About the Not-for-Profit Certificates

Whether you work in public accounting or for a nonprofit, the Not-for-Profit Certificates offer you a convenient and accessible way to get high-quality, comprehensive, and up-to-date training in not-for-profit (NFP) accounting, financial reporting, tax compliance, governance and assurance. Available for two experience levels, these focused CPE-eligible programs give you the targeted knowledge and marketable skills you need to set yourself apart.

Who will benefit?

  • You work either for or with a nonprofit and would like to build or refresh your knowledge of NFP financial concepts
  • You are a CPA and would like to set yourself or your firm apart in this competitive market
  • You work for a nonprofit and would like to demonstrate to donors your commitment to fiscal responsibility
  • You serve on an NFP board and would like to increase your understanding of the nonprofit financial environment
  • You would like a reliable source of information, ideas, and best-practices to refer to as new situations arise
  • You want to make sure your knowledge of NFP-specific financial accounting concepts is up-to-date with the latest changes to GAAP, including those related to financial statement presentation and revenue recognition


Not-for-Profit Certificate I

Not-for-Profit Certificate II

Case studies and testimonials

Case Study for NFPs
Meet Cheryl. After years of experience as a large- firm auditor, she changed her career trajectory by joining a nonprofit. That meant expanding her skill set with the AICPA Not-for-Profit Certificates. The result? She stays current on all aspects of NFP accounting. She advises fellow NFPs on financial matters. And that’s just the beginning.

Read what Cheryl and other NFP certificate completers have to say about how the certificates provided value to them.

Group Sales & Discounts

For discount information on multiple enrollments, please complete this form or call 800.634.6780 (option 1).

Not-For-Profit Section Members Save An Additional 20%
When you log into AICPAStore.com with your AICPA member user account, the section/credential discount will be automatically applied during checkout. Should you have any questions or encounter any issues, please contact the AICPA Service Center at 888-777-7077 or service@aicpa.org.

Find out more information on the NFP Section.

Digital Badges

A digital badge helps you gain recognition for earning your certificate by allowing you to easily display and share your achievement. Prospective clients and employers will be able to quickly verify your competencies and skills. The digital badge also provides greater credibility and visually declares your commitment to quality. According to a recent LinkedIn study, profiles with certifications and badges receive six times the number of profile views.

Digital Badge Sample

Frequently asked questions