Texas Nonprofit and Governmental Digital Series

Three Casual Meeting Brick
  • October 20, 27 and November 3
  • Digital Series
  • Hosting Speaking

9 – 11 a.m. CT

CLA’s Texas Nonprofit and Government Conference has pivoted to become a three-week digital series and features a full lineup of speakers and sessions that challenge you to:

  • Connect with your community
  • Learn with your peers
  • Achieve your mission

This complimentary professional development series offers timely content that resonates with nonprofit and government professionals. Attendees will take part in engaging discussions led by our professionals on the CARES Act, compliance, cybersecurity risks, and business modeling. Choose between FASB and GASB breakout sessions.

Who should attend

This conference is designed for executive directors, CFOs, controllers, board members, and finance or accounting professionals.



Tuesday, October 20

General sessions
9 – 9:50 a.m. ― Communicating with Stakeholders in the Current Environment
10 ― 10:50 a.m. ― Internal Control Considerations in the Rapidly Changing Remote Environment

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Tuesday, October 27

General sessions
9 – 9:50 a.m. ― Cybersecurity During a Pandemic
10 – 10:50 a.m. ― Business Model Upset – Business Model Reset: Financial Leadership in the Midst of Disruption

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Tuesday, November 3

FASB sessions
9 ― 9:50 a.m. ― Impact of CARES Act on Financial Reporting and 990
10 ― 10:50 a.m. ― Trending and Red Flags in the Form 990 During Unprecedented Times

GASB sessions
9 ― 9:50 a.m. ― GASB Update: What You Need to Know
10 ― 10:50 a.m. ― Single Audit Update: 2020 Compliance Supplement and the CARES Act

Please register by October 19, 2020.
You will receive your webinar link in your confirmation email after registering.

Learning objectives

October 20 – 1 credit Management Services, 1 credit Auditing (Governmental)

At the end of the session, you will be able to:

Session 1

  • Identify ways to evaluate and enhance your communication within your current governance structure
  • Recognize ways to help your board take strategic look at cost savings, restructuring opportunities and contingency planning
  • Identify ways to cultivate board thinking around revenue generation, redesigning growth and maximizing investments strategies to strengthen your organization’s long-term sustainability

Session 2

  • Discuss the cost-benefit to reorganizing and revamping internal controls and processes, and learn best-practices in controls operating in a remote environment.
  • Identify how AI and other technology changes are impacting the future of accounting
  • Indicate best practices for navigating your external audit in the remote environment
October 27 – 1 credit Information Technology, 1 credit Management Services

At the end of the session, you will be able to:

Session 1

  • Discuss how the pandemic has impacted IT operations
  • Identify how threat actors are taking advantage of the situation
  • Describe real-world pandemic threat scenarios
  • Identify steps to mitigate potential threats

Session 2

  • Discuss practical and strategic measures you can take to tend to your own organization’s financial and business model well-being
  • Review your organization’s business model for signs of distress and unforeseen opportunities
  • Identify ways your organization can tangibly build equity into your financial decisions
November 3 – 2 credit Taxes

At the end of the session, you will be able to:

Session 1

  • Discuss the most recent developments in COVID-19 response legislation, such as the CARES Act.
  • Recognize the various scenarios of how funding impacts financial reporting.
  • Discuss the employment tax and 990 reporting impacts of the funding and key red flags that organizations should watch for.

Session 2

  • Identify areas of risk on Form 990 and the Schedules
  • Identify what to avoid in preparing a Form 990
  • Recognize how to minimize risk through disclosure
November 3 – 1 credit Accounting (Governmental), 1 credit Auditing (Governmental)

At the end of the session, you will be able to:

Session 1

  • Recognize the provisions of GASB Standard No. 95
  • Recognize the requirements of other recently issued GASBs
  • Identify impact on governmental financial reporting
  • Review upcoming proposed GASB activity

Session 2

  • Recognize the changes in the 2020 Compliance Supplement
  • Describe the CARES Act and related funding.
  • Review potential uses of Coronavirus Relief Funds.
  • Review your organization's preparedness for the approaching Uniform Guidance audit (Single Audit) related to CARES Act funding.


Recommended CPE: Up to 6 CPE credits available
Program level: Overview
Advance preparation: None
Prerequisite: None
Delivery method: Group internet

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