Not-for-Profit Certificate I

Build a strong foundation for your nonprofit skills with the AICPA’s Not-for-Profit Certificate I. This unique CPE/CAE program provides a thorough grounding in the core financial knowledge that you need to work for or with a nonprofit. It covers all aspects of nonprofit financial responsibility, including accounting & financial reporting, governance & assurance, and tax compliance.

This award-winning Certificate contains real-world examples, case studies, interactive problem-solving, and videos to create a flexible, dynamic learning program that can be completed anytime, anywhere.

Successful completion of the program earns both a print certificate and a digital badge that can be posted to your social media profiles and linked to your resume or email signature, providing maximum visibility for your achievement.


  • Take our skills assessment to determine if Certificate I or Certificate II best suits your experience level and needs.
  • See the FAQs for details about the program or visit the product page to learn more about what’s included in the certificate.
  • You do not need to be a CPA to earn a certificate.
  • There is no prerequisite to take the program.
  • Qualifies for 40 CPE credits.

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