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Tuesday, December 19, 2023 Live Webcast

The Most Critical Challenges in Not-for-Profit Accounting Today (E2312372)

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST

Registration: 12:30 PM EST


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4 CPE Credits in AA


Not-for-profit entities have recently applied critical new standards related to contributions of nonfinancial assets, leases, and more. Now is the time to know more than just what the standards say – we need to know what they mean and how they will affect not-for-profit entities. This course is designed to do just that! The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innovative format. Over 15 focused exercises are included to provide an enhanced working knowledge of the challenges in not-for-profit accounting.

This course features a live instructor and has been specifically designed for the NJCPA.


Not-for-profit industry professionals and auditors.


  • Identify the critical changes occurring in not-for-profit accounting today
  • Skillfully implement today’s most challenging FASB standards affecting not-for-profits
  • More effectively audit not-for-profit entities through superior knowledge of key accounting issues


  • Lessons learned (and lessons remaining) from the implementation of FASB ASC 842, Leases, and ASU No. 2020-07 related to contributions of nonfinancial assets
  • Solving contribution conundrums (e.g., conditional contributions, restricted contributions, contributed services, and etc.)
  • Additional issues in not-for-profit financial reporting




Knowledge of not-for-profit accounting




  • Qualifies for Yellow Book


Diane Edelstein

Diane Edelstein, CPA

AICPA/Professional Development Institute

Diane E. Edelstein, CPA Pittsburgh, PA

Diane E. Edelstein is a Senior Partner at Maher Duessel in Pittsburgh and has over 30 years of experience in public accounting. Her entire auditing career has focused on nonprofits, governments, and Single Audits. She now works part time and specializes in teaching and consulting. Diane was a member of the AICPA NPO Planning Conference Committee from 2012 to 2017 and spoke each year on Single Audit topics. She is also a past member of the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center Executive Committee. She has conducted peer reviews of Single Audits and is a prior member of the PICPA Professional Ethics Committee. Diane received a B.A. in accounting (with distinction) from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.