Why Your Form 990 Process is Critical for Fundraising Success

Date / Time: March 1, 2019 12:00 am

When I started in nonprofit years ago I had no idea what a Form 990 was. All those numbers and checkboxes seemed like a lot of painful information for someone to fill out. Frankly, I didn’t understand what most of it meant. I’ve put off filing because of “more important” business and have admittedly filed a few extensions myself.

But that was before I understood the importance of this little gem of a document.

You want your donors to see you as a transparent partner, right? You want them to see how well you are spending their donation, right? And you want these same donors to give every year because they understand how well you’ve used their money, right?