, CPA, and Monica Petersen

An introduction to how Not-for-Profit entities can benefit from a new market tax credit transaction and the related accounting implications.

9:25 am
GAAP Update - Straight from the Source
Jeremy Dillard

Attendees will have a plain English understanding of the upcoming changes to U.S. GAAP.
Learning Objectives:
Implementation of ASC Topic 842, Leases
Accounting for in-kind donations
Other FASB pronouncements and projects

10:15 am
10:20 am
Internal Controls/Security/IT - What you need to know
Anders Erickson, CISA, CISSP, CRISC

Learn the latest on IT security practices, risks and controls against internal and external threats.

11:20 am
Helping Your Workplace Adapt to the New Normal
Karen Policastro

During the COVID-19 pandemic, managers have had to quickly adapt to changing business conditions, from setting up remote teams to helping prepare staff for the return to the office. In this presentation from Robert Half, we’ll explore best practices for managing a mix of on-and off-site talent, key lessons learned in the wake of the crisis and its long-term impact on the workplace.
Learning Objectives:
Understanding the Current Hiring Environment
Managing, Hiring and Onboarding Employees Remotely
What to Expect When Transitioning Back to the Office
How to Keep Your Business Moving Forward

Day 2

8:00 am
Namaste CPAs
Lori Reinwald, CPA

Join us for a quick 15-minute yoga session to kick-start your day!

8:30 am
Walks Like a Fraud, Talks Like a Fraud... Now What?
J. Sargent CPA/CFF, CFE, CFS, CCA, FABFA, Mark Williams Esq., and Christian Hendrickson Esq.

Participants in this session will learn how to put together and execute an effective action plan upon uncovering potential fraud.
Learning Objectives:
Initial response is critical
Forming the right team
Important do’s and don’ts

9:25 am
Single Audit Overview and COVID-19 Relief Funding Considerations
Adam Pyzdrowski, CPA

Understanding overall single audit requirements and how they relate to COVID-19 relief funding.

10:15 am
10:25 am
Financial Statements - Telling Your Story
Ksenia Popke, CPA and Lee Klumpp

Discuss how to use financial statements as a tool for strategic decisions and telling the story of our organization.

11:45 am
Building Diverse and Inclusive Boards and Teams
Kenny Taylor
This session will provide solutions on fostering diversity on non-profit boards and on their teams
Learning Objectives:
Finding people to join your board
Experiences of Blacks, Other People of Color and Minorities (of all sexes, cultures, ages, etc.) within your organization
Solutions to foster diversity and inclusion


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