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CAA 101 - Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional (CNAP) (3 Days)

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Course Description

  • This course is offered in the Middle East in collaboration with Wegner CPAs, a US based firm specializing  in nonprofit consulting and training. 
  • CNAP is a copyright-protected US training program developed by Non-Profit CPAs in the U.S. CNAP is the only U.S. recognized certificate program for nonprofit accounting professionals. 
  • Non-Profit CPAs is a subsidiary of the Rainmaker Alliances, a service line of the Rainmaker  Companies. 
  • The CNAP certificate is issued to delegates participating in the 3-day CNAP training program,  who thereafter take an open book exam (within two weeks from the end of the course) 

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the basic financial knowledge not-for-profit accounting/finance personnel need, to understand  their work environment.  
  • Learning from how not-for-profits are viewed by external entities to understanding the type of not-for profit finance software that works best to manage resources.
  • CNAP offers participants a broad spectrum of knowledge and skills. 
  • CNAP is designed as an outcome-based training, meaning that CNAP trainers’ goal is to provide  you with the knowledge and skill you need to increase your ability to do your job

Who Should Attend?

  • Nonprofit accounting professionals with 18 months of exposure in a financial position,
  • Candidates with over 12 months of similar experience may attend the program,
  • The certificate will be granted upon completion of the 18 months.

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introductions 
  • What makes a NFP a NFP 
  • Tax exempt entities abroad 
  • The role of the board and committees 
  • Fund accounting 
  • Financial statements 
  • Effective fiscal infrastructure

Day 2

  • Budgeting 
  • Cost allocations 
  • Contracts 
  • Internal controls 

Day 3

  • Audits 
  • Federal Awards 
  • IFRS for Nonprofits 
  • USAID Grants – Foreign recipients 
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Disclosures and Forms