Helping nonprofit leaders do better at doing good

Nonprofit Accounting Bootcamp - Four Part Series

Oct. 26 - Nov. 2, 2022

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Via Zoom

Individual Members: No Additional Fee
Organizational Members: No Additional Fee
Non-Members: $225


About this event

Understanding the unique accounting principles and requirements that apply to nonprofits is critical for your mission to succeed.  This four module seminar series will introduce students to the basic accounting concepts relevant to nonprofit organizations.  Participants will be exposed to foundational accounting principles and their practical applications.  This will include understanding cash vs. accrual basis, the matching principle, fund accounting, functional allocations, and how to read and prepare financial statements. This series is generously sponsored by Citizens Business Bank.


  1. Series participants will be introduced to fundamental accounting rules (generally accepted accounting principles) and financial reports of nonprofit organizations.
  2. Series participants will analyze which transactions get recorded in the accounting system and how.
  3. Series participants will be able to recognize allocation methodologies and how they impact financial statements and external oversight.
  4. Series participants will be able to record common accounting transactions.


Module I:  Introduction and Contributions Accounting

Wednesday, Oct 26 | 9 a.m. to noon

Module II: Internal Controls, Fixed Assets, Reading Financials, Allocating Expenses

Thursday, Oct 27 | 9 a.m. to noon

Module III: Putting it all Together:  Case Study Year One

Wednesday, Nov 2 | 9 a.m. to noon

Module IV: Putting It All Together:  Case Study Year Two

Thursday, Nov 3 | 9 a.m. to noon

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Anne Freiermuth

Anne Freiermuth, CPA is a Principal at Mission Math and has 18 years of experience working with over 50 nonprofit organizations in the areas of accounting, audit preparation, human resource management, board presentations, and governance policy development.  

After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Vassar College in New York, Anne returned to Los Angeles, where she grew up. She soon began bookkeeping for a tiny nonprofit with a staff office located in the room behind the garage of the board chairman’s home. It was love.  

Anne pursued her interest in accounting by taking coursework while working full-time for nonprofit finance departments. She received her Certificate in Accounting from UCLA Extension in 2009. She then became a California-licensed Certified Public Accountant in 2011. 

Anne also regularly teaches nonprofit accounting, notably for the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Center for Nonprofit Leadership, The Nonprofit Partnership, and UCLA Extension.

Anne proudly serves on the board of directors of Los Angeles Conservation Corps.