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Nonprofit Fundamentals: Basic Accounting for Nonprofits (April 10 & 11 – two part series)

April 10, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

*this is a two part workshop held online via Zoom, three hours each session to complete class, April 10 & 11; 9:30am – 12:30 pm. Click here to register.

Class description: Do you struggle with how to account for and record the financial transactions of your agency? You’re not alone! This course will help you understand the basic accounting rules that govern how all transactions are recorded and how funds are tracked. You will also learn what is meant by double-entry accounting and natural account balances in your accounting structure so that you can make sense of your chart of accounts. We will explore the differences between accrual-based and cash-based accounting, strategies for making the most out of your accounting system, how to employ sound accounting policies and controls, and why nonprofits should not ignore sales tax consequences in their accounting transactions. Finally, once we know how the transactions are recorded, we will see how they come together to form financial reports so that staff, Board, and stakeholders have the information they need to support your organization’s mission. This class is co-taught by Wade Rogers & Michelle Tracz.

Cost per online class is $50. Classes are designed to be affordable and are free for organizations with a budget under $50K, contact us for details. Pathways is committed to making these courses accessible to all nonprofit leaders in WNC. If you would like to attend, but the cost is a barrier, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected]. *we limit a maximum of 3 registrants per organization for each class.

Please let us know if you are in need of special accommodations for any of our classes by emailing us at [email protected].

The Nonprofit Fundamentals Certificate Program courses are offered to nonprofit organizations based in the 18 counties of western North Carolina. Please do not register for classes if you do not meet this criteria. Thank you.


April 10, 2023
9:30 am - 12:30 pm


Western North Carolina Nonprofit Pathways
P.O. Box 7667
Asheville, NC 28802

Phone: 828-242-9028

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