How to Start a Nonprofit Organization

Whether you are interested in forming a new nonprofit, converting an informal group to tax-exempt status, or reorganizing an existing organization, this course will walk you through the steps. You'll discuss the characteristics of a fundable program, fundraising strategies, proposal writing, building a board of directors, and navigating your way through the 501(c)(3) tax exempt process. Understand what is needed to take a nonprofit startup from vision to reality. Lynn O'Connell has 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector and has served in diverse roles including those of nonprofit staff, consultant, trainer, and board trustee. As a consultant, she writes proposals for both nonprofit organizations as well as small business owners. Lynn holds a certificate in nonprofit management from Duke University as well as an MA in philanthropy from Indiana University.

NOTE: This course will be offered via Zoom. Register now and then prior to class the instructor will send you the link to attend. Look for an email with "CFU Zoom class" in the subject line. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed.

Code:7105AL
Dates:October 30, 2020 Check for other dates
Meets:One Fri., 1-3:30PM 10/30 (MT)
Location:ONLINE: Via Zoom
Fee:$51
You could save $12.00 on this course by becoming a member of CFU Membership
Notes:Class time is in MT. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed. You should download Zoom in advance of class it is free to install, https://zoom.us/download. Look for an email from your instructor with the subject line CFU Zoom class for the link. Be ready to log on and join the meeting 5-10 minutes prior to the class start time so you will be ready when class begins. If you have trouble using the link, just go to Zoom.us, click "Join a Meeting" and enter the meeting ID provided in the instructor's email.

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