Equitable Recovery Initiative: Compliance and Readiness

Walk away with an understanding of external monitoring, including audit requirements, and how to be audit ready.
About This Event

Are you considering pursuing government funding, but not sure what to expect? Looking to ramp up your government funding, but intimidated by the audit requirement? Join us for this interactive session to get guidance on navigating compliance and readiness for government funding from BDO FMA leaders who have been in your shoes.

Participants will build on their knowledge from Part 1 and take the next stop on the compliance roadmap. This training will:

  • Demystify internal controls and external monitoring
  • Peel back the curtain and discuss what happens during a Single Audit, what to prepare for, what auditors are looking for, and how to be audit-ready
  • Explore common compliance and audit-related challenges and how to overcome them

We encourage participants to watch the recording from Compliance and Readiness: Part 1, which will be shared upon sign up.

The Center for Nonprofit Management (CNM) and its partner BDO FMA are ready to assist organizations in accessing, applying for, and managing current and upcoming American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding opportunities to serve LA County communities most impacted by COVID.  We are especially looking to engage BIPOC-led and BIPOC-serving organizations operating under a budget of $2.5M in this effort to ensure equitable access to funding.

Who Should Attend

All staff members of LA County nonprofit organizations who are interested in learning more about preparing their organizations to apply for current ARPA contracting opportunities. This event is open to staff of nonprofit organizations looking to serve Los Angeles County communities most impacted by COVID.

Instructors

Gina McDonald, CPA – Managing Director, BDO FMA 

An experienced accountant, Gina is known for her ability to translate highly technical knowledge into relatable concepts and actionable terminology for nonprofit leaders. In addition to leading project teams, she frequently leads the development and delivery of trainings on technical accounting and other matters affecting nonprofits, and is a lead instructor and curriculum developer for the Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional (CNAP) program. Prior to joining BDO FMA, Gina spent 17 years in public accounting and served as Director of Finance at the Greater Providence YMCA. 

Gene Lee, Senior Manager, BDO FMA

Gene recently joined BDO FMA where he consults, coaches, and trains nonprofits on a variety of organizational needs. Before joining BDO, he was Director of Project Finance and Grants at WGBH Educational Foundation, the largest producer of content for PBS. At GBH, he was responsible for the overall direction and management of pre- and post-award activity for restricted projects for WGBH that are funded through the federal government, private foundations, major donors, PBS and CPB.

Previously, he was Assistant Director of the Federal Grants Management Office within the Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance where he worked to coordinate and maximize billions of Federal grant dollars received by the state. Other organizations he has worked for include the Homeland Security Division of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Management Consulting Services, Building Excellent Schools; Citizen Schools, the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, Cambridge Community Services and Kansas City Summerbridge. He has also taught seventh grade English and Asian-American and Ethnic Literature in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Need expert advice? We’re only an email or phone call away. Use this form to get in touch or call the Nonprofit Answer Hotline at the number listed below.

You can also schedule a free, 15-minute appointment and we’ll match you with an in-house expert.








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