Not-for-Profit Conference - Webcast

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Apr 27, 2020

Registration: 7:15 AM / Program: 8:00 AM - 4:35 PM


Member Fee: $0.00
Nonmember Fee: $0.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None


Learn about new developments and the latest topics of interest to CPAs and other accounting professionals in the not-for-profit sector.

*Participants that register after 5:00 p.m. PDT on April 24, 2020 will receive the conference materials prior to the conference on Monday, April 27, 2020*

Note: Individuals working at a nonprofit and who are not eligible to be an OSCPA member, are eligible for the member rate. To receive this rate, please call 503-641-7200 / 800-255-1470, ext. 3.

May qualify for Yellow Book CPE based on your unique audited entity. 

Businesses registering 6 or more receive a discount.
Check out the group Livestream pricing here! To ensure the health and safety of attendees and to follow the local and federal guidelines during the Coronavirus pandemic, group registration process is below:

  • Email us at to provide your participant list (names & emails)
  • Webcast confirmation emails will be sent direct to each participant
  • OSCPA will provide the group contact with an invoice

Conference is developed by the OSCPA Nonprofit Conference Planning Subcommittee. We appreciate the following businesses for sponsoring the 2020 Not-for-Profit Conference:

Designed For

CPAs and other financial professionals in the not-for-profit sector as well as CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Board Members, and other not-for-profit professionals.


Provide an overview and update of important issues impacting the not-for-profit arena.

Major Subjects

General Sessions:

  • GAAP Update
    Richard A. Cole, CPA, CGMA, BKD LLP
    This session will provide an overview of recently issued accounting standards and FASB projects in process which could impact Not-for-Profits (NFP). Some standards being discussed will be grants and contracts, leases, cloud computing, and other topics which could impact NFP organizations.
  • Federal Tax and Oregon Nonprofit Corporation Changes
    Cynthia P. Bartholomew, CPA, Perkins & Co., William S. Manne, Attorney, CPA – Inactive, & Olivia Grabacki, Attorney, JD, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
    We will discuss federal tax and other law changes that should be of interest to nonprofits, including recent COVID-19 legislation, as well as those that have occurred over the past year.  In addition, we will review two Oregon bills that have made significant changes to Oregon’s Nonprofit Corporation Act (ORS Chapter 65), effective January 1, 2020.
  • Hot Topics in State and Federal Employment Law (Previously titled: HR Update)
    P.K. Runkles-Pearson, JD, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
    The last several years have been a whirlwind of changes in employment law as federal agencies change their enforcement methods in the post-Obama era, and state lawmakers step up to enact sweeping new policies.  This session will describe the latest developments and provide best practices for your workplace.

Concurrent Sessions: (Choose one from each session)

Session A

  • A1: Implementation of Grants and Contracts 
    Richard A. Cole, CPA, CGMA, BKD LLP & Brian Neville, CPA, PATH
    This session will provide an overview of the grants accounting standards and will also provide implementation ideas. There will be a deep dive into example agreements and conclusions reached.
  • A2: Dashboards and the Data Process Chain
    Christopher Dahlvig, CPA, MBA, Linfield College & John M. Gamiles, CPA, Argos Scientific Inc.
    This session will cover best practices for developing data and how it can be used to create a Not-for-Profit dashboard. This session will also discuss what Not-for-Profits should consider when developing a dashboard.

Session B

  • B1: Topic 842, Leases – Lessons Learned
    Andrew C. Corrigan, CPA, KPMG LLP
    The lease standard has long been discussed and now it's finally here. This session will cover the key elements of the standard, implementation dates, lessons learned from recent implementations, and more!
  • B2: Key Financial Indicators and Communication Strategies: Providing Stakeholders with the Financial Information They Need Most
    Kathleen L. Sohl, Kay Sohl Consulting
    Less is more for many readers of nonprofit financial information. This session will explore strategies to give stakeholders the specific info they need to fulfill their specific roles as donors, board members, finance committees, executive directors, and managers. Identify formats that focus stakeholder attention on key decisions and actions through short narratives, graphs, and one-page financial reports.

If you would like to register for this event, please contact OSCPA at 800-255-1470, 503-641-7200, or email