So You Think You Want to Start a Nonprofit...

You have a wonderful idea…a mission so compelling that it can't help but be a success. Before you start, it's important to know that this will not be an easy task to undertake. There are legal requirements, financial requirements, and much more to make your nonprofit a success - one that is able to meet the need that you set out to meet.

Join us on Tuesday, October 18 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class will give you an 'eyes wide open' view of what it takes, including:

 How to ensure you are in compliance with local, state, and federal standards.
 How to build a great board of directors from the start.
 How to raise money for your programs.
 How to work in cooperation with existing nonprofits to avoid duplicating efforts.

Class will include instruction on:

• Forming your nonprofits
• Filing the proper forms (1023, 102, 941, and more!)
• Board basics
• Fundraising basics

Participants will receive a binder of valuable information and tools including job description and Board member description templates, resources to connect you to others in your field, and online links that will be of value in your start-up process and beyond.

INSTRUCTOR - Jane Stein has been providing consultation and training services to nonprofit organizations for more than 20 years. Jane founded the Child Abuse Center of Hampton Roads, now a part of CHKD. Her experience also includes a tenure as a national director for major gifts for the American Cancer Society. Jane was a volunteer national chairman for campaign training for the United Jewish Appeal for 3 years. A sought after facilitator, speaker and trainer, Jane has presented programs in management, leadership development, marketing, public relations, board development and fundraising to nonprofit organizations throughout the United States. Under her direction, JPS Consulting has guided many nonprofit organizations through the process of strategic planning, board and leadership development; and has helped many organizations to build and improve their annual and special campaigns.

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