Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Cheryl Kimball,Entrepreneur magazine

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613082657

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 170

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Whether you want to serve a community need, assist citizens, or advocate for animals—your aspiration is a noble one and likely an ideal mission for a nonprofit organization. The experts at Entrepreneur show you how to turn your desire for change into a successful—and satisfying—business. This indispensable guide helps you determine if your business idea is nonprofit or for-profit, understand and identify their business mission and vision, staff and run a lean operation, select and manage a board of directors, manage finances to the satisfaction of the IRS, find a location and set up shop, master fundraising, use social media and other cost-effective outreach, and manage sustainability and growth. All startup steps are supported by insider knowledge from successful entrepreneurs, dollar-stretching tips, missteps to avoid, resources, and more.
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Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.,Corbin Collins

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613083726

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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FOLLOW YOUR PASSION Serving missions rather than profits, the nonprofit sector employs 11 million people, making it the third largest industry in the United States, and often provides our communities’ most fundamental services. Whether your mission is to save puppies, feed children, or preserve history, Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization equips you with the tools you need to start, run and grow your organization. This guide provides mission-driven entrepreneurs like you with the latest industry research and pairs it with advice from real-world nonprofit leaders to teach you how to: Determine if your business idea is nonprofit or for-profit Manage the day-to-day operations and onboard key staff and volunteers that help you achieve goals Write a business plan, mission statement, and grant proposals that gain funding and help grow the organization Manage your finances to the satisfaction of the IRS Integrate the latest technology, apps, and social media strategy to aid in volunteer tracking, donation facilitation, and audience outreach Plus, gain insight and hard-won lessons from nonprofits like the Susan B. Komen Foundation, Prosperity Indiana, the Melanoma International Foundation, and the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits No matter what kind of nonprofit you want to start, this guide will turn your hope for change into help for a deserving community—starting now!
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Starting a Nonprofit

10 Proven Steps to Creating Your First Successful Nonprofit Organization

Author: Jerry Kershen

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781519298300

Category:

Page: 74

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Starting a Nonprofit 10 Proven Steps to Creating Your First Successful Nonprofit Organization Are you looking to make a difference?Do you want to start your own nonprofit organization?Are you unsure of the necessary steps to take towards achieving your goal?This book makes starting a nonprofit organization easy. What most people don't know is that there are 29 different organizations that are able to qualify as a nonprofit, and qualifying as a nonprofit doesn't have to be hard. There are some rules that you'll have to abide by when starting a nonprofit, but this book makes it easy and simple to abide by them and get everything set up so that you can get going. From learning mission statements to learning how to file your IRS forms, get ready for easy, simple steps that will help you to organize and run a successful nonprofit. You'll need everything from the right forms to the right policies written up, and it all lands on you to do it. You'll be able to create a board of directors, and you can make your nonprofit organization run smoothly, effectively, and soon it'll be that easy to make sure that you experience success with your nonprofit organization. Success is within your grasp, and there's no reason to settle for less. In This Book You Will Learn... How to write both vision and mission statements for a nonprofit organization How to quickly and effectively choose your nonprofit organization type How to name your nonprofit to make sure that it starts off right How to quickly and effectively choose your board of directors to run your organization How to create accurate articles of incorporation in the right format How to write a thorough and proper Conflict of Interest policy How to create an engaging website to help launch your organization How to craft the bylaws correctly to run your nonprofit organization smoothly How to prepare your budget in order to make your nonprofit successful How to file your IRS Form 1023 to make sure you stay out of trouble And Much More! Save yourself the headache and hours of research! Take the easy route to starting your first nonprofit by downloading your copy now
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Nonprofit Organization

Step-By-Step Startup Guide

Author: The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613083742

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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The experts at Entrepreneur provide a two-part guide to success. First, learn how to turn your desire for change into a successful—and satisfying—nonprofit organization. Then, master the fundamentals of business startup including defining your business structure, funding, staffing and more. This kit includes: Essential industry-specific startup essentials including industry trends, best practices, important resources, possible pitfalls, marketing musts, and more Entrepreneur Editors’ Start Your Own Business, a guide to starting any business and surviving the first three years Interviews and advice from successful entrepreneurs in the industry Worksheets, brainstorming sections, and checklists Entrepreneur’s Startup Resource Kit (downloadable) More about Entrepreneur’s Startup Resource Kit Every small business is unique. Therefore, it’s essential to have tools that are customizable depending on your business’s needs. That’s why with Entrepreneur is also offering you access to our Startup Resource Kit. Get instant access to thousands of business letters, sales letters, sample documents and more – all at your fingertips! You’ll find the following: The Small Business Legal Toolkit When your business dreams go from idea to reality, you’re suddenly faced with laws and regulations governing nearly every move you make. Learn how to stay in compliance and protect your business from legal action. In this essential toolkit, you’ll get answers to the “how do I get started?” questions every business owner faces along with a thorough understanding of the legal and tax requirements of your business. Sample Business Letters 1000+ customizable business letters covering each type of written business communication you’re likely to encounter as you communicate with customers, suppliers, employees, and others. Plus a complete guide to business communication that covers every question you may have about developing your own business communication style. Sample Sales Letters The experts at Entrepreneur have compiled more than 1000 of the most effective sales letters covering introductions, prospecting, setting up appointments, cover letters, proposal letters, the all-important follow-up letter and letters covering all aspects of sales operations to help you make the sale, generate new customers and huge profits.
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Transformational Philanthropy: Entrepreneurs and Nonprofits

Author: Lisa M. Dietlin

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449667619

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 330

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Transformational Philanthropy: Entrepreneurs and Nonprofits is a practical guide on attracting entrepreneurs to nonprofit organizations as an investor, donor and true philanthropist. It provides insight into the decision making patterns, expectations, and philanthropic behaviors of entrepreneurs. The primary use of this book will be for those in the philanthropic world to understand how to approach entrepreneurs for donations and contributions. The book includes real world examples, industry statistics, case studies, interviews, and important how-to tips related to entrepreneurs.
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Nonprofit Organization

Step-by-Step Startup Guide

Author: The Staff of Entrepreneur Media

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613082932

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 990

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The experts at Entrepreneur provide a two-part guide to success. First, learn how to turn your desire for change into a successful—and satisfying—nonprofit organization. Then, master the fundamentals of business startup including defining your business structure, funding, staffing and more. This kit includes: • Essential industry-specific startup essentials including industry trends, best practices, important resources, possible pitfalls, marketing musts, and more • Entrepreneur Editors’ Start Your Own Business, a guide to starting any business and surviving the first three years • Interviews and advice from successful entrepreneurs in the industry • Worksheets, brainstorming sections, and checklists • Entrepreneur's Startup Resource Kit (downloadable) More about Entrepreneur’s Startup Resource Kit Every small business is unique. Therefore, it’s essential to have tools that are customizable depending on your business’s needs. That’s why with Entrepreneur is also offering you access to our Startup Resource Kit. Get instant access to thousands of business letters, sales letters, sample documents and more – all at your fingertips! You’ll find the following: • The Small Business Legal Toolkit • Sample Business Letters • Sample Sales Letters
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Start Your Own Grant Writing Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Entrepreneur Press

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613081871

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 180

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This second edition reveals how to prepare foundation, federal and corporate grant applications and includes a comprehensive directory of major funders’ contact information. It then offers readers cutting-edge business advice on setting up and registering a grant-seeking business and marketing themselves as savvy grant seekers. It covers current trends in grant seeking, topics that are on the radar of most funders and cutting edge application strategies. It also offers strategies for the online application process: using effective subject lines, searching for funders online and filling online budget forms. It’s divided into four sections: the art of the grant proposal, prospect research, starting and marketing a grant writing business and maximizing one’s chances of winning a grant.
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Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization

A Legal Guide

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118520629

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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Nuts-and-bolts guidance on the laws, rules, and regulationsgoverning the nonprofit sector—from leading nonprofit lawexpert, Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofits must comply with stringent federal and state laws dueto their special tax-exempt status; the government's ultimatethreat is revocation of a nonprofit's tax-exempt status, whichusually means the nonprofit's demise. Written in plain English, not"legalese," Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization: ALegal Guide, Sixth Edition, provides essential guidance forthose interested in starting nonprofits, as well as valuable advicefor leaders of established organizations. Revised and expanded to include updated information on changesin laws, rules, and regulations governing the nonprofit sector Covers federal tax law, nonprofit, governance, the annualinformation return (Form 990), charitable giving rules, and currentIRS ruling policy Presents essential, practical legal information ineasy-to-understand English Explains the applications and implications of corporate, tax,and fundraising laws for nonprofits This easy-to-read resource contains essential information onvirtually every legal aspect of starting and operating a nonprofitorganization from receiving and maintaining tax-exempt status totips for successful management practices.
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The Nonprofit Career Guide

How to Land a Job that Makes a Difference

Author: Shelly Cryer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 284

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This hands-on guide is filled with practical advice from real people working at all levels of diverse nonprofits. In detailed profiles, you'll find out what their work is like, the career paths they followed, and what they look for when hiring new staff.
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How to Find the Work You Love

Author: Laurence G. Boldt

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101177306

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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Technological advances and the global marketplace are changing the way we live and work. Doing the work you love is the critical factor to personal fulfillment and economic success. No one understands this more than Laurence G. Boldt, whose Zen and the Art of Making a Living helped many carve out new and rewarding career paths. But how do you find the courage to start the search for a new career? And how do you tap into your own best resources to discover what you want to do and what you’re good at? This remarkable guide offers simple yet profound strategies to help you answer those questions by focusing on four key elements to be sought in any life’s work: Integrity, Service, Enjoyment, and Excellence. Boldt has reduced the quest for meaningful work to its essence and will lead you to an understanding of what you could and should be doing with your life.
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