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Beginner’s Guide to Reading Form 990

April 26 @ 1:00 pm3:00 pm EDT

Beginner’s Guide to Reading Form 990

Discover the power of the Form 990!

This workshop is designed to help ground you in the basics of the Form 990 — including practical and purposeful ways to leverage information from a 990 through a nonprofit, financial, or foundation lens.

In this session led by Julie Couturier, Mandy Sharp Eizinger, and Jeff Williams, you will:

  • Explore how to use the Form 990 as an organizational tool and better understand the information it communicates.
  • Learn how 990 data can tell a story and where to find the elements of that story.
  • Discover the power of 990 data as a tool for the philanthropic sector.

Individual Price: $109
Group Rate (4+ persons from the same organization): $89 per person
Current GVSU students/staff/faculty: Free

Format: Virtual
Register by: April 25

Who should attend this course?
This session is open to anyone looking for a basic overview of IRS Form 990, and will be especially helpful to those working in the nonprofit and grantmaking fields.

Please Note: This workshop will NOT be recorded or made available to registrants after the live session.

Questions about this event or about your registration?
Call 616-331-7585 or email jcp@gvsu.edu.

Photo: Julie Couturier
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 work for the Johnson Center, Julie is a business and accounting adjunct instructor for Grand Rapids Community College. Learn more about Julie.

Photo: Mandy Sharp Eizinger
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.

Photo: Jeff Williams
Jeff Williams, M.A., M.B.A., is the director of the Community Data and Research Lab 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.


April 26
1:00 pm–3:00 pm EDT
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