Drive your mission and plan for the future with BKD’s nonprofit expertise.

Day in, day out you bring your commitment, creativity and heart to drive your mission. However, making a nonprofit thrive is no easy task, and everyone could use a little help now and then. That’s why exempt organizations nationwide are relying on BKD’s industry expertise for the support they need.

Our trusted advisors help nonprofits stay financially stable and compliant with regulatory standards, so you can take advantage of opportunities, ride out lean times and prepare for what’s next. Our caring, knowledgeable pros work with a wide variety of organizations, including membership, religious and professional organizations as well as foundations, museums, community and social services agencies and education services. Learn more about our offerings below and let us know how we can help shoulder the load.

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Audit, Accounting & Assurance

Financial analysis is more sophisticated than ever. BKD professionals can help you with your accounting and assurance needs. 

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Big Data & Analytics

Our Big Data & Analytics team can delve into your organization's data and provide valuable insights to help you enhance marketing strategies, manage risk and gain operational efficiencies.

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Cybersecurity & IT Risk

Are your network security defenses strong enough to withstand a cyberattack? We can help remedy weaknesses in your systems or respond to a breach if you've already been hit by hackers.

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Enterprise Risk Solutions

Need to create a risk mitigation plan designed for your organization? BKD can help develop a comprehensive, top-down strategy with tailored solutions for your changing needs.

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ERP & CRM Solutions

Is your organization outgrowing your current IT systems? Do your IT systems limit or support your mission? BKD Technologies can help you assess the effectiveness of your IT systems, select new software and even help you implement software changes. Software and support specifically beneficial for not-for-profits include cloud-based accounting systems, Sage Intacct and Microsoft Dynamics 365. Learn more here.


Forensics, Investigation, Litigation

In today’s environment, fraud within organizations isn’t a matter of if, but when. You can be proactive by identifying risks and putting proper safeguards in place. BKD works with not-for-profits in these areas:

  • Fraud Risk Assessment
  • Forensic Data Analytics (Accounts Payable, Payroll, Credit Cards)
  • Employee Fraud Awareness Training
  • IntegraReport – An anonymous reporting hotline

Learn more here and visit the BKD Forensics blog for fraud trend updates.


Tax-Exempt Services

From maintaining your exempt status to filing the proper tax forms, tax-exempt organizations like yours have a lot to consider. In addition to Form 990 preparation and filing, we can provide tax-exempt consulting services, such as a tax risk assessment, mock IRS audit, public support test and multistate operations review. 


Uniform Guidance / Single Audit & HUD

Compliance auditing at BKD is often found in our not-for-profit and governmental practice or in our banking and real estate practices where U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) oversight is present. BKD is ranked as one of the largest providers of Single Audit services and our familiarity with those requirements make us a great fit for organizations requiring compliance.

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