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Recap: Adapting to New Daily Challenges Facing Not-for-Profits Zoom Webinar

by | Aug 10, 2020 | Community Circle, COVID-19, Route to Profits®

As PKF Texas continues its work-from-home strategy during the COVID-19 pandemic, the firm’s not-for-profit team hosted its first Zoom webinar titled “Adapting to New Daily Challenges Facing Not-for-Profits.”

PKF Texas Audit Senior Manager, Nicole Riley, CPA, CFE, moderated a panel with Matt Kuhlman, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Cenikor Foundation; and Jennifer Yancey, Chief Development Officer, Houston Area Women’s Center. Some of the topics they shared insight on included:

  • Finding and retaining staff
  • Board member retention
  • Keeping current on IT and technology
  • Fundraising
  • Collaboration with other entities
  • And more

Prior to COVID-19, not-for-profit organizations were already facing challenges, but the pandemic has increased those challenges. In their discussion, Kuhlman and Yancey shared their respective organizations’ experiences and working solutions for each topic – pre-COVID-19, during COVID-19 and looking forward to future operations. For example, everyone agreed there needs to be an emphasis on culture within an organization, speaking to retention efforts. Especially in a pandemic requiring remote workdays, communication from organization leadership is imperative, as well as regular check-ins and reinforced work-life balance and self-care.

To watch* the full webinar, visit bit.ly/PKFTexas080620Webinar.

For the latest updates related to COVID-19, visit: www.PKFTexas.com/COVID-19.

For more information about how the faces of PKF Texas serve not-for-profits, reach out to our team members at www.PKFTexas.com/NotForProfit.

*Note: viewing the recorded webinar does not make you eligible for CPE credit.

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