Startup & Dissolution
This program's panel includes nonprofit founders, who lived through the start-up process to tell us all about it, and an attorney, who covers legal and procedural requirements you need to consider.
NEW! This new edition details the significant improvements in management practice that have taken place in recent years.
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View state-by-state nonprofit startup resources such as:
- startup guides
- nonprofit associations
- legal support organizations
- technical assistance
- state filing agencies
Nonprofit consultants and authors Chataun Denis and Jim Horan answer questions about creating usable, living, nonprofit business plans.
This Q&A explores how to choose among nonprofit, for-profit, L3C, or B corporation status to achieve a charitable mission and features Marc Lane (Marc J. Lane Wealth Group) and Ben Wirz (John S. and James L. Knight Foundation).
Attorneys Rachel Epps Spears and Robyn Miller of Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta discuss why some motives are not suitable for starting a nonprofit and suggest alternatives.
Learn to employ a step-by-step checklist approach to assess your new nonprofit's readiness for foundation fundraising.
Learn how to establish a nonprofit organization, task by task. This version is text only, but it has links to other formats.
This brief recording captures the key concepts of the course. For more expansive discussion of the topic, we suggest attending a live webinar or in-person session. Note the recording is captioned for individuals with hearing impairments.
This online course is self-paced and includes video, graphics, and interactive quizzes. Compatible with updated versions of all browsers and mobile-friendly!
Learn what you need to know about government funding before you apply, and hear an expert grant reviewer’s advice on what government agencies are looking for in your proposal.
Learn how fiscal sponsorship can act as a useful legal framework for newly established organizations.
This workshop will provide leaders an opportunity to learn about the various types of partnerships and their implications, learn a successful process for selecting and implementing the appropriate type of partnership and determining the appropriate partner, and discuss the challenges, best practices and lessons learned associated with developing or implementing non-profit partnerships- from consultants and legal counsel, leaders who completed major partnerships, and funders.
Learn the essentials of launching a nonprofit and acquiring tax-exempt status.