Serving on a nonprofit board can be exciting and fulfilling. However, unique FASB standards for nonprofits can make reading financial statements a frustrating task. Being a board member can also lead to personal liability if the organization's policies and procedures are not set up properly and monitored effectively. With this class, you'll examine the core principles and practices of nonprofit accounting, and what questions to ask your organization to protect the organization and its leadership.
- Identify accounting and reporting differences between for-profit and not-for-profit organizations
- Determine fundamental accounting rules of not-for-profits and common accounting errors
- Identify board member responsibilities and potential risk areas for board member liability
- Nonprofit GAAP
- Common accounting errors
- Risk management