Become a Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional.
Improve your knowledge. Advance your cause.
A nationally-recognized CNAP designation certifies the expertise and commitment of nonprofit financial managers and accounting professionals. Handling your finances as efficiently as possible is one of the best ways to help your organization maximize its impact on the world. The program teaches best practices on critical skills and topics specific to nonprofit organizations. And attendees will be able to immediately apply their new knowledge to benefit their organizations right away. Topics covered include:
- Financial reporting
- Internal controls
- Budget development
- Form 990
IN-PERSON COURSE FEE: $995
The course fee includes 3 days of in-person training with meals, all course materials, certification exam and certification fee.
CPE CREDIT: For professionals completing CNAP In-person, FMA is authorized to offer 16.5 CPE (Continuing Professional Education) credits through the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. Attendees must attend all sessions and pass the exam to receive credit.
National Registry of CPE Sponsors
NY State Sponsor ID#002514 National Registry of CPE Sponsors ID#109349
Fiscal Management Associates, LLC 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 final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.
Event Cancellation Policy
Event Cancellation by FMA
FMA reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment, inclement weather or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If FMA cancels an event, registrants will have the option to either receive a full refund or transfer registration to a different date. However, FMA is not responsible for any travel-related costs incurred. In the event of low enrollment, FMA will notify participants at least 4 weeks in advance of the possibility that the event may be cancelled, with a final decision made 2 weeks in advance of the event. In the case of inclement weather, if the schools in that jurisdiction are closed, the event is cancelled.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: We are continuing to monitor the development of the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of our participants and our communities is our utmost priority. We will regularly assess the viability of our live in-person courses. Where possible, we may adapt an in-person course into an adjusted online format or add our usual 7-week online format course. We will notify participants at least a month in advance if these steps need to be taken. Participants will have the opportunity to cancel without penalty should the adjusted schedule no longer work for them.
Event Cancellation by Participant
FMA will offer registrants a full refund less a 3% processing fee for requests made in writing no later than three days before the event. Requests made later than three days prior to the training will receive a refund of 50%. Registrants can also request to transfer to another class at no extra cost.
CNAP, Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional, is a copyright-protected national program developed by members of the Nonprofit CPAs Alliance, a division of The Rainmaker Alliance.
Here is the course outline:
In this course you will learn concepts and best practices to develop a sound fiscal management infrastructure for your nonprofit organization.
3 Day Live Sessions
Qualified instructors will take participants on a deep dive into essential nonprofit financial management skills. Day 1 will explore the nature of nonprofits and governance entities, as well as financial reporting rules. Day 2 tackles the budgeting process and internal controls. Day 3 reviews audits and IRS regulations.
Pass the CNAP certification exam, and submit your course feedback and 18-month employment verification letter to receive your CNAP Certificate of Completion.
The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:
|Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional (CNAP) Certificate of Completion|
|CNAP Completion Letter|
|CNAP Essentials Exam Pass Documentation (CPE credits)|