Videos & Webinars

Nonprofit Collaboration as a Tool for Sustainability and Growth

Download the PowerPoint here:… Our Guest speaker Danette O’Connell & Lindsay Kijewski Covered: • Re imagining your nonprofit to empower your NEW normal • Techniques on how to grow your nonprofit • How to obtain grants for collaboration with another nonprofit • Considerations for nonprofits considering collaboration

9th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards

Check out the 9th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards virtual event in its entirety, celebrating Long Island’s best 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations! The Long Island Imagine Awards was created as a way to showcase the nonprofit sector and all the good work that it does, as well as provide opportunities for deeper collaboration within the sector. The event acts as an opportunity to meet new people, discover new organizations doing business on Long Island, develop new relationships, and learn from the organizations that are being honored. Long Island based nonprofits compete against each other in 5 categories – Arts & Culture; Innovation; Leadership Excellence; Rising Star; & Social Impact, with the winner in each category winning a $5,000 grant. In addition, the 20 finalists, 4 in each category, will each receive a professionally produced video, which will be showcased the night of the event, and two free tickets to the event. Learn more and apply at

Cerini Nonprofit Connection: Social Media Strategy

Ken Cerini and guest speaker Michael Bellavia, CEO at HelpGood discussed: – What platforms you really need to be on. -How to make sure that your message is heard and what are the best ways of spreading it. – Who should really be managing your Social Media accounts -How to measure your results And Much More!

Getting to 100%…And More! How to Align Your Board & Your Fundraising Strategy

Download the PowerPoint here: Featuring Our Guest Speakers: Christine Deska of Nonprofit Sector Strategies & Darren Port of Powered By Professionals This webinar will cover: • The board “laundry cycle”: Engage. Activate. Raise (Money!). Repeat. • Participation, positive reinforcement and deliverables • Activate your best assets (spoiler alert: it’s not always the open checkbook)

Are You In The Dark About Your Financial Situation?

Download the PowerPoint Presentation here: Guest speakers Genevieve Sapp and Nicole Frisina from Your Part-Time Controller covered: •Three key pieces of financial information that are most important for nonprofit management teams and boards •Best practices for presenting financial information for informed business decisions

2021 Nonprofit Audit Committee Bootcamp: The Committee’s Role in the Audit Process

The role of the audit committee with respect to external parties – Ken Cerini & 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. (e.g. government audits).

Innovative Strategies for Open Enrollment and Benefits Communication

Download the PowerPoint Here: Guest Speakers Edward Probst and Tommy DiMisa from Vanguard Insurance Agency discussed: • Developing an effective communication plan • Taking a proactive approach to employee education • Easing the administrative burden on your HR Department • Adapting to remote or geographically diverse employees • Budgeting for Technology to create efficiencies

2021 Nonprofit Audit Committee Bootcamp: Roles and Responsibilities

“From “Uh Oh…” to Aha!” Transforming your Organization with Great IT

Download the Powerpoint here: Joshua Peskay from Roundtable Technology covered: • What are the characteristics of high functioning IT? • How can high functioning IT transform your organization? • How can you assess your current level of IT? • What is the return-on-investment for IT spending? Free copy of eBook: Sign up for a brief discovery call to learn more about RoundTable’s free Complete IT Systems Assessment for your organization: Joshua Peskay has been helping non-profit organizations get more out of technology since the 1990s. He’s helped more than a thousand nonprofits to advance their missions through more effective leveraging of technology. Joshua works every day to demystify technology to help mission-driven people and organizations thrive.

Cerini Nonprofit Connection: Social Enterprise

Ken Cerini, CPA and guest speakers Linda Berman of The Corporate Source and Michael Kitakis of Spirit of Huntington discussed success stories of training and placing individuals with disabilities into the workplace and more!

Nonprofit Governance Bootcamp – What Your Board Needs To Know (Part 2)

Download the materials here: David Goldstein of Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman discussed: -Fiduciary Duties Of Board Members And Officers Under New York Law -Potential Personal Liability Of Board Members And Officers For Breach Of Duty -A Roadmap For Governance Compliance -Traps For The Unwary, Enforcement Actions And Litigation

Cerini Nonprofit Connection: Technology Solutions for Nonprofits

Ken Cerini, CPA and guest speaker Michael Halperin of Solarus Technologies discussed technology issues facing nonprofits, ways to better manage your team remotely, how to ensure you are getting the most out of your technology budget, and more!

Work from Home Minefields for Employers

**This webinar is relevant to for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations** Doug Rowe of Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP covered: • Wage and hour issues • What about the discrimination laws? • Privacy and protecting trade secrets • Vaccinations in the workplace

Vanguard Employer Education Event 1-27-21

Healthcare Costs In Retirement

Nonprofit Trends 2021

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

Did You Know that you Don’t Have to Take Your Social Security Retirement Benefits at Age 62?

You can defer your Social Security retirement benefits until you’re 70. And there are good reasons why you may want to do exactly that. Now more than ever, it’s important for you to know how to get the most from your Social Security. Learn how to make the right calls when it comes to Social Security and your retirement. Presented by: Jim McTighe & David Freitag Lee, Nolan & Koroghlian, LLC

Powered by Professionals Virtual Event Highlight Video

“Additional Coronavirus Response and Relief” Package – Stimulus for Businesses and Nonprofits

**Information as of January 7, 2021** Included in the recently passed and signed 2021 annual appropriations bill was a myriad of various COVID-19 stimulus and relief provisions. Rather than being a separate bill with a clever acronym, this relief was included in the overall appropriations package of over 5,500 in an effort to expedite its passage. The size and sprawling nature of this was heavily criticized, however, for businesses and nonprofit organizations, the three most crucial parts of this bill are the “COVID Related Tax Relief Act of 2020,” “Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020,” and the “

Nonprofit Governance Bootcamp – What Your Board Needs To Know (Part 1)

David Goldstein of Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman discussed: – Fiduciary Duties Of Board Members And Officers Under New York Law – Potential Personal Liability Of Board Members And Officers For Breach Of Duty – Governance Legal Requirements That Every Nonprofit Needs To Know – The Impact Of The Pandemic On Nonprofit Governance – A Roadmap For Governance Compliance

Five Big Fundraising Topics Every Nonprofit Needs to Address … A$AP!

Richard Peck of New Hampshire Charitable Foundation covered fundraising topics nonprofits need to know including: • How non-cash gifts are overlooked from a nonprofit’s top donors, and how a community foundation can help • How have bequests benefited your institution? Should you be advertising them? • Do you know what kind of impact your donors are trying to make beyond your own nonprofit institution? • What is “family philanthropy,” and how can it positively affect your nonprofit? • Do you know your local professional advisor network? They know your donors (and potential donors)!