Mark Kawauchi

Managing Director

The impact that [nonprofits] have on individuals in need really impressed me and left a long lasting impact on my views of the important things in life.

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Fun Facts

Favorite place in the world:

Hawaii (any island in the chain)!

Favorite music/band/singer:

Various artists, too many to list.

Favorite movie or book of all time:

Remember the Titans

One word that best describes me:

Determined

When I’m not working, you’ll catch me doing this:

Spending time with my family and if I can wake up early enough surfing in Huntington Beach.

    CMS Guidance on Reopening Facilities to Provide Non-emergent, Non-COVID-19 Healthcare

    The State of California aims to move into Stage 2 of the state’s reopening plan by the end of this week (May 8), allowing the return of retail, manufacturing and other “low-risk businesses.” New physical distancing measures should be followed and implemented in order for these businesses to reopen. Additionally, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued updated guidance for healthcare providers previously restricted from providing non-essential healthcare to reopen and […]

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      PPP Loans to Nonprofit Organizations NOT Subject to Single Audit

      In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, administered under the Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) guaranty loan program, are being provided through local financial institutions. These loans have been made available to both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. PPP Loan Guidance A common question GHJ has received is whether PPP loans obtained by nonprofit organizations are subject to the Uniform Guidance Single Audit requirements. The good news […]

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        Updates from HRSA on the Use of Supplemental Funding Awarded to Support Health Centers

        Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently issued clarification on how fund are to be used from Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act 2020 (COVID-19 H8C) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES H8D). Background As noted in GHJ’s earlier blogs, on March 24, 2020, HSRA announced the relates of $100 million in fiscal year 2020 funding provided by COVID-19 H8C. On April 8, 2020, HRSA announced the release of more than $1.3 […]

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          COVID-19 Supplemental Funding to FQHCs

          Recently, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) received two sets of supplemental funding released by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: $1.32 billion in CARES Supplemental Funding (H8D), appropriated through the CARES Act of 2020, and;$100 million in COVID-19 Supplemental Funding (H8C), appropriated through the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020. The supplemental funding was distributed […]

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            How are Federally Qualified Health Centers and Community Health Centers Battling Against COVID-19?

            As documented through various news reports and articles, the healthcare industry has been overwhelmed by the first wave of coronavirus cases. Healthcare providers have struggled with performing necessary healthcare services as a result of several factors stemming from the lack of medical equipment (ventilators, etc.), medical supplies (including personal protective equipment), staffing and number of beds. A forgotten segment of the healthcare industry are federal qualified health centers (FQHC) […]

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              Developing the Right Board For Your Mission

              Excerpt from the Green Hasson Janks Nonprofit Whitepaper, The Give and The Get: The Future of Philanthropy. Most important is to have the right board make-up. A successful board needs wide diversity of skills among its members, both in their backgrounds and in their experience. This variety will enable a more thorough thought process and promote healthy discussion. The result is an organization with greater community impact and stability within the organization. I have a specialty in the […]

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