Course ID: FRNGE

Fraud in Nonprofit and Governmental Entities

Nonprofit entities and governmental entities have a high degree of public accountability. This course will examine the most common fraud schemes and provide multiple examples of how to prevent or detect these schemes.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Discuss real-world frauds occurring in not-for-profit entities and government
  • Describe useful fraud prevention tools
  • Explain how real-world frauds were detected

Major Topics
  • Common fraud schemes in nonprofit and government entities including cash misappropriation; payroll fraud; vendor fraud; falsified billings; improper use of credit cards or purchase cards; the redirection of cash and non-cash contributions; personal use of assets; the redirection of grant benefits; other grant related fraud; travel and expense reporting fraud; and much more!
  • Best practices for fraud prevention and detection

Advanced Preparations


Who Should Attend

Auditors of not-for-profit entities and governments and industry professionals interested in preventing and detecting fraud

Fields of Study
Accounting (Governmental)


Basic knowledge of the not-for-profit and government environment

CPE Credits


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