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 second of a two-part series
This 90-minute workshop is designed for advanced practitioners to apply a critical, equity-focused eye to Forms 990 and leverage data that tells an organization’s story for greater good.
This session is ideal for funders or for nonprofit professionals keen to understand the funding perspective and how to use 990s as a tool to assess organizational or collective impact.
During this two-part* course, we’ll cover the following:
Demonstrate understanding of Form 990 as an organizational tool and how to review it with an equity lens
Identify a funder’s perspective on 990 and how to identify red flags and challenging assumptions
Leverage public 990 data to find trends or opportunities in the community
Price: $60 (free for current GVSU students/staff/faculty) Facilitators: Julie Couturier, Mandy Sharp Eizinger, and Jeff Williams Deadline to Register: Tuesday, March 16
*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.