Names of Experienced GNP Accounting Instructors

The following are experienced GNP accounting instructors who are available to counsel and share resources:


Textbooks Commonly Used in GNP Accounting Courses

The following are titles and authors for the current textbooks most commonly used in GNP accounting courses:

  • Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit Entities (McGraw Hill)
    • Jacqueline Reck, Suzanne Lowensohn, Daniel Neely
  • Government and Not-For-Profit Accounting: Concepts and Practices (Wiley)
    • Michael Granof, Saleha Khumawala, Thad Calabrese, Daniel Smith
  • Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting and Auditing (Cambridge Business)
    • Susan Convery
  • Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting (Pearson)
    • Robert Freeman, Craig Shoulders, Dwayne McSwain, Robert Scott
  • Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit Organizations (Cambridge Business)
    • Terry Patton, Suesan Patton, Martin Ives

Other Helpful Book References

The following are titles and authors for the current textbooks most commonly used in GNP accounting courses:

  • Accounting for Governments: From Budget to Audit
    • Michael Parry and Jesse Hughes

Names of National Organizations that Impact GNP Accounting

The following organizations impact GNP accounting and may have GNP accounting resources available on their websites:

President's Letter


Dear GNP Members:

I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as President of the Government and Nonprofit (GNP) Section this year and look forward to working with each of you. I became involved in the GNP Section about ten years ago, and this group has been my tribe – providing encouragement, help, and a dose of humor when needed. I am grateful for the opportunities provided by and relationships formed in this Section, and want to help facilitate those kinds of opportunities and relationships for those of you who are beginning your journey in the GNP Section. To that end, please know that I welcome and encourage your comments and suggestions.

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Midyear Meeting

Save the Date March 8-9, 2019!

We are pleased to announce the 2019 Government and Nonprofit Section Midyear Meeting will be held in Norwalk, Connecticut at the Governmental Accounting Standards Board offices.

GASB Gil Crain Grant

GASB Gil Crain Memorial Research Grant

Since its formation in 1984, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has encouraged academics and other researchers to conduct studies that would be relevant to the GASB’s standards-setting activities. Over the past 30 years, such research efforts have resulted in publishing their research in research briefs, journal articles, and occasionally in GASB research reports.

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