The IRS 990 form, required of most nonprofit organizations, includes extensive data about an organization’s mission, programs, and finances. The 990 has uses beyond IRS reporting as a vehicle to communicate activities with funders and other stakeholders. As a public document the 990 is also valuable for donors and others to review and compare nonprofits. The IRS 990 provides extensive information about an organization’s programmatic and financial activities in one comprehensive document. So comprehensive, in fact, that the IRS 990 can be overwhelming. Nonprofits Assistance Fund’s IRS 990 Decoder Worksheet and accompanying resource translate the financial data from the IRS 990 into easy to use financial report formats.

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