Learning from the Open 990-PF

This compendium captures the wisdom shared from the many authors who contributed to our Open 990-PF blog series between 2016-2021. This Transparency Talk series, presented in partnership with the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, examines the importance of the 990-PF, the informational tax form that foundations must annually file.

Explore this series to learn about the implications of the new, open 990-PF; how this tax document is used to shape understanding of philanthropy; and its role, limitations, and potential as a communications tool.


Brad Smith, Marc Gunther, Martha S. Richards, Lauren Haverlock, Gretchen Schackel, Dr. Robert Ross, Janet Camarena, Anna Koob, Laia Griñó



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