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Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional (CNAP) Training

March 7, 2023 - March 9, 2023


A nationally-recognized certification program, the Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional (CNAP) training program teaches critical skills and best practices specific to nonprofit financial management. A CNAP designation certifies the expertise and commitment of nonprofit financial managers and accounting professionals. Program graduates leave with the know-how and action plans they need to make an impact in their organizations right away. The CNAP Training Program consists of the CNAP Essentials and follow up CNAP Advanced courses. CNAP Essentials is the gold standard training for nonprofit financial professionals.

By the end of this course, attendees will be able to:
– Learn about the nature of nonprofit organizations and the roles and responsibilities of governance entities
– Discuss nonprofit GAAP and financial statements
– Develop and monitor budgets and contracts
– Discuss how to allocate costs
– Learn about effective fiscal systems, internal controls and audits
– Cite IRS disclosure requirements and the basics of IRS form 990
– Review previous lessons and discuss how to apply them moving forward

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites to take this course; however, in order to receive the CNAP certification, participants must have a minimum of 18 months of experience in a fiscal management capacity at a nonprofit organization. Participants without the requisite experience can still take the course and submit proof of their work experience once they have completed the requirement.

Advanced preparation: None.

The course fee includes 3 days of in-person training with meals, all course materials, certification exam and certification fee.

CPE CREDIT: BDO USA, LLP is authorized to offer 14 Total CPE (Continuing Professional Education) credits through the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy in the following fields:
Accounting: 8 CPE
Finance: 2 CPE
Auditing: 2 CPE
Taxes: 2 CPE
To receive CPE credit for participation in a BDO training program, you must attend the entire program.

National Registry of CPE Sponsors
BDO USA, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.


Sprout – Annex Training Room
166 Valley St Building 6M Suite 103
Providence, NY 02909 United States
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