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The Information You Need to Form a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization

Wed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance

After you have researched and decided to start a nonprofit, where do you start? There are right and wrong ways to move forward. Attend this session and learn what you should and should not do and how best to establish your organization.

Specifically, you’ll get essential information on:

• Steps for establishing a nonprofit
• What and where to file for 501(c)(3) status
• What to include in your by-laws

Nonprofit Series

Our Nonprofit Startup Series includes:

  1. Feb. 3: To Be or Not To Be a Nonprofit: Seven Questions to Consider Before Starting a 501(c)(3)
  2. March 3: The Information You Need to Form a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization
  3. April 7: What Every New Nonprofit Needs to Know About Raising Money
  4. May 5: Choosing the Right Strategy to Set Up Your Nonprofit

Each class will build on the content taught in the previous session. Registration is $15 per class. If you miss a class in the series you will be able to download a specially-designed on-demand version after the class concludes, also $15. We encourage live attendance when possible to be able to ask questions and get the most out of the discussion. Class attendees will receive a recording of the live class as a part of the registration fee.

Registration for the entire series is available for $45, a $15 savings, by clicking here.

Course descriptions and registration links can be found at

Speaker: Robin Thompson, MS

Certified Nonprofit Fundraising Professional, Robin Thompson, MS, has fundraising and leadership experience as Vice President of Development at the Vail Valley Foundation and Oregon Institute of Technology plus as Executive Director of the Oregon Tech Foundation and Vail Christian High School. Over the last several years she has worked with many nonprofits in the mountains of Colorado, across the US and internationally helping them be more successful in raising money.

Robin earned a Certificate in Fundraising Management from Indiana University School of Philanthropy, a MS Degree from the University of Utah and a BS Degree from West Virginia University. She is the author of two books: Putting the FUN in Fundraising: The Secrets to Raising More Money, Faster and Easier and Know Stress to No Stress—A Guide to Achieving Life Balance. Robin has been a professional speaker for 25 years.

Fee: $ 15.00

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