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CNAP Advanced: New York (Dec 10-11, 2024)

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CNAP 2.0: Advanced Topics in Nonprofit Fiscal Management

In this two-day intensive follow-on, available only to graduates of the original CNAP program, 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.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the key components and requirements of nonprofit financial statements and disclosures.
  • Understand the principles and standards governing revenue recognition for grants and contracts in nonprofits.
  • Develop strategies to improve financial literacy and communication across departments.
  • Identify key financial policies that support effective governance and financial management.
  • Identify the compliance requirements relevant to nonprofit financial operations.
  • Develop strategies and practices to enhance cybersecurity and protect financial data from cyber threats.

Click here to see the full curriculum.

Prerequisites: To take this course, participants must have taken and passed the CNAP Essentials Course exam. However, to receive the CNAP Advanced certificate, participants must submit proof of their CNAP Essentials certification at the end of the course. 

Location: 200 Park Ave, New York City

Schedule: Below are the approximate times for the class. (The schedule box to the right may display times in your local time zone.)

Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Advance Preparation: None.

The course fee includes 2 days of in-person training with meals and all course materials.

CPE CREDIT: BDO USA, P.C. is authorized to offer 10 Total CPE (Continuing Professional Education) credits through the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy in the following fields: 

  • Accounting: 6 CPE
  • Business Management & Organization: 2
  • Taxes: 2 CPE

To receive CPE credit for participation in a BDO training program, you must attend the entire program.  

National Registry of CPE Sponsors

BDO USA, P.C. 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 the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:


Event Cancellation Policy

Event Cancellation by  BDO
BDO reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If BDO cancels an event, registrants will have the option to either receive a full refund or transfer registration to a different date.

Event Cancellation by Participant
BDO will offer registrants a full refund less a 3% processing fee for requests made in writing no later than five business days before the event (1 week notice). NO REFUND will be given for requests made later than five business days prior to the training. Registrants can also request to transfer to another class at no extra cost as long as requests are made at least 5 business days before the event; otherwise, a 10% transfer fee will be applied before a transfer can be made.

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, participants will build upon their knowledge from the CNAP Essentials course and take a deeper dive into fiscal planning, management, and strategy.

2 Day Live Sessions

Day 1: FASB financial reporting & disclosure, revenue recognition of grants/contracts; split interest agreements; gift agreements and fiscal sponsorship. Day 2: Financial governance; regulatory compliance; social enterprises and cybersecurity.

Final Exam

Complete the course evaluation, pass the final exam to receive your CPE credits. To complete the certification, upload proof of your CNAP Essentials certification.


The following certificates are required in order to enroll in this course:

CNAP Essentials Exam Pass Documentation


The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

CNAP Advanced Certificate of Completion
CNAP Advanced Exam Pass Documentation
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