Understanding Your 990

Start Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Organization Name: 
National Center for Frontier Communities

Are you a nonprofit board member or executive director? Do you know what the IRS Form 990 is? Have you reviewed your nonprofit’s Form 990? Do you know your governance responsibilities according to the IRS? No? Maybe? Yikes? By the end of this workshop you will know what the 990 is, why it matters, and how your organization can use the 990 as a fundraising tool.


Jane Janson is the director of the Small Business Development Center at Western New Mexico University. She began her career as a consultant with the predecessor organization to CompassPoint Nonprofit Services in San Francisco. She spent four years with the international accounting firm, Arthur Young & Company. Over the next 20 years, she served in senior management roles in a variety of industries, including banking, social research, advertising, and internet marketing. She had her own consulting practice that specialized in nonprofit accounting and management. Jane was an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University, taught at UC Berkeley Extension, and has taught business courses at WNMU. Jane earned an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UNM. She is a licensed New Mexico CPA.

Jane grew up in New England, lived northern New Mexico, and San Francisco. Jane returned to New Mexico in 2001 to settle in Silver City. In her spare time, Jane studies the history of Byzantium and the ancient history of the eastern Mediterranean. Jane writes short fiction and is a member of Sunday Writers Group and Poetry Bread.

Contact / Reservations
1000 W. College Ave
Silver City
New Mexico

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