The AICPA’s Not-for-Profit Section provides resources to support those who work with and for not-for-profit (NFP) organizations.
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These knowledgeable folks have served nonprofits for many years and donate countless hours of their valuable time to creating resources for NFP Section members.
CPE & Events
- Friday, September 28, 2018 (1-3 pm ET), Rebroadcast: Accounting for Nonprofit Grants and Contracts
- Wednesday, October 24, 2018 (1-3 pm ET) - Effective Board Policies Produce Effective Nonprofit Boards
Want to get free webcasts? Join the AICPA Not-for-Profit Section and get four complimentary webcasts; one 2-hour webcast is offered each quarter. That's 8 hours of CPE credit free for you. Plus, get access to exclusive not-for-profit resources.
Not-for-Profit Industry News from AICPA
NFP Blog and eNews Alerts
Get the latest news, trends and developments affecting not-for-profits.
News from the Journal of Accountancy
FASB proposes update to definition of 'collections'
June 26, 2018
FASB clarifies accounting for grants and contributions
June 21, 2018
View archives of the Journal of Accountancy on NFP and tax-exempt org topics.
Join the Not-for-Profit Section
When you join the NFP Section, you get access to exclusive tools:
- Not-for-Profit Resource Library
- Free webcasts
- A complimentary subscription to eNewsAlerts
- Online networking forums
- Discounts on our entire catalog of not-for-profit products.
- Download our complete guide to NFP benefits.
AICPA Regular, Associate, non-CPA Associate or International Associate members are eligible to join the NFP Section.
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The Not-for-Profit Advisory Council provides valuable resources to our Not-for-Profit Section members.
Chris Cole, CPA, CFE, CGMA
Associate Director, Product Management & Development -- PA
Ashley Whitaker, CPA
Lead Manager, Not-for-Profit -- PA
Lana Richards, CPA
Manager, Not-for-Profit -- Content Development
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