Financial management

PPP Forgiveness and CLA Intuition 2.0

Presenter Michele Pratt, CLA, shared in-depth details about PPP loan forgiveness, including eligible costs, required documentation, who is eligible to use the EZ application, clarity on limits for both the 8- and 24-week periods, PPP Flexibility Act and the safe harbor date, and the impact on year-end financial statements. She also explored financial modeling, with discussion of the impacts from COVID-19, cash management and cash modeling, contingency plan considerations, and scenario planning.

“Full Cost” Is the Way Forward

Jeanne Tedrow, President & CEO, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

Managing a nonprofit’s finances is no small or easy task. Nonprofits and those who seek to do good while making a difference in our communities are to be commended for their ability to manage resources and revenue. More often than not, nonprofits make a way when many would say there appears to be no way. To make things happen for the good, they become creative as they leverage financial support with in-kind donations and volunteer labor.

What if pizza shops had to manage their money like a nonprofit?

Jeanne Tedrow, President and CEO, of North Carolina Center for Nonprofits.

Imagine a customer walking into a pizza shop to order a pizza, then only wanting to pay for the ingredients – flour, sauce, toppings, cheese. (See Pizza and a Laugh ‒ A Reminder about Your Nonprofit Financial Stress LevelNonprofit Quarterly, December 18, 2018.)