Your organization is committed to changing the world.
Handling your ﬁnances as efﬁciently as possible is one of the best ways
to help your organization maximize its impact.
Whether you are new to your nonprofit financial position, looking to move up within your firm by building your financial skills set, or an experienced professional looking for a way to build your staff’s skills, CNAP helps you, your organization, or your grantees build financial management knowledge and make the most of your financial resources.
So you can continue the critical work of making the world a better place.
This course gave me concrete tools and greater confidence to assume more financial responsibility in my organization…
Immediate Return on Investment
Participants build conﬁdence and gain skills through the CNAP program that they can immediately leverage to improve their organization’s fiscal strength and infrastructure.
CNAP is a nationally-recognized designation certified by the Nonprofit CPAs Alliance. CNAP also earns Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits through the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA).
I truly recommend this course. The instructors have vast experience coupled with a passion to teach in an engaging and thought provoking way. The info provided will be essential in assisting me improve my non-profits financial systems. Thank you CNAP!
…it drilled down on the critical skills that I need to be effective in my job…with clear, organized objectives and examples that were directly applicable to my day to day work.
CNAP earns high accolades from graduates for its comprehensive curriculum. Designed for professionals on the fiscal management frontlines, the CNAP curriculum dives deep into a broad range of nonproﬁt ﬁnancial topics.
The gold standard training for nonprofit financial professionals.
The first of two courses, the intensive CNAP Essentials curriculum covers fundamental topics in nonprofit financial management.
Eligibility: There are no prerequisites to take this course; however, in order to receive the CNAP certification, participants must have a minimum of 18 months experience in a fiscal management capacity at a nonprofit organization. Participants without the requisite experience can still take the course and submit proof of their work experience once they have completed the requirement.
Online: Delivered live on the web through seven weekly two-hour sessions.
In person: Three-day training held in New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, and several other locations nationally.
CPE Credits: BDO FMA is authorized to offer 14 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.
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intensive follow-on For graduates of CNAP Essentials
CNAP Advanced is the second installment of the CNAP Training program, available only to graduates of CNAP Essentials. Students take a deep dive into activating the lessons of CNAP across their organizations, moving from fiscal confidence and skills to fiscal leadership and organizational transformation.
Eligibility: Participants must have taken and passed the CNAP Essentials Course exam to be eligible to take this course. To be eligible for the CNAP Advanced Certificate, participants must submit proof of their CNAP Essentials certification at the end of the course.
Online: Delivered live on the web through five weekly two-hour sessions.
In person: Two-day training held in New York and the San Francisco Bay Area.
CPE Credits: BDO FMA is authorized to offer 10 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.
Building interdepartmental communication around Finance
Financial governance and policies
Revenue recognition of grants & contracts
Understanding nonprofit financial reporting and disclosure
Online CNAP – $795 | In-person CNAP – $995
The course fee covers all course materials, certification exam and certification fee. In-person CNAP also includes breakfast & lunch during course sessions.
National Registry of CPE Sponsors
BDO USA, LLP 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.