Whether you want to preserve a park, rescue a school library, support the arts, or are just interested in giving back to the community, Starting & Building a Nonprofit will provide you with that essential kick start.
Filled with user-friendly information, practical advice and step-by-step instructions, this book is your guide through the process of getting your nonprofit up and running. It explains how to:
*pick the perfect name for your organization *structure a nonprofit to achieve your goals *choose a federal tax-exempt status *create a mission statement *develop a strategic plan and initial budget *launch a successful fundraising plan *recruit and manage board members and volunteers *hire and train staff *obtain necessary insurance *market your organization *and much more
Starting & Building a Nonprofit goes beyond paperwork -- it addresses the big picture, showing you how to create a solvent, efficient organization that will make a real difference. All the forms you'll need are included as tear-outs and on CD-ROM.