Blockchain for Not-for-Profit Organizations

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2020 – Friday, April 30, 2021

  • 5
    Information Technology

Often working with limited budgets, not-for-profit organizations are not known for being early adopters of new technology. However, blockchain technology has many specific benefits for the not-for-profit industry.

To ensure you and your clients are maximizing these benefits, this CPE self-study online course covers the basics of blockchain technology and its practical implications.

This course also explores the new opportunities, risks, accounting, and tax implications necessary to create a blockchain implementation plan.


Outline the opportunities and risks for not-for-profit organizations implementing blockchain technology.
Determine the various treatments of virtual currencies in accounting and auditing for not-for-profit.
Recognize the central elements used in the blockchain ecosystem.
Identify the basic components of tax considerations for blockchain.
Identify key regulatory considerations related to implementing blockchain as well as determine the costs and benefits, both domestically and internationally.


Blockchain overview
Blockchain implementation for not-for-profit organizations
Donations of virtual currencies
Tax and accounting implications of accepting virtual currencies
Regulatory issues that impact blockchain implementations
Tax considerations for private foundations

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Designed For

Anyone looking to understand more about how blockchain can be implemented in a nonprofit organization
Accountants looking for more information on blockchain
Managers/decision makers looking to run blockchain projects


American Institute of CPAs


5.00 Information Technology

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