Start a nonprofit and keep it running with this practical guide
Rescue a school library. Preserve an endangered species. Support the arts. Whatever it is you want to do to give back to your community, Starting & Building a Nonprofit provides the kick start you need.
Filled with user-friendly information, practical advice and step-by-step instructions, this book is your guide through the process of getting a nonprofit up and running. Learn how to:
-pick the perfect name for your organization
-structure a nonprofit to achieve your goals
-choose and obtain a federal tax-exempt status
-create a mission statement
-develop a strategic plan and initial budget
-launch a successful fundraising plan
-recruit and manage board members and volunteers
-hire and train staff
-obtain necessary insurance
-market your organization-create a winning website
-keep your nonprofit running
Starting & Building a Nonprofit goes beyond paperwork — it addresses the big picture, showing you how to create a solvent, efficient organization that will make a real difference. And the newly revised edition has an updated chapter on building a website for your nonprofit, and updated forms and checklists to help you stay organized.
Are you a California resident? Check out How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation in California.