Eighth Annual Best Practices for Nonprofits

December 7, 2011

By: Robert A. LaBerge and Frank J. Patyi

Who Should Attend
Not-for-Profit Executive Staff & Board Members

Sponsored By
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
The Bonadio Group
Central New York Community Foundation, Inc.
The Gifford Foundation
United Way of CNY and
Media Sponsor: The Central New York Business Journal

7:30 - 8 a,m.
Registration, Coffee, Networking

8 - 8:45 a.m.
Key Note #1
The New Normal for Philanthropy in an Era of Economic Decline and Government Funding Cuts
Ann M. Costello, Foundation Director, Golisano Foundation

8:45 - 9:45 a.m.
Breakout Session 1

Topic 1
Challenges, Focus Areas and Strategies for The Community Foundation
Peter A. Dunn, President and CEO, CNY Community Foundation, Inc.

Topic 2
Regulatory Compliance Enforcement Activities -- YAI
Gerald J. Archibald, CPA, Bonadio Group

Topic 3
Financial Crises -- Mergers, Affiliations, Bankruptcies & Other Strategies
Frank J. Patyi , Esq., Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

9:45 - 10 a.m.
Break - Networking and Refreshments

10 - 11 a.m.
Breakout Session 2

Topic 4
Navigating Employment Laws in Turbulent Times
Robert A. LaBerge, Esq., Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

Topic 5
Strategies To Ensure That a Government Audit Will Not Bankrupt Your Organization
June Crawford, RN, Bonadio Group
Gerald Archibald, CPA, Bonadio Group

Topic 6
Challenges in Accessing United Way and Foundation Funding
Frank Lazarski, CEO, United Way of CNY
Dirk Sonneborn, Executive Director, The Gifford Foundation

11 a.m. - Noon
Key Note #2
The Role, Responsibility and Focus of the Office of the Inspector General (OMIG)
Matthew D. Babcock, Esq. Assistant Medicaid Inspector General Compliance, NYS OMIG

Noon - 12:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion, Questions and Answers

This program qualifies for 4 hours of specialized knowledge CPE for Certified Public Accountants. Sponsor's ID # NYS 000090, Bonadio & Co. LLP.