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About the Book"This guide for starting and running a nonprofit organization discusses developing a strategic plan and budget; recruiting and managing board members, volunteers, and staff; fundraising including traditional methods and crowdfunding; marketing strategies; building a website; using social media strategically; avoiding copyright troubles; and adopting policies that are legally sound"--
Book SynopsisBuild a great nonprofit
More people than ever are committing themselves to serving their communities and changing the world. Whether you're aiming to protect the environment, support the arts, or help people in need, understanding how to set up a solid nonprofit organization is a great foundation for being as effective as you can be.
With practical advice, legal information, tips, and step-by-step instructions, this essential guide will help you get your nonprofit up and running--and keep it going! It explains how to:
Whether you are dreaming of starting a nonprofit or are already in the trenches, Starting and Building a Nonprofit will help your organization make a real difference in the world. The fully updated ninth edition contains new material on developing and implementing meaningful diversity, equity, and inclusion policies within your organization. It also covers recent changes to the law, including new incentives for donors under the CARES Act.
With Downloadable Forms
Download and customize essential forms, including Contractor Work-for-Hire Agreement, Volunteer Assignment Agreement, and sample budget forms. (details inside).
Describes the steps required to start and run a nonprofit organization..Chronicle Philanthropy
Offers tons of practical advice and step-by-step instructions... Accounting Today
Pakroo, a business and communications consultant specializing in legal and start-up issues for businesses and nonprofits, provides a guide to starting and building a nonprofit. Chapters cover naming and structuring the nonprofit, developing a strategic plan and initial budget, the board of directors, staff and volunteers, fundraising, risk management and insurance, contracts and agreements, marketing, publishing informational materials, creating an online presence, managing finances, and hiring lawyers, accountants, and other professional help. Eithne O'Leyne, Editor Ringgold, Inc., ProtoView
Offers practical advice to allow nonprofits to set up their operations so that they run smoothly and efficiently... Deborah Brody Hamilton, Former Director, Member Services, Association of Small Foundations
Partly because of the current national political climate, the increasingly urgent need to address social, economic, and infrastructure needs, more people than ever are committing themselves to serving their communities and changing the world through creating and joining nonprofit organizations to advocate for and work in behalf of those issues. Whether seeking to protect the environment, support the arts, or help people in need, understanding how to set up a solid nonprofit organization is a great foundation for being as effective as possible. With practical advice, legal information, tips, and step-by-step instructions, and now in a fully updated and expanded eighth edition, Starting & Building a Nonprofit: A Practical Guide is an essential, step-by-step guide will help get a nonprofit organization up and running -- and keep it going! Starting & Building a Nonprofit: A Practical Guide covers such fundamental issues as: Developing a strategic plan and budget; Recruiting and managing board members, volunteers, and staff; Market a non-profit organization to a cartneared audience; Raising money including traditional methods and crowd-funding; Building a website, using social media strategically, and avoiding copyright troubles; Adopting policies that are legally sound; and so much more! Whether aspiring to start up a nonprofit or are already 'in the trenches', Starting & Building a Nonprofit: A Practical Guide will help any organization make a real difference in the world in this age of social media. The Midwest Book Review, Taylor's Bookshelf