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To Be or Not To Be a Nonprofit: Seven Questions to Consider Before Starting a 501(c)(3)

On Demand
Until Jun 30
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Are you considering starting a nonprofit, but don’t know where to begin? If only there was a “Shark Tank” for nonprofits similar to the popular television show where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to potential investors. Then you could get funding and launch your idea to change the world.

In this virtual presentation you’ll learn what you need to know to take the next step towards either forming a nonprofit or not.

Specifically, you will get information on:

  • Kinds of groups that can and can’t form a nonprofit
  • The benefits and disadvantages to a 501(c)(3)
  • How to obtain funding to get started
  • Next steps for setting up the nonprofit

First in a Four-Part Series

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

Each class will build on the content taught in the previous session.

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: No Cost

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