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!


July 24, 2019

Using Form 990 to Tell Your Story

Join GRF for a one-hour webinar exploring the story-telling possibilities of Federal Form 990. You will learn ready-to-implement strategies for using your organization’s Form 990 to increase transparency, communicate mission and results more effectively, and promote the overall credibility of your organization.

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August 23, 2019

Internal Audit for Nonprofit Organizations

Join GRF for an overview of internal audit and learn the benefits of “a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes”.1 You will come away with the tools you need to begin examining your organization’s internal control.

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August 28, 2019

How to Prepare a DCAA-Compliant Cost or Price Proposal

Join GRF and Sympaq to learn what you should know before submitting your next federal price proposal.

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September 18, 2019

Building an Indirect Rate for Federal Grant Recipients

Join GRF Government Contracting Principal Paul Calabrese to learn effective techniques for developing indirect cost rates. Whether you work for a nonprofit, institution of higher learning, or state or local government, don’t miss this session covering the critical considerations and necessary components involved in developing an indirect rate.

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June 19, 2019

Harnessing the Power of Excel: Tips and Tricks for Financial Professionals

Despite the emergence of a number of new software tools, Microsoft Excel is still considered essential to many organizations for planning, forecasting and budgeting. Financial professionals gravitate to Excel’s simplicity and cost, but few have a good command of the valuable advanced features that can save time and improve reporting. Join Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman…

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May 14, 2019

Securing Alternative Revenue Streams to Meet Tomorrow’s Mission

With fundraising becoming an increasing challenge for nonprofit organizations, how do their leaders ensure revenue that is not only stable today, but also sufficient to meet the organization’s mission tomorrow? Effective fundraising involves a diverse, yet complimentary mix of income sources, including alternative sources that are often entrepreneurial in nature requiring new skills and new…

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May 13, 2019

GovCon 5-Part Webinar Series

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs and Aldebaron, Inc. (SYMPAQ) hosted a 5-part, complimentary webinar series designed to help government contractors win and maintain government contracts. Experts in federal government requirements and compliance help participants overcome common business challenges and develop a competitive advantage. Part 1 – Developing DCAA-Compliant Indirect Rates Government contracting compliance experts provide…

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April 23, 2019

GovCon Webinar Series: Part 5 – Understanding the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)

The final webinar in the series will help participants better understand the applicability of CAS including the Cost Accounting Standard Board’s (CASB) 19 standards, CAS thresholds and disclosure statements. Slide Deck Click Here Recording Speakers Paul H. Calabrese | Principal, Outsourced Accounting and Advisory Services Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs G. Chris Brown | President…

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April 16, 2019

Prepare for the Changes Ahead for Employee Benefit Plan Audits

If your organization offers an employee retirement plan, chances are that it may be subject to annual reporting requirements that includes an audit of the plan’s financial statements. That audit will also be subject to a number of changes in the years ahead for compliance with the newly released Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS), Forming…

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April 2, 2019

GovCon Webinar Series: Part 4 – Understanding the Impact of FAR Part 31.2 Cost Principals on Indirect Rates

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 31.2 provides principles about which costs are allowable, reasonable and allocable. With over 50 cost principles applicable to contracts with the US government, our government contracting experts will examine the most important and commonly used cost principles that impact indirect cost recovery. Slide Deck Click Here Recording Speakers Paul H….

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March 21, 2019

The Exit Check List: 5 Steps to a Happy (and Lucrative) Exit from Your Business

With the strong economy and the business-for-sale market booming, many maturing business owners are beginning to think about retirement and the legacy of their companies. Join Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman and ENNIS Legacy Partners for an overview of the steps business owners should take now before deciding to sell or transfer a business. Slide Deck…

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March 12, 2019

GovCon Webinar Series: Part 3 – Developing Annual Indirect Rates Using the DCAA ICE Schedule

Government contractors often find it challenging to develop their annual incurred cost submission in DCAA’s required 30-tab Incurred Cost Electronically (ICE) EXCEL workbook. Join us for a detailed look at the ICE template and learn how to navigate this complex requirement. Slide Deck Click Here Recording Speaker Paul H. Calabrese | Principal, Outsourced Accounting and Advisory…

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March 7, 2019

Survival Guide for a USAID-Incurred Cost Audit Performed by a Commercial Accounting Firm

In the last few years the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) has been backlogged in completing incurred cost audits. As a result, USAID has utilized private accounting firms to perform their annual incurred cost audits. Incurred cost audits can be tedious and time-consuming. Understanding the process, where problems commonly occur, and proven approaches for working…

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March 6, 2019

Implementing FASB’s Updated Lease Accounting Standard, ASU 2016-02 (Topic 842)

Nonprofit organizations with fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2019 (and in interim periods within fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2020) must implement the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) updated lease accounting standard, ASU 2016-02 (Topic 842). With this year’s deadline looming for many, now is the time to learn what your organization must…

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