Title

Teaching Nonprofit Finance in the Nonprofit Curriculum

Author ORCID Identifier

Alicia Schatteman:https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5379-2361

Publication Title

Teaching Nonprofit Management

E-ISSN

43831

ISBN

9781788118675,9781788118668

Document Type

Article

Abstract

This chapter summarizes the key concepts of nonprofit finance, connects those to the NACC curricular guidelines, and provides teaching exercises that align with learning competencies based on the curricular guidelines. Employers and nonprofit boards expect graduates of nonprofit programs, either undergraduate or graduate level, to have an understanding of nonprofit finance for the financial health of the organization. Nonprofit finance topics may be integrated with public/government budgeting and finance courses or be stand-alone courses in undergraduate and graduate programs. At the undergraduate level, students are introduced to key concepts, appropriate to an entry-level staff position or a nonprofit board member. At the graduate level, nonprofit finance theory is used to connect to practice. Students are expected to apply key concepts more rigorously at the graduate level, which is reflected in our suggested exercises. We have also provided online versions of the exercises and additional online student resources.

First Page

128

Last Page

145

Publication Date

1-1-2020

DOI

10.4337/9781788118675.00015

Department

Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies

COinS