Nonprofit Best Practices Event | RKL LLP
Posted on: October 3rd, 2013

RKL Hosts Not-for-Profit Best Practices Event

nonprofit accounting auditMore than 60 not-for-profit executives joined RKL and Susquehanna Bank for a complimentary best practices seminar on Wednesday, October 2 in Harrisburg. The “Keys to Not-for-Profit Success” event provided attendees insights into maintaining a strong financial foundation, engaging staff and board and tackling tough leadership issues.

The event featured a keynote address from David Reinhardt, speaker, explorer and consultant, who shared an inspirational message based on his experience leading sled dogs, “Arctic Insights: Learning from the Pack about Leadership and Life.”

The morning also included break-out sessions from RKL and Susquehanna Bank experts. Wayne Groff, RKL audit manager, presented “Reporting Aspects of Fundraising Costs” to help community benefit organization CFOs and executives understand how to properly capture fundraising expenses for better transparency and compliance. RKL’s Bethany Novis, consulting partner, and Grant Weaver, consultant, presented a session on “Internal Controls and Fraud Prevention” with insights on how to deter, detect and handle instances of fraud.

Sessions presented by Susquehanna Bank experts included “Employee and Board Engagement” and “The Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program.”

The event was part of RKL’s ongoing efforts to support and educate Central Pennsylvania not-for-profit organizations. The firm proudly serves the accounting, audit, tax planning, compliance and business consulting needs of more than 200 area not-for-profits.

To learn more about RKL’s wide array of services designed to help community benefit organizations thrive, visit our nonprofit accounting page.

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Attendees from Junior Achievement and M.S. Hershey Foundation.

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Attendees from “Someone To Tell It To,” a Hershey-based non-profit.

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Attendees from YMCA Hanover and the Dauphin County Library System.

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Keynote speaker David Reinhardt.

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