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Achieve Your Goals with Project Management, Financial Reporting & Governance Support

With an increasing need for nonprofit services, operating with limited time and resources can leave management feeling overwhelmed with a never-ending to-do list. Keeping up with your organization’s daily needs is no easy task, not to mention the time needed to train and inform your board and plan for the future. That’s why organizations turn to BKD for our wide range of not-for-profit solutions.

From financial management consulting to strategic planning and technology solutions, our team of experienced Nonprofit consultants can assist your unique operations. Through these services, our team can serve as a trusted advisor with your daily accounting, project management, strategy and technology needs. Explore the following solutions to see how BKD can help you tackle your to-do list and shoulder the load.

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Nonprofit Advisory Services

Nonprofits are increasingly using external CPAs for portions of their financial reporting, project management and accounting needs. Working with an experienced, professional team of nonprofit advisors can help save you time and money while increasing peace of mind. Common services include:

  • Monthly close process
  • Financial reporting
  • Grants management and compliance
  • Audit preparation, including Single Audit
  • Budget development, process and execution
  • Implementation of new accounting standards
  • Financial operational assessments
  • Policies and procedures
  • Executive & non-executive compensation consulting
  • Other projects on your CFO to-do list!

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Governance & Strategy Services

BKD consultants provide personalized training services to help your organization achieve its goals. Our services include these interactive and customizable on-site training sessions:

  • Board of Directors – Roles & Responsibilities – Explore best practices and define what great board members can do to strengthen their organizations
  • Building a Message Platform – Shape your message and explore how to identify your target audience and competitors
  • Developing a Communication Strategy – Formulate a year-long communication plan that incorporates traditional and social media, establishes target audiences and helps set clear benchmarks for success
  • Strategic Planning & Vision – Facilitate your planning session by guiding your team through a series of exercises to help clarify where your organization is going, how it’s going to get there and how it will know when it’s arrived

Learn more about the different training sessions we can provide your organization.

Contact BKD trusted advisor Dan Prater to learn more at or 417.865.8701.

Nonprofit Technology Solutions

Nonprofits need technology that’s efficient, cost-effective and agile enough to meet evolving needs. Whether it’s an assessment of your current systems, selection of a new financial system or implementation, BKD Technologies has the technical expertise, nonprofit experience and time-tested methodologies to help you develop and deliver on your technology strategy to support your organization’s mission.

Common projects include:

  • Software system and process assessments
  • Software system selection
  • Software system implementation
  • Post-implementation system review

In addition, we serve as a value-added reseller of the following products:

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • Sage Intacct
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Sage On-Premise Solutions
  • Solver/BI360 Reporting and Analytics

Watch this video to learn how BKD Technologies used Sage Intacct to help an organization accomplish their goals, or use the link below to learn more about our solutions.

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Cybersecurity & IT Risk

Are your 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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Confidential Fraud and Ethics Hotline

Corruption and other ethics violations can cause organizational loss that would be detrimental to your not-for-profit. IntegraReport™—BKD’s confidential fraud and ethics hotline—is customized for your needs and can assist your organization’s antifraud program, help you avoid corruption risk and detect fraud early.

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Forensics, Investigation, Litigation

BKD Trusted Advisors™ understand the role that consultants, damages experts, and fraud investigators play in litigation. BKD has some of the leading professionals in services like forensic accounting, digital forensics, BKD Analytics, litigation support, and more! Learn about all of our services.

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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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