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Course 303 - Nonprofit Financial Accounting

SKU: CVC 303

Course 303 - Nonprofit Financial Accounting (3 credits)

This course introduces students to the concepts and principles of nonprofit financial accounting. The students will explore strategies for financial accounting, including basic planning and management principles, underlying organizational issues involved with planning and finances, including in-depth analysis of the organization’s financial planning process and audit, knowledge of how organizational ethics, norms, strategic planning and direction influence both the funding and their ability to meet their nonprofit organizations financial goals while meeting the donor’s needs.

Learning Objectives for this Course:
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify information for reporting to organization’s stakeholders (Bloom’s Taxonomy 1 &2)
  2. Review and interpret nonprofit financial data (Bloom’s Taxonomy 2)
  3. Apply the process for creating financial statements (Bloom’s Taxonomy 3)
  4. Access the importance of ethics and accountability in nonprofit financial accounting (Bloom’s Taxonomy 5)
  5. Prepare and explain nonprofit financial statements (Bloom’s Taxonomy 4 & 6) 


Course Materials & Tuition 

Streetsmart Financial Basics for Nonprofit ManagersISBN: 978-0470414996   $59.00



Total Cost of Course  


On-Site Requirements


  • Director and/or Accounting head - accounting functions of ministry

Information and/or Documents

  • Chart of Accounts for the ministry
  • Copy of the latest ministry accounting audit.
  • Flow chart for handling direct mail contributions.
  • Internal security controls for the accounting system and how they relate to the ECFA.
  • Management Reports
  • Cash Management - Income and Expense reports
  • 12 month Report of Income
  • Allocation guidelines
  • Budgets
  • Tax Filing reports
  • Board Policies


To register for this course:

  1. If you are not already a student: Apply Now & agree to the terms of the included Enrollment Agreement. Once your application is approved, log in to Populi to register.
  2. If you are a student: log in to Populi, and register from your student dashboard.

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