Videos & Webinars

Social Responsibility: How it Can Benefit Both Nonprofit and For-profit Companies

Join Ken Cerini, Managing Partner of Cerini & Associates, LLP, and Eileen Minogue, Executive Director of Book Fairies to learn how nonprofits and businesses can collaborate effectively to create mutually beneficial relationships. This webinar covered: How to foster relationships The importance of partnering The benefits for both Nonprofits and For Profits This webinar was moderated by Matthew Burke, Partner of Cerini & Associates, LLP

Q&A on Healthcare Worker Bonus Program

*Information as of August 17, 2022* Ken Cerini, Managing Partner and Edward McWilliams, Tax Partner of Cerini & Associates, LLP gave a background of the Healthcare Worker Bonus and answered participant questions. General Program Background: – Healthcare Worker Bonus (HWB) program was included in the 2022/23 NYS Budget with an allotment of $1.2 Billion – Located within Part ZZ of Chapter 56 of the Laws of 2022, the HWB allows for the payment of bonuses to recruit, retain, and reward healthcare workers meeting certain eligibility requirements. – Only employers who are “Qualified Employers” are eligible for payment from the state for these bonuses to Eligible Employees – Bonuses can be up to $3,000 per employee, based upon hours worked during designated vesting periods. – The program is still new with many specific questions currently “unanswered”; more guidance is pending.

Introduction to Digital Accessibility Services

Board Development

Download the PowerPoint here: Featuring Our Guest Speakers: Christine Deska, David Goldstein, and Stephen Powers During this panel discussion our speakers will provide you with these key take aways: -Best Practices for Boards, including Board responsibilities, legal duties, and common mistakes to avoid. -The top five no-nonsense elements to attracting, retaining, managing (this includes navigating when a member may need to “move on”) and engaging your nonprofit board -Three tools for building consensus on critical economic decisions

How To Compete for Top Talent And Retain Your More Valuable Employees

Featuring Our Guest Speakers: Ed Probst of Vanguard Insurance Agency, Jennifer Loftus of Astron Solutions, & Matthew Thompson of Morgan Stanley. We have put together a panel of experts to help you navigate the issues you are facing regarding obtaining and keeping talent. This panel discussion will cover: – How you can become an Employer of choice – How to ensure your pay rates are retaining employees and not driving them away – Benchmarking benefits to become more competitive in your recruiting efforts

Five Financial Points For Nonprofit Board Members

Not all board members are created equal, and many are hesitant to engage from fear of seeming naive. . . .particularly on nonprofits financial matters. shares the 5 important areas that will boost those members confidence and make for a better board.

Cerini Connection: Effective Leadership

Now, more than ever, effective leadership is important. With the hybrid work environment we currently work under, people are experiencing less connection with their actual employer and more of a connection with their direct leadership. Ken Cerini and Guest Donna Sirianni of Moving Forward Strategies discuss what makes an effective leader and how to build strong leadership within your organization.

Make Your Nonprofit Audit Proof – C&A and Nonprofit Westchester

Download the PowerPoint here: Ken Cerini, CPA, CFP, FABFA, Managing Partner and Shari Diamond, CIA, Partner of Cerini & Associates, LLP gave tips on how to make your nonprofit audit proof. This webinar was moderated by Nonprofit Westchester. Key Takeaways: -What government auditors are looking at and how your operations influence it -What you can do today to reduce the impact of government audits -Developing an appropriate compliance system – an insurance policy for your organization

Safeguarding Your Nonprofit’s Money

Five important tips for nonprofits about protecting their funds, including banking security options to policies and procedures to implement. Manager Angela Coaxum joins our co-hosts as they discuss preventative measures to safeguard your funds.

Five Financial Points for Nonprofit Board Members

Not all board members are created equal, and many are hesitant to engage from fear of seeming naive. . . .particularly on nonprofits financial matters. shares the 5 important areas that will boost those members confidence and make for a better board. //. . . This is a recent episode of The Nonprofit Show –the Nation’s daily live streaming broadcast where the Nonprofit Community comes together. Each weekday the hosts and their guests cover current relevant nonprofit topics with fresh ideas to help your nonprofit achieve its mission, vision, and values. Learn more:

How to Develop a Fundraising Plan for 2022

Join Michael Bellavia CEO of HelpGood for an informative Work Shop! Overview: You’re past the end of year sprint, analyzed the results and know you need to do better this year. But, how? How do you make sure you’re not just trying whatever it seems like you should be doing and really doing what’s best for your organization? It starts with setting a fundraising strategy. In this workshop we: • Set fundraising resolutions for 2022 • Developed a one-page fundraising strategy using the Get, To, By approach • Prioritized tactics • Created a calendar with themes • Discussed habits to set you up for fundraising success You’ll walk away with a forward-looking game plan and hopefully preserve some of your sanity to turn 2022 into a happier new year.

2022 Nonprofit Trends

Download the PowerPoint Here: View Trends Guide Here: Ken Cerini, CPA, CFP, FABFA, discussed 2022 trends in the nonprofit sector in: Marketing, Fundraising, Operations, Technology, and much more!

The State of the Sector

Tips To Getting A Working Budget

Revising a nonprofit budget inside the planned budget period can be a detriment to your plan for success. This quick Best Practice from can reduce that possibility.

Getting Ready For 2022! Managing Partner, Jennifer Alleva CPA, lists operational and management issues all nonprofits should prep for in 2022. What to watch out for about inflation, change in donor giving patterns, caring for and keeping staff, plus building your ‘digital nervous system’.

Cerini Nonprofit Connection: How to Think Beyond The Year End Gift to Maximize Giving

Cerini Nonprofit Connection: Great Resignation

Ken Cerini and guest speakers Jill Krumholz of RealHR Solutions and Jennifer C. Loftus of Astron Solutions discussed what you can do to lessen the hit on your organization due to the Great Resignation. Remote Work for Women Survey:

Employer Reporting and Disclosure Obligations for Employee Benefit Plans

Navigating Conflict Of Interest Transactions

Download the PowerPoint and Materials here: Featured Speakers: David Goldstein of Certilman Balin and Judy Siegel of Pro Bono Partnership A Valuable Guide For Anyone Serving As An Executive Director Or Serving On A Nonprofit Board. Do you serve on a nonprofit board? Do you have a true understanding of your organization’s Conflict of Interest policy? • Are conflicts of interest forbidden? • What is a related party transaction? • What needs to go into your conflict of interest policy? • How to analyze and document a related party transaction.