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You and your team work hard to raise funds and execute on your nonprofit organization’s core mission. Simultaneously, you must manage a growing number of risks, particularly those that can flow from associating with an undesirable third party, as well as navigate regulatory, legal, and compliance landscapes around the world.

Kroll’s team of experts can help your nonprofit make informed decisions to better anticipate or mitigate these risks through our various services including “know your donor,” “know your beneficiary,” and “know your investments and fund managers” services. Each is specially designed to provide you with an understanding of the integrity, reliability, and legitimacy of the third parties that support, benefit from, or help carry out your mission.

Risk-based Screening and Due Diligence
For nearly 45 years, Kroll has helped organizations of all kinds navigate risks posed by third parties. The same processes and insights we honed to help clients “know your customer” and “know your third party” have been customized to help nonprofit organizations mitigate the risks associated with donors, beneficiaries, and investments.

These risks include donors who may have reputational issues or who may be moving illegitimate funds. Likewise, there might be integrity issues or other problematic attributes of your beneficiaries – many of whom may be in distant and unfamiliar geographies – that are unknown to your organization. You may also face the risk of investing mission-critical dollars in an undesirable fund. Learn more.

Because engaging with third parties is integral to most nonprofit missions, we offer a spectrum of screening and due diligence services tailored to assist with managing the growing challenge of knowing your donors, beneficiaries, and investments:

  • Sanctioned lists and compliance database screens
  • Analyst-driven media and public record checks conducted both in English and the local language
  • Local field research and on-the-ground investigative capabilities in the event that red flags are raised during initial due diligence. These services leverage Kroll’s unparalleled global expertise and in-country resources
  • Comprehensive risk-based program development, including customized policies, procedures, and controls


Risks to Your Organization Take Many Forms. Kroll Provides a Range of Services to Support Nonprofits.

Forensic Investigations and Intelligence
If it becomes known through an audit or other means that your organization may have suffered a financial fraud, theft of information or physical assets, misappropriation of funds, or other malfeasance, discreet and timely inquiries are imperative. Kroll's global investigative services and expertise can help you successfully prevent or mitigate associated risks such as reputational damage, financial losses, operational disruptions, exposure to government action, and criminal, civil, and regulatory liability. Learn more.

Cyber Risk
In today’s information economy, data can be your organization’s most valuable asset. However, with the rise of mobile technology, cloud computing, and an exponentially growing volume of digital information, keeping that data secure also becomes one of your greatest challenges.

Information security issues – such as data breaches or employee misconduct – are a constant worry for organizational leaders. Cyber security challenges put sensitive data at risk and can cost your nonprofit time, funding, and resources. No one is immune to data loss incidents, and no one is better equipped than Kroll to help identify and close gaps that put your organization’s cyber security at risk.

At Kroll, we know securing and managing electronically stored information (ESI) is critical to the future of your organization. We offer end-to-end cyber security consulting, from information risk assessments that help benchmark safety measures and shore up weaknesses, penetration testing that checks for robust defenses to cyber investigations designed to help mitigate the impact of a breach. Our global team delivers scalable cyber security solutions to help protect confidential and proprietary information from data security risks such as malicious insiders, network vulnerabilities, and inadequate security policies. Learn more.

Security Risk Management
As part of your nonprofit’s mission, your personnel and beneficiaries might be exposed to different dangers due to your core mission or when operating in crisis situations or in unstable communities or geographic locations. Because security risks are interconnected and ever-evolving, you can count on Kroll for expert advice on the widest range of security services to manage global organizational, operational, or individual risks including:

  • Threat and vulnerability assessments and management
  • Emergency security response services and crisis management
  • Travel risk assessment, personal travel security, and event security
  • Project management and security system replacement/upgrade for new construction and existing structures
  • Policy and procedure review and development

The Kroll team is comprised of former military and law enforcement officers, as well as skilled practitioners in related disciplines – corporate security, investigations, finance, information security, and crisis management. Our knowledge and insight translates into best practices and proven strategies that will help you anticipate and respond to myriad facility, operational, and executive and employee safety challenges with confidence. Learn more.

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