How to find, read and use 990s

Number 5640
Subject Nonprofits
Source Brad Racino
Affiliation inewsource
Year 2018
Summary There are more than 1.5 million nonprofits spread across the U.S., including public charities, private foundations and other types such as chambers of commerce. These organizations are involved in a variety of industries including education, government, the environment, health and any other topic a typical reporter may cover in their day-to-day beat. Most nonprofits are required to file detailed statements — called 990s — that publicly disclose a large amount of information about the organization. This tipsheet provides both novice and expert reporters with tips, strategies and context for navigating the world of nonprofits.
Tags nonprofits; 990s; charitable foundations; campaign finance; public charities
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