Foundations

What your foundation does is vitally important. Delivering on your mission while growing endowments and meeting the requirements of increased government scrutiny can be a challenge. How do you balance your time and resources to manage all aspects of your organization?

Clark Nuber has broad experience with foundations of all kinds and provides services to meet your accounting, tax, and audit needs. Whether your primary purpose is making grants, developing community, or conducting educational, religious or other charitable activities, we help you achieve your goals.

Our professionals help you by providing:

  • Guidance on which charitable vehicle meets your needs (private foundation, private operating foundation, public foundation or donor advised funds and supporting organization)
  • Accounting services
  • Support with board development and education
  • Advice on excise tax on net investment income
  • Federal tax diagnostics
  • Grant file documentation and taxable expenditure penalty abatement services
  • Grant-making (including expenditure responsibility grant-making) services
  • Self-dealing guidance
  • Tax compliance and planning

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Testimonial

Clark Nuber brings a level of expertise and service that is hard to match. We have some complicated issues and we are a fast moving organization. Besides being technically of the highest quality, in terms of understanding the changing laws and IRS regulations, they bring an element of creativity, intellectual rigor and responsiveness that I am very satisfied with.

Craig Stewart

President,
Apex Foundation

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They consistently meet our expectations and raise the bar for themselves. When our foundation pursued its first program related investment, we were impressed by the extra attention they paid to due diligence. The high level of service and longevity of their staff differentiates them from other providers. In a word, Clark Nuber is invaluable.

Richard Woo

Chief Financial Officer,
The Russell Family Foundation