We’re online! This course will be presented online through Zoom. All registrants will receive the access link and password via email before the event.
The basics of the 990 presented in the first of a two-part series for beginning learners
This 90-minute workshop is designed to ground the philanthropic sector in the basics of the Form 990 — including the practical and the purposeful ways to leverage information from a 990 with a nonprofit, financial, or foundation lens.
During this two-part* course, we’ll cover the following:
Developing an understanding of Form 990 as an organizational tool and the information it communicates
How to analyze information in Form 990 with an equity lens
Understanding the power of 990 data as a tool for the philanthropic sector from the perspective of a nonprofit organization or a funder
Price: $60 (free for current GVSU students/staff/faculty) Facilitators: Julie Couturier, Mandy Sharp Eizinger, and Jeff Williams Deadline to Register: March 2
*Please note that Parts One and Two of this course require separate registration.
Julie Couturier, CPA, is the director of operations for the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University. Julie is responsible for all financial reporting, budgeting, and financial analysis for the Johnson Center. In addition to her current work for the Johnson Center, Julie is a business and accounting adjunct instructor for Grand Rapids Community College. Learn more about Julie.
Mandy Sharp Eizinger, M.S., is a program manager at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University. Mandy brings to her role training in Gallup Strengths Coaching and a people-centered approach to developing individuals and programs to make meaningful and measurable impact. Learn more about Mandy.
Jeff Williams, M.A., M.B.A., is the director of the Community Data and Research Lab (CDRL) at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University. In this role, he oversees a staff of researchers, database experts, and web developers who promote access to data and provide insights into nonprofit and philanthropic organizations and activities. He oversees the lab’s annual research agenda, supervises staff, and is a member of the Johnson Center’s leadership team. Learn more about Jeff.