Do you dream of starting and running your very own nonprofit? This highly interactive, hands-on course is ideal for anyone who is interested in forming a new nonprofit, converting an informal group to tax-exempt status, or reorganizing an existing organization. It provides practical how-to information about incorporation, organization, and other issues pertinent to anyone involved with a nonprofit start-up.
No matter what level of experience you have, you're sure to find this unique course to be a valuable source of useful strategies and industry-specific advice that you can put to immediate use. The course is also supplemented with useful checklists, worksheets, reading lists, and field trips to a wide variety of online resources. By the time you graduate, you will be well-prepared to meet the challenge of starting and operating a successful nonprofit.
- Lesson 1 - The Nonprofit Organization—Is It for You?
- Lesson 2 - Writing Your Mission Statement
- Lesson 3 - The Board of Directors
- Lesson 4 - Governing Documents
- Lesson 5 - Final Steps to Gaining Your Nonprofit Status
- Lesson 6 - Planning for Success
- Lesson 7 - Staff and Volunteers
- Lesson 8 - Creating Your First Budget
- Lesson 9 - Fundraising Options
- Lesson 10 - Marketing and Media Relations
- Lesson 11 - Internet Outreach
- Lesson 12 - Nonprofit Advocacy
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