NFP SmartStart – The solution for Small and New Nonprofits

Ensure a Strong Foundation for Growth

The intelligent affordable accessible proven solution to set your small or new nonprofit on the path to success.

  • Accounting insights to support mission-driven decision-making
  • Transparent and reliable processes to earn the trust of stakeholders
  • Accurate and timely reports to increase funding
  • Expert guidance to improve efficiencies

NFP SmartStart by Chazin & Company

Small Nonprofits deserve expert accounting advice too

We know it can be difficult to prioritize accounting and finance operations when your passion and expertise lie in delivering your organization’s goals and mission. However, we know that with accounting best practices, compliant processes, accurate financial data, and meaningful reporting, you’ll be able to drive your organization to achieve its mission more effectively.

Our cost-effective and flexible plan features invaluable expert consulting include:

Chazin & Company will assess the current state of your accounting function and provide you with actionable recommendations for improvement. 

Chazin & Company will provide monthly reviews of your accounting file* and financial reports, giving you confidence in your data. 

*Don’t have an accounting file? We can set one up for you! (Additional costs apply)

Chazin & Company will ensure there are strong internal controls and best practices in place to guide your nonprofit as it grows. 

Chazin & Company will enhance the structure of your accounting file* so that you have useful reports with meaningful data to aid your decision-making.

*Don’t have an accounting file? We can set one up for you! (Additional costs apply)

 

Chazin & Company will provide accounting and systems training as needed to enhance your internal capabilities.

NFP SmartStart is 100% US-Based. Fully Virtual. Available Nationwide.

Is your nonprofit a good fit for nfp smartstart?

NFP SmartStart will benefit nonprofit leaders who want to ensure that their …

… accounting transactions are entered properly, and the data is accurate.

… internal person performing the accounting tasks has expert nonprofit accounting guidance.

… reports are providing useful data to aid their decision-making.

… accounting file is ready for the first external audit.

… processes include strong internal controls, meet compliance standards, and follow best practices.

… start-up or small nonprofit is managing their accounting properly to support growth.

About Chazin & Company

For over 17 years, Chazin & Company has specialized in nonprofit accounting and finance services. We understand the challenges that nonprofits face, especially when they’re just getting started. That’s why we created NFP SmartStart, a flexible subscription-based solution for new or small nonprofit organizations looking to invest in the long-term success of their organization. 

Invest in the long-term success of your nonprofit with cost-effective, flexible and affordable NFP SmartStart Plan

Monthly

$ 249
  • No monthly fee until the completion of your free 30-Day trial
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Frequently Asked Questions

NFP SmartStart is the ideal solution for start-up or small nonprofit organizations that already have an in-house person handling the day-to-day accounting and would benefit from expert nonprofit accounting consulting and review services to ensure your accounting is on the right track.

You will receive up to two hours per month of expert consulting and review services with an experienced nonprofit accountant for any or all of the following:

  • Accounting Assessment
  • Monthly Reviews
  • Best Practices Guidance
  • Internal Controls Guidance
  • Accounting & Systems Training
NFP SmartStart is a consulting and review service for start-up and small nonprofits. Chazin & Company does offer a full range of virtual accounting services outside of NFP SmartStart. If your organization needs expert nonprofit accounting services, please set up a complimentary consultation here.
At confirmation, you will have the opportunity to schedule a one-hour onboarding video call through Calendly to review your questionnaire, goals, and address any questions you may have. The onboarding video call will be your first hour of NFP SmartStart service.
You will have access to a dedicated NFP SmartStart email for questions regarding your services.

All of our sessions are delivered live, one-to-one, through video conferencing with the capability to share screens. Chazin & Company may also request access to your accounting system if required.

Log in to your NFP SmartStart dashboard with your login credentials. You will have access to view your current subscription details. You may also update your account information to include contact and credit card information under My Account.

Yes. You may cancel your subscription at any time through your NFP SmartStart dashboard or by sending a cancellation email to nfpss@chazinandcompany.com. However, please understand your account will move to ‘Pending Cancellation’ status until the close of your current billing cycle. When your billing cycle closes, your NFP SmartStart will be cancelled, and you will no longer be charged for services. You may cancel by logging into your NFP SmartStart dashboard > My account > Subscriptions > Action > Cancel.

It takes time and commitment to build a solid accounting foundation for small or start-up organizations. To experience the full benefits of NFP SmartStart, we advise using your plan each month to create strong financial & accounting practices to achieve long-term success.  

Chazin & Company is a woman-owned firm established in 2005 by Adele Chazin.

Chazin & Company is a fully virtual accounting and finance firm serving nonprofit organizations nationwide. All of our employees are US-based.

We have the experience and capability to serve nonprofits with any IRS designation.

We recommend waiting until your application for IRS exempt status has been submitted prior to subscribing to NFP SmartStart 

We do not provide services to assist with the IRS exempt status application.
Yes. We have a dedicated systems implementation team. We offer QuickBooks Online and Sage Intacct.

Yes. We have extensive experience setting up payroll systems with third party providers.

We are happy to provide a more comprehensive solution for your organization. If you are looking for ongoing transactional services such as accounts payable/receivables, month-end close, CFO services, or other accounting and finance services, please schedule a complimentary consultation here.

Yes. We offer custom solutions to support your organization’s unique accounting and financing needs. If you are looking for more comprehensive services than what are provided by NFP SmartStart, Chazin & Company is qualified to help. Please schedule a complimentary consultation here.

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