Webinars

We offer webinars throughout the year covering everything from IT audits to Form 990 preparation, exit planning and more. See below for links to the recordings and presentations so you can see for yourself how our industry experts can help your organization succeed!

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April 21, 2021

Board Member’s Guide to Nonprofit Governance during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to extraordinary challenges for nonprofit organizations and their leaders. While focusing on shrinking funding to continue their important missions, nonprofits must also grapple with the impact of remote work which has changed the nature of their operations and introduced new complexities for internal controls. In their roles as advisors, board members have a fiduciary duty to support overwhelmed nonprofit staff through these challenging times. Armed with the right knowledge, board members can also help the organization seize opportunities for digital transformation that will provide benefits well into the future.

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April 22, 2021

Salesforce and Sage Intacct – A Native Integration for Nonprofits

Sage Intacct Advanced CRM Integration for Nonprofits allows you to gain strategic insight with combined CRM and financial data. You choose the right level of visibility for analysis and decision-making with flexible summary or detail options based on the revenue stream.

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April 28, 2021

Top 3 Reasons to Go Paperless in 2021

How much paper do you think goes in and out of your accounts payable (AP) department each week, month, and year? We would bet it’s a lot. When you, or your AP team, are dealing with paper invoices and checks you could be spending more time tracking them down than you are reviewing and approving. It’s inevitable that some will likely be lost or misplaced during the process, which could even lead to inaccurate spend and prevent you from forecasting correctly in the future.

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May 5, 2021

Managing Multi-Currency, Global Accounting Needs with Best in Class Software

Multi-currency accounting is one of the biggest challenges organizations face when going global. If you’re a domestic company growing your global reach, or a global company struggling with managing multiple currencies, best in class financial accounting software can save you weeks of manual labor while giving you the global information you need at your fingertips.

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May 11, 2021

Grants Financial Management – Keep Your Nonprofit Ahead of the Curve on Compliance and Reporting

If your nonprofit manages several grants or relies on grants for the majority of your funding, compliance and reporting are critical to your stability. Effective grants financial management is required to support your mission’s success. But it’s more than just a budget compared to actual. You need to track endless documents, special data fields, and in some cases have the ability to bill costs back to your funders.

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May 19, 2021

Procurement Made Easy – Purchasing and Budget Control in a Best in Class System

In today’s environment, many organizations are putting the microscope on spend. Now more than ever, there are some areas where we just can’t afford to go outside our approved budget. Traditional paper-based workflows for purchasing and AP quickly showed their inefficiencies when the world was forced to become more digital. Disconnected purchasing systems lack the ability to give us closer to real-time insight on budget vs. actual, what’s been committed, and what we have left to spend. All these challenges point to the need for procurement and spend management capabilities readily available in your accounting platform.

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May 24, 2021

Sage Intacct Q2 2021 Release Overview

Another Sage Intacct quarterly release is here! Sage Intacct, a best in class cloud financial management platform, is the first and only cloud financial management solution endorsed by the AICPA. One of its many outstanding qualities is the frequency of new feature releases; Sage Intacct seamlessly releases four quarterly releases per year.

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June 3, 2021

Changes in the Employee Benefit Plan Landscape for 2020 and 2021 Audits

Like many areas of our lives in 2020, Employee Benefit Plans also experienced a number of significant changes as a result of the pandemic and the CARES Act. Plan sponsors should take note that the approval of two new audit reporting standards, SAS 134 and SAS 136, will likely impact the performance and timing of your audit. For the first time in many years, there are also changes to how employers must attest to their annual limited-scope audits.

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June 29, 2021

Strategic Technology Investments for Long-term Sustainability

After surviving the sudden shift to remote work, nonprofits and associations are now asking what else they can do to streamline finances and operations. The global pandemic presents a unique opportunity to make some strategic changes in your organization that will help you minimize risks, focus scarce resources on your mission, and build your organization’s long-term sustainability.

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August 3, 2021

SAS No 134 New Auditor Reporting Standards

New updates to SAS No. 134 are making fundamental changes to the layout of audit reports and overall information presented in order to enhance the communicative value and relevance of audit reporting.

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March 11, 2021

2020 Compliance Supplement Update

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has released new guidance on single audits in the form of a 2020 Compliance Supplement addendum. The update, which is aimed at federal programs under the CARES act, will impact many organizations who have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Join GRF’s nonprofit audit experts as we delve…

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February 25, 2021

2021 Financial & Compliance Tools for Your 8(a) or Small Government Contractor Business

Start the New Year with all the tools your business needs to maintain contract compliance and excel financially. Join GRF’s Government Contracting Team for an overview of the compiled or reviewed financial statements required for 8(a) contractors at certain revenue thresholds. Participants will be able to anticipate what goes into the process for first-time compilations…

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February 11, 2021

Roundtable Peer-to-Peer Discussion: Recording Contracts with Customers (Topic 606)

FASB’s Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2020-05 – Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606) is shaking up how nonprofits recognize and report revenue. Whether you are a CEO, finance staff, or membership engagement staff, this roundtable brings you together with your nonprofit executive peers for a facilitated discussion around how nonprofits are implementing Topic 606….

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December 9, 2020

Fraud and Cybersecurity in the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a plethora of new opportunities for hackers to steal personal information and business data. More workers than ever are adapting to remote work while organizations scramble to mitigate threats to data and privacy. What are the best methods to prevent fraud during this unprecedented change to our working environment? This…

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November 19, 2020

Internal Audit & ERM Priorities for 2021

What Risks Should Nonprofits be focused on for 2021? Join GRF’s and AHT Risk & Advisory experts for an interactive discussion exploring how internal audit programs are meeting governance expectations, highlighting areas where many organizations are falling short, and identifying possible solutions to close these gaps. This webinar is intended for C-suite, Internal Audit, Compliance &…

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November 17, 2020

Annual Tax Planning Webinar

With the year coming to a close, now is the time to focus on the complex task of tax planning – particularly in light of the economic challenges associated with COVID-19. Listen to the annual tax planning webinar to learn how you should position your assets for the best tax advantage. Seasoned tax professionals will…

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October 22, 2020

Enhancing Third Party Risk Management in Cybersecurity & Privacy Programs

Risks in today’s fast-paced environment are continuing to evolve with respect to third-parties. With so many employees working remotely, we increasingly depend on third-party technologies, external data sources and outside service providers. This makes identifying and managing your organization’s cybersecurity and privacy risks more critical than ever before. Join GRF’s Risk & Advisory experts for…

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October 15, 2020

Exploring the OMB Update – Revised Uniform Guidance 2 CFR 200

This interactive discussion is on the updates to Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200) which is revised effective November 12, 2020. The Uniform Guidance provides the rules for grants and cooperative agreements funded by the U.S. Government. The revision reflects a foundational shift to focus on enhanced results-oriented accountability for grants and cooperative agreements. As a…

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September 16, 2020

Ways COVID-19 is Reshaping Cybersecurity, Privacy and Fraud Risk

In the digital age, cybersecurity and privacy concerns have become major issues for businesses and nonprofits looking to protect their information from outside parties. As time spent working from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic continues for many workers, these concerns have only intensified. Join risk and cybersecurity experts from GRF for an…

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September 9, 2020

Leveraging your Strengths to Lead in Times of Crisis

Join GRF’s Women on the Move for a virtual panel discussion exploring the qualities that allow women to excel at leadership in times of crisis. Our speakers share personal stories about their own leadership styles, how they manage communication challenges and stress, and advice for those looking for their chance to exercise their own leadership potential….

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