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Restricted Gifts: Solving Accounting and Reporting Challenges

Date: April 24, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm ET
Instructor: Kay Sohl
Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Cost: $55 before 4/23, then cost will increase to $65


Land trusts depend on the generosity of donors, and it’s absolutely essential that land trusts use these gifts according to the donor’s intentions. In this webinar, you will learn best practices in managing the receipt and use of restricted gifts.

Participants will learn:

1. How GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), FASB, and IRS  regulations on restricted gifts

2. What constitutes unrestricted, temporarily restricted or permanently restricted gifts, including endowments

3. The difference between board designated funds and restricted gifts

4. How to record temporarily and permanently restricted gifts

5. How to record the use of temporarily restricted funds

6. How to manage time restrictions on gifts, multi-year grants and donor pledges

7. Strategies for setting up stewardship funds

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