Assessing a Nonprofit’s Financial Health: Understanding Form 990’s
The Internal Revenue Service requires 501(c) nonprofit organizations to file a “Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax” on Form 990. Prepared annually, form 990s can provide local agencies considering collaborations with nonprofits a sense of a given nonprofit’s financial health and governance practices.
Institute Guide Available
What should a local agency look for in reviewing a nonprofit’s 990? The guide at right offers some ideas.
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Where to Find a Particular Organization’s 990 and Other Information