Videos & Webinars

Arts Managmenet Forum- Annual Appeal Messaging During a Pandemic

You can’t rely on the same messaging you use for your usual appeals! Afterall, these are not usual times. Your appeals need to reflect that if you want to connect with donors and raise money during this pandemic. So, how do you craft a message that resonates with donors and inspires them to give during the most uncertain time in recent history? Join us on November 18 for a virtual conversation with Ken Cerini (Cerini and Associates) and Patrick Barry (The Resource Group) as we discuss strategies for a sucessful 2020 campaign. In addition, we’ll review all the ways the CARES act provides individuals and corporations increased tax incentives for charitable giving, in hopes of encouraging donations and stimulating philanthropy throughout the U.S.

How to Hire & Onboard Staff During a Pandemic

Download the Powerpoint Here: Brandi Desousa of PNP Staffing Group discussed tips and strategies on hiring and onboarding staff during a pandemic, keeping staff engaged to prevent turnover, and more!

Online Fundraising Virtual Events in a Pandemic

Download the Powerpoint Here: Darren Port of Powered By Professionals spoke about how to run a successful virtual event amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The Future Of Employer Sponsored Benefits

Employee Benefits have never been more complex. Hear are discussion with Vince Ashton CEO of Healthpass on what to expect in the coming years.

Wellness In The Workplace

Learn how to create a Wellness Strategy that is impactful and creates a desirable workplace.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity trainer and author Ama Karikari-Yawson provided a meaningful training on how to address current diversity issues and implicit bias.

Nonprofit Audit Committee Bootcamp Part 2 – The Committee’s Role in the Audit Process

Download the Powerpoint here: The role of the audit committee with respect to external parties – Ken Cerini and Matthew Burke discussed the audit RFP, the selection of the external auditors, what you should be asking of your auditors, Going beyond the financials to focus on analytics, operations, and compliance, and more. The role the audit committee should play in 3rd party audits (e.g. government audits).

Nonprofit Audit Committee Bootcamp Part 1 – Roles and Responsibilities

Download the Powerpoint here: The role of the audit committee – Ken Cerini and Tania Quigley discussed the audit committee, what its purpose is, who should be on the audit committee, what the audit committee should be focusing on, what should be discussed at each meeting, etc.

Cerini Nonprofit Connection: Re-Opening and Working Remotely Strategies

Ken Cerini, CPA and guest speaker Maggie Madia of ADP discussed re-opening strategies amidst the COVID pandemic including safety risks, managing a virtual workforce, workers compensation, and more!

Understanding Medicare

The nuts and bolts of Medicare and how to select your Medicare Supplement coverage.

Knock Out Approaches To Remote Networking

Knock Out Approaches To Remote Networking- Michael Goldberg , Networking guru teaches us how to be effective with our networking when we are at home.

Utilizing Zoom For Team Engagement and Retention

We are all operating in a new normal and Zoom has become an important part of connecting with your staff. Learn techniques for Team Building using Zoom.

Cerini Nonprofit Connection: Long-Term Property Solutions Amid COVID Pandemic

Ken Cerini, CPA and guest speakers Jane Brody of Vicus Partners and Ámbar Margarida of Spacesmith discussed developing real property strategies and long-term solutions as your nonprofit emerges from the COVID pandemic.

2020 NFP Update Part 9 – Q&A Panel

Our panel of experts answered questions you may have and to covered areas that we might have been missed during the day.

2020 NFP Update Part 8 – Nonprofit Panel

We have assembled a powerhouse panel of nonprofit executives to provide insight into how they have been coping with the COVID pandemic, how they expect to emerge from the pause, what they learned from the experience, and what they will be doing differently.

2020 NFP Update Part 7 – Virtual Fundraising – Darren Port, Powered by Professionals

The nonprofit sector has been hit hard, especially with respect to fundraising, as we have watched event after event be canceled due to the inability for gatherings and the need for social distancing. This covered how nonprofits can pivot to virtual events, including; -Virtual fundraising applications Ideas that could work for your organizations -Changing your focus to donor-centric fundraising And more

2020 NFP Update Part 6 – Impact of CARES Act – Vanguard Insurance Agency & ADP

The CARES Act has made dramatic changes to employment regulations and how we do business and work with our staff. In this session, we discussed some of the regulatory changes and what businesses need to know as the COVID-19 pause is lifted.

2020 NFP Update Part 5 – IT Concerns of Going Virtual – Connected Technology & Cerini & Associates

Cybersecurity and Internal Controls Considerations covering: -Securing your workspace -Ensuring your wireless network is secure -Taking precautions when working in public -Assessing hidden dangers with email, social media -Training employees -Ensuring computer access use policies are robust and include working remotely -Assessing your remote security protocols -Being prepared by having good backups and recovery plans

2020 NFP Update Part 4 – Legal Update – David Goldstein, Certilman Balin

The Impact Of The Pandemic On Your Organization’s Corporate Governance: -Legal & Regulatory Relief • The Governor’s Executive Orders • Attorney General’s Charities Bureau Guidance • The Legislature’s Response -Putting It All Together • What’s A Nonprofit To Do? • Traps For The Unwary

2020 NFP Update Part 3 – Virtual Software – Rob Johnson, JMT Consulting

For 30 years, JMT consulting has been a tech consulting firm serving only nonprofits. For 29 years and 9 months, we operated from several offices throughout North America and Australia. However, for the last 3 months, like you, our staff has worked virtually. To do so, we have relied on having systems and processes within four primary areas: 1. Teams management 2. Project Collaboration