Not-for-Profit

In today’s ever-changing environment, your Board of Directors plays a critical role in the success and vision of your not-for-profit organization. You can rely on Hungerford Nichols to ensure compliance with new standards, along with the most current rules and regulatory requirements. We’ll keep you educated on the changes, challenges and opportunities available to make your efforts more efficient and effective.

Hungerford Nichols provides expertise and advice you’re not likely to get from an auditing or accounting generalist. We bring an experienced team with a focus on non-profit auditing, accounting and support services. Because we work with so many organizations like yours, we’ll bring fresh ideas for fundraising and program management to the table.

Not-for-Profit Auditing
Our not-for-profit team performs audits for many organizations including Associations, Foundations, Clubs, Chambers, Arts and Cultural Organizations, Child Welfare Agencies, Youth Clubs, etc. We’re proud of our track record of keeping audits efficient and cost-effective. Our extensive knowledge of provisions and auditing techniques gives you the accountability so critical to your not-for-profit’s success. Our attention to detail and ongoing personal service make your audit process as stress-free as possible.

Firm Support
Hungerford Nichols’ corporate philosophy and mission goes well beyond great service for not-for-profits. We care about community and have made significant investments of time and resources to support many charitable groups and events in West Michigan. Our folks serve on boards and help with fundraising, determined to do their part to make our neighborhoods better places to live and work.

Commitment
Our full-service firm brings the depth of expertise, efficiency and one-on-one service our clients have come to expect, including ever-important continuity of service from year to year.

Our priorities include being timely, accurate and anticipating your needs. And our commitment transcends traditional services — we’ll work with you to provide the numbers and support you value, but we’ll also bring good ideas your way and help you adapt to the changes in regulations and laws impacting not-for-profits.

You’ll get sound advice, continuing education and superior audit, accounting and support services. You’ll benefit from the assistance of one of the region’s most respected CPA firms, serving West Michigan clients since 1941.

Let us show you a proposal — call us at (616) 949-3200 to learn more about what we’ve done for other not-for-profit clients and what we can do for you. Our services include:

  • Audits of Not-for-Profit financial statements
  • Federal awards audits under OMB Circular A-133
  • Preparation of the application for tax exempt status
  • Obtaining a Federal employer identification number, by filing Form SS4 with the IRS
  • Preparation of Michigan solicitation registration form
  • Preparation of annual tax forms (990, 990T, 990PF)
  • Accounting services such as payroll processing, tax filing and bookkeeping
  • Assistance with set-up and consulting on accounting software
  • Internal control assessments and recommendations
  • Fraud detection services

For more information on our Not-for-Profit Services, please contact Corey Balkon, CPA, Senior Manager at 616-949-3200.