The challenge of accounting for nonprofits is the intersecting complexity of the financials, procedures, systems, funder requirements, regulations and laws.  These links may help.
 

Favorite Links

Government Links

IRS - Charities  
http://www.irs.gov/charities/
IRS Form 990 http://www.irs.gov/charities/article/0,,id=218927,00.html
IRS on Governance (what every nonprofit Board member should know): http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-tege/governance_practices.pdf
IRS Publication 78 - search for charities: http://www.irs.gov/charities/article/0,,id=96136,00.html

California Form 199: http://www.ftb.ca.gov/forms/2009/09_199.pdf
Form 199 Instructions: http://www.ftb.ca.gov/forms/2009/09_199ins.pdf

California State Attorney General:
http://ag.ca.gov/charities.php
Guide for Charities: http://ag.ca.gov/charities/publications/guide_for_charities.pdf

Office of Management and Budget OMB Circulars http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/circulars_default/

Federal Health and Human Services - Indirect Cost Rate Proposals: http://rates.psc.gov/
Personal Referrals

Interim ED, Facilitation, Board Development:
Mary Vradelis:
http://www.secondwindconsulting.net/index.html

Nonprofit Accounting training, HR Support:
Jennie Brick, Pacific Training and Resources
http://www.pactrainingresources.com/

Recruiting/Leadership Change:
Leyna Bernstein
http://www.leadershipsearch.com/

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