Not-for-Profit

We are your biggest advocates.

Your organization is here for a reason. You have a mission to accomplish and you’re going to drive hard every day to meet that challenge. Blue & Co. understands the day-to-day management issues and ever-present operational concerns — such as internal controls, segregation of duties, management effectiveness, and board development — and we offer practical solutions that add value.

It is our mission to support your mission. We want to stand with you, not only as your business partner, but as an invaluable resource to promote your services in the community. We believe in our not-for-profit clients and are dedicated to helping you carry out your vision. Let us be a partner to you as you drive your organization to succeed.

Who we serve.

We serve not-for-profit organizations in a variety of industries. Some firm specialties include:

  • Healthcare Organizations
  • Fraternal Organizations
  • Higher Education Entities
  • Community Foundations
  • Social Service Groups
  • Trade Organizations
  • Private and Corporate Foundations

Services Overview

  • Audits and reviews of financial statements
  • Monthly, quarterly, or annual compilations of financial statements
  • Agreed-upon procedures to address specific financial objectives
  • Form 990 and related state informational returns
  • State property tax exemptions and minimization
  • Public support projections and forecasts
  • Unrelated business income tax strategies
  • Graphical trend analysis and peer comparisons
  • Information concerning best practices in our client base
  • Recommendations on internal controls and suggestions for improvements
  • Additional benefits and offerings
  • Email newsletter for timely and relevant updates about emerging issues in your industry
  • Bookkeeping and reconciliation services
  • Payroll processing solutions
  • Development of profit plans and budgets to address sustainability issues
  • Consulting on new accounting standards and their impact on your organization
  • Employee benefit plan development and administration
  • Cyber risk assessments and internal control consulting

Testimonials

  • “Doug and Ann Marie have been very quick to respond and always provide whatever is needed quickly. Being new to this industry, it is great to have someone easy and quick to contact when needed.”

    Tim Johnson

    Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity Inc.

Donor Gift Receipts – IRS Substantiation Requirements

Donor Gift Receipts: IRS Substantiation Requirements

With the end of the year approaching, many not-for-profits see an increase in giving. Therefore, we thought it would be helpful to provide a brief summary of donors’ documentation requirements for tax-deductible gifts and what not-for-profits can provide to donors to assist in fulfilling these requirements. The Internal Revenue Service has provided documentation requirements for […]

Learn More
The Complete Guide to In-Kind Gifts – Part 2

The Complete Guide to In-Kind Gifts – Part 2

This is the second article in a two-part series on gifts in kind. Click here to read Part 1 where we discuss types of in-kind gifts and how they should be reported. In this article, we discuss the documentation best practices and the impact in-kind gifts have on tax reporting. What are best practices for […]

Learn More
The Complete Guide to In-Kind Gifts – Part 1

The Complete Guide to In-Kind Gifts – Part 1

This two-part series will provide information about in-kind gifts, including the definition and recognition of such gifts and in the second article, the documentation best practices and impact on tax reporting. Gifts to not-for-profit (NFP) organizations come in many forms. Contributions of non-monetary assets or services are often referred to as “in-kind” gifts and can […]

Learn More

Connect with our team.

To learn more about the industries we work with, contact our team here.

Send us a message.