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
Operationalizing the COSO Framework for NFPs
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (1-3 pm EST)
Form 990: Learn from the Experts
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 (1-3 pm EST)
View the complete webcast calendar.
Past events are archived here.
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.
AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference
June 8-10, 2020
Join us to refine your planning — reinforced by essential accounting, audit, tax, and regulatory and compliance updates from standard setters — so that the not-for-profit organizations you serve will be better positioned for the mission ahead.
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 votes to delay effective dates for 3 major standards
October 16, 2019
Lease accounting: Keep pushing ahead
October 21, 2019
Tips for effective not-for-profit governance (podcast)
September 3, 2019
Revenue recognition tips for not-for-profits (podcast)
June 17, 2019
View archives of the Journal of Accountancy on NFP and tax-exempt org topics.
News from the IRS: EO Updates
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.
- Download the NFP Section Member logo to use in your marketing materials.
AICPA Regular, Associate, non-CPA Associate, and international Associate members are eligible to join the NFP Section. The NFP Section offers tools, resources, and benefits for both CPAs and non-CPAs. If you are not a CPA, learn about the non-CPA Associate membership option for NFP Section eligibility.
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NFP Section members have full access to all content in our NFP Resource Library, but we have resources that are open to non-Section members as well. We invite you to explore the following universally available items:
- Top Issues for Not-for-Profits This Year
- ASU 2016-14 Toolkit
- Demystifying the New NFP Liquidity Disclosures
- Functional Expense Schedule Best Practices for NFPs
- FASB Standard Addresses Accounting for Grants and Contracts
- Quiz: How would you account for these NFP grants and contracts?
- NFP Audit and Accounting FAQs
- NFP Governance and Management FAQs
- Manage Expectations for a Positive and Pain-free NFP Audit Process
- 10 Steps to a Successful Not-for-Profit Audit
- Auditing Alternative Investments: 3 Things to Keep in Mind
- Cybersecurity Tips for Small NFPs
- Changes Coming to Not-for-Profit Statements of Cash Flows
- How Will CECL Affect Your Not-for-Profit?
- Sample Audit Engagement Letter
- Creative Fundraising Ideas from a Tax Perspective
- Tell Your Not-for-Profit's Story with Form 990 Schedule O
- Considerations in Negotiating and Drafting Gift Agreements
- Top Tips for Landing the Perfect Nonprofit Board Seat
- Archived NFP Blogs on AICPA Insights
The Not-for-Profit Advisory Council provides valuable resources to our Not-for-Profit Section members.
Chris Cole, CPA, CFE, CGMA
Associate Director, Engagement and Learning Innovation
Ashley Whitaker, CPA
Lead Manager, Not-for-Profit Engagement and Learning Innovation
Lana Richards, CPA
Manager, Not-for-Profit Engagement and Learning Innovation
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