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Introduction to Not-for-Profit Accounting

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Accounting (Governmental) - Technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute
Melisa F. Galasso
Course Levels:
2 Hours
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Nonprofits face unique accounting challenges. This course will introduce attendees to the financial statements and unique accounting principles applicable to not-for-profit organizations. Specifically, we will focus on the typical transactions and account balances unique to NFPs, including net assets, agency transactions, contributions, endowments, and programmatic investments.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Recall the unique accounting principles and transactions applicable to NFP organizations

Major Subjects
  • Contributions
  • Net asset categories
  • Endowments
  • Programmatic Investments


Course Materials


Melisa F. Galasso's Profile

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Founder and CEO

Galasso Learning Solutions LLC

Melisa Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical acconting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts. Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers. Within the industry, Melisa serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. She previously served on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and is a past-Chair of the NCACPA’s A&A committee. Melisa also authors the AICPA’s State and Local Government Guide and serves as a SME for the Center for Plain English Accounting.



Thu, Feb 02, 2023 - 07:30am to 09:22am MST
Tue, Feb 07, 2023 - 01:00pm to 02:52pm MST
Thu, Mar 02, 2023 - 07:30am to 09:22am MST
Tue, Mar 07, 2023 - 01:00pm to 02:52pm MST
Sat, Mar 18, 2023 - 01:00pm to 02:52pm MDT
Mon, Apr 03, 2023 - 07:30am to 09:22am MDT
Tue, Apr 04, 2023 - 01:00pm to 02:52pm MDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information



Advanced Preparation


Designed For

Ideal for practitioners new to nonprofit accounting

Original Recording Date


Course Developer

Galasso Learning Solutions

Date Added to Catalog


Yellow Book


Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199). 

Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. 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:

Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 24


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"Very good."

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"Great presentation "

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