Recommended Resources for Churches
Shaub CPA Group
For nearly 40 years, Shaub CPA Group has proactively assisted churches, small business owners, and professional practices with accounting, tax planning, business brainstorming and related consulting services. Shaub CPA Group consists of seven CPA’s and support staff with over 100 years of combined CPA firm experience. They also have individuals who are Certified QuickBooks® ProAdvisors, who train clients on QuickBooks® procedures.
For more information about Shaub CPA Group, call 317.888.2047 or visit the company’s website at www.shaubcpagroup.com.
Center for Congregations
The Center for Congregations is dedicated to helping strengthen Indiana congregations as they work through their challenges and opportunities.
Through resource consulting, the Center assists congregations in finding and utilizing the best resources – both local and national. These resources include media materials, consulting services, community agencies, books and much more. Through education events, the Center brings in leaders from various fields for workshops, connecting events, conferences and long-term learning groups. The Center also helps congregations to learn from each other through networking and sharing stories in publications, such as the Centerpiece newsletter and Congregational Stories. We also share what we learn from our experience in Indiana with congregations across the country.
The Center for Congregations is affiliated with the Alban Institute, a research, publishing, education and consulting organization based in Herndon, Virginia. The Center is a gift to the Greater Indianapolis are from Lilly Endowment, Inc., so most of their services are offered free of charge. You may contact the Center for Congregations at 866-307-2381 or visit their website at www.centerforcongregations.org.
Greenwood-based CapinCrouse is the country’s leading accounting and advisory firm primarily serving the Christian, not-for-profit community. Since 1972, CapinCrouse has been providing audit, review, tax, and advisory services to churches of all sizes, colleges, and international missions organizations.
AccuPay is pleased to refer our church and non-profit clients to CapinCrouse for audits, reviews, and advisory services. For more information about CapinCrouse, contact Nick Wallace or Richard Lindley at (317) 888-9552 or visit them online at www.capincrouse.com.
Hedges & Associates
Hedges & Associates was founded in 2002 by Erin K Hedges. Erin has more than 12 years experience in fund development for not-for-profit organizations in Southern California, Minneapolis, St. Paul, MN and now Central Indiana.
Since 2002, Hedges & Associates has assisted more than 40 not-for-profit organizations in achieving their fundraising goals. The majority of Hedges & Associates’ projects include corporate and foundation research, program development, grant proposal writing, and fundraising strategy.
You may contact Erin Hedges at 317-925-0605 or visit Hedges & Associates’ website at www.hedgesandassociates.com
Jessica White Associates
By providing counsel to nonprofit organizations, Jessica White Associates helps its clients energize fund-raising efforts and enhance organizational effectiveness.
Founded in January 2000, Jessica White Associates saves clients time and money, producing excellent results at a cost below what they expect to pay. By working through a network of associates, Jessica White Associates matches clients with only the specific services each needs. Jessica works with associates who add a broad-base of expertise and experience.
You may contact Jessica at 317.472.0925 ext. 301 or visit her website at www.jessicawhiteassociates.com.
Safe Hiring Solutions is the industry’s leader in comprehensive background checks for church employment and volunteer screening, offering extensive background investigations and criminal records searches for church employees, volunteers and missionaries.
AccuPay/ChurchPay Pros’ partnership with SafeHiring Solutions provides our clients with some of the most thorough screenings available at a greatly reduced cost.
You may contact Mike McCarty at SafeHiring Solutions at 317-745-6946 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Crossroads Insurance Benefits, Inc.
Crossroads Insurance Benefits, Inc. is led by Joe Stafford, CPA, MBA, who left a “Big 4” firm to join the family business. Crossroads focuses on group health insurance, HSA’s and HRA’s for employee groups ranging from 2-300+ employees. A wide range of industries are served, including accounting firms, law firms, churches, trucking companies, contractors, restaurants, towns, etc.
Crossroads helps employers design the most effective benefit programs, striking a balance between coverages and costs. The approach is consultative and educational as opposed to product sales. The firm assists each employer with claims handling and employee changes. With Crossroads Insurance Benefits as your benefits consultant, you will have no need to contact the insurance company other than paying your invoice!
You can contact Crossroads at (317) 882-6198, or online at www.cibenefits.com
QuickBooks Cafe’ sole objective is to help central Indiana businesses and non-profit organizations learn how to use QuickBooks so that your books, files and financial statements are accurate and presented correctly in a format that is meaningful to you. QuickBooks Café’s menu of services includes:
• On-site consulting and training services at your office
• Webinars on QuickBooks ® tips/techniques
• QuickBooks ® remote internet hosting services
• Help with your A/R, A/P, general ledger and internal financial statements
• “Find and fix” errors and “clean up” your books for your tax preparer