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Not-for-profit organizations

Deloitte’s not-for-profit specialists offer services tailored specifically to the needs of these unique government and private not-for-profit organizations. In addition to unrivalled audit services, we help not-for-profit organizations educate and empower their boards and audit committees. We can assist the organization in accounting for new fundraising methods, streamline the charitable receipting process, advise on software investments and evaluate general computer controls. We also offer solutions for tax minimization, including indirect tax, and restructuring opportunities that can lead to improved financial performance.

Our clients include small local societies and major national bodies. We work with social service organizations, professional and membership associations, cultural and educational institutions, health and welfare organizations, private foundations, religious organizations and other tax-exempt organizations and agencies.  

Current industry issues

  • Accounting guidelines
  • Risk management
  • Funding
  • Technology
  • Accountability/transparency
  • Talent management
  • Innovation

Our services that can help you
We track the most pressing industry trends and challenges, and assess the implications for our public sector clients. We combine in-depth knowledge with technical expertise to develop cutting-edge solutions, providing a complete range of services.

Featured insights

  • Improvements to Not-for-Profit Standards — Statement of Principles comments are in
    Comments have been received on the key principles proposing changes to the future of not-for-profit accounting standards. Discover common themes.
  • Explore NPOs’ unique issues
    Although they often face similar challenges as for-profit entities, not-for-profit organizations must address unique issues. Read our series of articles.
  • The Effective Not-for-Profit Board, 3rd edition
    This third edition discusses NPO governance within the current regulatory and stakeholder environment. Get practical assistance in meeting requirements.
  • Public sector financial management seminar series
    Join us for our Public sector financial management seminar series -- a forum to exchange ideas and knowledge among finance professionals. Register now.
  • IPAC/Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Awards
    Leadership of public sector organizations is one of Canada’s most important assets. The IPAC/Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Awards program recognizes organizations that have demonstrated outstanding leadership by taking bold steps to improve Canada.

Contact our leader

Serge Desrocher
Serge Desrochers  
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