Nonprofit

Webinar Replay: Not-For-(Their)-Profit: Prepare Your Organization for the Inevitable Cyber Attack

Mercadien’s Nonprofit & Human Services Group hosted a webinar in partnership with Armour Cybersecurity, Not-For-(Their)-Profit: Prepare Your Organization for The Inevitable Cyber Attack, on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 presented by David Chernitzky, Co-Founder of Armour Cybersecurity.  During the webinar, he went over: The latest cyber threats jeopardizing your security, privacy, and identity. The anatomy and…

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Vendor Cybersecurity Risk: Is Your Non-profit Prepared?

Last summer many in the non-profit sector received a communication informing them that their information, placed on Blackbaud’s servers has been captured by cybercriminals. Blackbaud — a popular cloud software company, powers many non-profit organizations by helping them manage donor information, finances, vendor facilitation, grants, marketing, and payments. Imagine the shock! Your closest supplier, the…

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Nonprofits – What’s Keeping You Up At Night?

The answer is probably “a lot of things” right? It is for many of us here at Mercadien. Our Nonprofit and Human Services Group meets regularly to discuss our clients’ top challenges and look at ways we can help them address their issues. We have gathered intel from our clients, the AICPA and NJCPA, the…

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Mercadien Announces Executive Promotions; Several Associates Promoted to Director

Mercadien is pleased to announce several promotions within the firm’s corporate leadership team.  Three professionals were promoted to the level of Director: Ms. Melissa Correa, CRCM, a member of the Financial Institutions Services Group and resident of Oklahoma City, OK; Mr. Matthew Daly, CPA, a member of both the Government Services and Audit and Assurance…

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Times Are Changing – Have You Reviewed & Updated Your Strategic Plan?

It’s hard to believe that over a year has gone by since many of us have changed the way we do business. I have only been in the office a handful of times over the last year; I am fortunate and can work from just about anywhere. Of course, for many of you, this is…

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NJ Funding Alert: Additional $235 Million in Small Business Relief

On Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed six bills, which provide additional assistance to small businesses that continue to struggle with the economic effects of the pandemic. The bill package provides $235 million to small businesses, allowing the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) to fulfill all eligible applications submitted during…

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Webinar Replay: The Diversity Imperative: How to Become a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Nonprofit

Lovepreet Buttar, CPA, MBA, CGMA, PSA, Managing Director of Mercadien’s Nonprofit & Human Services Group participated as moderator in Fleming Petenko Law’s webinar, The Diversity Imperative: How to Become a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Nonprofit on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Other presenters included Noel Fleming, Esq. and Kayci Petenko, Esq. of Fleming Petenko Law and Ira…

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Times Are Changing – Have You Reviewed & Updated Your Nonprofit’s Strategic Plan?

It’s hard to believe that over a year has gone by since many of us have changed the way we do business. I have only been in the office a handful of times over the last year; I am fortunate and can work from just about anywhere. Of course, for many of you, this is…

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Why Your Organization May Benefit From a Process Efficiency Study

The world has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic hit over a year ago, causing organizations to adapt to these changes and adjust to operating in a remote environment. New policies and procedures along with increased regulatory requirements can be a hurdle for any organization. As such, your organization should consider performing an efficiency study. Efficiency…

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Funding Alert: NJEDA Announces Phase 4 of the SBEA Grant Program

On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced Phase 4 of the Authority’s Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program, adding $85 million in funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Phase 4 will provide short-term operating support to a broad group of New Jersey small and…

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