Nonprofit

Maximizing efficiency to allocate more to your mission

We understand that your organization’s mission is the spark that guides everything you do. Abdo finds the financial efficiencies that focuses your resources—and your energies—where they belong.

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Abdo has provided accounting and consulting services to nonprofit organizations for half a century. Our specialized group of nonprofit accountants and consultants guide you through financial and operational challenges and offer clear direction on audit, tax, and accounting services as well as HR consulting and process improvement.

Our nonprofit team is passionate about their involvement in local communities and organizations, with many of our partners actively serving as board members for local nonprofit organizations. Our firm is also involved in several industry groups including the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.

Audit Services

Our fluency in the language of financial statements means assurance to all stakeholders.

Tax Services

Our holistic approach to managing taxes ensures an integration of business and personal goals.

Consulting & Advisory

We work closely with clients to help them navigate the constantly changing landscape of today’s world.

HR & Payroll

Our focus on complete, customized solutions leads to innovative ways to address today’s HR challenges.

Process Evaluation & Improvement

Customized solutions to help organizations realize their potential.

Forensic Accounting

Prevent, investigate, and recover from fraud with our team of experts.

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Case Study

Guiding a Minnesota Nonprofit Through Turbulent Times

In early 2020, MRCI was in the midst of transitioning to a more sustainable community-based service model. Then COVID-19 struck, and government shutdowns forced MRCI to cease operations.

In turbulent times, it’s critical to have someone on your team who can answer this question: Are we doing this correctly?

Brian Benshoof, MRCI CEO

Abdo Insights

A behind-the-numbers view of best practices and holistic thinking.

Abdo Accelerate: Shedding Light on a Public Accounting Career

This year’s Abdo Accelerate, which was formerly known as Experience AEM, was held in-person on May 10 and 11. Here’s how we helped 20 students illuminate their paths forward.

Why You May Want to Reconsider Games of Chance at Your Fundraising Events

If your nonprofit is hosting a fundraising event this year, you’ll want to think carefully about the activities you’ll include on the agenda: The Minnesota Department of Revenue’s (MNDOR’s) nonprofit fundraising sales tax exemption does NOT apply when gambling takes place at an event.

Nonprofit expertise

Guiding you to the best way forward

Our industry-specific experience delivers proactive problem-solving for any challenge.

Steve Anseth, CPA

Steve brings expertise and passion to nonprofits throughout Minnesota.

Jack Abdo, CPA

Overseeing Abdo’s audit practice, Jack helps organizations navigate the path to success.

MN Council of Nonprofits