To ensure the upmost propriety and integrity, the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation (“CSCF”) has its financial statements audited annually by an independent accounting firm. For the past three years, the accounting firm of Maher Duessel Certified Public Accountants (“Maher Duessel”) has audited CSCF’s financial statements which are shown below for your review. For these past three years, MD has issued the most favorable opinion possible (an unqualified opinion) stating that “the financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the Foundation and the changes in its net assets and its cash flows for the years then ended in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America”.
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Central Susquehanna Community Foundation
CSCF has two affiliate organizations both of which are individually incorporated as 501c(3) charitable organizations. The financial position and activity of these two organizations are already consolidated/included within the CSCF financial statements shown above. However, since the two organizations are incorporate separately, they are required to maintain their own individual financial statements. Their financial statements are also audited, reviewed or compiled annually by Maher Duessel as determined by requirements of the PA Bureau of Charitable Organizations and the wishes of the individual board of directors. The financial statements of the two affiliate organizations are shown below.