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AICPA Not-for-Profit Membership Section
Join the AICPA's Not-for-Profit Section for comprehensive offerings related to not-for-profit accounting, auditing, tax compliance and governance, including exclusive access to breaking news, checklists, worksheet templates, illustrative examples, affordable access to monthly webcasts, and members-only discounts to not-for-profit conferences, CPE and publications.
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Join the Not-for-Profit Section Today! Here's How to Become a Member:
  • Current AICPA members, sign in with your member login and add the section to your shopping cart
  • Not an AICPA member? Complete the online membership application by choosing the membership category that suits your situation and be sure to add the Not-for-Profit Section to your AICPA membership
  • Having problems joining? Call our Member Service Center at 888.777.7077 (Mon. - Fri. 9am - 6pm ET)

Take full advantage of our comprehensive offerings related to not-for-profit financial accounting and reporting, assurance, tax compliance and governance topics. Enhance your AICPA membership by joining the Not-for-Profit Section today!

With your annual membership, you will receive exclusive access to the following:

  • Timely communications covering breaking news. Receive e-alerts and join our interactive webcasts to be among the first to know when standard setters and regulatory agencies issue new guidance that affects your not-for-profit—and learn how to anticipate the impact of such changes.
  • Tools and resources. On our dedicated AICPA.org website, you will find wide-ranging information that is vital to your role in serving not-for-profits, such as:
    • articles that offer a deeper dive into topics like risk management, audit committee communication, functional expense allocation and accounting for contributions
    • sample financial statements and note disclosures, with and without the implementation of the new not-for-profit financial statement presentation standard
    • sample board governance and management policies, such as conflict of interest, gift acceptance, social media and more
    • tools to streamline your workflows, including Form 990 checklists, schedule-specific resources and tips for avoiding IRS red flags, as well as internal control checklists and example management letter comments
    • GAAP vs tax reporting differences
    • workpaper templates in Excel
    • charitable solicitation and registration requirements
    • And much more!
  • Live and on-demand, CPE-eligible courses on a variety of topics. Members receive exclusive discounts on high-quality courses covering wide-ranging not-for-profit topics.
  • Peer-to-peer learning and information-sharing opportunities, both online and in-person. Get connected through our interactive, members-only discussion boards. Attend NFP workshops and networking events. Join our community to collaborate and share your experience and insights!
  • Special Discounts on AICPA NFP products and resources. Enjoy discounts on the national AICPA National Not-for-Profit Conference, not-for-profit publications and the Not-for-Profit Certificate Program.

Download the complete guide to NFP Section benefits.

Who Will Benefit?
The AICPA Not-for-Profit Section is a one-stop shop for NFPs and the professionals who serve them. We welcome all regular and associate AICPA members, including those who are not CPAs but have governance, management or volunteer roles with NFPs. Non-CPAs are encouraged to join the AICPA as a Non-CPA Associate and add the Not-for-Profit Section to access the wide array of resources we offer to support you.

Learn More about the Not-for-Profit Section: click here.


Complimentary CPE Credit for Section Members!

The Not-for-Profit Section provides members with four webcast events (8 hours of CPE), one at the end of each calendar quarter, at no additional charge. The CPE credit value of just one webcast pays for your first year of Section membership. Become a member today and see why so many industry professionals turn to the AICPA NFP Section for tools and resources in the areas of not-for-profit financial reporting, tax compliance, assurance and governance.

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American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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