If your organization receives federal money from the United States or other foreign governments, it is imperative that those funds are used and accounted for according to specific rules and regulations. For most organizations, making sense of complex funding agreements can be challenging. Fortunately, GRF’s compliance experts understand the details of the cost principles and specific compliance requirements, helping organizations abide by them.
Members of our firm are recognized as experts in the field of auditing U.S. government assistance programs. Our professionals work with domestic and international nonprofits and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that receive U.S. government awards primarily in the form of grants, cooperative agreements and contracts. Our clients can concentrate on accomplishing their goals and making the world a better place.
Our team provides financial and regulatory compliance audits for all types of organizations.
Our staff performs on-site audits of nonprofits and foreign field offices of U.S.-based NGOs. We have more than 100 clients headquartered internationally with operations across the U.S. and throughout the world. Because our CPAs go to your location, they fully understand your perspective and the environment you are working in.
Our CPAs offer a high level of customer service and will stay connected to you throughout the engagement. All levels of our audit team, including the senior management team, will be available to you at any time throughout the year, not just during audit time.
We collaborate with CPAmerica International, an affiliate of Crowe Global. This partnership gives us access to the recommendations and guidance of more than 2,500 experienced industry professionals in over 100 countries. In addition, from our extensive international work, we have built many relationships with accounting firms globally. We can call upon these accounting authorities and affiliates if specific needs arise.
We are knowledgeable in all types of compliance requirements that nonprofit organizations face, including:
Nonprofits that expend in excess of $750,000 in federal awards in a given fiscal year are required to conduct a Uniform Guidance audit (also known as a “single audit” and formerly known as the “A-133 audit”). This includes:
Clients benefit from our expertise in auditing grants and our familiarity with the requirements for the pass-through of monies, including the flow down of similar compliance requirements. We help our clients and grantees strengthen their internal controls and, as needed, establish accounting policies and procedures to ensure grantees fully comply with program requirements and regulations governing the pass-through of funds.
Our CPAs help U.S.-based NGOs that work internationally to ensure they spend federal money in accordance with government auditing standards and uniform guidance compliance requirements. We examine the financial reporting from foreign field offices and make certain that they comply with federal cost principles.
Our team works closely with the:
We also assist U.S.- and foreign-based NGOs with a variety of services, including:
Our engagement teams are experienced and trained with the latest regulations and reporting compliance requirements related to donor agencies that support international NGOs, such as the:
We assist government contractors in navigating complicated federal regulations. Our thorough process ensures you abide by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance standards (Title 2 CFR 200), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). We advise you on ways to operate more efficiently and can guide you through any financial challenges that government contractors may face.
Our CPAs can help you with: