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Gnucash 2.4 Small Business Accounting by Ashok Ramachandran

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Chapter 10. Adapting GnuCash for Non-profits and Personalizing

"Support groups may want to spend the year creating gift quality artwork in a co-op art class to sell at a holiday bazaar. Families can host a bake sale and present a spaghetti dinner in order to boost attendance. A gift wrapping table and live performances of music are nice additions to a holiday fundraising programs"-excerpts from a website providing fundraising event ideas for non-profits.

Non-profits, by definition, are not trying to earn a buck for their owners or shareholders. So, bookkeeping and accounting for a non-profit should be easier than for a business, right? "Au contraire, mon ami", as the fictional Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, might say.

Non-profits receive their ...

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