September 15, 2021 – Native Ways Federation, Inc. is requesting proposals from CPAs or CPA Firms with Minnesota licensure and nonprofit audit experience for the preparation of its yearly audited financial statements and related filings for the 2021 fiscal year (January 1 to December 31, 2021).

Services Requested for FY2021 Financials:

  1. Annual financial statement audit.
  2. Preparation of IRS Form 990.
  3. Preparation of MN Charitable Organization Annual Report.
  4. Management letter.

Timeline:

Thursday, September 16, 2021

RFP Distributed. Available on nativeways.org

Friday, October 8, 2021

Questions due from potential vendors.

Friday, October 15, 2021

Responses due by 10PM EST.

Monday, October 18 to selection date

Proposals under review. Follow-up interviews and contract discussions, as necessary.

Friday, November 19, 2021 or earlier

Partner selected. Vendors are sent notification of decision.

The following dates are based on current grant deliverable dates; however, we anticipate the ability to be flexible if necessary. To be discussed with vendors during review period.

January 2022 to December 2024

Contract Term 

Approx. Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Deadline for Draft Deliverables for Treasurer Review

Approx. Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Deadline for Deliverables for Board Review

Approx. Thursday, March 31, 2022

Board approved deliverables are submitted